Voting rights

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

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

IFI governance

Background

The private sector and poverty eradication

This session gave an overview on the links between private sector and healthcare provision in tackling poverty.

23 April 2013 | Minutes

IFI governance

Background

The challenges of advancing sustainability at the World Bank

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.

22 April 2013 | Minutes

IFI governance

News

Spring meetings 2013: communiqués coverage

Coverage of the communiqu

22 April 2013

IFI governance

Background

From the Arab revolutions to global austerity trends

This session examined issues thrown up by the Arab revolutions, including the fiscal, monetary, tax and investment policies being considered by governments facilitating, or hindering countries in the Arab and other regions in building an inclusive economy and supporting socioeconomic recovery, the impact on public expenditure for the strengthening of education, health, and other social sectors as well as the management of chronic and high unemployment and high food and fuel prices.

22 April 2013 | Minutes