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The Spring Meetings of the IMF and World Bank took place amid warnings of a ‘borrowed boom’ as an uptick in global growth was matched by global debt levels reaching record highs. The World Bank Group shareholders stumped up for an increase in the ...
Last October, more than 150 organisations signed a PPP Global Campaign Manifesto, expressing our alarm at the increasing use of PPPs to deliver infrastructure projects and public services around the world, and in particular the World Bank’s role in ...
The webinar 'The Future of Public Development Banks (PDBs)' took place in early March 2018. Experts from three CSOs -  María José Romero (Eurodad), Anna van Opik (Both Ends) and Dario Kenner (Cafod) - discussed recent reports ...
Eurodad and partners invite interested CSOs to join a webinar on Public Development Banks (PDBs). Public development banks are increasingly influential in stimulating investment in the global south and delivering the finance needed to achieve the ...
At a high-level OECD meeting in Paris, governments of the world’s richest countries set out their vision for future development cooperation. Reacting to the communiqué issued by the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) after the meeting, Polly ...
Brussels/Washington DC, October 11 2017. A new campaign aimed at reversing the dangerous rush to promote expensive and high-risk public-private partnerships (PPPs) was launched today by civil society organisations from all over the ...
25 Civil Society Organisations provided comments on the draft Policy and Procedures for the Complaints Mechanism (CM) of the European Investment Bank currently undergoing public consultation.The signatories – a variety of groups based in Europe, the ...
As world leaders prepare for the G20 Summit in Germany later this week, plans for new financing initiatives for Africa have been put in doubt by a US$2 bn loan scandal in Mozambique. The German G20 Presidency intends to use the summit to promote the ...
Eurodad, along with eighteen other NGOs, has written to the President of the EIB Werner Hoyer, voicing concerns that consultations over the complaints mechanism are not open or inclusive, and that civil society is being ignored. Read the full text of ...
Use our new interactive infographic to investigate what PDBs are, why their inconsistent performance is often due to the institutions themselves, and what a blueprint for a model PDB would look like.