Poverty

The Legal History of Poverty This section provides an overview of Poverty Human Poverty Index For Selected High-incomeoecd Countries (hpi-2) (in the Human Development Area) In this context, Human Poverty Index For Selected High-incomeoecd Countries (hpi-2) means: _ composite index measuring […]

International Finance Corporation

International Finance Corporation Outline The IFC is part of the World Bank. It came into force in 1956 pursuant to the Articles of Agreement of the International Finance Corporation of 1955. Its main function is to facilitate the supply of funds to private enterprises in order to encourage or […]

International Bank for Reconstruction and Development

International Bank For Reconstruction And Development International Bank for Reconstruction and Development Outline The IBRD was established pursuant to the Bretton Woods Agreement of 1944. Its headquarters are in Washington, DC. As its name suggests, it is an intergovernmental (as opposed to […]

Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency

Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency in relation with International Trade In the context of trade organizations, Christopher Mark (1993) provided the following definition of Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency: An independent agency of the World Bank group established in 1988 to […]

African Development Bank

African Development Bank Outline The agreement to establish the AfDB came into existence in 1964, and the bank began to operate in 1966. Its membership is open to both African and non-African countries. There are about 75 members in the bank. As a regional development bank, the AfDB provides […]

Asian Development Bank

Summary of Asian Development Bank

A multilateral development bank formed in 1966 to provide capital to Asian and Pacific countries to expand their economic infrastructure and industrial base. Capital is contributed to the bank by its members, which include both regional, i.e., Asian, and […]

Caribbean Development Bank

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on caribbean development bank explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources See Also World Bank Bank Regulation History of Banking Functions of the World Bank Resources Further Reading The entry […]

Development Bank

Resources See Also World Bank Bank Regulation History of Banking Functions of the World Bank

EBRD

EBRD and the European Union Resources See Also World Bank Bank Regulation History of Banking Functions of the World Bank Resources See Also European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes

International Centre For Settlement Of Investment Disputes Summary of International Centre For Settlement Of Investment Disputes

An international agency affiliated with the World Bank and serving as a forum for the resolution of international investment disputes. The center was established […]

International Development Association

International Development Association Outline The IDA is one of the two affiliates of the World Bank. It came into existence in 1962 under the Articles of Agreement of the International Development Association of 1960. Its main function is to provide loans on more favourable and flexible terms […]

Inter-American Development Bank

Summary of Inter-American Development Bank

A multinational development bank established in 1959 to promote economic and social development in Latin American member countries. The bank is owned by its forty-three member countries, of which twenty-seven are regional, i.e., Western Hemisphere […]

IDA

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on ida explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources See Also World Bank Bank Regulation History of Banking Functions of the World Bank Resources Further Reading The entry "ida" in the […]

Combating Poverty

Combating Poverty in International Economic Law In international economic law, combating poverty includes the following legal areas, with coverage in this world legal encyclopedia: li> Aid for Trade Initiative Technology Transfer IMF Facilities Microfinance Debt Relief Sovereign Debt […]

ICSID

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on icsid explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources See Also World Bank Bank Regulation History of Banking Functions of the World Bank Resources Further Reading The entry "icsid" in […]

IBRD

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on ibrd explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources See Also World Bank Bank Regulation History of Banking Functions of the World Bank Resources Further Reading The entry "ibrd" in the […]

IDB

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on idb explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources See Also World Bank Bank Regulation History of Banking Functions of the World Bank Resources Further Reading The entry "idb" in the […]

World Bank Group

World Bank Group in International Trade Meaning of World Bank Group, according to the Dictionary of International Trade (Global Negotiator): The World Bank Group is a specialized United Nations agency dedicated to improving living standards in developing countries through facilitation and […]

Income Poverty Line, Population Below

Population Below Income Poverty Line (in the Human Development Area) In this context, Population Below Income Poverty Line means: percentage of the population living below the specified poverty line (PPP $1.25 a day and the national poverty line). The national poverty line is the poverty […]

CIS

CIS See CIS disambiguation page for other meanings of CIS The Commonwealth of Independent States, abbreviated as CIS, was established at the end of 1991, in the wake of the end of the USSR. It is an association of states, which possesses coordinating powers in trade, finance, lawmaking, and […]

IFC

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on ifc explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources See Also World Bank Bank Regulation History of Banking Functions of the World Bank Resources Further Reading The entry "ifc" in the […]