UN releases Guiding Principles on human rights impact assessments of economic reforms, begging the question of how the IMF will respond.
Report links IFC to environmental harm and human rights violations resulting from cattle industry expansion in Paraguay.
As the World Bank publishes a report calling for labour market deregulation, global trade unions fight back.
World Bank publishes GBV Action Plan for developing-country projects, while internal sexual harassment cases from 1980s are brought to World Bank Ombudsman.
CSOs call on IFC to ensure new AIMM development impact framework includes human rights-based methodology and applies to entire portfolio.
CAO audit finds IFC failed to identify gaps in project’s social and environmental assessment, while communities impacted by the project face impacts on water source, livelihoods and levels of violence.
BWP briefing explores IMF's labour market policies in the context of women in the informal economy and suggests they will not contribute to decreasing inequalities.
UN Independent Expert publishes two reports on the World Bank and IMF human rights performance, finding the institutions must be more than a "fig leaf" for the status quo and step up their human rights commitments.