The Independent Evaluation Office report on the Fund's multilateral surveillance concluded that the Fund's activities lacked focus and did not pay enough attention to analysing cross-border spillovers.
Uncorrected highlights of a 21 April 2006 workshop hosted by the Independent Evaluation Office on their evaluation of the role of the IMF in the determination of the external financing envelope in sub-Saharan Africa.
The Independent Evaluation Office report on the Financial Sector Assessment Program describes the programme as a "distinct improvement" in the Fund's ability to conduct financial sector surveillance.
The UK's Department for International Development and Treasury released in late March annual reports on their relationship with the World Bank and the IMF respectively.
The Independent Evaluation Office has said that the IMF's role in Jordan in the period 1989 - 2004 was "moderately successful".
The IEO has released a draft issues paper for a planned evaluation of the Fund's role in determining aid resources in sub-Saharan Africa.
The IMF's Independent Evaluation Office is undertaking a timely review of the Fund's role in determining aid resources in sub-Saharan Africa, examining the Fund's policy advice and programme design in these countries and its impact.
Highlights of a meeting between the new head of the Independent Evaluation Office, Thomas Bernes, and UK NGOs.
In June, the IEO appointed a new head and finalised its work programme for fiscal year 2006.
A flurry of reviews of the BWIs work in financial sector reform kicked off in March with the Fund's board review of the joint Bank-Fund financial sector assessment programme.
The IMF's Independent Evaluation Office recent review of the poverty reduction strategy paper concedes to shortcomings in the design of the initiative.
The IMF's Independent Evalution Office has found that the Argentine crisis has done sizeable damage to the Fund's reputation: associating it with inappropriate policies, creating a perception that it lacked even-handedness in dealing with member countries, and putting its role in signalling sound policy environments into question.