International Monetary Fund

  • November 4, 2011

    In the midst of another global debt crisis, the most powerful countries are still failing to regulate irresponsible lenders, says Jubilee Debt Campaign.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • January 19, 2010

    The Jubilee Debt Campaign has urged the total cancellation of Haiti’s international debts following the recent earthquake. Two-thirds of the country's debt was cancelled last year, but Haiti still owes $641 million.

  • December 18, 2006

    Nicaraguan President-elect Daniel Ortega has announced that he will this week call on the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to relax its stringent policy towards Nicaragua in order to be able to tackle endemic poverty and hunger.