World Bank

March 15, 2016

The World Bank is supposed to help the poor. So why is it bankrolling oligarchs?

A mile north of the chaotic heart of downtown Rangoon, where electrical wires dangle haphazardly overhead and street vendors hawk roasted pig intestines, sits an upscale complex of 240 luxury residences overlooking the […]
August 7, 2015

Civil society concerns regarding World Bank reengagement in Cambodia

Ulrich Zachau Country Director, Cambodia World Bank Cc: President Jim Yong Kim Executive Directors August 7, 2015 Re: Civil society concerns regarding World Bank reengagement in Cambodia Dear Mr. Zachau, […]
March 1, 2015

Comments on the Draft Environmental and Social Framework – ESS10 and Implications on Accountability

March 1, 2015 Via Electronic Mail The World Bank 1818 H Street NW Washington, DC 20433 Re: Comments on the Draft Environmental and Social Framework – ESS10 and Implications on […]
December 18, 2014

US Congress raises heat on World Bank over China fears

Financial Times December 18, 2014 7:20 am Shawn Donnan, World Trade Editor The US Congress is putting new pressure on the World Bank to preserve its social and environmental rules […]