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IFI governance

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Dichiarazione della società civile europea sulla riforma della governance del Fondo Monetario

La 13a revisione delle quote del Fondo Monetario Internazionale ha generato un forte dibattito sulla necessit

12 July 2006 | Statement

IFI governance

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Declaraciòn abierta de OSC europeas sobre reforma a la gobernabilidad del FMI

Bajo los auspicios de la décimo tercera revisión de cuotas en el Fondo Monetario Internacional, se ha producido una creciente discusión acerca de la modificación al régimen de gobernabilidad de la institución. Organizaciones de la sociedad civil europea suscriben una declaración exhortando a que sus gobiernos presenten conjuntamente una propuesta progresista para una reforma fundamental del FMI.

10 July 2006 | Statement

Finance

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One hand gives while the other takes: Nicaragua under IMF conditions

IMF conditionality undermines achievement of MDGs in Nicaragua

19 June 2006 | Guest comment

Rights

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Por que han fallado los dialogos sobre el agua del Banco Mundial y la sociedad?

Desde 2003 ha habido dos intentos de empezar un dialogo entre el Banco Mundial y la sociedad civil sobre asuntos relacionados con el agua. Sin embargo, ambos intentos no llegaron muy lejos.

4 May 2006 | Guest comment

Rights

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UK’s largest ethical bank won’t touch World Bank private sector bonds

Leading development and environment NGOs, including Christian Aid and Friends of the Earth, have today…

11 April 2006 | Press release

Rights

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Why have Bank-CSO dialogues on water faltered?

Since 2003, there have been two attempts at starting a World Bank-civil society dialogue on water supply issues. Both of these simpered to a halt.

8 April 2006 | Guest comment

Accountability

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Using human rights tribunal to force Bank compliance: Uruguayan paper mill

The recent filing of two international complaints against a planned Bank-financed world's-largest paper mill in Uruguay is a unique experiment in bringing World Bank projects under the scrutiny of international human rights tribunals.

23 January 2006 | Guest comment

Social services

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Both arsonist and fire-fighter: the World Bank on school fees

A former UN special rapporteur on the right to education questions the World Bank's claim to have relinquished its support for user fees in education.

23 January 2006 | Guest comment

Knowledge

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Bankspeak of the year 2005

The most incomprehensible use of the english language handed down from the Bretton Woods Institutions during 2005.

23 January 2006 | Humour

Rights

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The Bank and Fund: do civil society groups in the Arab region realise what’s going on?

Comment by the Arab NGO Network for Development on the need for civil society in the region to take a more active role in monitoring the work of the IFIs.

21 November 2005 | Guest comment

Rights

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The World Bank, the apartheid wall and the ghettoisation of Palestine

Comment by Jamal Juma, campaign coordinator of the Palestinian anti-apartheid wall campaign: StoptheWall.

12 September 2005 | Guest comment

IFI governance

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Giant taming: 10 years of the Bretton Woods Project

Director, European Network on Debt and Development; Coordinator, Bretton Woods Project, 1995-2004

12 September 2005 | Guest comment