The IMF has decided to hire a new public relations firm to bolster its battered image. It is not clear what positive aspects the Fund is trying to project, but building relationships and putting a good gloss on initiatives will be no substitute for changing its practice.
This briefing analyses the role of the Bank and Fund in the UN Financing for Development negotiations.
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