Conflict

Rights

News

Internal accountability creates “institutional discomfort”

Discussion of the CAO's internal accountability role and the difficulties it faces in light of the IFC/MIGA's disregard and criticisms from affected communities and civil society.

23 January 2006

Rights

News

Bank and Fund in-roads into Iraq

The Bank approves the first development loan to Iraq at the same time as the IMF signs a stand-by agreement, leading to a dramatic increase in fuel prices.

23 January 2006

Rights

News

Guatemala mine: IFC response

IFC responds to a highly critical assessment of the Marlin mine in Guatemala by the Compliance Advisor Ombudsman.

21 November 2005

Rights

News

World Bank’s community development efforts ineffective, poorly monitored and unsustainable

Summary of the Operations Evaluation Department report on the effectiveness of World Bank support for community-based development, and community-driven development.

21 November 2005

Rights

Commentary

The Bank and Fund: do civil society groups in the Arab region realise what’s going on?

Comment by the Arab NGO Network for Development on the need for civil society in the region to take a more active role in monitoring the work of the IFIs.

21 November 2005 | Guest comment

Rights

News

IFC safeguard review closes

Summary of final public comment period of the IFC safeguard policy review.

21 November 2005

Rights

Background

Highlights of meeting with UK Secretary of State for International Development, Hilary Benn

Highlights of meeting with UK Secretary of State for International Development, Hilary Benn

5 October 2005 | Minutes

Rights

Background

Highlights of meeting with UK ED to WB/IMF, Tom Scholar

Highlights of meeting with UK NGOs and UK executive director to the World Bank and IMF, Tom Scholar

5 October 2005 | Minutes

Rights

Background

EIR implementation meeting

brief summary of issues discussed at the meeting between IFC representatives and CSOs on the World Bank's implementation of the management response to the EIR

30 September 2005 | Minutes

Rights

Background

CSO meeting with acting IFC director, Assad Jabre

Brief summary of meeting between CSOs and the IFC acting president and other staff

27 September 2005 | Resource