Series - Publications

Identity area

Reference code

WB IBRD/IDA OPE-05

Title

Publications

Date(s)

  • 1973 - 1993 (Creation)

Level of description

Series

Extent and medium

1.00 linear foot of textual records

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Archival history

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Scope and content

This series contains documentation regarding the drafting and publication of booklets aimed at explaining the evaluation function in the World Bank to non-Bank audiences. The early editions of this booklet were titled Operation Evaluation: World Bank Standards and Procedures. By 1993, the title had changed to Assessing Development Effectiveness: Evaluation in the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation.

The sub-series contains records documenting the drafting and publication of the booklets. Included are: intra-OED correspondence; multiple drafts of the booklets; comments on the drafts; and agenda, minutes, and summaries of meetings of the Joint Audit Committee and of the Board of Executive Directors at which drafts were discussed. The sub-series also contains draft and/or published copies (in English and French) of various booklet editions (1976, 1979, 1984 [draft only], 1993).

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Accruals

Accruals are not expected.

System of arrangement

Original file arrangement has been maintained. Files are arranged in subject files.

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Conditions governing access

Records are subject to the Internal Evaluation Group's Access to Information Policy.

Conditions governing reproduction

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

Language of material

  • English
  • French

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  • See Records of the Operations Evaluation Department -- Policies and Procedures -- Subject Files of Directors-General, Operations Evaluation, Relating to Policies and Procedures Affecting OED Programs (WB IBRD/IDA OPE-03-02) for information regarding a 1997 revision of the booklet (filed under Evaluation in the World Bank [WB] - booklet).

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Rules and/or conventions used

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

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Dates of creation revision deletion

29 May 2009, 25 September 2009

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