Other International Financial Institutions

Rights

News

IFIwatchnet in your region … and in video!

IFIwatchnet has established regional animators and will soon add multimedia resources.

27 July 2004

Rights

News

Peoples' movement tackles IFI anniversary

A special publication by the National Alliance of Peoples' Movements India features a range of critical articles on international financial institutions.

28 May 2004

IFI governance

News

WB/IMF at European Social Forum

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.

24 November 2003

Private Sector

Commentary

Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline

Around the world, when politics and money prevail, the environment is the last issue considered.…

17 November 2003 | Guest comment

Conditionality

News

World Bank and IMF forcing privatisation: new report

Privatisation imposed by the World Bank and the IMF can be harmful to the most…

21 July 2003

Rights

News

Campaigners challenge legal basis of Baku-Ceyhan pipeline

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.

21 July 2003

IFI governance

News

The politics of multilateral institutions

A new book by two researchers at the University of Oslo describes the structure and decision-making processes of multilateral institutions.

26 May 2003

Rights

News

African right to water

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".

26 May 2003

Finance

News

Fund deal with Argentina

After over a year of stalled negotiations, the G7 in mid-January strong-armed the IMF into signing an agreement that will roll over $6.6 billion of Argentina's debt.

28 January 2003

Finance

Commentary

Fund threatens Brazilian democracy

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26 November 2002 | Guest comment

Conditionality

News

IMF fiddles while Argentina burns

A synthesis of the last two months in the ongoing negotiations between the IMF and the Argentine government.

24 July 2002

Infrastructure

News

World Bank Inspection Panel Report reinforces criticism of the controversial Bujagali Hydropower Pro

The World Bank Executive Board has delayed the decision over a political risk guarantee of $250m for the Bujagali Dam Project until June 18.

11 June 2002