Villagers of Badin district in southeastern Pakistan are demanding compensation from the World Bank for a drainage infrastructure project that has wrought environmental devastation and led to the loss of lives.
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Bank approves support for Nam Theun 2 dam in Lao PDR despite controversy and strength of international opposition
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IFIwatchnet has established regional animators and will soon add multimedia resources.
Bank involvement in the dual privatisation-decentralisation of water provision in Peru runs ahead of the establishment of the capacity of local governments to regulate and could undermine fiscal stabililty.
A special publication by the National Alliance of Peoples' Movements India features a range of critical articles on international financial institutions.
Activities on IFIs during the European Social Forum included a workshop on the Asian Development Bank and one on the role of Europe at the Bank and the IMF to counter US dominance.
Around the world, when politics and money prevail, the environment is the last issue considered.…
Privatisation imposed by the World Bank and the IMF can be harmful to the most…
Just after key project documents were released in June campaigners in Georgia and the UK filed legal challenges to the Baku-Ceyhan oil pipeline, raising awkward questions for the World Bank Group and other potential financiers.
Activists, academics and civil society met in Accra 12-14 May for a conference entitled "Corporate Globalisation & the Scramble for Africa's Water: scrutinising the roles of Bretton Woods Institutions & donor community".