Strategy/roles

IFI governance

News

New briefing on IMF reform proposals

A new briefing argues for a reformed International Monetary Fund within “a new financial architecture”.

2 November 2001

Accountability

News

After 11 September: Towards a new multilateralism?

The implications for the World Bank and IMF of the 11 September atrocities and their aftermath are as yet uncertain.

2 November 2001

Rights

News

Anti-globalisation campaigners carry on

After an initial period of shock and confusion in the wake of the 11 September attacks on the US, anti-globalisers have resumed their protests against multilateral trade and financial institutions.

2 November 2001

IFI governance

News

Plans for Bank, Fund contested

The G8’s mandate has been seriously questioned in recent months, but this has not stopped G8 ministers setting new directions for the World Bank and IMF.

10 September 2001

Accountability

News

Uruguayans file anti-corruption claim on the Gateway

Two prominent Uruguayans today filed a claim alleging “several irregularities” in the World Bank’s Development Gateway internet initiative.

10 September 2001

IFI governance

News

Gateway Foundation document extracts

This page contains extracts from 2 recent documents on the Development Gateway.

10 September 2001

IFI governance

News

Knowledge is power. The World Bank’s Development Gateway is a way of centralising and entrench

Knowledge is power. The World Bank’s Development Gateway is a way of centralising and entrenching their power.

10 September 2001 | Letters

IFI governance

News

A Tower of Babel on the Internet? The World Bank’s Development Gateway: Summary

A Tower of Babel on the Internet? The World Bank’s Development Gateway: Summary

18 June 2001

IFI governance

Analysis

A Tower of Babel on the internet?

Critical report on the World Bank’s major new internet initiative, the Development Gateway.

18 June 2001 | Briefings

Social services

News

Child poverty, development targets debated

A conference on child poverty called by British Chancellor Gordon Brown and Secretary of State for International Development Clare Short received strong support from participants including non-governmental organisations.

5 April 2001