Multinationals

Private Sector

News

MIGA responds to critics

The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) has issued a 13-page response to the report Risky Business published by Friends of the Earth and other NGOs this summer.

2 November 2001

Social services

News

New report on Bank’s private sector strategy

The World Bank’s proposed new private sector development strategy is criticised in a response from Public Services International Research Unit (PSIRU).

2 November 2001

Private Sector

Analysis

At whose disposal? Institutionalising the market

The latest World Development Report (WDR) places the market at the centre of any institutional framework for development and confirms the Bank’s neoliberal approach to development (October 2001).

2 November 2001 | Briefings

Social services

News

Bank private sector strategy opposed

NGOs have expressed “dismay” at the World Bank’s proposed private sector strategy.

2 November 2001

Private Sector

News

Kyrgztani environmentalists concerned about Bank-backed incinerators

NGOs in Kyrgyzstan have raised serious concerns about plans for an urban waste incinerator to be built by Italian company ITI.

10 September 2001

Infrastructure

News

Nigerian groups demand moratorium

In August, about 100 civil society organisations, most based in the Niger Delta, halted a consultation with Peter Woicke, Executive Vice President of the International Finance Corporation (IFC).

10 September 2001

Private Sector

News

MIGA Attacked by NGOs and Congress

An NGO report has called for the World Bank Group arm which insures private investments to be shut down.

10 September 2001

Private Sector

News

Kyrgyzstanis oppose incinerator

NGOs in Kyrgyzstan have raised serious concerns about plans for an urban waste incinerator to be built by Italian company ITI.

10 September 2001

Private Sector

News

Bank private sector arm under fire from NGOs, Congress

It has been a bad summer for the World Bank Group arm which insures private investments.

10 September 2001

Infrastructure

News

Nigerians condemn IFC collaboration with Shell

Niger Delta-based organisations outraged over pending World Bank loan for a joint project with Shell Oil in Nigeria, saying IFC favours profitability over local environmental and social concerns.

18 June 2001