Briefing Note


A short paper that quickly and effectively informs a decision-maker about an issue. A useful briefing note distills often complex information into a short, well-structured document. 

Author Selection Guidance

Most often this will be written by an employee from the organization operating as the decision maker during the particular issue detailed in the briefing note, so it may not list a specific individual. If no author is designated use the organization's name.

Publisher Selection Guidance

The organization that created the briefing note. This will typically be detailed in the text , headers, and/or cover page of the document.

Node Naming Convention 

Use the title as provided. If no title is specified use the following convention: Briefing  Note on [Topic of note]


Demand Note - A loan with no fixed term or repayment schedule. It can be recalled upon the lender's request, assuming the notice required by the provisions of the loan are met.

Market Notice - A formal communication issued by a central bank to participants in a specific capital market that sets out to further detail or update the parameters for a intervention program.

Notes - General - A brief record of facts, topics, or thoughts, written down as an aid to memory  and organize a plan of action. 

Notes - Revision/Comments - Written remarks or commentary intended to improve existing language or draft of a document.

Notice -A formal written notification that warns or imparts  new guidelines that affect the legal rights, ability to access services, obligations, or duties of an  individual or set of organizations.

Program Note - A brief reflection on he programmatic experience and effectiveness  of specific policy tool from the institution administering the program, or international organization surveying multiple programs. The main distinction here is that Program Notes are written with the benefit of hindsight.

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