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28 October 2003

IMF-World Bank Must Stop Hurting the Poor – British Finance Minister

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22 October 2003 | Recruitment

Application instructions: Policy and Advocacy Officer

How to apply for the job vacancy at Bretton Woods Project.

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22 October 2003 | Recruitment

Role Profile Bretton Woods Project Policy and Advocacy Officer

Details of job at Bretton Woods Project

Finance

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21 October 2003

IMF admits it is failing Africa, Martin Plaut

In a working paper published in Washington, two IMF researchers show that its programme to relieve the debt burden of some of the poorest countries in Africa may not produce a sustainable economic situation.

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17 October 2003

Latin America revolts as IMF plans falter for poor

Finance

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15 October 2003 | Resource

Papers from the EPIAM workshop

Papers from the Ex Ante Poverty Impact Assessment of Macroeconomic Policies (EPIAM) conference on macro-economic models.

Infrastructure

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15 October 2003

World Bank Steps in to Save Hydropower Project, Ronald Muwanga

THE World Bank has stepped in to help fund the Uganda Bujagali hydropower project after US power giant AES Corporation pulled out of the project.

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14 October 2003

World Bank’s IFC Approves EPZ Loan, Insists on Labour Standards, ICFTU Press Department

The World Bank’s private sector lending arm, the International Finance Corporation last week approved a loan of some US 20 million to the Dominican Republic’s largest Export Processing Zone operator, Grupo M, for a new development on the border with Haiti.

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14 October 2003

Caspian project breaks World Bank rules on 173 counts

Conditionality

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14 October 2003

Thousands Protest IMF Accord in Honduras

Thousands of protesters across Honduras blocked streets and burned tires Tuesday to demand the government not renew a debt payment agreement with the International Monetary Fund.

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10 October 2003

World Bank arm OKs first loan to Haiti since 1998, Anna Willard

The World Bank's private sector financing arm has approved its first loan for Haiti since 1998, for a company making Levi jeans in a controversial free trade zone.

Environment

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10 October 2003

Miners worry as World Bank weighs financing future