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How many scandals will it take for the World Bank to start doing rights not rankings?
The Doing Business report is the World Bank's most controversial publication. Following a scandal in August 2020, publication of the 2021 report was halted. Eurodad has joined more than 300 civil society organisations and academics to call for the report to be permanently discontinued. Read more in our blog.
News & blogs
Bangladesh, Covid-19 and Debt
The Covid-19 crisis threatens to erode two decades of progress on poverty reduction in Bangladesh. This difficult situation highlights the need for a more ambitious response to the crisis.
Covid-19: A feminist perspective
In this two-part blog to mark International Women's Day, Eurodad experts explore the impact of the pandemic from a feminist perspective.
Reports & useful resources
What can't be counted doesn't count: tracking financing for sustainable development
In this discussion paper, experts from ActionAid, AidWatch Canada and Oxfam International shed light on a new statistical metric, Total Official Support for Sustainable Development (TOSSD), that could significantly shape the future of development finance.
Lessons from Covid-19 for addressing loss and damage in vulnerable developing countries
By Stamp Out Poverty and GCF Watch
Global solidarity is urgently needed ensure that vulnerable developing countries have the support they need to address loss and damage arising from the impacts of climate change. This analysis looks at where we stand in securing the needed financial support.
The Blended Finance project
This website analyses and critiques the use of Blended Finance in Canadian Aid. It is an informative and useful resource for anyone interested in the issues surrounding and the alternatives to Blended Finance.
22 March | Global Debt Crisis: Will 2021 be the year of sovereign debt defaults?
Organised by erlassjahr.de | Register to attend
22 March | Corporate capture of development: Public-private partnerships and global resistance
Organised by DAWN | Register to attend
24 March | Universal access to healthcare: lessons learned from public-private partnerships
25 March | An economic future for whom? The Cascade/ MFD and recovery
25 March | Development Policy Finance: Critical concerns surrounding accountability and outcomes for people and the climate
31 March | Eurodad Debt Wednesdays
31 March | Blended Finance: The Privatisation of International Aid
Organised by the Blended Finance Project | Register here
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