Strategy/roles

IFI governance

News

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

News

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

News

IDM Dialogo Global Electrónico: Las Preguntas Más Frecuentes

IDM Dialogo Global Electr

14 June 2000

Conditionality

News

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

News

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

News

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

IFI governance

News

Bank communication report

A Communications Strategy Needs Assessment was submitted to the World Bank’s NGO Unit in October.

15 December 1999

Conditionality

News

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

IFI governance

News

“Knowledge Bank” breaks new ground

The World Bank was a leading organiser of a conference in early December which convened 400 researchers and heads of development think tanks to discuss ways to generate and share research to shape policies.

15 December 1999

Rights

News

Bank/NGO communications strategy assessed

The Bank’s NGO Unit has commissioned a needs assessment of communications strategies between the World Bank and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs).

15 September 1999