Bank/Fund PRSP latest

5 April 2001

Participation in the PRSP was the subject of a Bank workshop in Washington from 3-5 April. “Voices at the Macro Level: Participation In Country-Owned Poverty Reduction Strategies”, brought together selected NGOs, policy staff and donors to discuss and learn from innovative experiences in engaging citizens in assessing poverty, macroeconomic policy formulation, managing and monitoring public expenditures and monitoring the implementation of economic and social policies.

Gita Bhatt, formerly the IMF‘s NGO Liaison officer, is to become Secretary for the IMF and WB Joint (HIPC) Implementation Unit. She will be replaced by Simonetta Nardin.