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Response letter to the head of IFC Jin-Yong Cai re: IFC investment in the financial sector

This letter was written to respond to an IFC 6 January 2014 reply to a November 2013 civil society letter about the International Finance Corporation’s action plan to reform lending to the financial sector. The 26 groups signed on to the letter believe the IFC’s action plan is inadequate and urge the head of the IFC to do more to address the audit’s findings.

27 March 2014 | Letters

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Response letter to World Bank President Dr. Jim Yong Kim re: IFC investment in the financial sector

This letter was written to respond to a World Bank 18 April reply to a March civil society letter about an audit of the International Finance Corporation’s lending to the financial sector. The over 50 groups signed on to the letter believe the IFC’s response is inadequate and urge the Bank's president to insist the IFC do more to address the audit’s findings.

25 November 2013 | Letters

IFI governance

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Doing Business not related to growth

The future of "Doing Business" has nothing to do with World Bank President Jim Yong Kim's opinion of growth ("Stand up for 'Doing Business'", The Economist, 25 May). You confuse growth with a set of indicators which many inside and outside the Bank find fundamentally flawed.

7 June 2013 | Letters

IFI governance

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Letter to World Bank President Dr. Jim Yong Kim re: IFC investment in the financial sector

We, the undersigned organisations, welcome the audit by the Compliance Advisor/Ombudsman (CAO) on the International Finance Corporation's lending to the financial sector. The IFC's response to the audit fails to acknowledge the gravity of the findings and is notable for its lack of commitment to addressing them. In advance of the IFC's planned consultation with civil society this month, we urge you to commit to revise the IFC's strategy for investment in this sector.

13 March 2013 | Letters

IFI governance

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IMF lending in Europe unprecedented, programmes failing

The contradictions revealed by IMF involvement in eurozone bailouts, identified in your article ("Less Cash, More Impact", The Economist, October 5th), reflect a crisis of legitimacy at the Fund.

18 October 2012 | Letters

IFI governance

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Appointment of the World Bank president

A letter to all World Bank governors calling for reforms to the selection process for a new World Bank president signed by over 50 civil society groups

15 February 2012 | Letters

IFI governance

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Open letter to all Governors of the International Monetary Fund

Because of the resignation of Dominique Strauss-Kahn as IMF Managing Director, we are writing to urge you to push for the selection of the best candidate through an open, merit-based, transparent process, and the public support of the majority of the IMF membership, including developing countries.

23 May 2011 | Letters

IFI governance

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UK NGO letter on IMF governance reform

We are writing to raise our concerns about the limited nature of the quota reform of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) currently under discussion, and to urge you to push for more meaningful changes to IMF governance.

9 September 2010 | Letters
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Civil society letter re: the IFC and lessons learned

A letter from civil society in response to the IFC's lesson learned briefing

13 June 2014 | Letters

Social services

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Response letter from IFC on investment in the financial sector

Thank you for your email letter addressed to Dr. Jim Kim, President of the World Bank Group, dated 12th March 2013, and your clarifying email of 27th March, relating to IFC investments in the financial sector. In this regard, following Dr Kim's response to you, he has asked us to provide a detailed response to your messages.

17 May 2013 | Letters

IFI governance

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Bretton Woods Project submission to IEO evaluation

We are very pleased to see the IEO continue its excellent work reaching out to stakeholders, external parties and shareholders, while both considering its work programme and conducting evaluations. This is a vital component of the IEO’s approach that ensures well-informed and well-considered analysis.

30 October 2012 | Letters

IFI governance

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Civil society letter on IMF review of lending instruments, facilities, and policies

A letter to IMF EDs and finance ministers about the need to rethink the IMF's role in low-income countries and end the PRGF. It is a global sign-on letter.

6 October 2008 | Letters

Conditionality

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IMF evaluation office: too technocratic ?

Correspondence between the IEO and the Bretton Woods Project following the publication of its first report

26 November 2002 | Letters

Finance

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Letter to IMF evaluation office on its work programme 2003/2004

Letter to IMF evaluation office on its work programme 2003/2004

26 November 2002 | Letters

IFI governance

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Letter from head of IMF’s Independent Evaluation Office

Response to IMF Evaluation Office Announces Programme, article in Bretton Woods Update 26.

25 March 2002 | Letters

WB/IMF roles

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Letter operating framework and work programme of the IEO

Letter operating framework and work programme of the IEO

21 November 2001 | Letters
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