Evaluation

IFI governance

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IMF evaluator clarifies position

Following the article in Bretton Woods Update 26 on the announcement by the IMF Evaluation Office of its work programme, its Director sent a letter clarifying his position.

25 March 2002

Finance

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Assessment of the FfD Outcome Paper and Proposed Next Steps

In the course of the last six months, the European NGO coordination, actively comprised of over 40 European NGOs in 11 countries including 8 national networks, has made continuous steps to focus and revise NGO demands regarding the FfD process towards a realistic, achievable and meaningful political outcome.

25 March 2002

Environment

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Latest developments: World Bank Extractive Industries Review

NGOs’ concerns have been taken into consideration by the Eminent Person, Dr.

4 February 2002

IFI governance

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IMF Evaluation Office announces programme

After putting its first proposed work programme to public consultation, the new IMF Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) has revealed the topics it will investigate in 2002.

17 January 2002

IFI governance

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Poor report card for IFC

The International Financial Corporation (IFC) has faced criticism of its activities by its internal watchdog, the Operations Evaluation Group (OEG).

2 November 2001

IFI governance

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Positive signals on IMF evaluation

Transparency will be an important element of the IMF’s Evaluation Office (EVO), according to the new director, Montek Ahluwalia.

10 September 2001

Social services

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Tanzanian user-fees concern

In 2000 the US Congress passed a law requiring the government to oppose loans that includes user fees for basic health or education services.

10 September 2001

IFI governance

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“NGO pressure” vital in private sector changes

The International Finance Corporation - an arm of the Bank Group which supports private investment - has released a new strategy.

18 June 2001

IFI governance

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Progress with IMF evaluation unit

Mr Montek Ahluwalia, a member of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister of India, has been appointed Director of the IMF’s new Independent Evaluation Office (EVO).

18 June 2001

IFI governance

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Environment reviews question Bank performance

Two new official reviews examine the World Bank’s efforts to protect the environment.

18 June 2001