Series - Commission administration records

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Commission administration records


  • 1968 - 1969 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

3.29 linear feet of textual records

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Scope and content

The series consists of administrative records related to the establishment and administrative functions of the Commission. Records in the series relate to the Commission's terms of reference, budgeting, personnel recruitment, office services, the use of consultants, requisitions for research materials and supplies, and travel and expenses of Commission members. The records concerning recruitment and consultant contains correspondence between the Commission and external organizations such as Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), United Nations and Overseas Development Institute.

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Arranged according to subject.

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Conditions governing access

Records are subject to the World Bank Access to Information Policy.

Conditions governing reproduction

Records are subject to the Copyright Policy of the World Bank Group.

Language of material

  • English

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Related units of description

  • See Central Files - Operational policy and procedures (WB IBRD/IDA ADMCF-04) for records relating to the World Bank's role in forming the International Commission on Development and the Bank's support to the Pearson Commission. Records include correspondence from and to President Woods.

  • See Records of the Office of External Relations - External Relations Vice President and Director records (WB IBRD/IDA EXT-13) for records regarding the selection of Commission members.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

23 September 2020




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