Here's @USTreasury's statement to the IMFC and @WorldBank Development Committee (happening today). Doesn't mention support for IDA $25B emergency funding proposal.…
"During these challenging economic times, critical that WB manage financial resources judiciously + transparently, w clear justifications for allocations to countries w robust access to other financing sources, so as not to burden shareholders w premature calls for new financing"
"As we move towards recovery, we encourage countries to see in this crisis an opportunity to improve debt management and pursue structural reforms that lay the foundation for stronger medium-term growth, economic resilience, and debt sustainability."
This statement seems to put the responsibility on the multilaterals and lower-income countries to manage things better, rather than providing resounding reassurance that the U.S. government will have their backs in the face of a crisis pushing 100+ million into extreme poverty.

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16 Oct
The @WorldBank Development Committee just released their communique from today's (virtual) annual meetings session. A couple highlights:
"The WBG should further the response while keeping a firm focus on the twin goals of ending extreme poverty and fostering shared prosperity in a sustainable manner, as well as on the IDA19 and capital commitments, while supporting progress toward the SDGs."
"We commend the WBG for the speed and scale of its COVID-19 response across countries."
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