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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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Peaceful Protests Raise Awareness

In April, thousands of protesters gathered in Washington DC to close down the World Bank and IMF Spring Meetings.

14 June 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

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Analysis

The power of World Bank knowledge

By Michael Goldman * For the enormous power and global reach the World Bank has…

24 May 2000 | Briefings

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Washington focus for globalisation protests

Activists from across the US will converge in Washington to protest at the IMF and World Bank Spring Meetings.

15 April 2000

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Thai activists accuse IMF of neglecting poor

In February, about 300 activists from the Student Federation of Thailand, the Forum of the Poor and labour groups burnt effigies of IMF managing-director Michel Camdessus and some Thai politicians in a protest in Bangkok where officials were attending the UNCTAD-X meeting.

15 April 2000