The Bank’s draft Water Resources Sector Strategy has been faulted by critics for distorting the findings of the World Commission on Dams, continuing to support high-cost megaprojects and emphasizing privatisation.
Malawi Economic Justice Network Civil Society Briefing Issue 16
European youth group ASEED organised a four day meeting in March to discuss the European development of the World Bank Bond Boycott campaign.
A new bulletin, Info-IFI, aims to inform Spanish-speaking readers about the actions of the Multilateral Development Banks.
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.