Update

Finance

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IMF augments new lending facilities after earlier reviews

An IMF review of three new lending facilities has resulted in only "cosmetic" changes critics say.

29 September 2014 | Update

IFI governance

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Annual Meetings coverage

Keep up to date on the Bank/IMF annual meetings (7-13 October) with the Bretton Woods Project's dedicated web page which will contain information and analysis on the key issues and events.

3 October 2013 | Update

IFI governance

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IMF transparency "still falls short"

In July the IMF board approved a review of the Fund’s transparency policy. Despite staff finding further room for improvement, the board rejected any substantive changes to the policy.

3 October 2013 | Update

Private Sector

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A bad business: Bank divisions on Doing Business revealed

Newly emerged internal documents from the World Banks’ own legal unit reveal strong criticism of the controversial Doing Business rankings following the independent review panel’s critical final report in June.

2 October 2013 | Update

Rights

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IFC denies financial involvement in Honduran dam

The IFC is denying involvement in the controversial Agua Zarca hydroelectric project, which is vigorously opposed by local groups; an activist was killed by the army in July.

16 September 2013 | Update

IFI governance

News

Bretton Woods Update Survey 2006

It has been four years since we last solicited your opinion on the Bretton Woods Update, and the time has come again. In the wake of the last survey, we introduced a variety of new features to respond to your suggestions and we hope that this round will be equally useful in helping us meet your needs. The survey should take approximately 10 minutes to complete. We request you to return the questionnaire by 15 October, 2006.

11 September 2006 | Update