Tag Archives: IDA

She’s Greening back in her department


Justine Greening MP continues as Secretary of State for International Development @DFID_UK #reshuffle #Ministers2015 pic.twitter.com/Ly4Y9xO2XR — UK Prime Minister (@Number10gov) May 11, 2015 After hours or several days, David Cameron re-appoints Justine Greening as Secretary of State for International Development. … Continue reading

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Some people still don’t get the AIIB or…


they are dumb neoliberals or just dumb. Take is crappy forum page article for instance by a certain Mr. Teo (Singaporean or someone from Singapore). IT IS regrettable that the United States and Japan have not joined the Asian Infrastructure … Continue reading

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AIIB headquarters location should not like those of past MDBs


While the argument that “S’pore should be AIIB’s regional headquarters” (April 11) has merit, it should be up to the planners and the final list of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank participants and shareholders to decide on the bank’s headquarters. First … Continue reading

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The AIIB, a new MDB… Remember the past


I suppose it’s time for me to add my voice to the range of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) which has been hitting the headlines globally. I wanted to start off with an explanation of this proposed idea but their … Continue reading

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The World Bank: how is it doing?


Originally posted on Phil Vernon's blog:
Last week I spent some time in Washington D.C., on the fringes of the World Bank/IMF autumn meetings. I was discussing International Alert’s recommendations for making the next round of the Bank’s International Development Association (IDA…

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A Tale of two live videos…


Across the month of November (or December, yes this entry is very late I watched two live videos, one of a two day conference, and one of a short panel consisting of two prominent world “stars”. More specifically, they were … Continue reading

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The History of the UNDP


Originally posted on International Development Should…..:
Introduction 1 After a significant delay, this blog post continues the narrative about the earliest years of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). One of the reasons for the delay has been the time…

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