After a four month delay, Asger Christensen, World Bank Task Leader for the India Coal Sector project replied to Minewatch in May saying that the Bank could not release the mid-term review of the project.
A study released in April by Hnuti Duha (Friends of the Earth, Czech Republic) and the CEE Bankwatch Network found that World Bank resources “are directly supporting nuclear facilities in the Czech Republic”.
The Thai authorities and the World Bank, the main funders for the Pak Mun dam project, hailed the dam as a big success, but the World Commission on Dams (WCD) recently released a critical evaluation.
The first full-length study of relations between social movements and the IMF, the World Bank and the WTO has just been published.
As 80% of the money the World Bank uses to make its loans actually comes from the sale of bonds to institutional investors (pension funds, universities, municipalities, etc.
The Bretton Woods Project was first runner up in GreenNet’s Networker of the year award for its website, launched last year.
By Michael Goldman * For the enormous power and global reach the World Bank has…
A South Korean court has rejected a lawsuit filed by a group of labour unions against the IMF for alleged policy mistakes.
Activists from across the US will converge in Washington to protest at the IMF and World Bank Spring Meetings.
Threats of oil prices rises sparked protests in Nigeria in December.