Ministers at the Spring Meetings agreed that the IMF should not, except in “exceptional circumstances” provide large bailouts to countries in financial crises.
IDA controversy continues
The controversy over refinancing the World Bank’s IDA arm was not resolved at the Bank/Fund Spring Meetings.
Bank/Fund Spring meetings schedule
The World Bank/IMF Spring meetings are taking place in Washington DC on 20-21 April.
World Bank-IMF Annual Meetings 2001
The Bretton Woods Project website will feature summaries and analysis of issues and background papers in preparation for and during the annual meetings.
Go with the flows?
A meeting, organised by Bretton Woods Project and Heinrich B
Adjustment Directive consultation process still unknown
During the Spring Meetings NGOs had a disappointing meeting with Joanne Salop, Vice President for Operations Policy and Strategy.
Analysing poverty impacts
At their Spring Meetings the IMF and World Bank outlined plans to carry out social impact analyses when designing macroeconomic and structural reforms.
World Bank intensifies trade work, but cancels conference
The World Bank has pledged to “intensify its trade-related activities” by increasing its research, training and advocacy at global and country levels.
Financial crises and global slowdown capture IMF-World Bank spring meetings agenda
The global economic slowdown and donor countries’ differing views on what to do about it, pushed issues related to the world’s poorest nations to the sidelines of public debate on this year’s spring meetings of the IMF and World Bank.
The World Bank’s global public goods agenda: good for whom?
Prepared for the World Bank-IMF Spring meetings 2001, a short analysis of the World Bank’s understanding of the global public goods and which areas it plans to concentrate on.