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Development Gateway

Briefing examining the rise of the "Knowledge Bank" and how the World Bank has been threatened by, and now taken advantage of, the internet. Paper originally prepared for Oxford International Conference on Education and Development, September 2001.

25 March 2002

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New Oxfam guide to PRSPs

Oxfam International has published a guide for groups wanting to do work around Poverty Reduction Strategy processes in their countries.

25 March 2002

Environment

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Arrests of Tanzania mine activists

In late November the Tanzanian authorities took action against an organisation which has been investigating the death and dispersal of artisanal miners at a project backed by the World Bank Group.

17 January 2002

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Critics respond to Bank demands

The World Bank and anti-globalisation activists have now traded three rounds of demands and counter-demands since September this year.

17 January 2002

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Book examines World Bank campaigns

Civil society work on the international financial institutions is analysed in a new book.

1 January 2002

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Protests escalate in Argentina

A recently formed movement of unemployed Argentinians erected roadblocks to protest at the government’s drastic cut-backs in public spending.

2 November 2001

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Anti-globalisation campaigners carry on

After an initial period of shock and confusion in the wake of the 11 September attacks on the US, anti-globalisers have resumed their protests against multilateral trade and financial institutions.

2 November 2001

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Attac explores launch in UK

A UK branch of the international ATTAC network will be discussed at a meeting on 17 November.

2 November 2001

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Bank watchdog compiles briefings

The Bank Information Centre has compiled a series of issue briefings on various aspects of World Bank and IMF-related activities.

2 November 2001

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50 Years Is Enough Network cancels protests

The following message was circulated electronically by the 50 Years Is Enough network on Sunday, September 16, 2001.

16 September 2001