A report by the World Bank’s Independent Evaluation Group has criticised the Bank’s track record in rating the risks of development policy loans.
A report has cast further doubts on the viability and efficiency of the proposed lignite coal power plant in Kosovo which the World Bank is considering supporting.
Bodo Ellmers of Eurodad argues that, should the IMF not get repaid by Greece, it could finally shock the institution from being a “political puppet” into an effective crisis response instrument.
CSOs have raised concerns about the World Bank’s safeguards review as the next phase of the consultation is set to be launched.
Concerns have been raised about the safety of critics of World Bank projects and the adequacy of the Inspection Panel, as a new Bank grievance mechanism has been launched.
Notes from a meeting on Ebola during the World Bank spring meetings.
Notes from a meeting on the World Bank's Development Policy Finance retrospective during the Word Bank spring meetings.
The IMF and Ghana have reached a long-anticipated loan agreement.
US has abstained from voting on an IFC investment in a forestry project in Mozambique, raising concerns about environmental and social impacts.
The IMF has approved a $17.5 billion loan arrangement for Ukraine, however, it has been criticised for relying on debt forgiveness by its creditors.