Background

IFI governance

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Workshop on parliamentary scrutiny

Parliamentarians from eight countries present the international parliamentarians' petition to the Bank and Fund

22 April 2005 | Minutes

Social services

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IMF in low-income countries

Chaired by Mark Plant, head of PDR The spring meetings were quiet on this issue…

22 April 2005 | Resource

Environment

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EIR Update: highlights of civil society meeting with World Bank Group

Civil society meeting with the World Bank Group on the Extractive Industries Review update

21 April 2005 | Minutes

IFI governance

Background

The World Bank board of executive directors (archive)

A summary of the structure and workings of the World Bank Group's board of executive directors.

10 April 2005 | Inside the institutions

Environment

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IMF and World Bank emergency response

The role of the IMF and World Bank in responding to emergencies and coordinating with relief efforts.

26 January 2005 | Inside the institutions

Environment

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UK NGO meeting with Executive Director Tom Scholar

Uncorrected highlights of a 14 December meeting between UK NGOs and UK Executive Director to the World Bank and IMF, Tom Scholar.

16 December 2004 | Minutes

Accountability

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Draft Notes of WB-CSO dialogue on urban water and sanitation services, 18-19 Nov 2004

DRAFT action points and notes identified by participants to the WB-CSO dialogue held at WaterAid in London on 18-19 November.

1 December 2004 | Minutes

IFI governance

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The Bretton Woods institutions and parliaments

The development policy dialogue team is the principal point of contact for parliamentarians and parliamentary organizations at the World Bank. It runs their global parliamentary outreach and is based in the Vice Presidency for Europe. It was instrumental in the creation of PNoWB in 2000.

22 November 2004 | Inside the institutions

Environment

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Meeting between UK NGOs and Secretary of State, Hilary Benn

Summary of key points discussed at the meeting on 20 September between Secretary of State Hilary Benn, and UK NGOs

8 October 2004 | Minutes

Environment

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Meeting with UK Executive Director to the WB and IMF, Tom Scholar

Meeting with UK Executive Director to the WB and IMF, Tom Scholar, Annual Meetings 2004, 14 September

8 October 2004 | Minutes

Environment

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Report Back on the Extractive Industries Review Process and next steps for Implementation

The aim of the meeting was to discuss the final version of the World Bank Management Report to the EIR, and consider what implications this will now have for project implementation and lending in recipient countries.

6 October 2004 | Minutes

Finance

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2004 NGO-Roundtable with German Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development

German minister for economic cooperation and development, Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul held a now-customary meeting with NGOs. On the agenda was debt, financing of the MDGs and so-called 'voice' issues.

6 October 2004 | Minutes