A small committee has been set up to investigate whether to reform the IMF‘s formula for allocating votes between countries on its Board. The quota formula includes items which are subjective and are biased against developing countries which want to see more weight given to national income and population. The committee will report to the Board this summer.
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New Bretton Woods Project report reveals World Bank Group channelling crucial development resources to banks instead of directly investing in pro-poor projects.
In December 2013, the German Development Institute, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung and Bretton Woods Project, in collaboration with the G-24, hosted a high-level workshop in Berlin to foster an open exchange on the profound changes in the global economy and the implications for global economic governance and its constituent institutions and members.
The Bretton Woods Project is an ActionAid hosted project (UK registered charity no. 274467).