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.
In written evidence submitted to the UK parliament's International Development Committee, we argue that further reform of the World Bank is needed.
Web links for the leaked documents about the World Bank's strategy.
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.
Minutes of CSO meeting with Steve Field UK IMF Executive Director, 9 April 2013
Notes from IMF 2013 Spring meetings civil society forum event
This session examined Colombia's private sector partnerships and poverty eradication programme.
This session gave an overview on the links between private sector and healthcare provision in tackling poverty.
This session featured a presentation from UN special rapporteur on the links between financial and housing crises, safeguards and the right to adequate housing.
This panel discussion reflected on the major sustainability challenges facing the World Bank through exploring two World Resources Institute areas - a portfolio analysis on 2012 projects, and the interaction between country systems and World Bank safeguard approaches.