Series - Conference on Improving the Effectiveness of Urban Assistance files

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WB IBRD/IDA URB-4314S

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Conference on Improving the Effectiveness of Urban Assistance files

Date(s)

  • 1985 - 1986 (Creation)

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0.94 linear feet of textual records

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Series consists of records relating to the Conference on Improving the Effectiveness of Urban Assistance held in Washington on December 2-6, 1985. The Conference was convened by the World Bank to evaluate the previous decade's experience in the area of urban development and to develop plans for the future. Records include general Conference information and planning materials such as agendas, workshop plans, tour preparation, and planning committee correspondence. The series also includes speeches, biographies of speakers, and a published copy of the summary of proceedings. Correspondence relating to presenter, delegate, and donor invitations is also included as are thank-you and feedback letters from attendees.

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Accruals are not expected.

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The original order of the series has been maintained. Files containing speeches are arranged by country of presenter and files containing correspondence with invitees are arranged by region.

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Conditions governing access

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

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

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  • English
  • Spanish
  • French

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Internal World Bank Group Archives rules based on ISAD(G).

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Dates of creation revision deletion

21 February 2012

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