Civil society, trade unions and academics call for permanent end of Doing Business Report as World Bank suspends its publication due to data irregularities.
United Arab Emirates
Clampdown on civil society leaves stain on this year’s Annual Meetings, as global civic space is increasingly under threat
World Bank launches new We-Fi fund for women entrepeneurs, but concerns raised that fund won't reach poorest women.
Short assessment of key issues and decisions at Dubai annual meeting.
World Bank plans to publish latest DBR in March and undertake an external review of the report’s methodology.
Likely agenda items for the WB/IMF Annual Meetings 2003