Notes of a meeting with UK executive director to the World Bank Gwen Hines in April 2013
Colombia case study: results measurement and poverty eradication
This session examined Colombia's private sector partnerships and poverty eradication programme.
The private sector and poverty eradication
This session gave an overview on the links between private sector and healthcare provision in tackling poverty.
From the Arab revolutions to global austerity trends
This session examined issues thrown up by the Arab revolutions, including the fiscal, monetary, tax and investment policies being considered by governments facilitating, or hindering countries in the Arab and other regions in building an inclusive economy and supporting socioeconomic recovery, the impact on public expenditure for the strengthening of education, health, and other social sectors as well as the management of chronic and high unemployment and high food and fuel prices.
World Bank's safeguards review extended
The first phase of the Bank's safeguard review has been extended to mid-April with global consultations planned, including on seven emerging areas.
UK civil society meeting with UK World Bank Executive Director Gwen Hines
Notes of a meeting with UK executive director to the World Bank Gwen Hines in December 2012
World Bank-IMF annual meetings 2012
Analysis, news, and about the events inside and around the World Bank/IMF annual meetings 2012. This page is being updated regularly.
IFC "needs to try harder" on development
NGOs continue to find that the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the World Bank's private sector arm, is off track in reducing poverty and promoting development, with concerns that the IFC development goals to be implemented in July will not help the poorest.
A Global Shared Societies Agenda
Minutes meeting for A Global Shared Societies Agenda
World Bank failing on reproductive health?
In an article for UK newspaper The Guardian, Elizabeth Arend of international NGO Gender Action questioned the World Bank's status as a "global leader" in reproductive health.