Contents with tag: 2018
The 2018 IMF-WB meetings are held ten years since the global financial crisis, withthe IMF-WB continuing to privilege the private sector and so-called business friendly investment climate.
The WBG's talk on the role of the as a “broker” between investors and developing countries has been more clearly articulated recently as “Maximising Finance for Development,” or the MFD approach.
IBON International joins movements in denouncing Bali authorities' moves to prevent a people’s conference to be held parallel to the Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund-World Bank.
It is with awareness that some civil society organisations (CSOs) admit that the HLPF is a space that, from its first day, already has limits.
We gave insights from a Southern people’s perspective during a session on Southern countries’ development cooperation, stressing not only the need for genuine people’s participation but also how solidarity, mutual benefit and equality are important principles.
The ADB's draft Strategy 2030 continues to push for the expansion of private sector role in the development agenda.
The World Bank Group has been increasingly financing transnational corporations – intentionally referred to as the innocuous ‘private sector.’
IBON International announced that its Board of Trustees has recently appointed Amy Padilla as Director.
Far from jubilations of recovery, global economic growth is still slower today, more than ten years since the 2008 crisis. In a world situation of ballooning global debt, and the slow discrediting of neoliberal policy, corporate giants have continued to increase their profits at the expense of people's rights and welfare.
Despite today’s rising concerns on the inequalities linked to the further consolidation of corporate power, the Maximising Finance for Development threatens to precisely entrench corporations’ hold – within the development agenda.