Highlights of seminar: the reform agenda in the post-war reconstruction of Iraq
Civil society representatives from over twelve European countries, as well as the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and a parliamentarian from Malawi, met with World Bank executive directors from the European region in what has become a staple event in the annual meetings diary.
Comment by Jamal Juma, campaign coordinator of the Palestinian anti-apartheid wall campaign: StoptheWall.
A letter from Haitian solidarity NGOs, faith groups and academics was sent to president Wolfowitz in August to protest the Bank's mis-portrayal of the situation in the country.
Brief update of some of the key concerns and projects in relation to Bank-funded hydropower five years on from the WCD and the Bank's failure to adopt many of the WCD recommendations
Refers to the Bank's failure to adequately and explicitly address human rights in its policies, as well as the causality between Bank supported extractive projects and the exacerbation of conflict. Looks at case studies from Democratic Republic of Congo, Guatemala and Chad and Camerooon.
Summary and highlights of IFC's response to civil society regarding the implementation of the World Bank Group's own recommendations of the Extractive Industry Review (EIR)
The serious inadequacies of the IFC's environmental and social safeguards in light of a number of IFC-supported projects
A summary of anti-mining activity in Guatemala and an update on the Marlin mine investigation by the CAO.
The World Bank’s Operations Evaluation Department is in the early stages of evaluations of the Bank’s work in education and in so-called low-income countries under stress.