At the annual meetings of the World Bank and IMF, the future of austerity will also be discussed.
The first-ever virtual HLPF was a disappointment, both substantively and organizationally.
Rising geopolitical tensions and the "war" against Covid-19 are straining the institutions that underpin international economic interdependence.
The 2019 FES/ITUC Policy Research Fellow finds World Bank and IMF lending fails to adequately support UN goals on decent work and equity.
Shahra Razavi expertly narrates how the current crisis is affecting social protection systems worldwide and what must be done to "build back better."
A feminist response must address four key areas: bodily autonomy, ecological sustainability, the care economy, and just financial flows.
International cooperation is under pressure in the corona pandemic. The G20, UN and IMF are bucking the trend.
95% of respondents to a recent UN study agreed that global cooperation is necessary to manage global trends.