|NY Times: Obama’s Embrace of a Bush Tactic Riles Congress|
President Obama signed statements claiming the authority to bypass provisions of bills enacted into law since he took office. Among those statements is a bill expanding assistance to the International Monetary Fund and World Bank.
|The Observer: Can the IMF now feed the world?|
The London G20 summit tripled the resources of the International Monetary Fund and made it a major force again, responsible for saving national economies hit by the global crash. But given its recent track record, will its policies do more harm than good?
|Balkan Insight: World Bank Says Albania Project Mistakes Appalling|
February 20th, 2009
The World Bank Board of Executive Directors acknowledged in a meeting on Tuesday that a project meant to safeguard Albania's coastal zones was used to selectively demolish parts of a village in southern Albania and leave many families homeless.
|World Bank Unfit To Manage Climate Funds |
December 9th, 2008
Currently at the climate talks, 142 organizations are discussing the billions of dollars that industrialized countries are required to provide to developing nations to enable them to adapt to the effects of climate change and build low carbon economies.
|Uganda dam slammed by World Bank appeals body|
December 4th, 2008
An article released by civil society groups including NAPE, International Rivers and Bank Information Center, highlights findings of a World Bank Inspection Panel Report which contests the benefits of the Bujagali Dam.
|US Congress holds hearing on the World Bank|
June 18th, 2008
Lori Udall provides testimony to the Financial Services Committee about the importance of the World Bank Inspection Panel, on behalf of IAP and other organizations.