Increasing Investments, Lacking in Rigor: Statement on the AIIB’s 6th Annual Meeting

Increasing Investments, Lacking in Rigor: Statement on the AIIB’s 6th Annual Meeting

Last October 26 to 28, 2021, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) held its 6th Annual Meeting with the theme, “Investing Today, Transforming Tomorrow”. The Meeting aimed to discuss the bank’s priority areas and solicit feedback from various stakeholders...
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...
At the Front Seat of Fragility: How the ADB exposes Asia Pacific to the same risks and inequalities in their approach to recovery

At the Front Seat of Fragility: How the ADB exposes Asia Pacific to the same risks and inequalities in their approach to recovery

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is one of the major contributors of development finance in Asia Pacific. This places ADB in a powerful position to influence development policies and practices of countries in the region. Its status as the leading development investor,...