Conditionality impacts

Conditionality

News

Eurozone meltdown: IMF providing "political cover"

As European elections show the public increasingly rejecting austerity, critics call on the IMF to focus on the flaws of the eurozone rather than austerity in country programmes.

3 July 2012

Conditionality

News

IMF and debt hold Jamaica back

A report published in May by the US-based Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) found that an overwhelming debt burden and conditions on IMF loans are hindering Jamaica's economic recovery.

3 July 2012

IFI governance

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Revolving doors: staff turnover between IFIs and African governments

The term 'revolving doors' refers to frequent staff turnover between institutions, usually relevant when these represent different interests working on the same policy issues. This serves to foster cross-institutional networks, practices and alliances. The staff turnover between international financial institutions (IFIs) and borrowing governments works as a mechanism through which specific ideas and practices learnt and promoted in IFIs are translated into policies in borrowing countries

3 July 2012 | Inside the institutions

Conditionality

Background

A Global Shared Societies Agenda

Minutes meeting for A Global Shared Societies Agenda

23 April 2012 | Minutes

Finance

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How can the IMF enhance its focus on growth and poverty reduction in LICS?

A civil society meeting held at the World Bank and the IMF hold their 2012 spring meetings in Washington DC on Friday 20th April.

20 April 2012 | Minutes

IFI governance

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Seminar - Time for a New Consensus: Regulating Financial Flows for Stability and Development

As the World Bank and the IMF hold their 2012 spring meetings in Washington DC this week, Latindadd and the Bretton Woods Project organised a seminar about regulating financial flows on Thursday 19 April.

20 April 2012 | Minutes

IFI governance

Background

Austerity in the Eurozone

Seminar at the Spring meetings 2012, 19 April 12

20 April 2012 | Minutes

Accountability

Background

Development Policy Lending (DPL) Retrospective consultation

Minutes meeting, Washington DC, 18 April 2012

19 April 2012 | Minutes

Accountability

Background

UK civil society meeting UK IMF Executive Director Alex Gibbs

Notes of a meeting with UK executive director to the IMF Alex Gibbs in April 2012

18 April 2012 | Minutes

Conditionality

News

Egypt to agree IMF loan despite opposition

Egypt's interim government announced in February that they expect to sign a $3.2 billion loan deal with the IMF and state-media reported that negotiations are underway for a $1 billion loan from the World Bank.

5 April 2012