A recent paper from the IMF on financial integration may turn out to be a pleasant surprise for its critics.
Chad-Cameroon: oil and poverty reduction don’t mix
Despite World Bank involvement, the Chad Cameroon petroleum project has confirmed that under authoritarian regimes there is a fundamental incompatibility between poverty alleviation objectives and oil exploitation activities.
The Fund or the people?
Mulima Kufekisa Akapelwa, Economic Justice Programme Coordinator for the Catholic Centre for Justice, Development and Peace, says that IMF-forced privatisation leads Zambians to ask who their government answers to.
Bankspeak of the Year 2002 award
Terminology would be simplified accordingly by discontinuing the use of special names and acronyms for sectoral adjustment loans (SECALs), structural adjustment loans (SALs), rehabilitation loans (RILs), and programmatic structural adjustment loans/credits (PSALs/PSACs).
Fund threatens Brazilian democracy
Topic: UK policy and advocacy
This page contains a guide to key documents which outline UK policy in the World Bank and IMF.
Topic: UK policy and advocacy in the World Bank and IMF
Who’s who: UK decision-makers in the World Bank and IMF
Bank/Fund Spring meetings schedule
The World Bank/IMF Spring meetings are taking place in Washington DC on 20-21 April.
Trade policy capacity-building statement
Joint Civil Society Statement Originally Prepared For Donor Pledging Meeting
World Bank launches internet development gateway
“We will solve all your disagreements if you join the development gateway...”
Anti-corruption claim filed on World Bank internet gateway
Two prominent Uruguayans today filed a claim alleging “several irregularities” in the World Bank’s Development Gateway internet initiative.