BWIS


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AcronymDefinition
BWISBaltimore Washington Infant Study (1981-1989; pediatric cardiology)
BWISBrookhaven Women in Science (est. 1979)
BWISBacklog Waste Information Sheet
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According to BWIS, the partnership will also enhance the product offering of Barry Wehmiller's packaging platform, BW Packaging Systems.
However, the UN used its new role of constructive dissent to present to the BWIs what it termed structural adjustment with a human face (Cornia, Jolly and Stewart 1987).
This is again not only typical of the framework of BWIs, but also the UN normative framework of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), for instance.
GDP on PPP basis could be one basis for determining quotas and voice in this and other BWIs.
(19) In both instances, the sovereignty of the legislature was undermined (with the collusion of the executive branch of government) so that the Bretton Woods institutions (BWIs) could get the results they deemed desirable, results that threatened to further impoverish already marginalized groups.
This was alleviated by the Highly Indebted Poor Countries Initiative--dreamt-up and administered by those very same BWIs that did so much damage in the first place!
This cozy understanding that neither legal principles enforced elsewhere nor economic facts would affect sovereign debts was supported by the Bretton Woods Institutions (BWIs), the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
The service, called Building Wide Internet Service or BWIS, is already available in 16 other Class A office properties in Bethesda, Silver Spring and Rockville.
Generally, sovereign debtors, including developing countries, were treated much more generously (1) before the Bretton Woods Institutions (BWIs) became debt managers.
Ngaire Woods's much-awaited The Globalizers: The IMF, the World Bank and Their Borrowers (3)--published in June 2006--offers one of the most comprehensive scholarly engagements of the policies and practices of the Bretton Woods institutions (BWIs) to date.
We acknowledge the Bretton Woods Institutions (BWIs) have made significant contributions to growth and development and the improved functioning of the international monetary systems.