Strategy/roles

IFI governance

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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

Social services

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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

IFI governance

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Study on strategic issues for development banks

A wide-ranging new study overviews the strategic framework for the future of the Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs).

12 December 2000

IFI governance

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Post Prague

Many people are wondering what the World Bank and IMF Prague annual meetings, plus associated independent discussions and protests amounted to.

26 October 2000

IFI governance

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Bank global net plan: concern grows

In mid-September the Bretton Woods Project coordinated a joint letter of protest on the World Bank’s Global Development Gateway plans.

26 October 2000

IFI governance

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IDM Dialogo Global Electrónico: Las Preguntas Más Frecuentes

IDM Dialogo Global Electr

14 June 2000

Conditionality

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Provocative report on IMF and World Bank reforms

A US Congress commission, which reported in March, called for major cut backs in World Bank and IMF activities.

15 April 2000

Rights

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Washington focus for globalisation protests

Activists from across the US will converge in Washington to protest at the IMF and World Bank Spring Meetings.

15 April 2000

IFI governance

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New Bank-NGO communications outputs

Following last year’s review, the Bank’s NGO Team is planning new communications products and tools for civil society groups.

15 April 2000

Conditionality

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UK ED quizzed on UK role in Bank and Fund

In October UK Executive Director Stephen Pickford was called before the Treasury and International Development Select Committees for questioning by MPs.

15 December 1999