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.
Oxfam International has published a guide for groups wanting to do work around Poverty Reduction Strategy processes in their countries.
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.
The World Bank and anti-globalisation activists have now traded three rounds of demands and counter-demands since September this year.
Civil society work on the international financial institutions is analysed in a new book.
A recently formed movement of unemployed Argentinians erected roadblocks to protest at the government’s drastic cut-backs in public spending.
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.
A UK branch of the international ATTAC network will be discussed at a meeting on 17 November.
The Bank Information Centre has compiled a series of issue briefings on various aspects of World Bank and IMF-related activities.
The following message was circulated electronically by the 50 Years Is Enough network on Sunday, September 16, 2001.