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Money is any item or verifiable record that is generally accepted as payment for goods and services and repayment of debts, such as taxes, in a particular country or socio-economic context. The primary functions which distinguish money are: medium of exchange, a unit of account, a store of value and sometimes, a standard of deferred payment.

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Organizations relating to Money

United Nations Global Programme Against Money Laundering, Proceeds of Crime and the Financing of Terrorism / Vienna, Austria / Est. 1997
West African Monetary Institute / Accra, Ghana / Est. 2000
Comité monétaire de la Zone franc / Paris, France / Est. 1952
International Monetary and Financial Committee / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1974
Council of Arab Central Banks and Monetary Agencies' Governors / Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Committee of Central Bank Governors in the Southern African Development Community / Pretoria, South Africa / Est. 1995
Intergovernmental Group of Twenty-Four on International Monetary Affairs / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1972
International Money Laundering Information Network / Vienna, Austria
Triads / Est. 1674
Multilateral Monetary Area / Est. 1974
European Economic and Monetary Union / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1999
Latin American Paper Money Society / Elkridge MD, USA / Est. 1973
Robert Triffin International / Moncalieri, Italy
Inter-State Monetary Committee / Est. 1995
Inter-State Economic Committee of the Economic Union of the Commonwealth of Independent States / Moscow, Russia / Est. 1994
Latin Monetary Union / Est. 1865
Scandinavian Monetary Union / Est. 1872
Central American Monetary Union / Est. 1964
Inter-American convention to combat money laundering
Asian Monetary Fund / Est. 1997
Electronic Money Association / Surbiton, UK
Commission de l'UEMOA / Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
ICOM International Committee for Money and Banking Museums / Paris, France / Est. 1992
IMF Institute / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1964
International Monetary Conference / Est. 1954
Agreement on Cooperation in Monetary, Economic and Financial Matters / Est. 1960
European Monetary Agreement / Est. 1958
Convention Relative to the Monetary System, Customs, Weights and Measures, Fiscal Laws, International Trade and the Consular Service / Est. 1909
First Multilateral Monetary Clearing Agreement / Est. 1947
Declaration Respecting the Monetary Convention of 6 Nov 1885 and the Additional Convention of 4 Nov 1908 / Est. 1909
Convention for the Unification of the Monetary System / Est. 1910
Additional Monetary Convention / Est. 1902
Monetary Convention, 1873 / Est. 1873
Monetary Convention, 1879 / Est. 1879
Central American Monetary Agreement / Est. 1974
Supplementary Monetary Convention / Est. 1908
Memorandum of Heads of Agreement Entered at the Monetary and Economic Conference, Held in London 1933 / Est. 1933
Treaty on Stability, Coordination and Governance in the Economic and Monetary Union / Est. 2012
Association du droit monétaire international
Islamic Monetary System
Monetary Union
Centre for International Social Studies / Rome, Italy
Comité européen de lutte antidrogue / Est. 1989
International American Monetary Commission
Hassela Nordic Network
International Primitive Money Society / San Diego CA, USA / Est. 1974
International Organization of Wooden Money Collectors / Ravenna OH, USA / Est. 1964
International Money-Broker Association
Gesellschaft für Internationale Geldgeschichte / Kelkheim, Germany / Est. 1965

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World Problems relating to Money

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Destabilizing movements of short-term capital
Marginal level of family income
Inadequate barter system in international trade
Credit card fraud
Interference of transnational banks' off-shore borrowing with domestic monetary policies
Devaluation of money
Counterfeit money and government securities
Non-restitution of property
Global financial crisis
Elitist control of global economy
Instability of the world economy
Covert smear campaigns by government
Criminal usury
Money laundering
Speculation on money markets
Lack of response to monetary incentives
Hoarded monetary gold
Parochial monetary agreements

Action Strategies relating to Money

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Reforming International Monetary Fund
Capturing environmental value
Addressing belief that wealth eliminates all problems
Developing economic indicators of human development
Combatting money laundering
Money laundering
Issuing currency
Promoting international monetary stability
Unifying currencies
Increasing global funds
Establishing global monetary system
Reducing uncertainty over status of monetary gold
Improving international monetary system
Training in international finance
Regulating monetary system
Equalizing monetary accessibility
Enabling closer monetary cooperation
Attracting additional outside money
Broadening monetary agreements
Reconciling conflicting roles of money in capitalist systems
Providing money
Privatizing intergovernmental monetary system
Securing adequate money sources
Exploring available monetary supplies
Taking advantage of fluctuations in real value of money

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