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Finance

News

4 September 2003

Mahathir was right, says IMF

Finance

Analysis

4 September 2003 | Briefings

Real World Economic Outlook, Ann Pettifor

A counter-report to the IMF's bi-annual World Economic Outlook has been prepared by two UK NGOs.

Trade

News

4 September 2003

World Bank Toes US Line On Unbundling Of Singapore Issues

The Bank agrees with the US that there is no economic evidence that an investment agreement would, by itself, promote new foreign investment.

Social services

Analysis

1 September 2003 | Reports

World Development Report 2004

Land

News

31 August 2003

The World Bank and the whistleblower, Peter Griffiths

Consultant Peter Griffiths had a choice: speak up against World Bank action in Sierra Leone and prevent a famine, or be silent and save his career.

Land

News

31 August 2003

World Bank accused of causing famine, Nick Mathiason

The World Bank and aid agencies are accused of causing famine and ignoring corruption and incompetence in revelations that will send shockwaves through the development community.

Finance

News

28 August 2003

IMF takes swipe at the US and UK

The IMF is to deliver a stinging rebuke to the US government for lack of budget discipline and excessively optimistic assumptions about spending and tax revenues.

IFI governance

Analysis

28 August 2003 | Note

DFID’s institutional strategy for the World Bank, Alice Mann

The UK Department for International Development (DFID) is drafting a strategy which will cover all aspects of DFID's work and relationships with the World Bank, and should be based wherever possible on the Bank's own reform efforts. The strategy will focus on short to medium term objectives and have a lifespan of 3-5 years.

Social services

News

27 August 2003

Honduras anti-IMF protesters riot at Congress

Honduran protesters angry at International Monetary Fund-inspired economic reforms clashed with security forces and briefly stormed Congress.

Rights

News

23 August 2003

Dubai warns on IMF riot threat

Dubai will not tolerate riots during the upcoming meeting of the IMF and World Bank in the emirate although peaceful protests will be allowed.

Conditionality

News

22 August 2003

One killed in Dominican Republic protests

Trade

News

22 August 2003

IMF, World Bank push free trade