Tagged: World Bank
Undemocratic provisions in treaties enable corporations to sue governments in international tribunals over environmental, health, and other measures foreign countries take to protect the public.
On Thursday, Institute for Policy Studies Director John Cavanagh will join labor unions, local Salvadorans, and others to call for justice for El Salvador and fair U.S. trade policy at a rally in front of the World Bank building.
One man's campaign to broadcast the workings of the World Bank.
IPS' Emira Woods will moderate a session interrogating the role of the World Bank and other actors in achieving mining reforms on Africa’s own terms.
Malawi has turned around its agricultural sector. Can it overcome political challenges to become a model for Africa?
Hear some of what Delphine Djiraibe, Ian Gary, Corinna Gilfillan, and others have to say about the effects on community rights by the oil extraction industry.
An illustration of the problems that arise when poor nations try to leverage oil and gas production within the confines of the global economic order.
The World Bank's perverse incentives to pollute continue preempting a better, more principled way forward.
Patrick Bond makes a stinging critique of the recent report of the African Development Bank that claims that 'one in three Africans is middle class' and as a result, Africa is ready for 'take off'.
Join the Institute's Sustainable Energy & Economy Network to hear perspectives on fair and effective global climate finance.