The Bretton Woods Project is just establishing a website at www.brettonwoodsproject.org Please visit it to find online versions of our Bretton Woods Update and policy briefings, basic information about the Bank and Fund of use to campaigners, and hot issues. The site also contains links to the sites of organisations worldwide with material about the World Bank and IMF. Please let us know if you would like to make a link. Note that the website may not be ready until mid-April.
After 4 years of on-off negotiation and public opposition, the government of Egypt has signed a loan deal with the IMF whose impacts civil society fears will encroach upon human rights, social protection and social provision, like health and education, upon which the poorest depend.
Investments by the World Bank-hosted Global Financing Facility (GFF) do not reflect the family planning priorities identified by developing countries and local communities. The GFF also continues to suffer from a lack of transparency and meaningful civil society participation, raising doubts about the new mechanism’s effectiveness.
Donate to the Bretton Woods Project
The Bretton Woods Project is an ActionAid hosted project (UK registered charity no. 274467).