New strategy developed by the World Bank to reduce public sector spending on essential goods and services and by promoting private sector provision of public services, such as health and education. Decision on the adoption of this strategy will be taken in December 2001.
World Bank & IMF in the news
This briefing explains how the IMF and World Bank have driven the financialisation of MENA states, and the pervasive negative effects this has had on the region’s societies and economies.
Joint civil society briefing paper highlights concerns with the World Bank’s Evolution Roadmap, and provides a series of recommendations for a Roadmap that prioritises people, participation and the planet over profit and economic growth.