Poverty analysis

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News

UK cuts through World Bank spin on conditionality

The business-as-usual findings emerging from a Bank review of conditionality released late July have been challenged by the British government and are contradicted by the findings of a study by Irish NGO Debt and Development Coalition.

11 August 2005

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UK National audit office undertakes a review of DfID's engagement with multilaterals

Summary of the terms of reference of the UK National audit office's review of DfID's engagement with multilaterals

14 July 2005

Infrastructure

Background

IFC consultation with civil society on the safeguard review

Highlights of the IFC consultation with civil society on its revision of the WBG environmental and social safeguards

22 April 2005 | Minutes

Environment

Background

EIR Update: highlights of civil society meeting with World Bank Group

Civil society meeting with the World Bank Group on the Extractive Industries Review update

21 April 2005 | Minutes

Environment

Background

Meeting between UK NGOs and Secretary of State, Hilary Benn

Summary of key points discussed at the meeting on 20 September between Secretary of State Hilary Benn, and UK NGOs

8 October 2004 | Minutes

Knowledge

Background

The Reality of Aid 2004: Report on Governance and Rights

This year's Reality of Aid report focuses on Governance and Human Rights in International Cooperation. It was produced by a global network of civil society organizations from both the north and south. The report calls for all actors in the global aid regime to entrench the discourse of human rights in international cooperation.

6 October 2004 | Minutes

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New debt sustainability framework: too little, too subjective

Civil society groups welcome the intention but not the detail of a new IMF, World Bank framework for assessing countries’ debts and their potential to take on new lending.

28 May 2004

Knowledge

News

New Bank adjustment policy a step backwards

The Bank has released a revised draft of its controversial 1992 structural adjustment policy. Comments…

28 May 2004

Conditionality

News

New IMF poverty assessment unit

The IMF has announced the creation of a unit to work on producing Poverty and Social Impact Analysis.

28 May 2004

Knowledge

News

Ties that bind: possible shifts on conditionality?

The extent to which efforts to review conditionality represent a desire for better implementation rather than a fundamental re-examination of the impact of policy conditions remains unclear.

28 May 2004