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Private Sector

Analysis

4 December 2007 | At Issue

The International Finance Corporation: Behind the rhetoric

There is evidence that the IFC's financing of small and medium enterprises, almost all of which occurs via financial intermediaries, is under-supervised, and that direct lending is still focused on large companies in emerging market economies with questionable value-added.

Infrastructure

Background

23 October 2007 | Minutes

Climate change and clean energy challenges and opportunities in addressing Africa's growing energy n

Highlights of a meeting at the World Bank-IMF annual meetings 2007.

IFI governance

Analysis

19 October 2007 | Briefings

Transparency at the IMF

A guide for civil society on getting access to information from the IMF

IFI governance

News

20 October 2007

Annual Meetings 2007: Communiqués coverage

Coverage of the communiques from the G24, G7, IMFC and Development Committee at the 2007 Annual Meetings of the World Bank and IMF.

IFI governance

News

22 October 2007

World Bank-IMF annual meetings 2007

At this year's annual meetings, both the World Bank and the IMF faced serious challenges to their continued relevance and legitimacy. Observers were keen to see the tone that new heads Robert Zoellick and Dominique Strauss-Kahn would set for the institutions.

Finance

Background

23 October 2007 | Minutes

Seminar on the new aid architecture in health: the way forward

Highlights of a seminar on the new aid architecture in health as part of the Programme of Seminars on 19 October at the World Bank-IMF annual meetings 2007.

Environment

Background

23 October 2007 | Minutes

Townhall meeting and reception with World Bank and IMF presidents and civil society representatives

Highlights of an 18 October 'town hall' meeting between WB-IMF heads and CSOs.

Environment

Background

23 October 2007 | Minutes

A dialogue with Lars Thunell, International Finance Corporation, Executive Vice President and CEO

Highlights of a 22 October civil society dialogue with Lars Thunell, International Finance Corporation, Executive Vice President and CEO.

Infrastructure

Background

23 October 2007 | Minutes

Low carbon, high hopes: making climate action work for development

Highlights of a 19 October meeting at the World Bank-IMF annual meetings 2007.

IFI governance

Commentary

26 October 2007 | Guest comment

El Banco Mundial y el Gasoducto de África Occidental

Análisis crítico sobre el gasoducto de África Occidental, un proyecto apoyado por el Banco Mundial.

IFI governance

Background

26 October 2007 | Minutes

The role of low-income countries in IFI governance

Highlights of a 19 October discussion on the role of low-income countries in IMF governance at the World Bank-IMF annual meetings 2007.

IFI governance

News

26 October 2007

Reuniones anuales 2007 del Banco y el Fondo

Los miembros del personal del Banco y del Fondo, los miembros de las Juntas, y los Ministros de Desarrollo y de Finanzas estarán en Washington para las reuniones anuales del 19 al 22 de octubre.