Catch up with the latest publications from the Bretton Woods Project.

Date: 24 April, 2020  | Organisation: Bretton Woods Project 

The Bretton Woods Project’s biannual analysis of the World Bank and IMF spring and annual meetings is available now; as is the latest issue of the project’s Observer publication.

The Bretton Woods Project is a UK-based NGO that challenges the World Bank and IMF and promotes alternative approaches. The project serves as an information provider, watchdog, networker and advocate. Our flagship publications are the Bretton Woods Observer, a quarterly critical review of developments at the World Bank and IMF, the Dispatch, a biannual analysis of the World Bank and IMF Spring and Annual Meetings, and the NewsLens, a bi-weekly roundup of key news and critical viewpoints published about the World Bank and IMF.

The Dispatch includes:

  • a detailed assessment of the international response to Covid-19 as well as resistance to systematic change;
  • a critical look at the Development Committee communiqué published on 17 April;
  • a report on the World Bank Staff Association’s call for axing the Spring Meetings;
  • an in-depth assessment of the G20 communiqué;
  • and much more.

 Read the complete Dispatch here

The latest issue of the Bretton Woods Observer includes:

  • a report on the urgency to reconsider the World Bank’s MFD approach in light of the Covid-19 crisis;
  • a look at the IMF and World Bank’s role in the financialisation of food and agriculture;
  • a critical analysis of Argentina’s strategy to increase fossil fuel exports to ease debt burden;
  • an examination of how the World Bank and IMF response to debt crisis undermines women’s rights;
  • and much more.

Read the Observer.