Environmental Defense and Halifax Initiative have collaborated on a critique of the first ten years of the Global Environmental Facility which finds that the World Bank, in its role as manager of the Facility, “actively pursues policies which contravene the spirit of the environmental conventions it was charged with implementing.”
This briefing analyses the role of the Bank and Fund in the UN Financing for Development negotiations.
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