Misaligned Commitments in a Fragmented World: Reality of Aid-Asia Pacific’s Statement on the AIIB’s 7th Annual Meeting

Misaligned Commitments in a Fragmented World: Reality of Aid-Asia Pacific’s Statement on the AIIB’s 7th Annual Meeting

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) held its seventh Annual Meeting last October 26 to 27 in a virtual manner. With the theme, “Sustainable Infrastructure Toward a Connected World”, the bank reasserted the role of infrastructure in supporting recovery,...

Contesting ADB’s 55-Year Legacy in the Asia-Pacific: RoA-AP’s Statement on the ADB’s 55th Annual Meeting

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) held its 55th Annual Governor’s Meeting last September 26-30, in a hybrid manner at its headquarters in Manila, Philippines. With the theme, “Positioning Climate Resilient Green Economy for the Post COVID-19 World”, the ADB tackled the...
The World Bank’s Development Policy Financing – Implications for a just, green and feminist recovery

The World Bank’s Development Policy Financing – Implications for a just, green and feminist recovery

Development Policy Financing is a lending instrument that supports targeted policy reforms and provides finance directly to a borrowing country’s general budget. DPF nudges countries towards neoliberal, financialisation reforms by conditioning budget support on the...