Series - Substantive [subject] files

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Substantive [subject] files


  • 1974 - 1982 (Creation)

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6.40 linear feet of texual records

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This series contains correspondence and background material relating to development issues studied by the Development Committee. It includes the principal body of records on the Working Group on access to capital markets. These files are essential for understanding the initial conceptualizations of the Development Committee as to its area of activity and the extent of its coordinating functions in the field of development.

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Accruals are not expected.

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Arranged alphabetically by the following subjects: Aid; Capital markets access; Conference on International Economic Cooperation (CIEC); Commodities and trade; Developing countries; Debt; Energy; Export credits; Food; International organizations; Oil and OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries).

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Records are subject to review by the Development Committee. Researchers should be aware that the review process may be lengthy.

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Permission of the Development Committee required.

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  • Records of the Development Committee -- Records of sub-committees, task forces, and working groups (WB IBRD/IDA DC-06), has the numbered documents and related records of the Working Group on access to capital markets.

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

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Dates of creation revision deletion

8 January 2004




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