IEO

Conditionality

News

IMF’s response to crisis “inadequate”

A new report by the IMF Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) highlights mistakes in the handling of three major financial crises in the late 1990s (Indonesia, Korea and Brazil).

12 September 2003

Conditionality

News

IMF transparency still lagging on crucial issues

The Executive Board of the IMF met to discuss a revision of its procedures towards more transparency. While the IMF assimilates transparency efforts in the past few years to a ‘revolution’, critics point to major shortcomings hampering public scrutiny of IMF operations

21 July 2003

Rights

Analysis

The World Bank, the IMF and “results”: increasing dominance in development policy lending

The World Bank and IMF are making an audacious grab to consolidate their roles as judge and jury of countries’ policies with a plan to conduct “regular reporting on the implementation of the policies and actions for achieving the MDGs and related development outcomes”.

1 April 2003 | At Issue

Rights

News

South Asian PRSP processes slated

Civil society groups in Bangladesh and Pakistan have rejected the PRSP process in their countries. They complain about flawed participation and persistent IMF and World Bank influence on the content of the documents.

28 January 2003

Conditionality

News

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

WB/IMF roles

News

New IMF evaluation report

The IMF’s Independent Evaluation Office has completed its first study.

17 September 2002

IFI governance

News

IMF evaluator clarifies position

Following the article in Bretton Woods Update 26 on the announcement by the IMF Evaluation Office of its work programme, its Director sent a letter clarifying his position.

25 March 2002

IFI governance

News

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

Environment

News

Latest developments: World Bank Extractive Industries Review

NGOs’ concerns have been taken into consideration by the Eminent Person, Dr.

4 February 2002

IFI governance

News

IMF Evaluation Office announces programme

After putting its first proposed work programme to public consultation, the new IMF Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) has revealed the topics it will investigate in 2002.

17 January 2002

WB/IMF roles

News

Letter operating framework and work programme of the IEO

Letter operating framework and work programme of the IEO

21 November 2001 | Letters

IFI governance

News

Positive signals on IMF evaluation

Transparency will be an important element of the IMF’s Evaluation Office (EVO), according to the new director, Montek Ahluwalia.

10 September 2001