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World Bank to bypass restrictions in lending for infrastructure to Sub-National entities (May 2006)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Mon, Mar 26, 2007

World Bank to bypass restrictions in lending for infrastructure to Sub-National entities (May 2006)

 World Bank to bypass restrictions in lending for infrastructure to Sub-National entities

 By Aldo Caliari and Paul Martin

A World Bank report titled "Sub-National Development Program. A proposed World Bank Group initiative to scale up and mainstream technical assistance and financial support to sub-national entities" raises concerns about its potential to encourage further privatization and high levels of indebtedness by sub-national entities.

Why do Gender Issues Remain Problematic to Development Agencies?

Global Women's Project | Thu, Feb 15, 2007

Why do Gender Issues Remain Problematic to Development Agencies?

Women worldwide, as individuals and through the Women’s Movement, have expended enormous personal and professional energy to ensure that the issues of women in development were addressed in major institutions, such as the World Bank, the UN and all its agencies, and in development organizations both governmental and private. However, despite these advances, gender inequalities persist across all societies and in all institutions and sectors. A kind of gender fatigue has set in among many advocates and institutions, which prompts the central question of this article: Why has gender remained such a difficult issue in the international NGO development community?
Case studies highlighting the gendered dynamic around agriculture, trade and food sovereignty.

Global Women's Project | Wed, Feb 14, 2007

Case studies highlighting the gendered dynamic around agriculture, trade and food sovereignty.

These fact sheets are part of a joint collaboration between the International Gender and Trade Network (IGTN) and the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP), and the entitled project, Transforming Women's Livelihoods in relation to food, agriculture and trade.

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The IMF's ""multilateral consultations"":  were the skeptics right? (February 2007)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Thu, Feb 8, 2007

The IMF's ""multilateral consultations"": were the skeptics right? (February 2007)

The establishment of a “new procedure” for carrying out multilateral surveillance was a key pillar in the Medium Term Strategy promoted by Managing Director, Mr. Rodrigo de Rato. Almost one year since the International Monetary and Financial Committee (the policy-making committee of the IMF Board), endorsed “multilateral consultations”, claims that they would bring the IMF back from irrelevance sound less convincing.

Strategic Partners for New Economic and Social Directions:A Concept Paper

Global Women's Project | Sun, Oct 15, 2006

Strategic Partners for New Economic and Social Directions:A Concept Paper

Overview of the Strategic Partners Initiative and its emphasis on collaboration in research and analysis of key problems at the local level in order to identify their linkages to policy decisions at the national and global levels, and situate them within the context of similar experiences in the U.S. and abroad - thereby developing a more comprehensive view of the dynamics currently at work in our world.

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