IFIs

Jean Saldanha

IMF-WB Annual Meetings: High expectations, poor outcomes

Eurodad’s Director Jean Saldanha reflects on the “business as usual” approach of the past week, the lack of urgency around Special Drawing Rights, and the total failure by G20 finance ministers to address deepening debt levels in the global south.

  • Development Finance
  • IFIs
Chiara Mariotti

How the Doing Business scandal has exposed the weak accountability of the Bretton Woods Institutions

The Doing Business scandal brought the Bank's structural problems into the public eye, namely the weak independence and integrity of its research and the widespread conflict of interest in its policy advice.

  • Development Finance
  • IFIs
Julia Ravenscroft

It’s just the tip of the iceberg: Civil society organisations call for an overhaul of the World Bank following the Doing Business Report scandal

Recommendations include an end the gentleman’s agreement in the leadership selection process, reform of the Bank’s quota system to give more power to countries from the global south and no DBR 2.0

  • Development Finance
  • IFIs
Farwa Sial

Joint Statement on World Bank’s IDA20 replenishment

Today, AFRODAD, the Bretton Woods Project and Eurodad issued a joint statement ahead of the World Bank's International Development Association (IDA) October Forum, which will address critical issues regarding ongoing discussion over IDA20 replenishment. This comes ahead of a meeting of IDA Deputies later this month.

  • Development Finance
  • IFIs
Eurodad

Eurodad's proposals for a WB IDA20 replenishment package that delivers for the most vulnerable

Eurodad calls for an ambitious IDA20 replenishment package that ensures that developing countries have access to concessional resources to address their democratically-determined recovery needs.

  • Development Finance
  • IFIs
Eurodad

Urgent reform needed for World Bank to regain integrity as a global development institution

#WorldBank #ClimateFinance #PublicServices #DebtJustice #UpcomingEvents

  • Climate Finance
  • IFIs
Eurodad

CSOs call for the fair channeling of Special Drawing Rights

280 civil society organisations and academics call on the G20 to agree fair channeling of Special Drawing Rights to countries who are in greater need.

  • Development Finance
  • IFIs
Leia Achampong

New figures on climate finance: The good, the bad, the disturbing and what's missing

Analysis of the 2019 Climate Finance data released by the OECD shows developed countries are still falling short of meeting the US$ 100 billion per year climate finance goal. 

  • Climate Finance
  • IFIs
Chiara Mariotti

The policy lending doctrine: Development Policy Financing in the World Bank's Covid-19 response

In its use of Development Policy Financing in its Covid-19 response so far, the World Bank has lost the opportunity to break with the past and play a truly progressive and transformative role in helping countries rebuild their economies. 

  • Development Finance
  • IFIs