Indonesia

IFI governance

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World Bank - IMF annual meetings 2006

Highlights of key civil society and official events at the World Bank - IMF annual meetings in Singapore, 17 - 20 September 2006.

11 September 2006

Social services

Commentary

The role of World Bank and IMF post-tsunami in Indonesia

The Paris Club communiqu

26 January 2005 | Guest comment

Infrastructure

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Indonesians resist IMF measures

Donors failed to carry out their threats to suspend financing as the Indonesian government does a u-turn on IMF imposed increases in fuel and electricity prices.

1 April 2003

Rights

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Indonesian experience casts doubts on Bank anti-corruption efforts

An Indonesian NGO complains that the Bank’s Department of Institutional Integrity has not been sufficiently transparent and achieved limited results.

28 January 2003

Accountability

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Indonesian MPs: write-off IMF loans

One hundred members of the Indonesian parliament wrote to the heads of the IMF and World Bank, condemning the institutions for implementing “disastrous orthodox macroeconomic policies”.

24 July 2002

Finance

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East Timor debt, adjustment fears

The first elected government in East Timor faces an estimated US $154-$184 million shortfall in its initial three-year budget.

8 May 2002

Finance

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Social legacy of Indonesia’s crisis

A new pamphlet from UNICEF details the social legacy of Indonesia’s financial crisis.

5 April 2001

Rights

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“Fighting neo-liberalism in the Asia-Pacific”

The Asia Pacific Peoples’ Solidarity Conference will be held in Jakarta, Indonesia, 7-10 June, 2001, organised by the Indonesian Centre for Reform and Social Emancipation (INCREASE ).

5 April 2001

WB/IMF roles

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IMF critical of Indonesian decentralisation

The IMF is critical of the Indonesian’s government’s decentralization plans, which it believes could lead to excessive borrowing by regional governments.

6 February 2001

Finance

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Little change in new IMF Indonesian programme

A revised programme agreed between the Indonesian government and the IMF in September has led to few changes.

26 October 2000

Rights

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Human rights abuses in Indonesia

In a letter to Bank President, James Wolfensohn, the Japanese Network for Indonesian Democracy, called for the Indonesian Consultative Group meeting, scheduled for 17-18th October in Japan, to be postponed until the human rights situation improved.

26 October 2000

Rights

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Jakarta activists call for local initiatives

NGO activists in Jakarta wrote an open letter to World Bank President James Wolfensohn in February, asking him to meet directly with the people to hear their own solutions to reverse Indonesia’s economic decline based on small-scale, local initiatives.

15 April 2000