Category - IMF

  • September 27, 2011

    Campaigners have warned that the rumoured 50 per cent write-down in Greece’s debt not enough to get out of debt and austerity trap.

  • May 22, 2011

    Civil society groups are calling for an open and fair process to elect the new head of the International Monetary Fund following Strauss-Kahn's resignation.

  • April 4, 2011

    On 6 April 2011 the International Monetary Fund is meeting in Washington DC to discuss for the first time how to spend a $3 billion windfall from selling gold and lending more money since the financial crisis.

  • January 8, 2011

    If South Sudan secedes, the new country should not start life with a debt burden, says the Jubilee Debt Campaign

  • January 8, 2011

    As I have observed in previous articles arising from my 2011 Ghana trip, economic and political life here is comparatively stable and prosperous, and there has been substantial growth over the past decade - but how benefits are assessed very much depends on perspective. Structurally, and in terms of levelling income and power distribution, things look much less rosy, for sure.

  • October 26, 2010

    Development agencies are disappointed that the G20 has not made progress on a financial transaction tax to assist the poorest globally.

  • April 22, 2010

    Opinion is divided about how far the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has gone in its proposals for how to make the banks pay for the crisis, says Owen Tudor. For some, it has taken some unexpectedly radical steps forward, but for others it has not yet produced an adequate solution.

  • April 21, 2010

    Campaigners for economic justice have welcomed the IMF's proposals for new taxes on the financial industry, but say they still fall a long way short of the change needed.

  • February 8, 2010

    The World Council of Churches has welcomed the initiative by the G7 industrialised nations which pledged this past weekend to write Haiti's debts off. It has also called on the IMF and others to follow suit.

  • October 5, 2009

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) should not go ahead with plans for a multi-million dollar loan to Angola, whose oil-rich government is highly corrupt, without stringent conditions says Global Witness.