(November 2000) According to Peter Brossard, foreign companies in Indonesia secured exorbitant profits by participating in Suharto’s corrupt regime. All the while, these comapnies were given political and financial support by northern governments, international financial institutions and export credit agencies.
(November 5, 2000) A letter endorsed by 78 NGOs from 33 countries proposes that the OECD’s Export Credit Group adopt measures to prevent corruption in ECA projects.
(November 1, 2000) According to Peter Bosshard, foreign companies gained from Indonesian corruption while recieving political and financial support from northern governments, international financial institutions and export credit agencies.
Transnational Civil Society Coalitions and the World Bank: Lessons From Project and Policy Influence Campaigns
(Nobember 1, 2000) The World Bank is a premier development institution, employing thousands of highly-trained analysts and shaping the development projects and policies of governments in every region of the world. In the realm of development actors, the Bank is an institutional Goliath—sometimes wrong, but almost always influential, given its financial resources and its capacity for research and policy analysis.
(October 26, 2000) A summary of public appearances made by Grainne Ryder during her trip to Thailand in October, 2000.
(October 23, 2000) The UK Select Committee on International Development is currently holding an inquiry into the causes of corruption and the role of governmental agencies, multilateral development banks and the private sector in promoting it.
(October 16, 2000) In February 1999 SWECO delivered to the electric utility of Vietnam a
report entitled "Feasibility Study on Se San 3 Hydropower Project,
Final Report." The study overstates the value of Se San 3 by
disregarding the concept of firm power.
(October 4, 2000) Campaigners vow to keep on fighting after Jubilee 2000 shuts shop.
(September 28, 2000) Patricia Adams is quoted in the wake of Paul Martin’s proposal "that the world’s rich countries tell poor countries to just forget about paying back all those billions in loans."
(September 15, 2000) Indonesian president, said on Friday that the youngest son of former president Suharto, Hutomo Mandala Putra, would be arrested in connection with a car bomb blast at the Jakarta Stock Exchange (JSX) on Wednesday.
(September 14, 2000) Brazil Network on Multilateral Financial Institutions in the National Coordination of the Brazil Jubilee 2000 Campaign for a Debt-Free Milleniu.
(September 1, 2000) Antonio Tricarico Campagna per la riforma della Banca mondiale.
(August 21, 2000) International efforts to cut the debts of the world’s poorest countries are leaving some paying tens of millions of dollars more to their western creditors, Oxfam said today.
(August 21, 2000) If the U.S. government is serious about supporting democracy, it should immediately and unilaterally cancel Nigeria’s U.S. debt and publicly pressure Europe to follow suit.
(July 20, 2000) Corruption will be high on the agenda of the summit due to start in Okinawa, Japan, on Friday.