Huge El Nino Pushes Climate Toward All Time Records.
Over the past few days, a bevy of climate data has come together to tell a familiar yet shocking story: Humans have profoundly altered the planet’s life-support system, with 2015 increasingly likely t...
Philadelphia Becomes The First World Heritage City In the U.S.
"Philadelphia has to start thinking of other ways to establish itself as a bona fide world city." America's birthplace is the country's first World Heritage City, putting it on par with Jerusalem, Cai...
Syria's lost treasure: How the civil war is ruining the country's ancient architecture
The site where Cain is held to have murdered Abel is in a cave below a white dome on the slopes of Mount Qassioun, overlooking Damascus. It seems strikingly appropriate that the most notorious Biblica...
Greece Is On Frontlines Of 'Great Zombie War'
Greece, its debt crisis, politicians and citizens, are all at the center of the "Great Zombie War". The Dow rose 217 points yesterday, even though Greece missed a $500-million loan payment to the IMF....
IMF Data Shows Iceland's Economy Recovered After It Imprisoned Bankers And Let Banks Go Bust - Instead Of Bailing Them Out
Iceland’s finance minister has announced a 39 per cent tax on investors looking to take their money overseas. The country has imposed the tax to prevent it hemorrhaging money as it loosens bank laws i...
World Meteorological Organization squares
World Meteorological Organization squares or WMO squares is a system of geocodes that divides a chart of the world with latitude-longitude gridlines (e.g. plate carrée projection, Mercator or other) i...
Huge El Nino Pushes Climate Toward All Time Records.
Over the past few days, a bevy of climate data has come together to tell a familiar yet shocking story: Humans have profoundly altered the planet’s life-support system, with 2015 increasingly likely t...
Philadelphia Becomes The First World Heritage City In the U.S.
"Philadelphia has to start thinking of other ways to establish itself as a bona fide world city." America's birthplace is the country's first World Heritage City, putting it on par with Jerusalem, Cai...
Greece Is On Frontlines Of 'Great Zombie War'
Greece, its debt crisis, politicians and citizens, are all at the center of the "Great Zombie War". The Dow rose 217 points yesterday, even though Greece missed a $500-million loan payment to the IMF....
International Monetary Fund
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an international organization headquartered in Washington, D.C., in the United States, of 188 countries working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure f...
International Monetary Fund - Wikipedia
International Finance Corporation
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is an international financial institution that offers investment, advisory, and asset management services to encourage private sector development in develop...
International Finance Corporation - Wikipedia
Proclamation of Singapore
The Proclamation of Singapore is an annex of the Agreement relating to the separation of Singapore from Malaysia as an independent and sovereign state dated 7 August 1965 between the Government of Mal...
Proclamation of Singapore - Wikipedia
20-point agreement
The 20-point agreement, or the 20-point memorandum, is a list of 20 points drawn up by North Borneo, proposing terms for its incorporation into the new federation as the State of Sabah, during negotia...
20-point agreement - Wikipedia
Financial Transactions Plan
The Financial Transactions Plan of the International Monetary Fund is the mechanism through which the Fund finances its lending and repayment operations, to its members, in the General Resources Accou...
IMARK
The Information Management Resource Kit (IMARK) is a partnership-based e-learning initiative developed by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations and partner organizations to...
IMARK - Wikipedia
United Nations Charter
The Charter of the United Nations is the foundational treaty of the intergovernmental organization called the United Nations. It was signed at the San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center...
United Nations Charter - Wikipedia
18-point agreement
The 18-point agreement, or the 18-point memorandum, was a list of 18 points drawn up by Sarawak, proposing terms for its incorporation into Malaysia, during negotiations prior to the creation of the n...
Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity
The Proclamation of Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity was made by the Director-General of UNESCO starting in 2001 to raise awareness on intangible cultural heritage and enco...
Washington A16, 2000
Washington A16, 2000 was a series of protests in Washington, D.C. against the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, that occurred in April 2000. The annual IMF and World Bank meetings were ...
Washington A16, 2000 - Wikipedia
First Geneva Convention
The First Geneva Convention, for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded in Armies in the Field, is one of four treaties of the Geneva Conventions. It defines "the basis on which rest the rul...
First Geneva Convention - Wikipedia
World Economic Outlook
The World Economic Outlook (WEO) is a survey conducted and published by the International Monetary Fund. It is published biannually and partly updated three times a year. It portrays the world economy...
General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) was a multilateral agreement regulating international trade. According to its preamble, its purpose was the "substantial reduction of tariffs and oth...
Brussels Collision Convention
The Brussels Collision Convention (formally, the Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules of Law with respect to Collisions between Vessels (French: Convention internationale pour l'unifica...
Brussels Convention on Assistance and Salvage at Sea
The Brussels Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules with Respect to Assistance and Salvage at Sea (French: Convention pour l'unification de certaines règles en matiere assistance et de sa...
Cobbold Commission
The Cobbold Commission, was a Commission of Enquiry set up to determine whether the people of North Borneo (now Sabah) and Sarawak supported the proposal to create the Malaysia consisting of Malaya, B...
Cobbold Commission - Wikipedia