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About Us - Multilateral Development Banks The World Bank works with the following international institutions to improve the coordination of aid policies and practices in countries, at the regional level and at the global level: Multilateral Development Banks Multilateral Development Banks are institutions that provide financial support and professional advice for economic and social development activities in developing countries. These banks are characterized by a broad membership, including both borrowing developing countries and developed donor countries, and not limited to member countries from the region of a regional development bank. Multilateral Financial Institutions Several other banks and funds that lend to developing countries are also identified as multilateral development institutions, and are often grouped together as other Multilateral Financial Institutions (MFIs). Sub-Regional Banks Aid Coordination Groups

Revolt Against the Modern World | A depressing "then and now" picture blog Association belge de documentation - Belgische Vereniging voor Documentatie "L'information, c'est le pouvoir !" dit-on depuis de nombreuses années. Cette phrase est certainement toujours vraie mais l'information et les sources d'information ne cessent de grandir. Avoir l'information ne suffit plus, depuis longtemps ! Il faut avoir la bonne information, la plus fiable possible. Il faut aussi pouvoir en disposer au bon moment, quand on en a besoin. Ces dernières années ont vu se multiplier les chaînes de télévision et les radios, puis est venu Internet avec ses blogs, ses réseaux sociaux, Twitter, etc. faisant de tout un chacun des producteurs d'information. Plus que jamais les professionnels de l'information et de la documentation ont un rôle à jouer par leurs facultés à gérer ce flux incessant d'information, à valider les sources, à donner accès à cette information. Guy Delsaut, Président de l'ABD-BVD

SEE Parlamentary Forum crowd sourced music video | donottouch.org Task Force on Financial Integrity and Economic Development Images in Cinder [Tutorials, Cinder] by @factoryfactory with images by @flight404 Written by Joshua Noble, with images by Robert Hodgin In this little tutorial we’re going to follow a path that starts with a file on the filesystem, say a PNG file, and ends with the image being drawn to the screen using OpenGL. // probably in your App's setup() method gl::Texture texture = loadImage( "image.jpg" ); // and in your App's draw() gl::draw( texture ); Even though that code simply loads and draws an image, there’s actually quite a lot going on behind the scenes. These two lines highlight one of the core characteristics of Cinder’s design: data, its I/O (Input/Output) and manipulation are carefully separated. Continuing this theme of the separation of responsibilities, we introduce the Surface class. Surface mySurface; // initialized elsewhere gl::Texture texture = gl::Texture( mySurface ); Surface The Surface comes in two varieties: an 8 bit unsigned integer and 32 bit floating point high dynamic range version. Surface mySurface( 640, 480, true ); // width, height, alpha?

Inter-Parliamentary Union-IPU Parliaments need to act on climate change Parliaments should take stronger action on climate change through their legislative and oversight roles. This was one of the conclusions of a high-level regional seminar, which was jointly organized by the IPU and the National Assembly of Viet Nam in Ho Chi Minh City from 11 to 13 May. Parliaments need to act on climate change 136th IPU Assembly and related meetings (Dhaka 1-5 April) Study on climate change legislation and litigation launched at Bonn Climate Conference Building a bridge between science and policy: IPU side event at the 70th World Health Assembly Vietnamese Ambassador discusses upcoming regional conference on SDG implementation with IPU Secretary General Finnish Parliament organizes meeting on gender-sensitive parliaments Pakistan’s new Ambassador to the UN calls on the IPU Secretary General Study on climate change legislation and litigation launched at Bonn Climate Conference Representative Democracy Women in Politics

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