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Indonesia to host International Peoples Forum vs the IMF & World Bank

Asian movements together with an international group of networks, movements, campaigns and NGOs will be convening an International Peoples Forum vs the IMF and the World Bank on September 15 to 17 in Batam, Indonesia. The Forum will be a convergence of activities and actions that articulate critiques, express protest and assert alternatives to the roles, policies and operations of these institutions.

28 July 2006

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African film puts IFIs on trial at Cannes

The only African film to show at the 2006 Cannes film festival, Bamako, focuses on the injustices Africa has faced at the hands of the World Bank, the IMF, and other Western-dominated institutions.

19 June 2006

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Call for global actions against the IFIs

Global call for action issued against the IFIs.

19 June 2006

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Por que han fallado los dialogos sobre el agua del Banco Mundial y la sociedad?

Desde 2003 ha habido dos intentos de empezar un dialogo entre el Banco Mundial y la sociedad civil sobre asuntos relacionados con el agua. Sin embargo, ambos intentos no llegaron muy lejos.

4 May 2006 | Guest comment

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Why have Bank-CSO dialogues on water faltered?

Since 2003, there have been two attempts at starting a World Bank-civil society dialogue on water supply issues. Both of these simpered to a halt.

8 April 2006 | Guest comment

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Buenas noticias de la disputa laboral en Haití

En diciembre de 2005 se lleg

16 February 2006

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BWP thanks readers for support

thank you to all readers who made financial contributions to the project

23 January 2006 | Project news

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Bechtel drops case against Bolivia

US water multinational Bechtel Corporation dropped its $50 million legal case in January against the people of Cochabamba for ending its contract to provide water to the citizens of Bolivia's third-largest city.

23 January 2006

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Good news from Haiti labour dispute

In December an agreement was reached between management and the union at the IFC-sponsored Grupo M textile factory in the Ouanaminthe free trade zone.

23 January 2006

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1 December 2005