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Indonesia signs the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Articles of Agreement, becoming the 56th member of the World Bank. 

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Indonesia signs the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Articles of Agreement, becoming the 56th member of the World Bank. The World Bank had long been interested in investing in Indonesia, and discussions concerning potential projects, technical assistance, and mission visits will begin almost immediately following the signing.

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Indonesia signs IBRD Articles of Agreement
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U.S. Alternate Governor Waugh and Indonesian Ambassador to the U.S. Moekarto Notowidigdo during the signing of the IBRD Articles of Agreement (1723108; Credit: The World Bank).

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Memorandum summarizing President Black's meeting with Indonesian officials
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Memorandum summarizing President Black's meeting with Indonesian officials
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Sept. 23, 1954
The memorandum describes a meeting between President Black and Indonesian government officials during which future engagement between the Bank and country was discussed (1786876).

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Indonesia signs IBRD Articles of Agreement
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Indonesia signs IBRD Articles of Agreement
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1954
U.S. Alternate Governor Waugh and Indonesian Ambassador to the U.S. Moekarto Notowidigdo during the signing of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Articles of Agreement (1723108; Credit: The World Bank).

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International Bank Notes, Vol. 9, Vol, 1
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International Bank Notes, Vol. 9, Vol, 1
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Document date: January 1955
An article on page 5 introduces Soetikno Slamet as the new Executive Director for Indonesia.
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IBRD resolution: Extension of the period for acceptance by Indonesia
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IBRD resolution: Extension of the period for acceptance by Indonesia
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Document date: Sept. 12, 1953
The resolution extends the membership acceptance period for Indonesia until March 1954. 
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IBRD resolution: Terms and conditions for Indonesia membership in the Bank
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IBRD resolution: Terms and conditions for Indonesia membership in the Bank
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Document date: Sept. 10, 1952
The resolution sets out the terms and conditions pertaining to the future membership of Indonesia with the Bank. 
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International Bank Notes, Vol. 8, No. 11
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International Bank Notes, Vol. 8, No. 11
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Document date: November 1954
An article on pages 2-4, "Impressions of Indonesia" by Egbert de Vries, introduces Indonesia to IBRD staff.
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International Bank Notes, Vol. 8, Vol. 5
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International Bank Notes, Vol. 8, Vol. 5
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Document date: May 1954
An article on page 10 commemorates Indonesia's signing of the Articles of Agreement.
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