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Agency for International Development

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology — United States History.

Abbreviated as AID, or preferably USAID. The US government agency that administers and disburses foreign aid in the form of material, professional and technical support, primarily aimed at...

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Agency for International Development

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Military and Diplomatic History

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 528 words.

On 3 November 1961, President John F. Kennedy created the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) by

Agency for International Development.

in The Oxford Companion to United States History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: United States History. 371 words.

The Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 created the Agency for International Development (AID), a semi-autonomous organization within the State Department which became the central bureaucracy...

Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, International Energy Agency (IEA)

Christiane Trüe.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 5067 words.

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Agency for International Development

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology — United States History.

Abbreviated as AID, or preferably USAID. The US government agency that administers and disburses foreign aid in the form of material, professional and technical support, primarily aimed at...

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Agency for International Development

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 42 words.

Abbreviated as AID, or preferably USAID. The US government agency that administers and disburses foreign aid in the form

Agency for International Development

Miquel Porta.

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Public Health and Epidemiology. 37 words.

Abbreviated as AID, or preferably USAID. The US government agency that administers and disburses foreign aid in the form of material, professional and technical support, primarily aimed at...

United States Agency for International Development

Overview page. Subjects: Politics.

When Europe lay in ruins following World War II, and communists seemed to be making inroads, the United States launched an ambitious aid program known as the Marshall Plan (for ...

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United States Agency for International Development

John J. Patrick, Richard M. Pious and Donald A. Ritchie.

in The Oxford Guide to the United States Government

January 1993; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics. 236 words.

When Europe lay in ruins following World War II, and communists seemed to be making inroads, the United States launched

The Harmonisation of Contract Law Within Ohada- Colloquium organised by the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT) and the Training and Research Department (UFR) of Legal and Political Science of the University of Ouagadougou in association with the Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa (OHADA), under the high patronage of the Ministry of Justice of Burina Faso and with the support of the Siss Agency for Development and Cooperation SCD, the Directorate for Development and Cooperation, G.D. of Luxembourg and the AISBL Fonds Scientifique Jean Bastin- Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), 15-17 November 2007.£

in Uniform Law Review

April 2007; p ublished online April 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Private International Law and Conflict of Laws. 0 words.

COTS Program Edited by D. A. Sack, D. S. Kauk, R. A. de Leeuw, E. J. Nelson, J. Pelikan, Md. J. Chisti, and L. Henning Sponsored by the United States Agency for International Development; the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh; and the Institutum Tropologicum Helveticum

Davidson H. Hamer.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

July 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 412 words.

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1 Introduction

Antonio R. Parra.

in The History of ICSID

February 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Arbitration; Law. 10 pages. 5361 words.

This introductory chapter provides brief descriptions of the World Bank Group of intergovernmental organizations, including the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes...

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Part 3 The United Nations: What it Does, 18 Improving Economic Wellbeing

Dame Rosalyn Higgins DBE, QC, Philippa Webb, Dapo Akande, Sandesh Sivakumaran and James Sloan.

in Oppenheim's International Law: United Nations

October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 16 pages. 8848 words.

This chapter examines the UN’s role in improving economic wellbeing. One of the UN’s main purposes is to achieve international cooperation in solving international economic problems. To...

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The Human Rights Implications of Intellectual Property Protection

Audrey R. Chapman.

in Journal of International Economic Law

December 2002; p ublished online December 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Law; Public International Law; Economics. 0 words.

A variety of human rights organizations and agencies have begun to realize that the manner in which creative works, cultural heritage, and scientific knowledge are turned into property has...

Book IV Multilateral Diplomacy, Human Rights, and International Organizations, 20 The G8/G7, G20, BRICS, WTO, OECD, IMF, and the World Bank

Ivor Roberts.

in Satow's Diplomatic Practice

December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 11 pages. 4102 words.

This chapter examines a number of global financial institutions. The first is the Group of Eight (G8)—currently known as the Group of 7 (G7)—an informal international forum comprising seven...

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Part II Substantive Issues, Ch.13 Standards of Treatment

Andreas R Ziegler and Louis-Philippe Gratton.

in The Oxford Handbook of International Investment Law

June 2008 .

Chapter. Subjects: Arbitration; Public International Law; International Law; Law. 25 pages. 10760 words.

This chapter revisits the principal developments of investment insurance at both the national and international level, and describes the evolution of the concept over the last fifty years...

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Arms Control Law in Crisis? A Study of the North Korean Nuclear Issue

Masahiko Asada.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 0 words.

The North Korean nuclear issues have exposed the international community to a great proliferation risk for more than ten years. They have grown particularly serious since North Korea...

Part II Commercial Aspects of the Marine Environment, 10 The Work of WIPO and Its Possible Relevance for Global Ocean Governance

Claudio Chiarolla.

in The IMLI Treatise On Global Ocean Governance

July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 18 pages. 8305 words.

This chapter focuses on the work of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and its possible relevance for global ocean governance. It first provides a background on WIPO and...

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Cyber Security without Cyber War

Mary Ellen O’Connell.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

July 2012; p ublished online August 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 10091 words.

Which government agency should have primary responsibility for the Internet? The USA seems to have decided this question in favour of the military—the US military today has the largest...

The Implementation of the Institutional Programme of Collective Reparations in Colombia

Pamina Firchow.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 8667 words.

After more than five decades of conflict in Colombia, it seems that significant political will for transitional justice programmes—in particular reparations programmes—has emerged with the...