Covid-19 pandemic highlights the urgent need for ICSID and wider ISDS reforms as cases threaten to undermine state efforts to protect public health.
IFC denies responsibility for harms to the community in dam case despite investigation findings.
World Bank board approves Tanzania education loan amid pregnant schoolgirls re-admission ban.
Bretton Woods Institutions found to share responsibility for social unrest leading to serious human rights violations.
World Bank and IFC identified as key funders of projects that endanger human rights defenders.
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.