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New SAP alerts

US-based NGO Globalization Challenge Initiative has launched a “Structural Adjustment Program (SAP) Information Alert” service.

11 August 2000

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Prague plans

The annual meetings of the World Bank and IMF will be the occasion for high-level official decision-making about the future of the institutions as well as protests and alternative discussions among civil society groups.

11 August 2000

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Köhler go home say South Africans

In July South African activists told IMF Managing Director Horst K

11 August 2000

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New collaborative Web plan

The Bretton Woods Project and other organisations have been discussing a new collaborative website to assemble documents and links on World Bank-related policy issues.

11 August 2000

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Project office move, new grant

After four and a half years based in Christian Aid’s building in Waterloo the Bretton Woods Project has moved.

11 August 2000

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Ministers Support Protesters

Leaders attending the G77 meeting of developing countries in Cuba in April, also lent their support to the protests in Washington against the IMF and World Bank.

14 June 2000

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Anti-IMF And Bank Protest Tear-Gassed

In Malawi in May, a peaceful official demonstration, led by the Congress of Trades Unions, against IMF and World Bank reform policies and calling for the government to consider peoples’ needs before conceding to donors’ demands was broken-up by police with tear gas.

14 June 2000

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Contesting Global Governance: Multilateral Economic Institutions And Global Social Movements

The first full-length study of relations between social movements and the IMF, the World Bank and the WTO has just been published.

14 June 2000

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Bankrupt the World Bank!

As 80% of the money the World Bank uses to make its loans actually comes from the sale of bonds to institutional investors (pension funds, universities, municipalities, etc.

14 June 2000

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Project recognised in networking award

The Bretton Woods Project was first runner up in GreenNet’s Networker of the year award for its website, launched last year.

14 June 2000