Background

Accountability

Background

Iraq and Afghanistan update

The World Bank relocated Iraq-based staff to Amman after one member died in the bomb…

10 September 2003

Social services

Background

WDR team finally tests GATS waters

Again and again in consultation forums, civil society groups have asked the World Development Report…

25 July 2003 | Discussion

Accountability

Background

How the World Bank deals with fraud and corruption in its projects

"Let's not mince words: we need to deal with the cancer of corruption . .…

21 July 2003 | Inside the institutions

IFI governance

Background

Citizen complaint mechanisms in the World Bank Group

A brief outline of the workings of the Inspection Panel and the Compliance Adviser Ombudsman, the two principal complaint mechanisms of the World Bank.

25 May 2003 | Inside the institutions

IFI governance

Background

The World Bank and gender

A brief summary of how gender is - or is not - incorporated into World Bank programmes and policies, with links to further resources from both inside the Bank and its critics.

1 April 2003 | Inside the institutions

Knowledge

Background

The IMF and poverty

Three years ago the IMF announced that poverty reduction would be its new priority. A quick look at the composition of IMF staff gives an indication of how well equipped the Fund is to address the multidimensional nature of poverty.

28 January 2003 | Inside the institutions

Trade

Background

Bank trade map

New Bretton Woods Update feature providing readers with an easy-to-understand summary of the Bank’s work on trade, relevant contacts and web information.

26 November 2002 | Inside the institutions

Conditionality

Background

The Ugandan PRSP Experience

Meeting with Rick Rowden, RESULTS, 31 May 2002

8 May 2002 | Minutes