Profiling International Organizations: IMF, World Bank, and WTO [Foreign an...

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The Foreign and Comparative Law Webinar Series of classes is designed to shed light on some of the foreign and comparative law issues currently being researched by the foreign law and international law experts at the Law Library of Congress.

This entry in the series discusses the organizations commonly known as the “Bretton Woods institutions,” which underpin the international system of economic governance, covering trade, finance, and development funding. In this webinar, “Profiling International Organizations: IMF, World Bank, and WTO,” Foreign Law Specialist Jenny Gesley and Legal Research Analyst Elizabeth Boomer will provide insight into the history, structure, key functions, and current developments at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Bank, and the World Trade Organization (WTO).

NOTE: YOU MUST PREPARE YOUR COMPUTER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS WEBINAR. To view the program, you will be using WebEx software, via: installing a plugin, installing a desktop application, or using their “temporary file solution.” If you have the administrator rights to your computer, you may choose to install a plugin in advance. If you cannot or do not want to install the plugin, you will be directed to the temporary file solution when you click on the link for the webinar. This will allow you to download a file. You will then double click the file that you downloaded in order to join the webinar. A page with information to set up your computer is here:

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