The more things change the more they stay the same... Infographic illustrates findings of new report on IMF Policy in the MENA Region.
New report reveals IMF policy in the MENA region has remained unchanged after the 2011 Arab uprising, despite its rhetoric for change towards inclusive growth.
An impending shortfall in available resources for the Clean Technology Fund continues to concern, leading to cancellation of projects. Questions were raised about development impacts and reliance on geothermal energy in India and Indonesia's revised investment plans, and on debt sustainability in a Caribbean project.
World Bank’s high-level support for private education providers is condemned by the UN Special Rapporteur, NGOs and academics.
Concerns have been raised about a projected shortfall of resources for the Clean Technology Fund, with an early warning mechanism due to be discussed. Questions were raised about development benefits of a Colombia project and on safeguards for a Vietnam project.
Clean Technology Fund (CTF) funding approvals continue to rise, including private sector projects for geothermal energy. Revisions for investment plans were approved for Nigeria and the MENA region, with Libya added as a new country.
Updates on the Clean Technology Fund (CTF) from CIFs Monitor 9
BWP report finds few signs of IMF policy-change in the MENA region post 2011.
A World Bank blog about the benefits of private schooling has been contravened by a UN committee and heavily criticised by civil society
Sponsors: Arab NGO Network for Development (ANND); Bretton Woods Project; Middle East Task Force of…
The IMF facilities review reveals a lack of demand for post 2008 financial crisis lending instruments.
New America Foundation civil society event on subsidy reform in Arab countries, held in the civil society forum of the 2013 IMF/World Bank annual meetings
Minutes from a civil society event on civil society consultations in the health sector at the WB/IMF annual meetings.