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Annual meetings Prague 2000

NGO preparations are already underway for the World Bank’s 2000 annual meetings.

15 September 1999

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Confronting Gender Inequities and Political Disempowerment

The Women’s Eyes campaign was launched by women’s movements and NGOs to monitor World Bank progress in bringing its lending operations in line with the Platform for Action of the Fourth World Conference on Women Beijing Women’s Summit in 1995.

25 June 1999

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Bank specialist assesses NGO networks

Kathy Bain, Latin America civil society specialist at the World Bank, has written a draft paper on The Accountability of Trans-National NGO Networks in Policy Alliances with the World Bank.

15 June 1999

IFI governance

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The future of NGO World Bank strategy discussed

In October the Bank Information Center held a strategy meeting for 80 people from NGOs and foundations concerned about the World Bank.

15 December 1998

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IMF PR tour

The IMF is holding a meeting in late May in Ghana to explain its strategy to NGOs there.

15 April 1998

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NGO approach debated

In March the Bank Board discussed the Bank’s approach to NGOs.

15 April 1998

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Regulating or Freeing NGOs?

The Bank-commissioned Handbook on Good Practices for Laws Relating to Non-Governmental Organisations has been criticised in a report by the Lawyers Committee for Human Rights.

15 January 1998

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Bankcheck RIP

The magazine Bankcheck, jointly produced by the International Rivers Network and the Development Group for Alternative Policies, has ceased production after 7 years of informative critical analysis of the World Bank and IMF.

15 January 1998

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G24 should build bridges with Southern NGOs

A recent paper argues that Southern governments should foster and expand democratic dialogue with NGOs in their countries.

15 January 1998