An intergovernmental organization, FAO has 194 Member Nations, two associate members and one member organization, the European Union. Its employees come from various cultural backgrounds and are experts in the multiple fields of activity FAO engages in. FAO’s staff capacity allows it to support improved governance inter alia, generate, develop and adapt existing tools and guidelines and provide targeted governance support as a resource to country and regional level FAO offices. Headquartered in Rome, Italy, FAO is present in over 130 countries.
The World Trade Organization (WTO) is the only global international organization dealing with the rules of trade between nations. At its heart are the WTO agreements, negotiated and signed by the bulk of the world’s trading nations and ratified in their parliaments. The goal is to help producers of goods and services, exporters, and importers conduct their business.
The Commission was originally created in 1973 to bring together experienced leaders within the private sector to discuss issues of global concern at a time when communication and cooperation between Europe, North America, and Asia were lacking. The Commission has grown since its early days to include members from more countries in these regions, and it continues to find that study and dialogue about the pressing problems facing our planet remain as important today as in 1973. Problems and threats have changed, but their importance has only increased due to the more interconnected and interdependent world in which we now live. Sigue leyendo
The EIB is the European Union’s bank. It´s the only bank owned by and representing the interests of the European Union Member States. It works closely with other EU institutions to implement EU policy. As the largest multilateral borrower and lender by volume, it provides finance and expertise for sound and sustainable investment projects which contribute to furthering EU policy objectives. More than 90% of our activity is focused on Europe but it also implements the financial aspects of the EU’s external and development policies. Sigue leyendo
At Standard & Poor’s, our aim is to become the leading provider of global credit benchmarks and research across industries, asset classes, and geographies that investors, businesses, and markets use to foster economic development and growth around the world.
The QIA was founded by the State of Qatar in 2005 to strengthen the country’s economy by diversifying into new asset classes. Building on the heritage of Qatar investments dating back more than three decades, its growing portfolio of long-term strategic investments help complement the state’s huge wealth in natural resources. Qatar’s goal is to become a major international centre for finance and investment management, a vision shared by its government, people and institutions. Sigue leyendo
El Instituto de Crédito Oficial es un banco público con forma jurídica de entidad pública empresarial, adscrita al Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad a través de la Secretaría de Estado de Economía y Apoyo a la Empresa. Tiene naturaleza jurídica de entidad de crédito, y la consideración de Agencia Financiera del Estado, con personalidad jurídica, patrimonio y tesorería propios, así como autonomía de gestión para el cumplimiento de sus fines. Sigue leyendo
Son sociedades anónimas dedicadas fundamentalmente a facilitar financiación temporal a empresas no financieras y no cotizadas que presentan dificultades para acceder a otras fuentes de financiación, y a la administración y gestión de fondos de capital-riesgo y activos de sociedades de capital-riesgo respectivamente. Como actividad complementaria realizan tareas de asesoramiento a las empresas vinculadas con ellas. Sigue leyendo
La Confederación Española Cajas de Ahorros (CECA) es la Asociación Nacional de las Cajas de Ahorros integradas en ella y de las entidades de crédito adheridas.
Forman parte de la Confederación las Fundaciones de carácter especial, las sociedades centrales de los SIP (Sistema Institucional de Protección), los Bancos Instrumentales a través de los cuales las Cajas de Ahorros ejercen su actividad financiera y aquellas entidades cuyo negocio financiero deriva de una Caja de Ahorros. Sigue leyendo
On January 1, 1994, the North American Free Trade Agreement between the United States, Canada, and Mexico (NAFTA) entered into force. All remaining duties and quantitative restrictions were eliminated, as scheduled, on January 1, 2008. Sigue leyendo