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Integrating IMF Communications and Operations: Responsibilities of the External Relations Department (EXR)

Prepared by the External Relations Department

February 8, 2005

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Contents


I.

Introduction

 

II.

List of EXR Products and Activities

  A.
Media
  B.
External Website
C. Print Publication Products
  D.

Publication Copyright, Editing, and Dissemination

  E.
Outreach Activities and Related Communication Products
  F.
Internal Communication
 

III.

Media Relations

 

IV.

The IMF’s External Website (www.imf.org): Objectives and Medium-Term Plans

 

V.

IMF Publications
  A.
Categories of IMF Publications
  B.
Reaching the Public in Developing Countries with IMF Publications and Databases
C. Reaching Broad Audiences via the IMF Survey and Finance & Development
 

VI.

IMF Outreach Activities
  A.
Outreach to Legislators
  B.
Interaction with Civil Society Organizations (CSOs)
C. Outreach to the General Public
 

VII.

Internal Communication

 

Tables

1. Selected www.imf.org Statistics, November 2004
2. Questionnaire on www.imf.org: Summary of Results
3. Material Posted on www.imf.org as Part of the Pilot Project
4. First Two Choices for the Most Important improvements to www.imf.org
5. Selected Advanced Public Website Features of Nine International Organizations
6. IMF Publications
 

Figures

1. Number of PINs and Press Releases Issued by the IMF, 1994-2004
2. Number of References to the IMF, World Bank, and WTO in Publications, September 2003-December 2004
3. References to the "IMF" and "Secretive"
 

Boxes

1. Website Publication of Materials in Languages other than English
2. Communication Activities of IMF Resident Representatives
3. Macroeconomic Policy Seminar for Parliamentarians, Civil Society, and the Media in Tanzania
4. Readership Survey of the IMF Survey and Finance and Development
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