Series - FPBVP and FPRVP subject and activity files

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WB IBRD/IDA STAFF-20-02

Title

FPBVP and FPRVP subject and activity files

Date(s)

  • 1974-1992 (Creation)

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10.79 linear feet of textual records

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Archival history

Financial Policy, Planning and Budgeting Vice Presidency (FPBVP) records that were incorporated into the classification system of the Financial Policy and Risk Management Vice Presidency (FPRVP) had previously been managed by the Financial Policy Department's (FPA) Information Center before being transferred to FPRVP custody.

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Scope and content

This series includes subject and activity files collected by Joseph Wood while Vice President of the Financial Policy, Planning, and Budgeting Vice Presidency (FPBVP, 1983-1987) and the Financial Policy and Risk Management Vice Presidency (FPRVP, 1987-1991). The FPBVP contained the Financial Policy Department (FPA) and the Planning and Budgeting Department (PBD). The FPRVP contained the Financial Policy Department as well as the Resource Mobilization Department (FRM). Records in this series relate to Wood's role overseeing the work of these units. Subject files include: lending programs; adjustment lending; debt and debt servicing; cofinancing; Bank relations with external institutions; Bank sectors (i.e. environment, women in development, etc.); risk management; Bank capital and currency management; borrowing and liquidity policy; International Finance Corporation (IFC) operations; International Development Association (IDA) policy; IDA replenishment; IBRD General Capital Increase (GCI); country positions on various topics; and the Brady Proposal. Records include correspondence and memoranda between Wood and the Office of the President (EXC), Senior Vice President of Finance Ernest Stern, other high-ranking World Bank staff, and staff of departments reporting to the FPBVP and FPRVP. Many of the correspondence and memoranda are forwarded to Wood for information or comment. Many contain handwritten annotations by Wood.

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The majority of the records in this series were classified according to a numbered system during Wood's time as Vice President of the Financial Policy and Risk Management Vice Presidency (FPRVP). Records created during Wood's time as Vice President of the Financial Policy, Planning, and Budgeting Vice Presidency (FPBVP) have been incorporated into these files.

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

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Dates of creation revision deletion

21 June 2016

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