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Contents with tag: World Bank

19 Apr 2018
The World Bank Group's Corporatization of Development

The World Bank Group has been increasingly financing transnational corporations – intentionally referred to as the innocuous ‘private sector.’

23 Aug 2017
World Bank "trillions": More PPPs, even worse days of privatisation?

The World Bank's shift to "billions to trillions" in development finance threatens more corporate-led development and privatisation through Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs).

27 Feb 2017
Trade unions and campaigners boycotting World Bank consultation on PPPs

The boycott was launched after repeated calls for the Bank to stop promoting PPPs that contain dangerous hidden debts, which are especially damaging for world’s poorest countries.

12 Apr 2016
US Congress Rep with World Bank oversight demands end to Bank’s unethical water privatization deals, cites Manila’s privatized water

US Congressional Representative Gwen Moore, a Ranking Member of the House subcommittee tasked with World Bank Group (WBG) oversight, yesterday issued a rare letter of condemnation of the WBG for its failure to prevent conflicts of interest from shaping the decisions of its development finance institution, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), in its projects in the water sector.

15 Mar 2016
IBON International joins call for greater PPP transparency

Last February 29, IBON International together with more than 50 civil society organisations(CSOs) from around the globe urged the World Bank (WB) to push for more financial transparency on Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs).

16 Aug 2018
People's Global Conference Against IMF-World Bank

​On the same week as this year's IMF-World Bank Annual Meetings, this Conference will gather the broadest assembly of people's movements, non-government and civil society organizations adversely affected by IMF-WB's policies and schemes.

22 Jun 2018
The WBG's "new" approach: Development captured by corporations

Infographics on the World Bank's approach on "Maximizing Finance for Development" (previously called the "Cascade" approach) courtesy of Dana Uy, a student from the University of Santo Tomas on internship at IBON International. Read more: The World Bank Group's Corporatization of Development (2018).

27 Apr 2018
On the narrative of catalytic role of ODA/blended finance

On 26 April 2018, Jennifer del Rosario-Malonzo participated at the 2018 Financing for Development Forum.

24 Apr 2015
Intervention at the Session on Follow-up and Review of FFD and Post-2015 MOI

Transcripts of the intervention made by Mr. Paul Quintos and Miss Tessa Khan of the Asia Pacific Women on Law and Development (APWLD) at the Interactive Stakeholder Dialogue at the Joint Financing for Development and Post-2015 Processes.

12 Oct 2013
Into the lion’s den: Confronting the World Bank on privatized water

Corporate Accountability International (CAI) and IBON International joined forces in Washington, D.C. this week to challenge the World Bank Group on its role in privatized water utilities.

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