Development Finance

Leia Achampong

Skilling up to scale up - A guide to COP26 for development finance organisations

This toolkit aims to inform those who are new to COP processes and provides suggestions on how to engage in COP26. Specifically, this toolkit explains what the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is, looks at the Agreements that operationalise the Convention and covers some of the many technical bodies of the UNFCCC.

  • Climate Finance
Eurodad

Development banks have no business financing agribusiness

As public development banks gather at #FinanceInCommon2021, a coalition of more than 280 civil society organisations call for an immediate end to the financing of corporate agribusiness operations and speculative investments. 

  • Development Finance
  • Global Processes
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

Case studies: Reclaiming sustainable infrastructure as a public good

Case studies that accompany the report "Reclaiming sustainable infrastructure as a public good" published in English and Spanish.

  • Publicly-backed Private Finance
  • Infrastructure
Flora Sonkin

Reclaiming sustainable infrastructure as a public good

Infrastructure is key to improving living conditions worldwide, but the current push to attract (often foreign) private finance to projects in the global south risks undermining development objectives. How can we reclaim sustainable infrastructure as a public good?

This report is available in English and Spanish

  • Publicly-backed Private Finance
  • Infrastructure
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