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position paper

A detailed policy report that usually explains, justifies, or recommends a particular course of action.
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posi′tion pa`per

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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In a position paper dated June 5 sent by the group to the DOF, PCBAPI President Reynaldo T.
BATANGAS CITY-- A Batangueno graduating student was honored by the city government here, Tuesday for being named the Best Position Paper Awardee in the recent Asia World Model United Nations (AWMUN) held in Bang-kok, Thailand, last month.
Amman, February 17 (Petra) - The Crown Prince Foundation (CPF) has started to prepare a position paper on the needs and aspirations of Jordanian youth, in line with their economic priorities and ambitions to be presented at the "London 2019 Initiative," dedicated to support the Kingdom's economy and investment.
Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Pinol said in an ambush interview with reporters that the agency had submitted a position paper to the Office of the President during the weekend upon the instruction of Mr.
MONDAY, April 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Based on findings from a systematic review of the literature, recommendations have been developed for improving the evidence for natural experiments in obesity; the review and position paper were published online May 1 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
'I spent a few days to do the position paper because it needed in-depth research to make the content of the paper accurate and factual,' he commented on his preparation for the competition.
Approximately a year ago, we reported that the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, had published a new position paper about vegetarian diets.
Below are the recommendations stated in the AACU position paper: Tissue-based molecular testing for risk stratification should be considered for low and favorable-intermediate risk men with life expectancy greater than or equal to 10 years.
The atmosphere has soured since Brussels published a position paper which included a plan to restrict access to the single market if the UK fails to comply with the terms of the transition.
The call was contained in a position paper jointly signed by some Fulani elders, led by a veteran administrator and politician, Alhaji Aliyu Umar Misaua popularly called AU Misau and seven others after a meeting that was held at his residence in Bauchi last weekend.
CDWP has given approval of a position paper and recommended to ACNIC in which Pakistan Glacier Monitoring Network and Command Area Development, Kurram Tangi Dam will cost 892 million and 5091 million rupees respectively.
A position paper on the fraught issue of the border between the North and the Republic will be published tomorrow, ahead of the third round of Brexit negotiations in Brussels at the end of the month.

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