Yearbook of the United Nations 1989

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The Yearbook of the United Nations stands as the authoritative reference work on the activities and concerns of the Organization. Based on official UN documents, the Yearbook provides comprehensive coverage of political and security matters, human rights issues, economic and social questions, legal issues, and institutional, administrative and budgetary matters.



International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Established in 1956 as an independent affiliate of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank), the International Finance Corporation (IFC) continued in 1989 to further economic growth in developing member countries by promoting productive private investment. IFC provided long-term loans and risk capital without government guarantees to private sector enterprises. It also continued to provide the technical assistance and advisory services needed to make good use of investment opportunities in developing countries and to encourage the flow of private capital to them.


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