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Credit

Description

Credit is the trust which allows one party to provide money or resources to another party wherein the second party does not reimburse the first party immediately, but promises either to repay or return those resources at a later date. In other words, credit is a method of making reciprocity formal, legally enforceable, and extensible to a large group of unrelated people.

From Wikipedia

Organizations relating to Credit

Global Commission to Fund the United Nations / Est. 1994
Regional Convention on the Recognition of Studies, Diplomas and Degrees in Higher Education in Asia and the Pacific / Est. 1983
Asian Women's Fund / Est. 1995
African Fund for Guarantee and Economic Cooperation / Est. 1977
European Pension Fund Investment Forum / Est. 1994
World Heritage Fund / Est. 1976
International Sikh Youth Fund
Euro MEDIA Garanties / Est. 1991
Fund for International Student Cooperation
Fonds de solidarité prioritaire / Est. 1959
African Rural Development Fund / Est. 1997
Aanmoedigingsfonds voor Realiseerbare Initiativen tot Conflicthantering Uitgaande van de Bevolking in het Afrika van de Grote Meren
United Nations Trust Fund for South Africa / Est. 1965
Leo S Rowe Pan American Fund / Est. 1948
Central American Export Strengthening Fund
Tear / Est. 1973
Fund for Promoting Scientific and Technical Research / Est. 1983
International Fund 'Hungry Child'
Europaeum / Est. 1992
International Fund for Rural Industrialization, New York NY
Lola Solar Fund / Est. 1990
Third Millennium Fund
Latin American Reserve Fund / Est. 1976
Commonwealth Fund for Democracy and Good Governance / Est. 2001
United Nations Trust Fund for the Environment Stamp Conservation Fund

View all profiles (190 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

World Problems relating to Credit

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Financial risk
Repossession of property
Personal debt
Debt slavery
External national budget deficit
Failure to to observe contractual terms of payments
Credit card fraud
National public debt
Government budget deficits
Bank failure
Excessive corporate debt
Business bankruptcy
Inappropriate loans
Sleep deprivation
Faltering structural adjustment in the world economy
Criminal usury
Unethical financial practices
Burden of servicing foreign public debt
Discrimination in lending by transnational banks
Inadequate agricultural capital
Limited national credit accessibility
Excessive external trade deficits
Excessive dependence on export credits
High interest rates
Enforced curtailment of living standards in borrower nations

Action Strategies relating to Credit

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Financing energy efficiency
Relieving development assistance debt
Researching public debt and debt management
Tackling global debt issue
Endorsing permanent foreign debt settlement
Cancelling international debt
Developing social banking
Improving access of rural poor to credit
Providing loans for micro-enterprise
Enabling economic cooperatives
Facilitating economic structural adjustment
Slowing pace of structural adjustment
Providing guaranteed credits
Exposing effective negative loans from development banks to developing countries
Reducing commercial bank debt of heavily indebted countries
Financing
Developing global currency
Defining common standards for credit
Financial rescuing
Providing emergency loan guarantees
Providing loans
Using debt-for-nature swaps
Improving access of women to resources, technology and credit
Improving public debt relief for developing countries
Providing ethical mortgage

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