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memorandum of understanding

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law a document that describes the general principles of an agreement between parties, but does not amount to a substantive contract. Abbreviations: MOU or MoU
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Abu-Fatima indicated that the memo of understanding will be comprehensive to benefit in the future from products, pointing out that they discussed with Ambassador of Canada to Khartoum and representative of the institute the provision of training opportunities for Sudanese cadres for development of the mining sector.
During the meetings, a memo of understanding was signed between the General Establishment of Syrian Railways and the Iranian railways, in addition to signing a memo of understanding in the domain of public works and construction.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) agreed formally to reduce the environmental impact of Reckson-owned and managed properties by signing a Memo of Understanding (MOU) during Earth Week at Reckson's 360 Hamilton Avenue in White Plains, NY, on Thursday, April 21.
Summary: BEIRUT: Caretaker Agriculture Minister Hussein Hajj Hassan signed a memo of understanding with Industrial Research Institute director Bassam al-Furn Thursday, in the presence of the chairman of the laboratories department of the institute Joseph Matta.
In 2007, The Council signed a Memo of Understanding with the State of New York that successfully fast-tracked Council-certified minority businesses in bidding for contracts with New York State agencies.
Damascus, 03 September: Syria and the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development signed Thursday a memo of understanding to provide financing for the study of the coast road project /Lattakia-Jableh-Banias/.
also signed a memo of understanding with Artex--a unit of Cuba's Ministry of Culture--in which Cuba will send music and dance groups to Vietnam to boost the island's cultural presence in southeast Asia.
The memo of understanding, signed last week, is a mechanism by which Green Mountain Coffee Roasters may work with USAID in Washington and in missions around the world.
When the counselor finds that there is much activity with cross-referral, a general statement of purpose (e.g., a "cooperative agreement" or "memo of understanding") that defines inter-agency roles should be established for dissemination.
12 (SUNA) -- The Commission for Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration and the International Immigration Organization Monday signed a memo of understanding for implementing a number of projects pertinent to stability and sustainability of peace in Sudan.
Havana, SANA- Syria and Cuba have signed a memo of understanding to bolster media cooperation.