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There was plenty of talking during the recent Spring Meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund, but in the end there were few surprises. Eurodad joined other Civil Society Organisations (CSO) in once again challenging the institutions ...
The World Bank Independent Evaluation Group (IEG), the World Bank’s own internal watchdog, published an evaluation last month which assesses the World Bank Group’s targeted support to Small and Medium-Size Enterprises (SMEs) for the period 2006-2012. ...
By Maria José Romero The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector in developing countries, “knows very little about potential environmental or social impacts of its ...

PRESS RELEASE: Cashing in on climate change? New report lifts the lid on how rich nations use financial intermediaries to dodge climate change commitments to world’s poor

BRUSSELS, 19 April, 2012: A new Eurodad report reveals how rich nations are using a complex web of private funds and financial intermediaries to wiggle out of pledges to provide $100 billion a year to help developing countries cope with the devastating effects of climate change. “Overreliance on the private sector could spell disaster for the world’s poorest,” said Javier Pereira, who authored the report for Eurodad, the European Network on Debt and Development. “Leveraging money through ...