The world’s richest countries’ annual summit will take place in Birmingham, UK, this year from 15-17 May.
Good Governance for BWIs
The IMF and World Bank should reform their constitutional rules and decision-making procedures and practices if they are to achieve the standard of good governance they themselves have defined for borrowing members.
World Bank Plans Profitable CO2 Trading
The Kyoto climate change meeting in December brought together ministers from 160 countries to agree binding restrictions on greenhouse gas emissions.
Dams Commission Nears Agreement
The World Commission on Dams, looks likely to start operations this Spring.