Tom Scholar has replaced Stephen Pickford as the UK’s Executive Director at the World Bank and IMF.
The Consultative Group (CG) meeting held in Tanzania in September was criticized by Tanzanian civil society organizations (CSOs) for failing adequately to involve citizens.
A report commissioned by the G24 group of Southern governments has called for a revamp of the IMF’s governance structure to reflect the role played by developing countries within the global economy.
Transparency will be an important element of the IMF’s Evaluation Office (EVO), according to the new director, Montek Ahluwalia.
A new World Bank information disclosure policy fails to respond to calls for greater transparency.
Two prominent Uruguayans today filed a claim alleging “several irregularities” in the World Bank’s Development Gateway internet initiative.
After Genoa, the next stop for the global protest caravan is the Bank and Fund annual meetings in Washington DC.
The Alternative Information and Development Centre (AIDC), based in Cape Town, South Africa, has launched a newsletter to monitor the World Bank and IMF activities in Southern Africa.
The World Bank has re-launched its newsletter aimed at civil society groups.
In early March the World Bank Group announced a special International Advisory Group (IAG) to oversee the controversial Chad-Cameroon oil pipeline project.