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

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Working Files of the Directors, Operations Evaluation Department (OEDDR), for the Annual Reports on Operations Evaluation (AROE)


  • 1983 - 1985 (Creation)

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0.42 linear feet of textual records

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Scope and content

This sub-series contains the working files of the Director, Operations Evaluation Department (OEDDR), documenting the drafting of the Annual Reports on Operations Evaluation (AROE) for 1983 - 1985. The files primarily contain electrostatic copies of the correspondence of Alexander F. Kirk, chief of OEDD3, the unit assigned responsibility for compiling the report. Included are: memoranda from the sectors, regions, and other Bank units containing information for possible inclusion in the reports; intra-OED memoranda regarding the content and format of the reports; drafts of the reports and comments on the drafts; copies of the statements the Director-General, Operations Evaluation (DGO), made regarding the reports to the Executive Directors; and minutes of the meetings of the Executive Directors at which the AROE and the Annual Review of Project Performance Results were discussed. Also included is information regarding the input OED provided to the Bank's Annual Report.

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Accruals are expected.

System of arrangement

Chronological 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.

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  • English

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

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

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Dates of creation revision deletion

22 March 2007, 30 May 2008, 26 March 2009




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