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Author: World Bank. Independent Evaluation Group
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: doing, business, bank, indicators, world, ifc, taking, independent, evaluation, measure
Number of Pages: 124
Published: 2008-06-12
ISBN-10: 0821375520
ISBN-13: 9780821375525

This independent evaluation of the Doing Business Indicators assesses the methods and processes used to construct the indicators, their relevance to development outcomes, and their usefulness to policy makers and other stakeholders. It makes recommendations for improving the collection and presentation of data and for greater clarity in communicating what the indicators can and cannot capture.
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Author: Jess T. Ford
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: implementing, efforts, measuring, results, exist, challenges, media, development, abroad, independent
Number of Pages: 52
Published: 2005-11-01
ISBN-10: 1422302555
ISBN-13: 9781422302552

Independent media development led by the Dept. of State & the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) supports the national. security goal of developing sustainable democracies around the world. Independent media institutions play a role in supporting commerce, improving public health efforts, reducing corruption, & providing civic education. Despite important gains in some countries, the overall level of press freedom worldwide continued to worsen in 2004. This report examined: (1) U.S. government funding for independent media development overseas; (2) the extent to which U.S. agenc
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Author: Publisher "DNA"
Publisher: Solomon Khmelnik
Keywords: russian, authors, independent, papers
Number of Pages: 222
Published: 2005-05-26
ISBN-10: 1411632095
ISBN-13: 9781411632097

The international scientific and technical magazine "The Papers of independent Authors", in Russian, volume 1, 2005
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Authors: Dennis C. Blair, Frank Sampson Jannuzi,
Publisher: Council on Foreign Relations Press
Keywords: report, independent, task, force, course, responsible, relations, affirmative, agenda, china
Number of Pages: 117
Published: 2007-09
ISBN-10: 0876094035
ISBN-13: 9780876094037
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Author: Council on Foreign Relations. Independent Task For
Publisher: Council on Foreign Relations
Keywords: new, independent, task, force, report, direction, america, relations, latin, reality
Number of Pages: 110
Published: 2008-05
ISBN-10: 0876094116
ISBN-13: 9780876094112

The Council sponsors an Independent Task Force when an issue of critical importance to U.S. foreign policy arises, and it seems that a group diverse in backgrounds and perspectives may nonetheless be able to reach a meaningful consensus on policy through private and nonpartisan deliberations. Task Force members are asked to join a consensus signifying that they endorse "the general policy thrust and judgments reached by the group, though not necessarily every finding and recommendation." Individual views and dissents that sharpen differences of analysis and prescription are also encouraged. On
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Author: Council on Foreign Relations. Independent Task For
Publisher: Council on Foreign Relations
Keywords: report, independent, task, force, policy, foreign, climate, change, strategy, confronting
Number of Pages: 142
Published: 2008
ISBN-10: 0876094124
ISBN-13: 9780876094129

The Council sponsors an Independent Task Force when an issue of critical importance to U.S. foreign policy arises, and it seems that a group diverse in backgrounds and perspectives may nonetheless be able to reach a meaningful consensus on policy through private and nonpartisan deliberations. Task Force members are asked to join a consensus signifying that they endorse "the general policy thrust and judgments reached by the group, though not necessarily every finding and recommendation." Individual views and dissents that sharpen differences of analysis and prescription are also encouraged. On
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Author: Vincent A. Mai
Publisher: Council on Foreign Relations
Keywords: angola, commission, report, independent, relations, strategy, prioritizing
Number of Pages: 80
Published: 2007
ISBN-10: 0876093705
ISBN-13: 9780876093702

The Council on Foreign Relations Center for Preventive Action sponsors an Independent Commission when a country or region that affects U.S. interests, but may be otherwise over looked, is at risk of violent conflict, and when it seems that a group diverse in backgrounds and perspectives may be able to reach a meaningful consensus on a preventive action policy through private and nonpartisan deliberations. Once formed, a Commission is independent. Typically, a commission meets between two and five times over a brief period to ensure the relevance of its work. The Council, a national, nonpartisa
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