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Contents with tag: IMF-World Bank

11 Oct 2018
Time for the IMF-WB to retire old assumptions, 10 years since financial crisis

The 2018 IMF-WB meetings are held ten years since the global financial crisis, withthe IMF-WB continuing to privilege the private sector and so-called business friendly investment climate.

10 Oct 2018
Implementing the World Bank Group’s MFD: Reinforcing Corporate Capture of the Global South

The WBG's talk on the role of the as a “broker” between investors and developing countries has been more clearly articulated recently as “Maximising Finance for Development,” or the MFD approach.

5 Oct 2018
On the repressive moves against peoples' initiatives for the IMF-WB annual meetings

IBON International joins movements in denouncing Bali authorities' moves to prevent a people’s conference to be held parallel to the Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund-World Bank.

14 Oct 2018
Some points on development beyond the World Bank’s neoliberal narrative

There is a need to assert – especially in Southern countries – that national development strategies should be owned and led by the people.

13 Oct 2018
The WB, “policy reforms” and PPPs -- Maximising Finance for Maldevelopment?

Despite today’s rising concerns on the inequalities linked to the further consolidation of corporate power, the Maximising Finance for Development threatens to precisely entrench corporations’ hold – within the development agenda.

13 Oct 2018
In a thousand words: What is the World Bank? What is the“MFD”?

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and what came to be later known as the World Bank Group (WBG) were established in the 1944 Bretton Woods Conference held at the United States (US).

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