The IMF is holding a meeting in late May in Ghana to explain its strategy to NGOs there.
Giving the WIDER annual lecture in Helsinki the World Bank Chief Economist called for a…
The Second Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva was marked by protests in many countries.
The quality of Bank country assistance strategies (CASs) has improved in the last two years, concludes a recent Bank review.
The Bank is just completing a review of three years of "Higher Impact Adjustment Lending"…
In March the Bank Board discussed the Bank’s approach to NGOs.
Donor procedures and aid coordination have improved and resource flows to Sub-Saharan African countries increased under the Special Programme of Assistance for Africa (SPA), according to a recent report.
Borrowers from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), the main World Bank lending arm, may have to pay higher charges for their loans in the future.
In February World Bank President James Wolfensohn met the leaders of nine religious faiths to discuss views on development.
A new World Bank paper asks whether and how the international development targets (formerly known as “DAC targets”) for reducing poverty and improving social and environmental indicators might be achieved.
An estimated 70,000 people demonstrated in Birmingham to call on G8 leaders to cancel poor countries’ unpayable debts.
In April the Bank’s Board discussed a progress report on the Strategic Compact: Wolfensohn’s reform package agreed one year ago.