Parliamentary scrutiny

Accountability

News

IMF urges donors to pay up in Malawi

In mid January, the IMF took the unusual step of asking a group of donors to release budget support grants to Malawi, which they have been withholding until a new IMF programme is approved.

12 February 2010

Environment

Background

CSO Townhall meeting

Notes from the CSO townhall meeting with Dominique Strauss-Kahn and Robert Zoellick

8 October 2009 | Minutes

IFI governance

Background

Videoconference between UK civil society and Alex Gibbs, UK IMF Executive Director

Minutes of a meeting between UK civil society, UK IMF Executive Director Alex Gibbs, and UK Treasury staff

29 September 2009 | Minutes

Conditionality

Background

Policy Support Instrument (PSI) - seminar

Notes of discussion at World Bank Civil Society Forum, 23 April 2009

24 April 2009 | Minutes

IFI governance

Background

Meeting between UK civil society and Douglas Alexander, Secretary of State for International Develop

Minutes of a meeting between Douglas Alexander, Secretary of State for International Development, and UK NGOs, 21 April 2009

23 April 2009 | Minutes

IFI governance

Background

Meeting between UK NGOs and Susanna Moorehead, UK World Bank Executive Director

Minutes of a meeting between UK civil society and UK World Bank Executive Director Susanna Moorehead

20 April 2009 | Minutes

IFI governance

Background

Meeting between UK civil society and Alex Gibbs, UK IMF Executive Director

Minutes of a meeting between UK civil society, UK IMF Executive Director Alex Gibbs, and UK Treasury staff

15 April 2009 | Minutes

Conditionality

Background

Combating tax flight: ending evasion and reducing avoidance

Norway, Germany, IMF, WOrld Bank and experts discuss tackling tax evasion and capital flight.

11 October 2008 | Minutes

IFI governance

News

Much needed increase in UK WB oversight

Susanna Moorehead, former DFID head in India, has been appointed UK executive director (ED) to the World Bank; Alex Gibbs will remain ED to the Fund (formerly the ED covered both the Bank and Fund).

17 June 2008

IFI governance

News

Lots of rhetoric, few specifics: DFID defends its policy on the World Bank

The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) has sheepishly defended itself in its government response to the International Development Committee's (IDC) report DFID and the World Bank.

22 May 2008