Statement by two Indian human rights group urging the World Bank not to approve a major loan to the state of Andra Pradesh on 16 December. The statement outlines many problems with human rights and governance in the state and argues that a loan at this time of crisis and instability would embolden the government to continue with its repressive policies, while civil society groups would not be in a position to criticise improper utilization of the loans.
A book assesses the impact of the World Bank Inspection Panel which hears grievances of project-affected people.
Concerns have been raised about a new high-level initiative involving the World Bank and selected civil society groups.
An exciting opportunity to work with our network of NGOs to monitor and challenge the…
A new book challenges global institutions and anti-globalisation activists with proposals for stronger but radically…
A summary of recent protests against IMF-imposed structural adjustment programmes in Latin America.
Friends of the Earth has initiated a competition to find the best picture of a project backed by the International Finance Corporation.
Search with the new IFIwatchnet search engine for a broad range of independent and critical perspectives on the IFIs.
The World Bank’s Land Policy department is preparing a Policy Research Report on land reform, which NGOs criticise for too heavily favouring a market-assisted approach.
The Baku Tbilisi Ceyhan pipeline came under fire last month.