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International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

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International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen to podcasts given by top IMF economists on important issues in the global economy. www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/survey/so/home.aspx

International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

In a speech to staff from the IMF and the World Bank on February 20, Cardinal Oscar Andrés Rodriguez, Archbishop of Tegucigalpa, identified corruption as the number one global threat. Cardinal Rodriguez, who was welcomed to the IMF event by IMF Deputy Managing Director Eduardo Aninat, has launched a number of anti-corruption and social justice initiatives of the Catholic Church in Honduras. He has also been a strong promoter of civil society involvement in the poverty reduction strategy process. His presentation was part of the IMF’s ongoing efforts to improve its dialogue with religious and civil society organizations.

International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

The following are extracts from the Action Plan to Combat the Financing of Terrorism issued on October 6. The full text is available on the U.S. Treasury Department’s website at http:www.treas.gov/press/releases/po667.htm.

International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Ongoing audits of Iraq’s oil revenues and the operations of the Development Fund for Iraq (DFI) have concluded that all known oil proceeds seem to have been properly and transparently accounted for. However, insufficient internal controls over oil extraction led the auditor, KPMG, to qualify its report on May-December 2003 operations. KPMG said it was not possible to ensure that all oil export sales were captured or that all DFI disbursements were made for the purposes intended.

International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.
The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen to podcasts given by top IMF economists on important issues in the global economy. www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/survey/so/home.aspx
International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.
The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen to podcasts given by top IMF economists on important issues in the global economy. www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/survey/so/home.aspx
International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Leo Van Houtven met recently with the IMF Survey to elaborate on remarks he delivered at an IMF Economic Forum on governance in the IMF, held on September 17 (see box). Responding to questions about the IMF’s record, he offered his views about what the IMF has done well and where it needs to improve. He emphasized the IMF’s demonstrated ability to adapt to fundamental changes in the international monetary system and in the world economy in a way that benefits all members of the international community. He also praised the IMF’s record of decision making by consensus, which ensures that policies are set collaboratively.