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Ownership friendly conditionality

A new IMF paper proposes changes to current methods of applying conditionality.

2 November 2001

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Ghana PRS has “potential”

An assessment of Ghana’s Poverty Reduction Strategy process (GPRS) suggests there is much potential for formulating, in a participatory manner, an effective poverty reduction strategy.

2 November 2001

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Bank rejects adjustment findings

Initial findings of a review of adjustment policies by government, WB and civil society were presented to Bank management in Washington DC in July.

10 September 2001

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Argentina to be sacrificed on free-market altar?

In August, Argentinian teachers, doctors and public workers went on strike and unemployed workers and students blocked roads to protest against rising unemployment and cuts in pensions and salaries.

10 September 2001

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Conditionality review exposes divergent opinions

Consultations held in Berlin, Tokyo and London for the IMF’s conditionality review have revealed significant differences in opinions.

10 September 2001

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UN report proposes new global institutions

A major policy report has been produced with proposals for the Financing for Development summit to be held next March 2002 in Monterrey, Mexico.

10 September 2001

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Slimmer IMF but fatter Bank

The IMF’s efforts to streamline itself are likely to make little difference to countries implementing Bank and IMF programmes.

18 June 2001

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Financial crises and global slowdown capture IMF-World Bank spring meetings agenda

The global economic slowdown and donor countries’ differing views on what to do about it, pushed issues related to the world’s poorest nations to the sidelines of public debate on this year’s spring meetings of the IMF and World Bank.

15 May 2001

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IFC plans governance clauses for loans: Woicke

The International Finance Corporation, a private sector arm of the World Bank, plans to include corporate governance clauses in loan agreements.

5 April 2001

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Bank Vice President enlisted in Turkey crisis

In a bizarre effort to shore up international investor confidence, the Turkish prime minister appointed Kemal Dervis, a World Bank Vice President, to become a state minister in charge of the economy in Turkey in late February.

5 April 2001