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  • White Papers // May 2011

    Operationalizing The UNFCCC Finance Mechanism

    Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) have recognized the need to "Urgently enhance implementation of the Convention in order to achieve its ultimate objective in full accordance with its principles and commitments" (Preamble, Bali Action Plan). The Bali Action Plan recognizes the need for "Enhanced...

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  • White Papers // May 2011

    The MDGs Beyond 2015

    The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are in the news. It is ten years since these were adopted by the United Nations. And, in late September 2010, political leaders from across the world gathered in New York for a meeting of the General Assembly to discuss the past decade and the...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Capital Flows To Developing Countries In A Historical Perspective: Will The Current Boom End With A Bust?

    At a time when the worst seems to be over, DEEs are receiving strong destabilizing impulses from AEs, notably the US, through capital flows triggered by their self-centred responses to the crisis. Bubbles are forming in credit, equity and property markets, currencies are appreciating and deficits are widening in several...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Why The IMF And The International Monetary System Need More Than Cosmetic Reform

    On its website, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) defines its main purpose as the provision of "The global public good of financial stability". As spelled out in its Articles of Agreement, this requires a stable system of exchange rates, sustainable current account balances and orderly currency and balance-of-payments adjustments. To...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Why The IMF And The International Monetary System Need More Than Cosmetic Reform

    On its website, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) defines its main purpose as the provision of "The global public good of financial stability". As spelled out in its Articles of Agreement, this requires a stable system of exchange rates, sustainable current account balances and orderly currency and balance-of-payments adjustments. To...

    Provided By South Centre

  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Capital Flows To Developing Countries In A Historical Perspective: Will The Current Boom End With A Bust?

    At a time when the worst seems to be over, DEEs are receiving strong destabilizing impulses from AEs, notably the US, through capital flows triggered by their self-centred responses to the crisis. Bubbles are forming in credit, equity and property markets, currencies are appreciating and deficits are widening in several...

    Provided By South Centre

  • White Papers // May 2011

    Operationalizing The UNFCCC Finance Mechanism

    Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) have recognized the need to "Urgently enhance implementation of the Convention in order to achieve its ultimate objective in full accordance with its principles and commitments" (Preamble, Bali Action Plan). The Bali Action Plan recognizes the need for "Enhanced...

    Provided By South Centre

  • White Papers // May 2011

    The MDGs Beyond 2015

    The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are in the news. It is ten years since these were adopted by the United Nations. And, in late September 2010, political leaders from across the world gathered in New York for a meeting of the General Assembly to discuss the past decade and the...

    Provided By South Centre