• 14.12.2021

In December 2021, 14 civil society organisations jointly submitted feedback to the World Bank online consultation on the 2021 Development Policy Financing Retrospective, which covers the period 2016-2021. This joint submission touches on four points:

  1. It raises issues with the Retrospective consultation process and its weak and superficial engagement with civil society
  2. It highlights overarching concerns with the Development Policy Financing (DPF) instrument and its reliance on conditionality
  3. It discusses evidence in four key thematic issues where the World Bank is attempting targeted policy interventions via DPF (including climate change, gender, fiscal consolidation and business environment
  4. It provides recommendations.
Asia Fossil Gas Red-Flag Map

Asia Fossil Gas Red-Flag Map