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The World Bank has promised Paraguay assistance totaling US $ 325 million between 2003 and 2007.
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Through the World Bank and other instrumentalities, as well as through individual action by every nation in position to help, we must squarely face this titanic challenge.
Azerbaijan is a member of the United Nations, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, NATO's Partnership for Peace, Euro-Atlantic Partnership ; World Health Organization, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development ; the Council of Europe, CFE Treaty, the Community of Democracies ; the International Monetary Fund ; and the World Bank.
The International Monetary Fund ( IMF ), World Bank, EBRD, as well as other international financial institutions ( IFIs ) and foreign countries are extending considerable grants and loans.
In October 2009, when visiting Yerevan, the World Bank ’ s managing director, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, warned that Armenia will not reach a higher level of development unless its leadership changes the " oligopolistic " structure of the national economy, bolsters the rule of law and shows " zero tolerance " towards corruption.
According to a World Bank official, 30 percent of Armenia's economy in 2009 came from the construction sector.
With the Armenian government needing more anti-crisis loans from the World Bank and other foreign donors, the debt-to-GDP ratio is expected to exceed 40 percent in 2010.
According to a World Bank official, a country that has around 12 percent rate of growth or even lower, at the range of 7 to 8 percent, can afford a level of public debt of up to 50 percent.
Armenia is a member of more than 40 different international organizations including the United Nations, the Council of Europe, the Commonwealth of Independent States, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, NATO's Partnership for Peace, the North Atlantic Cooperation Council, the International Monetary Fund, the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the World Trade Organization and La Francophonie.
This graph shows the proportion of world population in extreme poverty 1981 – 2008 according to the World Bank.
* 1992 – Russia and 12 other former Soviet republics become members of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.
Activists ' goals are for an end to the legal status of " corporate personhood " and the dissolution of free market fundamentalism and the radical economic privatization measures of the World Bank, International Monetary Fund, and World Trade Organization.
Common targets include the World Bank ( WB ), International Monetary Fund ( IMF ), the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development ( OECD ) and the World Trade Organization ( WTO ) and free trade treaties like the North American Free Trade Agreement ( NAFTA ), Free Trade Area of the Americas ( FTAA ), the Multilateral Agreement on Investment ( MAI ) and the General Agreement on Trade in Services ( GATS ).
World Bank / International Monetary Fund | IMF protesters smashed the windows of this PNC Financial Services | PNC Bank branch located in the Logan Circle, Washington, D. C. | Logan Circle neighborhood of Washington, D. C.
The writer Arundhati Roy is famous for her anti-nuclear position and her activism against India's massive hydroelectric dam project, sponsored by the World Bank.
Also, George Soros, Joseph E. Stiglitz ( another Economic Sciences Nobel prize winner, formerly of the World Bank, author of Globalization and Its Discontents ) and David Korten have made arguments for drastically improving transparency, for debt relief, land reform, and restructuring corporate accountability systems.
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The great increase in the amount of archaeological activity, and therefore information, in the years immediately preceeding and following the Second World War has brought to light data which has changed the complection of the Saxon Shore dispute.
Since the great flood of these dystopias has appeared only in the last twelve years, it seems fairly reasonable to assume that the chief impetus was the 1949 publication of Nineteen Eighty-Four, an assumption which is supported by the frequent echoes of such details as Room 101, along with education by conditioning from Brave New World, a book to which science-fiction writers may well have returned with new interest after reading the more powerful Orwell dystopia.
They feel that World War 3, has already begun, and they are setting themselves up as a `` last line of defense '' against the Communist advance.
Though the number of people flowing in and out of our metropolitan areas each day has increased tremendously since World War 2,, total annual rail commutation dropped 124 million for 1947 to 1957.
Certainly, it is the traditional clarity of his music which has endeared him to the Western World -- not his experimentations.
There is no doubt that higher education since World War 2, has moved away from `` pure '' liberal education toward greater emphasis on technology and specialization.
George Kennan's account of relations between Russia and the West from the fall of Tsarism to the end of World War 2, is the finest piece of diplomatic history that has appeared in many years.
* Tim Puckett, the principal investigator of the Puckett Observatory World Supernova Search team, which has discovered over 200 supernovae since 1998.
The novel has been read as a metaphorical treatment of the French resistance to Nazi occupation during World War II.
Since conference and of the Food and Agriculture Organization's publication World Festival of Trees, and a resolution of the United Nations in 1954: " The Conference, recognising the need of arousing mass consciousness of the aesthetic, physical and economic value of trees, recommends a World Festival of Trees to be celebrated annually in each member country on a date suited to local conditions "; it has been adopted by the Netherlands.
Since 1977, New Zealand has celebrated Arbor Day on June 5, which is also World Environment Day, prior to then Arbor Day, in New Zealand, was celebrated on August 4 – which is rather late in the year for tree planting in New Zealand hence the date change.
