The IMF is holding a meeting in late May in Ghana to explain its strategy to NGOs there.
The quality of Bank country assistance strategies (CASs) has improved in the last two years, concludes a recent Bank review.
The Bank is just completing a review of three years of "Higher Impact Adjustment Lending"…
The Second Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva was marked by protests in many countries.
Donor procedures and aid coordination have improved and resource flows to Sub-Saharan African countries increased under the Special Programme of Assistance for Africa (SPA), according to a recent report.
Borrowers from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), the main World Bank lending arm, may have to pay higher charges for their loans in the future.
In March the Bank Board discussed the Bank’s approach to NGOs.
A new World Bank paper asks whether and how the international development targets (formerly known as “DAC targets”) for reducing poverty and improving social and environmental indicators might be achieved.
The UK government is leading the effort to enable the IMF to pursue capital account liberalisation (CAL) in its member countries.
In February World Bank President James Wolfensohn met the leaders of nine religious faiths to discuss views on development.
The World Bank has committed $3 million to a “Business Partners for Development” initiative to undertake studies and pilot projects involving companies, NGOs and governments.
An estimated 70,000 people demonstrated in Birmingham to call on G8 leaders to cancel poor countries’ unpayable debts.