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World Policy Institute (WPI) 2002f
New School University, 66 Fifth Avenue-9th floor New York, NY 100100, United States
tel:1-212 229 5808 fax:1-212 807 1153
URL:http://www.worldpolicy.org


Organizational Status: Independent institute, founded in 1961.

General Description: WPI, located at the New School, is a public policy center engaged in research and public education on critical world problems in America and internationally. It seeks to offer innovative proposals for public debate to improve the capacity of business leaders, civic leaders and public officials in the United States and the world community to respond creatively to the management of a global market economy, the construction of a workable system of collective security, and the enhancement of civil society. The institute focuses broadly on the preservation of democratic values; the protection of civil rights; the advancement of tolerance, fairness and the rule of law; and the support of capitalism tempered by social justice.

Annual Budget: USD 650,000 (2001)

(As of December, 2002)

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