Private sector first approach intact in IDA20 replenishment despite CSO recommendations.
World Bank’s new Accountability Mechanism: One step forward…?
Mixed reactions on new World Bank Accountability Mechanism as civil society welcomes incorporation of dispute resolution function but is concerned about possible erosion of Inspection Panel independence.
IFC faces critical questions over investments in gig economy
IFC’s investments in gig economy platform companies come under scrutiny
Spring Meetings 2021 wrap up: Socialism for those who can afford it, neoliberalism for the rest
As the world struggles with divergent recovery paths from the pandemic, the IMF and World Bank once again failed to take the decisive action required during the Spring Meetings.
Development Committee communiqué analysis - Spring 2021
Analysis of the IMF and World Bank Development Commitee communiqué published on 9 April from the 2021 World Bank and IMF virtual Spring Meetings.
Private sector accountability in times of crisis
Notes from the virtual Civil Society Policy Forum session on 29 March.
The role of the World Bank in ensuring universal and equitable COVID-19 vaccines for all
Notes from the virtual Civil Society Policy Forum event on March 26.
An economic future for whom? The Cascade/MFD and recovery
Notes from the virtual Spring 2021 Civil Society Policy Forum on 25 March 2021.
World Bank support for Covid-19 vaccination fails to ensure equitable access
World Bank’s Covid-19 vaccination programme contributes to global response but fails to ensure free access to vaccines and healthcare during the pandemic.
Tip of the iceberg: How the call for SDRs reveals the urgency for deeper reforms of the global reserve system to address systemic inequalities
Renewed calls for a substantial SDR allocation raise urgency of reforming the inequitable global reserve ‘non-system’.