Conditionality impacts

Conditionality

Analysis

Comments on ‘IMF Staff Note on Macroeconomic Programming for Poverty Reduction’

Civil society commentary on the 'IMF Staff Note on Macroeconomic Programming for Poverty Reduction'

25 May 2003 | Briefings

Rights

News

Trade and PRSP study

UK-based Christian Aid has commissioned the Overseas Development Institute to analyse the trade content of PRSPs.

1 April 2003

Accountability

News

IFIs withhold support from Equatorial Guinea

The IMF and the WB will withhold assistance from Equatorial Guinea until President Obiang accounts for the use of oil revenues.

1 April 2003

Conditionality

News

Ghana faces IMF arm-twisting

After the IMF intensified retaliatory measures on Ghana for failing to comply with its requirements, the country now appears eager to please the Washington institution, probably at a high social cost.

1 April 2003

Rights

News

Bank in the middle of Cambodia, PNG forestry battles

Civil society groups in Cambodia and Papua New Guinea call on the Bank to exert its influence to curb violations of forestry codes.

31 March 2003

Accountability

News

UK government reply to Baku-Ceyhan memo

Letter from Rt Hon Baroness Symons, UK Minister of State International Trade and Investment in response to NGO memorandum on the Baku-Ceyhan oil pipeline.

31 January 2003

Conditionality

News

Baku Ceyhan: IFC delay, IMF pressure

The International Finance Corporation has indicated that its decision on whether to support the controversial Baku-Ceyhan oil pipeline will be taken in the third quarter of this year, not in April as had been expected.

28 January 2003

Rights

News

Cambodian catch-22

The World Bank is considering withholding funds from Cambodia in response to government moves against Global Witness, an independent monitor of the forestry sector.

28 January 2003

Land

News

Turkey to test Fund independence

A power struggle is emerging over Turkey’s compliance with a host of proposed economic reforms included in a $16 billion IMF loan package.

28 January 2003

Conditionality

Analysis

Indispensable or unworkable? The IMF’s new approach to conditionality

The IMF says that streamlining will make conditionality more efficient, effective and focused. Careful scrutiny suggests there is still plenty to question in the new approach.

28 January 2003 | At Issue