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position paper

n.
A detailed policy report that usually explains, justifies, or recommends a particular course of action.

posi′tion pa`per


n.
a formal, usu. detailed report, esp. on a single issue, articulating a position, viewpoint, or proposed policy.
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Noun1.position paper - a report that explains or justifies or recommends some particular policy
report, written report, study - a written document describing the findings of some individual or group; "this accords with the recent study by Hill and Dale"
2.position paper - a memorandum summarizing the items of an agreement (used especially in diplomatic communications)position paper - a memorandum summarizing the items of an agreement (used especially in diplomatic communications)
memo, memoranda, memorandum - a written proposal or reminder
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13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Secure Remote Payment Council (SRPc) has just released its third position paper which tackles some of the issues related to tokenization, and challenges conventional thinking about the safety and security of token vaults.
The European CRO Federation (EUCROF) has released a position paper on transparency in early phase clinical research.
A position paper on Medication Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw (MRONJ), released by the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, expands the scope of the condition previously referred to as Bisphosphonate-Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw (BRONJ) and changes its name to reflect the antiresorptive (denosumab) and antiangiogenic therapies that have recently been associated with the condition.
Now, the CSA is said to have prepared its own position paper that it intends to send to the ICC president Alan Isc, possibly on Wednesday.
Washington, May 6 ( ANI ): There is a strong connection between the food people eat and their oral health, a recently updated position paper of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has stated.
Minister for Finance and Deregulation Senator Wong today released a position paper paving the way for reforms to the Commonwealth Government s financial framework.
The International Paint and Printing Ink Council's (IPPIC) Antifouling Work Group (AFWG) has produced a position paper that provides a methodology for determining the efficacy of antifouling coatings by panel testing on static floating rafts.
The recent launch of a position paper, 'End-of-life decisions, ethics and the law: A case for statutory legal clarity and reform in South Africa', by Willem Landman of the Ethics Institute of South Africa, is a welcome breath of fresh air on what seems to be a taboo topic.
RAMALLAH, March 19, 2012 (WAFA) ' The Palestinian Authority's position paper to the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (AHLC) meeting published Monday focuses on the needed efforts to enable development in Area C of the Palestinian Territory, which is under full Israeli military and civil control and which makes up around 60% of the West Bank area.
Rules governing the handling of patient data in medical research should maximize the use of such information to achieve scientific advances without compromising individual privacy, according to a position paper issued by the American College of Physicians.
In response to "The American Dietetic Association Publishes a New Position Paper on Vegetarian Diets" in the "Scientific Update" in Issue 1, 2010, of Vegetarian Journal: Not being a member of the American Dietetic Association (ADA), we could not get to the ADA paper referenced on page 13 using the link given, <eatright.
The Central Drug Authority (CDA) produced the South African Position Paper on Cannabis in 2004; however, the document was never made public or released.