Also known as the D-Backs, Arizona has one World Series title, in 2001, becoming the fastest expansion team in the majors to win a championship, doing it in only the fourth season since their expansion in 1998.
Karen Ralls has cited Freemason Patrick Byrne, who believes the Ark was moved from Rennes-le-Château at the outbreak of World War I to America.
Tank armour has progressed from the Second World War armour forms, now incorporating not only harder composites, but also reactive armour designed to defeat shaped charges.
Naval armour has fundamentally changed from the Second World War doctrine of thicker plating to defend against shells, bombs and torpedos.
Although it has previously been assigned to its own genus Alopex, genetic evidence places it in Vulpes ( Mammal Species of the World ) with the majority of the other foxes.
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The British, extremely weakened by the Second World War, promised that they would leave and participated in the formation of an interim government.
He denied all accusations and promised to wield the " sword of truth " in libel proceedings which he brought against The Guardian and the producers of World In Action Granada Television.
* 1932 – World War I Veterans begin to assemble in Washington, D. C. in the Bonus Army to request cash bonuses promised to them to be paid in 1945.
During his presidential campaign, in the aftermath of World War I, he promised a return of the nation to " normalcy ".
The Government of Kuwait, Libya and Morocco promised to support the film financially, but when it was rejected by the Muslim World League, Kuwait withdrew it financial support.
A compact was then signed at Vilnius, in the name of the whole Christian World, between Gediminas and the delegates, confirming the promised privileges.
It was also, according to one common view, the subject of British promises to the Arabs ( creation of a large Pan-Arab state ; promised to the Sharif of Mecca in exchange for Arab help fighting the Ottoman Empire ) during World War I.
On the outbreak of World War II Patel supported Nehru's decision to withdraw the Congress from central and provincial legislatures, contrary to Gandhi's advice, as well as an initiative by senior leader Chakravarthi Rajagopalachari to offer Congress's full support to Britain if it promised Indian independence at the end of the war and install a democratic government right away.
Hu was also quoted as having promised to discuss feasible measures for Taiwan to take part in international activities, particularly its participation in World Health Organization activities.
When the First World War ended, the Treaty of Versailles fell short of what had been promised in the London Pact to Italy.
Roger Ebert wrote, " The DJ who was hosting the radio station's free preview of Cool World leaped onto the stage and promised the audience: ' If you liked Roger Rabbit, you'll love Cool World!
Referring to the U. S. government's treatment of immigrants in the wake of September 11, the statement accuses the U. S. government of creating " two classes of people: those to whom the basic rights of the U. S. legal system are at least promised, and those who now seem to have no rights at all ," and evokes " the infamous concentration camps for Japanese-Americans in World War II.
* Johnny Sylvester ( 1915 – 90 ), childhood home of boy promised by Babe Ruth that he would hit a home run in the 1926 World Series.
* Johnny Sylvester ( 1915 – 90 ), lived here when promised by Babe Ruth that he would hit a home run in the 1926 World Series Babe Ruth made a famous visit to the ailing Sylvester at his home in Essex Fells on October 11, 1926.
The book Eight Men Out by Eliot Asinof and the movie based on the book does record that Cicotte, despite being grossly underpaid for a pitcher of his ability, resisted repeated attempts by Chick Gandil to get him to throw the series until just days before the World Series opened when it became clear that Comiskey would never pay him even part of the promised bonus.
Before World War II, most Hassidic rabbis, as well as many other prominent Orthodox rabbis and leaders, believed that God had promised to return the Jewish people to the land of Israel under the leadership of a Jewish Messiah, who would arrive when the Jewish people had merited redemption.
Greece entered the First World War in 1917 with the intention of seizing Constantinople ( Istanbul ) and Smyrna ( İzmir ) from the Ottomans, with the encouragement of Britain and France, who also promised the Greeks Cyprus at a certain stage.
Historically, the term " Southern Syria " in Arabic ( سوريا الجنوبية, Suriyya al-Janubiyya ) could imply support for the Greater Syria nationalism associated with the kingdom promised to the Hashemite dynasty of the Hejaz by the British during World War I.
The Open Door Policy had been further weakened by a series of secret treaties ( 1917 ) between Japan and the Allies, which promised Japan the German possessions in China on successful conclusion of World War I.
During the First World War, the island ( among other territorial gains ) was promised to the Kingdom of Italy in the 1915 Treaty of London in return for Italy joining the war on the side of Great Britain and France.
The United Kingdom had promised Greece unification with Cyprus if Greece would enter World War I on the side of the Allies ; but the Greeks declined this invitation and therefore the promise was never realised.
With Iraqi independence, the new Assyrian spiritual-temporal leader, Mar Eshai Shimun XXIII, demanded the Assyrians be given autonomy within Iraq as had been promised by the British and Russians during World War I, seeking support from Britain.