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G8 Information Centre fs

IMF (IWF Internationale Währungsfond) 


UN (United Nations)

UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development)

UNECE (United Nations Economic Commission for Europe)

WIPO (World Intellectual Property Rights Organisation)

World Bank

World Trade Organisation



G8 Information Centre 2


Hier finden sich sehr viele Dokumente über die Arbeit und die Treffen der G8 (Deutschland, Frankreich, Großbritannien, Italien, Japan, Kanada, Russland und die Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika). Besonders interessant sind die Artikel über die jährlichen Wirtschaftsgipfel.


IMF (IWF Internationale Währungsfond) 3


The IMF is an international organization of 183 member countries, established to promote international monetary cooperation, exchange stability, and orderly exchange arrangements; to foster economic growth and high levels of employment; and to provide temporary financial assistance to countries to help ease balance of payments adjustment.



The OECD groups 30 member countries sharing a commitment to democratic government and the market economy. With active relationships with some 70 other countries, NGOs and civil society, it has a global reach. Best known for its publications and its statistics, its work covers economic and social issues from macroeconomics, to trade, education, development and science and innovation


UN (United Nations) 5

Die Startseite der UN. 

Von hier aus gelangt man zu allen untergeordneten Organisationen der UN.


UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development) 6

Established in 1964 as a permanent intergovernmental body, UNCTAD is the principal organ of the United Nations General Assembly dealing with trade, investment and development issues.

The main goals are: Maximize the trade, investment and development opportunities of developing countries and assist them in their efforts to integrate into the world economy on an equitable basis

Die Seite ist sehr schön und übersichtlich aufgebaut, besonders erwähnenswert ist u.a. der Trade and Development Report 2002.


UNECE (United Nations Economic Commission for Europe) 7

UNECE was set up in 1947 by ECOSOC. It is one of five regional commissions of the United Nations.

Das vorrangige Ziel der UNECE ist die wirtschaftliche Entwicklung und die Zusammenarbeit der Mitgliedsstaaten. Hierzu finden sich hier sehr viele Artikel und Analysen. 

Von hier aus kommt man auch zu den anderen regionalen Komissionen:

ECA: Economic Commission for Africa

ECLAC: Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean

ESCAP: Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

ESCWA: Economic ans Social Commission for Western Asia


WIPO (World Intellectual Property Rights Organisation) 8


The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is an international organization dedicated to promoting the use and protection of works of the human spirit. These works – intellectual property – are expanding the bounds of science and technology and enriching the world of the arts. Through its work, WIPO plays an important role in enhancing the quality and enjoyment of life, as well as creating real wealth for nations.


World Bank 9


The World Bank Group is one of the world's largest sources of development assistance. In Fiscal Year 2001, the institution provided more than US$17 billion in loans to its client countries. It works in more than 100 developing economies with the primary focus of helping the poorest people and the poorest countries


World Trade Organisation 10

The World Trade Organization (WTO) is the only global international organization dealing with the rules of trade between nations. At its heart are the WTO agreements, negotiated and signed by the bulk of the world’s trading nations and ratified in their parliaments. The goal is to help producers of goods and services, exporters, and importers conduct their business.




© J. Kuschnik 2002