Brief summary of the presentation of the World Bank's social development report, and follow-up discussion
In July the Global Health Watch 2005 report was released, targeting the BWIs for their role in weakening public health care systems.
The IMF's external relations department has spent the last two months furiously rebuffing charges that the Fund has exacerbated famine in Niger. The debate centres around the impact of structural adjustment measures and accusations that donors initially refused to allow the government to distribute free food to affected areas.
Two papers by ActionAid International, released at the UN Millennium Review Summit in New York in September, point the finger at the IMF for blocking achievement of the Millennium Development Goals.
Highlights of meeting between Tom Scholar and UK NGOS
Minutes of Spring meeting with Tom Scholar and UK NGOs in London
Highlights of the IFC consultation with civil society on its revision of the WBG environmental and social safeguards
Villagers of Badin district in southeastern Pakistan are demanding compensation from the World Bank for a drainage infrastructure project that has wrought environmental devastation and led to the loss of lives.
World Bank's response to the tsunami in Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India and the Maldives
The role of the IMF and World Bank in responding to emergencies and coordinating with relief efforts.