Evaluation

IFI governance

News

Proposal on environmental impacts on adjustment

World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) have set out new proposals for assessing the environmental consequences of macro-economic reforms.

6 February 2001

IFI governance

News

Development framework assessed

The Operations Evaluation Department (OED) has released working papers on the Comprehensive Development Framework (CDF).

12 December 2000

IFI governance

News

Participation review: mixed feelings

A forthcoming official report on participation in Bank-supported activities indicates that more Bank operations are participatory , but often with limited impact.

12 December 2000

IFI governance

News

Forest and adjustment policy reviews

The series of eight Regional Consultations on the World Bank’s forest policy have been completed.

26 October 2000

Conditionality

News

Revision of IMF conditionality guidelines

The focus of the IMF’s internal review of IMF conditionality has expanded in the light of IMF Horst K

26 October 2000

IFI governance

News

Environment strategy discussions

The World Bank has recently undertaken on- and off-line consultations about its environment strategy, to be released next year.

26 October 2000

Rights

News

Bank assessment policies discussed

The latest issue of News and Notices for World Bank Watchers discusses World Bank social and environmental assessments and calls for a new “dynamic assessment” procedure.

11 August 2000

IFI governance

News

Forest Policy Review Concerns

A number of NGOs, including World Rainforest Movement and the Italian World Bank Campaign have expressed concerns about the World Bank’s Forest Policy and Forest Policy Implementation Review process.

14 June 2000

IFI governance

News

Bank refuses demand for open reform assessment

The World Bank has refused a request from the Bretton Woods Project to allow NGOs and others to give their opinions of the successes and failures of the Bank’s Strategic Compact reform initiative.

15 April 2000

Conditionality

News

IMF crisis conditions reviewed

A new review of IMF conditionality will assess the conditions applied to financial crisis countries, and recommend future approaches.

15 December 1999