Environment

How to hold new types of development finance to account? An action plan for multilateral development banks by University Bridge

New forms of finance for development projects are creating problems in terms of accountability. As MDBs increase their lending to financial intermediaries compliance with social and environmental policy becomes much harder.

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Multilateral Development Banks, Accountablilty, Research - Dr Susan Park, Sydney University by University Bridge

Dr Susan Park discusses her research into Multilateral Development Banks

In this interview, Dr Park discusses her latest research into Multilateral Development Banks and accountability structures of the the MDBs.

Conference Presentations - Susan Park by University Bridge

Susan recently presented at the following conferences:

The International Political Studies Association annual conference in Brisbane in July 2018. Paper titled: "The Declining Independence of the World Bank Inspection Panel?". See more here.

Presented at the Asian Studies Association of Australia conference in Sydney in June 2018. Paper titled: "Environmental Justice and the Asian Development Bank". See more here.

Presented at the International Studies Association Annual conference 2018 in San Francisco in April 2018. Papers titled: "Greening the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development through Accountability?". See more here.

International Organisations and Global Problems: Theories and Explanations by University Bridge

How do international organizations (IOs) solve problems? In this theoretically driven book, Dr Susan Park examines how IOs tackle today’s complex global issues.

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Our new book will be out Feburary 2019 by University Bridge

Global Environmental Governance and the Accountability Trap

Edited by Susan Park and Teresa Kramarz

An examination of whether accountability mechanisms in global environmental governance that focus on monitoring and enforcement necessarily lead to better governance and better environmental outcomes.

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