An international statement, signed by 70 organisations, in response to the publication in mid January of a CAO audit and the IFC response and action plan related to IFC investment in Corporación Dinant, Honduras.
In March 2011 60 civil society organisations published a statement addressing the final proposed draft of the International Finance Corporation's revised Sustainability Framework, which is intended to manage social and environmental risks associated with IFC activities.
A submission to the U.N. Special Representative to the Secretary General on Human Rights and Transnational Corporations and Other Business Enterprises, John Ruggie, highlights that the International Finance Corporation's performance standards, meant to serve as environmental and social safeguards in World Bank private sector lending, still lack substantive inclusion of human rights and are therefore inconsistent with Ruggie's framework. Furthermore, civil society has raised concerns about a 3 ye
European governments, who hold eight chairs and have over 30% of the vote at the Bank, have a special responsibility to push for reform. We, the undersigned organisations, call upon our European governments to back a progressive proposal for transformation of the World Bank that includes the key reforms below.
The undersigned organisations hereby call on their governments in Europe to jointly put forward a progressive proposal for fundamental reform of the IMF that includes, at a minimum, ending inequality in decision making, opening leadership selection, and making governing bodies transparent.
Statement by UK civil society organisations regarding their reasons for boycotting the IFC's consultation meeting of 1 November 2004 on the revision of safeguards and disclosure policy
In the following submission, the IMF and institutions of the World Bank Group, including the…
Friday 2nd October, 2015 To: President Jim Yong Kim, World Bank Managing Director Christine Lagarde,…
The undersigned organisations hereby call on the UK government to put forward a progressive proposal for fundamental reform of the IMF that includes, at a minimum, ending inequality in decision making, eliminating appointed board chairs, making governing bodies transparent and opening leadership selection.
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La 13a revisione delle quote del Fondo Monetario Internazionale ha generato un forte dibattito sulla necessit
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.
Statement by two Indian human rights group urging the World Bank not to approve a major loan to the state of Andra Pradesh on 16 December. The statement outlines many problems with human rights and governance in the state and argues that a loan at this time of crisis and instability would embolden the government to continue with its repressive policies, while civil society groups would not be in a position to criticise improper utilization of the loans.