Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Discusses Integrating IMF Communications and Operations
March 18, 2005

Integrating IMF Communications and Operations: Responsibilities of the External Relations Department (EXR)
February 8, 2005

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February 13, 2003

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Integrating IMF Communications and Operations

Prepared by the External Relations Department

February 8, 2005

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Contents


Executive Summary
   

I.

Introduction

 

II.

Overview of IMF Communication Strategy and Goals

 

III.

A Framework for Reviewing IMF Communication Strategy

 

IV.

Communication about IMF Policies, Global Surveillance, and Research on the International Monetary System

  A.
Policy Development
  B.
Global Surveillance
C. Research on the International Monetary System and Other Topics
  D.

Communication About IMF Roles and Functions

 

V.

Country and Regional Surveillance
 

VI.

Communication in the Context of IMF-Supported Programs
 

VII.

Standard Setting and Statistical Information

  A.
Standards and Codes
  B.
Statistics and Data Dissemination
 

VIII.

Capacity Building and Communication

  A.
Training
  B.
Technical Assistance
 

IX.

Internal Communication in Support of External Communication

 

X.

Issues for Discussion

 

Figures

1. References to the IMF in Publications
 

Boxes

1. A Critical Year for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
2. Communication Activities of IMF Resident Representatives
3. Macroeconomic Policy Seminar for Parliamentarians, Civil Society, and the Media in Tanzania
4. IMF Outreach in Low-Income Countries in Africa
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