Category - World Bank

  • April 20, 2007

    A Catholic aid agency is calling on the World Bank board to demand President Paul Wolfowitz’s resignation in the wake of his alleged role in securing a promotion and a substantial pay rise for his partner.

  • April 19, 2007

    Campaigners from across the UK will visit all 26 European embassies in London today to protest against free trade deals they say will have a devastating impact on millions of the world's poorest people.

  • April 18, 2007

    A leading UK churches' development agency has said that the Paul Wolfowitz saga would best be addressed by a dose of democracy and accountability in the US-dominated World Bank.

  • March 6, 2007

    Campaigners across Europe are asking their governments to threaten to withhold funds from the World Bank unless specific changes are made to policy and practice.

  • February 10, 2007

    UK chancellor Gordon Brown and other finance ministers at the Group of Seven (G7) rich nations meeting which opened tyesterday in Essen, Germany, must fulfill their two-year-old promise to stop international financial institutions imposing damaging economic policies on developing countries, according to Christian Aid and other church-related development NGOs.

  • February 7, 2007

    International development agency Christian Aid and leading British Muslim magazine, Q-News, have teamed up to host a special screening of Bamako, a powerful film about the devastating effects of World Bank and IMF policies imposed on African countries, at the Curzon Cinema, Mayfair, London on 12 February 2007.

  • December 8, 2006

    The British-based international development agency Christian Aid has called on UK international development secretary Hilary Benn to continue to use his influence to lever more reform at the World Bank.