Voting rights


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IFI governance

News

IMF board responds to IEO assessment

Following the publication of the Fund's response to the IEO evaluation report which was endorsed by the Board in April, the IMF has published its three-part implementation plan on international reserves including a successor paper updating the Fund's 2011 work on reserve adequacy.

26 June 2013

IFI governance

News

World Bank governance reforms benefit rich countries

A June academic paper argued that rich countries manipulated the last World Bank governance reform process in 2010 (see Update 60) and proposed a new, fairer way to distribute voting rights at the Bank.

26 June 2013

IFI governance

Analysis

Memorandum to the International Development Committee

In written evidence submitted to the UK parliament's International Development Committee, we argue that further reform of the World Bank is needed.

26 June 2013 | Briefings

IFI governance

Background

Leaked documents: World Bank strategy draft recommendations

Web links for the leaked documents about the World Bank's strategy.

26 June 2013 | Resource

IFI governance

Analysis

World Bank's new strategy: 'deliverology' for the private sector?

As the World Bank's attention moves from goal-setting to implementation of a new strategy, it is becoming clear that it intends to further prioritise the role of the private sector and adopt many practices of its private sector arm, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), as the main pillars for the whole group.

26 June 2013

Accountability

News

Watanabe new chair of Inspection Panel

Eimi Watanabe, a Japanese national, has been appointed to chair the World Bank's Inspection Panel for one year starting in May.

26 June 2013

IFI governance

News

Doing Business not related to growth

The future of "Doing Business" has nothing to do with World Bank President Jim Yong Kim's opinion of growth ("Stand up for 'Doing Business'", The Economist, 25 May). You confuse growth with a set of indicators which many inside and outside the Bank find fundamentally flawed.

7 June 2013 | Letters

IFI governance

Background

Civil society meeting with Steve Field, UK IMF Executive Director

Minutes of CSO meeting with Steve Field UK IMF Executive Director, 9 April 2013

30 May 2013 | Minutes

IFI governance

Background

IMF reform in developing country perspective

Notes from IMF 2013 Spring meetings civil society forum event

24 April 2013 | Minutes

Infrastructure

Background

Colombia case study: results measurement and poverty eradication

This session examined Colombia's private sector partnerships and poverty eradication programme.

23 April 2013 | Minutes