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.
The Alternative Information and Development Centre (AIDC), based in Cape Town, South Africa, has launched a newsletter to monitor the World Bank and IMF activities in Southern Africa.
The Asia Pacific Peoples’ Solidarity Conference will be held in Jakarta, Indonesia, 7-10 June, 2001, organised by the Indonesian Centre for Reform and Social Emancipation (INCREASE ).
A new World Bank-Civil Society Forum will be held each year.
A new network has been launched to support NGO advocacy around freshwater issues.
Activists and NGOs in Washington marked the first anniversary of the Seattle-WTO protests by holding a counter-reception outside the IMF’s headquarters during the formal opening of its new visitor center.
OneWorld has launched DebtChannel.org, a global portal site on international debt.