W. Alton Jones Foundation

Sustainable World Program

1996 Grants Promoting Multilateral Development Bank (MDB) Reform

Bank Information Center * Nov 1996 - $200,000 over 2 years
Washington, DC
To provide information to nongovernmental organizations around the world about the policies and practices of MDB's, especially those of the World Bank and Inter-American Development Bank.

Both Ends * Nov 1996 - $60,000
To educate Dutch policymakers on MDB issues and to provide educational information to other nongovernmental organizations in developing countries.

Erklärung von Bern * Nov 1996 - $50,000
The Berne Declaration
To promote environmentally sustainable lending practices at the World Bank.

Lawyers Committee for Human Rights * Nov 1996 - $75,000
New York, NY
To promote reform of the Latin American judicial system to enhance responsiveness to environmental issues and other public interest concerns.

Urgewald * Nov 1996 - $50,000
Sassenberg, GERMANY
To promote reform of Germany's multilateral aid policies.

World Economy, Ecology & Development Association * Nov 1996 - $50,000
To focus public and media attention in Germany on the need for reform in MDB lending policies.

Rev. 97.06.24
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