Debt

Conditionality

News

Bolivian PRGF a “blind alley”

A new report by Bolivian NGO CEDLA shows that despite a new emphasis on civil society participation and poverty alleviation, the core policies attached to IMF loans have not changed.

15 September 2003

Rights

News

Activist manifesto on global institutions

A new book challenges global institutions and anti-globalisation activists with proposals for stronger but radically…

10 September 2003

Conditionality

News

Debt relief money diverted in Nicaragua

A new report shows that debt relief in Nicaragua is only partly going to poverty reduction.

26 May 2003

Environment

News

“Parliamentary Front” on IFIs

Members of the Brazilian parliament have called on their colleagues to form a parliamentary front on IFIs and the national banking system.

26 May 2003

Conditionality

News

IMF paper on NEPAD

A new IMF working paper on the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD), calls the agreement "visionary".

26 May 2003

Conditionality

News

Circling the wagons: World Bank-IMF-WTO coherence

The heads of the World Bank and IMF spoke to the General Council - the highest-level decision-making body of the World Trade Organisation - on 13 May on the benefits of increasing coherence between their respective agencies. Civil society groups counter that the use of the word 'coherence' is a ruse designed to bring countries in line with a set of flawed economic policies.

26 May 2003

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

Finance

News

Bank hypocrisy over Nestlé claim

A Nestl

1 April 2003

Rights

News

IMF debt plan controversial

Hopes are fading at the IMF for its proposal of a mechanism to restructure poor countries debt as opposition mounts.

1 April 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