Resources

Environment

Analysis

3 April 2003 | Briefing

NGO guide to the World Bank’s new Forests Policy, Marcus Colchester

Rights

Analysis

8 November 2002 | Paper

Labor Market Institutions and Unemployment: A Critical Assessment of the Cross-Country Evidence, Dean Baker

Accountability

Analysis

6 November 2002 | Briefing

UK ministers set out annual meetings objectives

As a response to calls for transparency the UK ministers which determine UK policy towards the World Bank and IMF now release a note setting out their objectives for each World Bank/IMF annual and spring meetings. Their September 2002 note covers issues including measuring results, education, and governance of the Bank and Fund.

Rights

Analysis

25 September 2002 | Report

Promoting, Respecting And Fulfilling Human Rights: The Challenge Before Intergovernmental Agencies

Rights

Analysis

25 September 2002 | Report

Promoting, Respecting And Fulfilling Human Rights: The Challenge Before Intergovernmental Agencies

Accountability

Background

15 June 2002 | Resource

Capacity for development, Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, Carlos Lopes and Khalid Malik

WB/IMF roles

Analysis

25 March 2002 | Briefing

Taken for granted? US Proposals to Reform the World Bank’s IDA Examined

US debt campaigners are siding with the Bush administration against European leaders and other NGOs over a key source of finance for the world's 79 poorest countries. Discussions on the pros and cons of providing grants instead of loans through IDA appear deadlocked (March 2002).

WB/IMF roles

Analysis

25 March 2002 | Briefing

Taken for granted? US Proposals to Reform the World Bank’s IDA Examined

US debt campaigners are siding with the Bush administration against European leaders and other NGOs over a key source of finance for the world's 79 poorest countries. Discussions on the pros and cons of providing grants instead of loans through IDA appear deadlocked (March 2002).

WB/IMF roles

Analysis

25 October 2001 | Report

For richer, for poorer? G8 proposals for IMF reform

Analysis of the proposals made by the most powerful governments for reforming the IMF. Should the institution pursue financial crisis prevention and management, as well as its traditional role of macroeconomic stabilisation? How do these roles fit with its new mandate of tackling poverty reduction? (October 2001)

WB/IMF roles

Analysis

25 October 2001 | Report

For richer, for poorer? G8 proposals for IMF reform

Analysis of the proposals made by the most powerful governments for reforming the IMF. Should the institution pursue financial crisis prevention and management, as well as its traditional role of macroeconomic stabilisation? How do these roles fit with its new mandate of tackling poverty reduction? (October 2001)

Knowledge

Analysis

25 September 2001 | Briefing

Development through the looking glass: the Knowledge Bank in Cyber-space

Briefing examining the rise of the "Knowledge Bank" and how the World Bank has been threatened by, and now taken advantage of, the internet. Paper originally prepared for Oxford International Conference on Education and Development (September 2001).

Knowledge

Background

25 September 2001 | General

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