Subseries - Working Files of the Directors-General, Operations Evaluation (DGO), for the Annual Reports on Operations Evaluation (AROE)

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Working Files of the Directors-General, Operations Evaluation (DGO), for the Annual Reports on Operations Evaluation (AROE)


  • 1984 - 1993 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

0.75 linear feet of textual records

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Scope and content

This sub-series contains the working files of the Directors-General, Operations Evaluation (DGO), that relate to the drafting of the Annual Report on Operations Evaluation (AROE). The files generally contain: copies of the DGO's correspondence with other Bank units (the Regional units, the Sectors, the Economic Development Institute, and IFC's evaluation unit) regarding their contributions to the report; draft initiating notes and outlines for the report; notes to the OED Management Team and other intra-OED memoranda regarding the report; comments on drafts of the report; copies of the draft management response to the report; printing requests for the report; copies of the DGO's statement to the Executive Directors regarding the report; summaries of discussions of the report at meetings of the Executive Directors; and post-publication correspondence regarding the report. Files for reports generated under DGOs Kapur and Picciotto consist almost exclusively of electrostatic copies; files for DGO Rovani containoriginal documents.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


Accruals are expected.

System of arrangement

Original file arrangement has been maintained. Files are arranged chronologically by year of report.

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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

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Related units of description

  • Records of the Operations Evaluation Department -- Annual Reviews and Annual Reports -- Working Files of the Directors, Operations Evaluation Department (OEDDR), for the Annual Reports on Operations Evaluation (AROE) (WB IBRD/IDA OPE 04-03).

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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

26 March 2009, 12 June 2009, 16 September 2009




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