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Has the IMF lost its development significance?
In 1988 I spent a few months in West Berlin to learn German and saw for myself the most extreme display of the Cold War’s contradictions.A little over a year later, I watched on TV as Germans from...
Monday, October 8, 2012 - 11:59
Myanmar – Stark Choices Ahead for a New Democracy
As Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi makes a historic visit to the United States after decades spent under house arrest, residents of Myanmar and well wishers abroad will be focused on the political...
Friday, September 21, 2012 - 13:58
BRICS Bank - A new model?
World leaders from key emerging economies met here in Delhi yesterday and agreed to begin the process of creating a new development bank.The agreement was one of the primary outcomes in the BRICS...
Friday, March 30, 2012 - 12:35
Open letter to all Governors of the World Bank: Appointment of World Bank President
Following the resignation of World Bank president Robert Zoellick, a coalition of over 50 NGOs have signed an open letter to the World Bank and its member country representatives demanding that...
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 13:38
Gates Report to the G20: a bright spot in an otherwise bleak summit for the world’s poor
Bill Gates’ evidence-based defense of foreign aid couldn’t come at a better time. This week, the United States Senate is debating huge cuts to foreign aid on the Senate floor – potentially cutting...
Thursday, November 3, 2011 - 14:03
Food & land rights
Education Action 21
15 Jan 2007
This edition of Education Action addresses some of the key challenges confronted by the international education sector in the run-up to the publication of the mid-term review of the Education For All...