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multilateral

of or involving more than two nations or parties
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The rich countries, facing budgetary pressures on their own official development assistance (ODA) programs, believe reforming the multilateral development banks would help maximize the effectiveness of international development aid and minimize the overlap in loans they provide.
the World Bank, IMF, and World Trade Organization) have prevented the emergence of a coherent multilateral system, and the contributors to this volume offer ways to overcome these institutional differences.
Diplomats have begun to doubt whether multilateral talks can produce a final agreement by December.
In drug cases, a multilateral treaty commonly called the Vienna Convention may apply.
Through it all, the author clearly demonstrates the difference between multilateral and bilateral trade policies.
Finally, look for insurance arrangements for equity investments provided by agencies like the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA-World Bank) or sponsor government agencies (the OPIC in the United States).
These arrangements involve two types of specialized financial intermediaries, collectively termed clearing organizations: (1) clearinghouses, which perform multilateral netting of purchase and sales contracts and in many cases provide trade comparison services, and (2) depositories, which immobilize or dematerialize securities and in many cases integrate a book-entry securities transfer system with a money transfer system.
That up to US$3,000,000 is authorized for the pu rposes indicated in paragraph 1(a), chargeable to the Small Enterprise Investment Fund of the Multilateral Investment Fund.
He added that the multilateral development banks are also "highly effective in multiplying the impact of our investments.
The size of the public external debt grew 2 percent primarily due to multilateral and bilateral soft credits.
Thinking outside the box in multilateral disarmament and arms control negotiations.

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