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Austria becomes the 47th member of the World Bank.

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Austria signs the IBRD Articles of Agreement, becoming the 47th member of the World Bank. Planning commences without delay and within the next few years, several Bank projects in the electric and power sector will be approved. 

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Memo from A. D. Spottswood to files regarding lunch meeting with Austrian officials (1516263).
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Memo from A. D. Spottswood to files regarding lunch meeting with Austrian officials (1516263).

Resource
Title
IBRD Board of Governors Resolution, No. 29
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IBRD Board of Governors Resolution, No. 29
Description
Document date: March 31, 1948
The resolution sets out the terms and conditions for Austria joining the Bank.
Event
66
Title
Minutes of the 122nd Regular Meeting of the IBRD Executive Directors
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Minutes of the 122nd Regular Meeting of the IBRD Executive Directors
Description
Document date: Jan. 21, 1948
The minutes contain the adoption of resolution no. 76, welcoming Austria to the IBRD.
Event
66
Title
Correspondence from Bank Secretary Mendels to Hon. Dr. Ludwig Kleinmaechter
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Correspondence from Bank Secretary Mendels to Hon. Dr. Ludwig Kleinmaechter
Description

Sept. 14, 1948
The letter to the Legation of Austria conveys a message from the Bank's Executive Directors on the occasion of Austria joining the Bank (1053414).

Event
66
Title
Memo from A. D. Spottswood to files
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Memo from A. D. Spottswood to files
Description

June 25, 1948
The memo memorializes discussions held during a lunch meeting with members of the Austrian liaison office (1516263).

Event
66
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Austria signs IBRD Articles of Agreement
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Austria signs IBRD Articles of Agreement
Description
Aug. 27, 1948
Austrian delegation for IBRD membership signing (1715953; Credit: The World Bank).
Event
66
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