It is time for the IMF and World Bank to understand their own responsibility and decolonise their approach.
Early evidence suggests IMF programmes are maintaining long-term fiscal consolidation targets, while World Bank further continues Maximizing Finance for Development narrative amidst Covid-19 crisis.
Notes from the virtual Civil Society Policy Forum at the 2020 World Bank and IMF Annual Meetings 5 October session on the World Bank's 'Maximizing Finance for Development' and the Covid-19 response.
Notes from Civil Society Policy Forum at the 2020 IMF and World Bank Annual Meetings 29 September session on corruption and Covid-19 recovery.
IMF-backed austerity measures starved health sector prior to pandemic, yet Fund continues to prescribe devastating long-term fiscal consolidation.
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.
Joint letter to IFC chief executive officer raises questions on worker protections.
CSO framework evaluates consequences of private sector activity on right to health.