With interviews to select a new president of the World Bank starting soon [April 9-11], a global coalition of campaigners have called on the World Bank's executive directors to ensure that
Reacting to the announcement that World Bank President Robert Zoellick will step down at the end of his term on June 30th, a global coalition of campaigners has called for an open and merit-based process to elect the next World Bank leader, and for developing countries to determine the selection.
Oxfam’s Sarah Wynn-Williams said: “This farcical appointment process has damaged the IMF’s credibility.
Oxfam spokesperson Pamela Gomez said: "Governance reform at the International Monetary Fund is long overdue.
The recent sharp increase in food prices should have benefited millions of poor people who make their living from agriculture.