World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings - Washington D.C., October 2007
  Imprimir   Enviar    Correct 

The 2007 Annual Meetings of World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) will be held over a 3-day period, from October 20 to 22, at the WB and IMF headquarters in Washington D.C. Civil society groups are organising events from October 18. Also, from October 14 to 21, various citizen actions and mobilizations will take place worldwide, as part of the Week of Global Action vs. Debt and IFIs. Check the IFIwatchnet coverage during the annual meetings season and keep yourself informed with day to day updates and analysis! *** Contribute to IFIwatchnet WEBLOG ***

Related Choike in-depth reports: External debt, International Monetary Fund, World Bank, Financing for Development

Versión en español
update
World Bank, IMF charged with short-changing women
Activists are pushing the World Bank and IMF to change the lens through which they view gender's role in development. Although women are the majority of the world's poor, activists say, the institutions overlook that when influencing economies.
[see more]
The World Bank and the IMF in the upside down kingdom
At first sight, everything seemed the same as usual. But, taking a closer look, the ritual annual meeting was different this year from all the previous ones. Among others changes, Brazil and India are now the ones demanding the IMF to act in order to settle finances in the United States.
[see more]
Aid and debt issues for Latinamerica at the World Bank and IMF Annual Meetings
At the World Band and IMF meetings, expectations from Latindadd and its members were mainly focused on additionality of aid, debt sustainability framework and future lending after HIPC and MDRI. It is worthy to remark that few events were specifically related to Latinamerican issues.
[see more]
News Reports
World Bank, IMF charged with short-changing women
Bank of the South: An alternative to the IMF and World Bank
GCAP actions in Washington D.C.
IMF reform needed to increase financial oversight, says G24
States urged to cut Liberia debt
IMF growth forecast not as good as it looks
World Bank's social security reforms hamper fight against poverty
World Bank confronts pygmy challenge over logging
Civil Society Organizations campaigning against debt
Events on IFI's governance
Jubilee USA activities
IMF, World Bank meetings: agendas great and small
Coverage of The Bretton Woods Project
Global call to end oil aid
Hundreds say World Bank needs an oil change
World Bank’s new President should address its dam past, change its future path
World Bank chief vows "inclusive" globalisation
Video by Neil Watkins of Jubilee USA Network on the meetings
Civil Society letter opposing the policies of the IMF, by PHM Global Secretariat
New IMF managing director appointment sparks civil society call for change in first 100 days
Three Gender Action events
IFIwatchnet blog: 2007 Annual Meetings WB/IMF
October 2007 IMF and World Bank actions
World Bank and IMF – Major changes needed
The bizarre battle between IMF, well-meaning charities like Oxfam and poverty
The World Bank and the IMF in the upside down kingdom
Aid and debt issues for Latinamerica at the World Bank and IMF Annual Meetings
Low-down on the World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings 2007
The Gender Impacts of Debt and the IFIs
World Bank and Fund's meetings focus on new roles
Background memo: NGOs continuing concern about IMF policies

Choike is a project of the Third World Institute
www.choike.org | Contact | Avda. 18 de julio 2095/301, Montevideo 11200, Uruguay | Phone: +598 2403 1424