Bretton Woods

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Bret·ton Woods

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A resort in the White Mountains of northern New Hampshire. In 1944, it was the site of the conference that designed the Bretton Woods system, an international exchange rate regime that lasted until 1971, and created the World Bank and International Monetary Fund.
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Given that we good relations with Switzerland, Bretton Wood Institutions give funds to us," she added.
Pervert Bretton Wood, 44, of Swanwick, Derbys, who admitted three sex acts in front of young girls, was g i v e n a t h r e e -y e a r community order and must do a sex offender course.
Ever since the breakdown of the so-called Bretton Woods system in the early 1970s, France and Germany have been trying to find a European-level equivalent.
Bretton Woods at Omni Mount Chris Elims, director of ski
Indeed, the multilateral institutions on which global governance rests do not look all that different today than they did in 1944, when Britain's John Maynard Keynes and America's Harry Dexter White convened representatives from 44 countries in in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, to design the post-WWII international order.
Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, released the following joint statement as the annual Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group, otherwise known as the Bretton Woods Institutions, began Friday:
La Chine et ses partenaires restent certes membres a part entiere des institutions de Bretton Woods mais entendent tracer [beaucoup moins que] leur propre chemin [beaucoup plus grand que], selon le dirigeant bresilien.
Bretton Woods was named after the ski resort in America.
A former investment banker and national finance vice chair for Obama for America, most recently she served as a member of the Presidents Commission on White House Fellowships, commissioner of the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, director of the National Partnership for Women and Families and member of the Bretton Woods Committee.
The Bretton Woods Conference of 1944 was a milestone in modern history.
When the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) was first proposed by China in 2013, the Bretton Woods institutions (the World Bank and International Monetary Fund) were immediately wary.
On September 26, 2008, French President Nicolas Sarkozy, then also the President of the European Union, called for rethinking a financial system from scratch, as at Bretton Woods.