Recent criticism of Chileâs ranking in the Doing Business Report (DBR) has once again put the report in the spotlight, with renewed calls for scrapping the highly controversial annual World Bank publication. Over the years Eurodad has consistently called for an end to the DBR because of its lack of scientific rigour and biased policy orientation.
You wouldnât just hand your money over to someone else to invest without asking them what they were going to do with it, would you? If you were a public body, at the very least youâd want to make sure it wasnât used in a way that damaged the environment or undermined human rights.
Call for submissions for the Reality of Aid report 2018
The 2018 Reality of Aid (RoA) Report, to be launched in November 2018, will focus on the theme âThe Changing Face of Development Aid and Cooperation: Will new directions and forms of aid benefit the poor?â If you are interested in contributing, please contact Polly Meeks: firstname.lastname@example.org
Oxfam: International Financial Institutions Intern
Oxfam International is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic intern to work closely with its Washington, DC Advocacy Office, which is focused on the International Financial Institutions (IFIs), primarily the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Deadline: 8 February
Jubilee Debt Campaign: Honorary Treasurer
Jubilee Debt Campaign is seeking a qualified finance professional with significant experience of financial management and oversight in a charitable context to join our Board of Trustees in the role of Honorary Treasurer. This is a voluntary, unpaid position. Travel expenses are provided, and funds are also available to support childcare arrangements if needed. Deadline: 12 March
Development Initiatives international development organisation working on the use of data to drive poverty eradication and sustainable development is recruiting Project Administrator/Officer, Communications Officer, Senior Engagement Advisor, Senior Project Manager, IATI Team Assistant intern, Crisis and Humanitarian Lead and Head of East Africa Office. More information on the requirements and deadlines can be found here.
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