Resources

IFI governance

Commentary

17 July 2003 | Press release

R%eacute;forme de la gouvernance du FMI et de la Banque mondiale : refus US, Alex Wilks

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IFI governance

News

17 July 2003 | Letters

NGO letter to IMF on transparency, 26 June 2003

Letter signed by 16 NGOs on 26 June 2003 urging improvements in transparency ahead of a meeting of the IMF Board of Executive Directors.

Rights

News

17 July 2003

Zones franches: Chevaux de Troie

Article on the free trade zone project on the Haiti-Dominican border.

Conditionality

News

16 July 2003

Don’t trust technocrats

Economic policies are not neutral, but ideological - and populist resistance to them is a rational response by Joseph Stiglitz

Conditionality

News

14 July 2003

Graduating from the IMF

An 18-month surge in private investment in emerging markets is prompting Thailand and Indonesia to suspend borrowing from the International Monetary Fund after years of using the Fund as a lifeline to avoid default.

Conditionality

Analysis

14 July 2003 | Briefings

Water, Land and Labour

New paper from the Social Justice Committee and Halifax Initiative Coalition provides a survey of experience with privatization of public services and natural resource extraction, and examines the roles and motives of the IMF and World Bank in requiring privatization as a condition for financial support, development assistance and debt relief.

Conditionality

News

10 July 2003

Ecuador labels part of IMF-required bill “urgent”

Ecuador has sent part of an IMF-required civil service reform bill back to Congress marked "urgent" in a bid to push the controversial project through quickly, a letter showed.

Conditionality

News

10 July 2003

Islamabad turns down IMF loan offer

The government has declined an IMF offer to arrange another PRGF-type funding programme, deciding instead to float $250 million eurobonds by December this year enabling it to raise additional resources.

IFI governance

Background

20 June 2003 | Resource

IMF country’s policy intentions documents page

IFI governance

Background

20 June 2003

IMF country information

IFI governance

Background

20 June 2003 | Resource

World Bank Board Calendar

Finance

Background

20 June 2003 | Resource

IMF surveillance: article IV consultations

Reports on IMF member country economic policies