Highlights of NGO meeting with alternative executive director to the World Bank, Caroline Sergeant
As a result of claims submitted by the Ugandan NGO, National Association of Professional Environmentalists, the Bujagali dam is under investigation again
The World Bank developed its campaign to 'combat' climate change through curbing carbon emissions from deforestation in tropical countries, but nobody noticed that the Bank, through its lending and development policies, has been promoting deforestation in tropical countries like Indonesia.
The findings of an Inspection Panel investigation into the Bank's failure to comply with its own safeguard policies in its support for forest sector reforms in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was discussed by the board in January
The World Bank-funded Nam Theun 2 (NT2) dam in Lao PDR is under scrutiny once again from NGOs, UN representatives and 'international experts' for its violation of human and indigenous peoples' rights, and its failure to achieve the development and environment goals it has promised
Annual Bretton Woods Project award for the most incomprehensible or absurd use of language in a Bank or Fund document or speech.
In late November, the UK released its third report on its relationship with the World Bank, disappointing in the coverage and depth of its analysis.
In Europe, Asia and the United States, civil society has campaigned for reform of the World Bank through the replenishment process of the International Development Association.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) risk breaching their own social and environmental safeguards if they provide funding for the Peru liquefied natural gas project, or Camisea II.
Highlights of a 22 October civil society dialogue with Lars Thunell, International Finance Corporation, Executive Vice President and CEO.