Private Sector

Finance

News

HIPC not delivering debt relief

The Heavily Indebted Poor Country (HIPC) Initiative is failing to deliver debt relief, reports the Financial Times (9/10/01).

2 November 2001

Private Sector

News

MIGA Attacked by NGOs and Congress

An NGO report has called for the World Bank Group arm which insures private investments to be shut down.

10 September 2001

Private Sector

News

Bank private sector arm under fire from NGOs, Congress

It has been a bad summer for the World Bank Group arm which insures private investments.

10 September 2001

Private Sector

News

Kyrgyzstanis oppose incinerator

NGOs in Kyrgyzstan have raised serious concerns about plans for an urban waste incinerator to be built by Italian company ITI.

10 September 2001

Infrastructure

News

Nigerian groups demand moratorium

In August, about 100 civil society organisations, most based in the Niger Delta, halted a consultation with Peter Woicke, Executive Vice President of the International Finance Corporation (IFC).

10 September 2001

Private Sector

News

Kyrgztani environmentalists concerned about Bank-backed incinerators

NGOs in Kyrgyzstan have raised serious concerns about plans for an urban waste incinerator to be built by Italian company ITI.

10 September 2001

Infrastructure

News

Nigerians condemn IFC collaboration with Shell

Niger Delta-based organisations outraged over pending World Bank loan for a joint project with Shell Oil in Nigeria, saying IFC favours profitability over local environmental and social concerns.

18 June 2001

Infrastructure

News

Nigerians condemn IFC collaboration with Shell

IFC plans for a joint project with the Shell oil company in Nigeria have been condemned by Niger Delta-based community organisations and international human rights groups.

18 June 2001

Infrastructure

News

Laos dam controversy

World Bank Asia region staff are currently considering whether to move the Nam Theun 2 dam, Laos, to “pre-appraisal stage”.

5 April 2001

Environment

News

Peruvian mine blockade, complaint filed

In early March an estimated 5000 people from towns near the Yanacocha mine blockaded one of the main roads leading to the mine.

5 April 2001