Compliance mechanisms

Accountability

Analysis

The IFIs in 2007: year in review

2007 will certainly go down in the annals of the IFIs as an annus horribilis. But a bad year for the IFIs has meant a relatively good year for developing country policy space.

4 February 2008 | Review

Accountability

News

Video of resistance to World Bank

The World Bank Campaign Europe in conjunction with the Indian Permanent Peoples' Tribunal held a public hearing on the World Bank in October.

1 February 2008

Accountability

News

UK report on its activities at the World Bank

In late November, the UK released its third report on its relationship with the World Bank, disappointing in the coverage and depth of its analysis.

14 December 2007

Accountability

News

Public campaigns to reform IDA

In Europe, Asia and the United States, civil society has campaigned for reform of the World Bank through the replenishment process of the International Development Association.

4 December 2007

Accountability

Background

Rethinking the governance of the IMF

Highlights of a 19 October discussion on the reform of IMF governance at the World Bank-IMF annual meetings 2007.

26 October 2007 | Minutes

Accountability

Background

The role of low-income countries in IFI governance

Highlights of a 19 October discussion on the role of low-income countries in IMF governance at the World Bank-IMF annual meetings 2007.

26 October 2007 | Minutes

Accountability

Commentary

El Banco Mundial y el Gasoducto de África Occidental

Análisis crítico sobre el gasoducto de África Occidental, un proyecto apoyado por el Banco Mundial.

26 October 2007 | Guest comment

Accountability

Analysis

Transparency at the IMF

A guide for civil society on getting access to information from the IMF

19 October 2007 | Briefings

Accountability

News

Italian Senate passes IFI oversight act

An act of the Italian Senate on participation in replenishment of international funds and banks, approved by the Foreign Affairs Committee in July, commits the government review to credit mechanisms to include indicators of a country's capacity to achieve the MDGs, end support for water privatisation, advocate an end for fossil fuel support, and report on positions taken by the Italian representatives at the IFIs.

5 October 2007

Accountability

News

Deforestation and double standards

As the Bank prepares to launch its Forest Carbon Partnership Facility forestry experts fear that this framework will benefit industrial scale logging.

5 October 2007