This year’s World Social Forum, which took place at the time of publication in Porto Alegre, Brazil from 26-31 January, hosted a number of World Bank/IMF related workshops and events. For information about which people and groups were there and IFI related events, visit IFIwatchnet.
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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).