working group

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Noun1.working group - a group of people working together temporarily until some goal is achieved; "the working group was supposed to report back in two weeks"
social unit, unit - an organization regarded as part of a larger social group; "the coach said the offensive unit did a good job"; "after the battle the soldier had trouble rejoining his unit"
expedition - an organized group of people undertaking a journey for a particular purpose; "an expedition was sent to explore Mars"
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IARC convenes an international, interdisciplinary working group of expert scientists to develop each volume of the IARC Monographs.
The Working Group, formed by the Board after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in New York City, recommended nine steps to mitigate risks to the financial system from the interruption or termination of the services of a clearing bank as the result of either operational or non-operational problems.
The working group also worked on how the Institute could do a better job of sharing its advocacy successes with the membership and the public at large.
As of this time, the statement of general principles for the cataloging of rare materials prepared by Working Group 1 has been disseminated.
Trus Joist also participated with the Working Group to develop a pre-employment training program for prospective employees.
Scientific Working Group for Forensic Document Examination (SWGDOC)
The IPS Working Group exists to develop IP encapsulation standards for existing protocols such as Fibre Channel and SCSI.
What eventually became the Central Texas Counterterrorism Working Group (CTCWG) initially formed in 1987 as a joint project by the San Antonio Office of the FBI, the Texas Department of Public Safety, and the Texas Railroad Commission to identify terrorist groups, activities, and potential targets of opportunity in the central region of Texas.
The working group participates in the entire analysis process by developing, monitoring and implementing information needed to resolve a specific problem.
The second working group, quite ably chaired by Bill Sample of the Seattle Chapter, was dedicated to expanding the scope and effectiveness of TEI's advocacy and networking activities, as well as to drawing more members into our advocacy efforts.

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