Protests at UN collaboration with Bank and Fund
News||11 August 2000|update 18|
In June, 80 non-governmental organizations and people's movements issued a joint statement condemning the UN's involvement in a joint UN, WB, IMF and OECD report A Better World for All, released during the follow-up summit to the Copenhagen Social Summit held five years ago.
They called on Member States to reject "A Better World for All which does not reflect the spirit, opinion and positions of the UN as a whole, particularly that of civil society. NGOs further pledge to intensify a global campaign against the document".
The NGOs, peoples' organisations and movements expressed "outrage" that:
Among other things the statement called for:
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