Many civic groups have identified the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as a key site of global economic regulation. In turn, IMF management and staff have recognized civil society associations as important actors in contemporary world politics. As we enter the 21st century, interchanges between civil society and the Fund have reached notable proportions. Moreover, civil society is now widely perceived to make significant impacts on policy processes and outcomes at the IMF.
This report was prepared for the “Voices: The Rise of Nongovernmental Voices in Multilateral Organizations” project.