Despite improvements, notes still contain gaps in key areas including human rights and climate action
World Bank ESF draft Guidance Notes for Borrowers continue to concern civil society
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.
Civil society was out in full force during annual meetings challenging the IMF’s claims that it is reducing economic and gender inequality.
Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors submits letter to the IMF expressing concerns about impacts of Fund's policies on social protection.
Civil society groups write to World Bank calling for substantial revision of the draft Notes.
Request for critical IMF and World Bank resources of 2017.