Finance

Conditionality

Analysis

Comments on ‘IMF Staff Note on Macroeconomic Programming for Poverty Reduction’

Civil society commentary on the 'IMF Staff Note on Macroeconomic Programming for Poverty Reduction'

25 May 2003 | Briefings

Rights

News

IMF debt plan controversial

Hopes are fading at the IMF for its proposal of a mechanism to restructure poor countries debt as opposition mounts.

1 April 2003

Finance

News

IMF: liberalisation may hurt poor

An IMF paper co-authored by its Chief Economist Ken Rogoff warns against the effects of financial liberalisation for poor countries.

1 April 2003

Finance

News

Bank hypocrisy over Nestlé claim

A Nestl

1 April 2003

Accountability

News

UK government reply to Baku-Ceyhan memo

Letter from Rt Hon Baroness Symons, UK Minister of State International Trade and Investment in response to NGO memorandum on the Baku-Ceyhan oil pipeline.

31 January 2003

Finance

News

MIGA role in Ethiopian Nestlé claim unclear

Questions about what advice MIGA provided to the Ethiopian government in its role as mediator in a $6m suit filed against the country by the Swiss multinational.

28 January 2003

Finance

News

What roles for the IMF?

The French IFI network has published a report of a seminar on the role of the IMF.

28 January 2003

Rights

News

Debt arbitration mechanism weakened

Private creditors oppose the proposed “sovereign debt restructuring mechanism” (SDRM) and the Fund seems ready to further dilute a plan that NGOs already considered flawed.

28 January 2003

Finance

News

Fund deal with Argentina

After over a year of stalled negotiations, the G7 in mid-January strong-armed the IMF into signing an agreement that will roll over $6.6 billion of Argentina's debt.

28 January 2003

Social services

News

Short gives evidence on World Bank to UK parliamentarians

MPs on the International Development Select Committee questioned Clare Short on: debt, PRSPs, PSIA, Bank governance, social and environmental policies, privatisation of services, education and trade capacity building.

26 November 2002