IFIs

Chiara Mariotti

Analysis: World Bank and IMF failure to address the global polycrisis makes systemic reform even more urgent

Last week’s meetings proved yet again that without fundamental reform to how both the World Bank and IMF are governed, and how they ultimately operate, the same mistakes will be repeated again and again. And that is unacceptable.

  • Development Finance
  • IFIs

Small island developing states (SIDS) have spent 18 times more in debt repayments than they receive in climate finance, says new research

Latest analyses show 31 out of 37 small island developing states (SIDS) countries are in critical debt situation, and are having to cut public budgets over the next three years. CSOs are calling for action to tackle the twin debt and climate crises at the Annual Meetings of the World Bank and IMF

  • Debt Justice
  • IFIs

Join Eurodad and partners at the WBG-IMF Annual Meetings

Join Eurodad and partners at the Civil Society Policy Forum (CSPF), that will be held in-person in Washington, DC, alongside the WBG-IMF Annual Meetings 2022

  • Climate Finance
  • IFIs
Matthew Cummings

End Austerity: A Global Report on Budget Cuts and Harmful Social Reforms in 2022-25

This report exposes the dangers of a post-pandemic austerity shock, far more premature and severe than the one that followed the global financial crisis.

  • Development Finance
  • IFIs
Nerea Craviotto

Opinion: The integrity of aid statistics must be protected

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s Development Assistance Committee is a group of donor countries that monitors development finance flows. Over the past 20 years it has periodically amended the rules for calculating official development assistance — most recently as part of the ODA modernisation process.

  • Development Finance
  • IFIs
Eurodad

CSOs call on G7 to bring an end to the IMF's harmful surcharge policy

IMF surcharges are a system of fees on loans from this institution which places an unfair burden on vulnerable countries that are in need of financial support.

  • Debt Justice
  • IFIs
Eurodad

A look back at Eurodad Conference 2022

After two years of meeting online and three since we last met in person as a network, we came together in Brussels last week for our 2022 conference “Reboot the system: Defining joint strategies for economic justice”.

  • Climate Finance
  • Global Processes

Civil society groups applaud IFC’s decision to stop investing in fee-charging private schools, call on other investors to follow its lead

The decision by the IFC to not resume investments in fee-charging private schools reinforces the work done by civil society organisations highlighting the negative impact of for-profit schools. 

Read the statement in EnglishLee la declaración en español |Lire la declaration en français

  • Development Finance
  • IFIs
Wemos

Eurodad's response to the World Bank consultation on the proposal for a Financial Intermediary Fund for Pandemic Prevention, Preparedness and Response

Thirty-three organisations from the global south and the global north have signed a statement arguing that the World Bank has not learnt crucial lessons from the Covid-19 pandemic and broader health financing evidence.

Download the statement

  • Development Finance
  • IFIs
Thomas Marois

Shaping the future of EIB Global: Reclaiming public purpose in development finance

This briefing aims to support civil society organisations and EU Member States to reshape the future of EIB Global. It includes a number of recommendations, including a call on EU Member States to democratise EIB Global operations, and for a policy framework to be developed that creates metrics, benchmarks and assessments that matter for definancialised, sustainable, decolonial and equitable development.

Written by Thomas Marois, SOAS University of London

  • Development Finance
  • IFIs