Following the article in Bretton Woods Update 26 on the announcement by the IMF Evaluation Office of its work programme, its Director sent a letter clarifying his position. The article complained that the draft evaluation programme submitted to the public for comment was redundant as another version was circulated to Board members at the same time. The EVO argues that “circulation of every interim product is neither feasible nor necessary. We did not take a final decision until all comments within the extended deadline had been received”.
IMF evaluator clarifies position
25 March 2002