ⓘ International organizations

International organization

An international organization is an organization established by a treaty or other instrument governed by international law and possessing its own international legal personality, such as the United Nations, the World Health Organization and NATO. International organizations are composed of primarily Member states, but may also include other entities, such as other international organizations. Additionally, entities may hold observer status. Notable examples include the United Nations UN, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe OSCE, Council of Europe COE, International Labour ...

Consortia Advancing Standards in Research Administration Information

The Consortia Advancing Standards in Research Administration Information is an international, non-profit "membership initiative led by research institutions and their partners.". Founded in 2006, it is a corporation registered in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, and is overseen by a central Board of Directors and national Steering Committees in each country with a national chapter. The CASRAI mission is to adapt the principles and best practices of open standards and data governance to lead and facilitate key stakeholders in annual deliberations to develop standard information agreements that serv ...

Earth System Governance Project

The Earth System Governance Project is a long-term, interdisciplinary social science research programme originally developed under the auspices of the International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change. It started in January 2009. The Earth System Governance Project currently consists of a network of ca. 300 active and about 2.300 indirectly involved scholars from all continents. The global research alliance has evolved into the largest social science research network in the area of governance and global environmental change. Since 2015 it is part of the overarching in ...

European Gendarmerie Force

The European Gendarmerie Force is an operational, pre-organised, robust, and rapidly deployable intervention force, exclusively comprising elements of several European police forces with military status of the Parties in order to perform all police tasks within the scope of crisis management operations, as established by Art.1 of the Treaty establishing the European Gendarmerie Force. The EGF was launched by an agreement in 2006 between five member states of the European Union EU: France, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, and Spain. Romania joined in 2009; Poland in 2011. Its status is ens ...

Freedom Online Coalition

The Freedom Online Coalition is a group of 31 governments that work together to advance Internet freedom, mainly through shaping global norms through Joint Statements, multistakeholder engagement with their Advisory Network and through coordinating diplomatic initiatives and interventions at relevant international forums. The Freedom Online Coalition was launched at a conference of the Dutch Government in The Hague, the Netherlands in December 2011. Participating countries commit to "promoting the freedoms of expression, association, and peaceful assembly with respect to the Internet and c ...

Global Child Development Group

The Global Child Development Group is an international, non-governmental organization founded in Bellagio, Italy in 2007, with a focus on the promotion of research, practice and policies focused on child development. The organization has a particular emphasis on childrens social, cognitive, emotional, behavioural and motor development.

Global Landscapes Forum

The GLF is the largest knowledge-led platform on sustainable land use. Since 2013, over 4.400 organizations and 190.000 people have taken part in Forum events in person and online. It is led by the Center for International Forestry Research CIFOR.

Indian Ocean Naval Symposium

The Indian Ocean Naval Symposium, commonly known as IONS, are a series of biennial meetings among the littoral states of the Indian Ocean region. It provides a forum to increase maritime security cooperation, providing a forum for discussion of regional maritime issues and promote friendly relationships among the member nations.

International Anti-Corruption Academy

The International Anti-Corruption Academy is an international intergovernmental organization based in Laxenburg, Austria that teaches government, other officials, and professionals about anti-corruption measures. Membership to the organization is, without a mandatory membership fee, open to UN-member states and intergovernmental organizations.

International Biocontrol Manufacturers' Association

The International Biocontrol Manufacturers Association is a worldwide association of the biocontrol industry, with its head office in Brussels. The association sponsors the Annual Biocontrol Industry Meeting held in Basel, Switzerland.

International Council for Children's Play

The International Council for Childrens Play is an international, non-governmental organization founded in Ulm, Germany in 1959, with a focus on the promotion of research, practice and policies focused in and around the area of play.

International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators

The International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators is a global member organization comprising independent audit regulators from 55 jurisdictions. IFIARs mission is to serve the public interest and enhance investor protection by improving audit quality globally. IFIAR was established in Paris in 2006. Its members are audit regulators and supervisors from the continents of Africa, Asia, Europe, North and South America and Oceania.

Conference europeenne des ministres des Transports

The International Transport Forum is an inter-governmental organisation within the OECD system. It is the only global body with a mandate for all modes of transport. It acts as a think tank for transport policy issues and organises the annual global summit of transport ministers. The ITFs motto is "Global dialogue for better transport". Between 1953–2007, the organisation had existed for over fifty years as the European Conference of Ministers of Transport.

International Union of Notaries

The International Union of Notaries is a non-governmental organisation. It aims to promote, co-ordinate and develop the function and activities of notaries throughout the world.

Union Internationale des Chemins de fer

The railways of Europe originated as many separate concerns, and there were many border changes after World War I and the Treaty of Versailles. Colonial railways were the responsibility of the mother country. Into this environment the UIC was created on 17 October 1922, with the aim of standardising industry practices. Ticket revenue sharing was originally undertaken with the UIC Franc currency equivalent. UIC classification and UIC Country Codes allowed precise determination of rolling stock capabilities and ownership, with wagons assigned unique UIC wagon numbers. The 1990s GSM-R radio t ...

Organization of Solidarity with the People of Asia, Africa and Latin America

The Organization of Solidarity with the People of Asia, Africa and Latin America, abbreviated as OSPAAAL, is a Cuban political movement with the stated purpose of fighting globalisation, imperialism, neoliberalism and defending human rights. The OSPAAAL was founded in Havana in January 1966, after the Tricontinental Conference, a meeting of over 500 delegates and 200 observers from over 82 countries. Acting as the "key bridge" to unite liberation struggles and movements in the three continents, OSPAAALs main objective is the promotion of anti-imperialism and socialism. The Organization of ...

Overseas Countries and Territories Association

Overseas Countries and Territories Association is an international organisation founded on November 17, 2000 during the conference of prime ministers of overseas countries and territories in Brussels, Belgium. It includes almost all special member state territories of European Union whose purpose is to improve economic development in overseas countries and territories and cooperation with the European Union. It currently has 13 members. On 25 June 2008, a Cooperation Treaty between the EU and OCTA was signed in Brussels.

Programme on Ecosystem Change and Society

Programme on Ecosystem Change and Society, is a core project of Future Earth. PECS is an international research network that aims to connect and integrate research on the stewardship of social–ecological systems, how these systems support human wellbeing. PECS was established in 2011. It is hosted by Stellenbosch University, from 2011-2019 it was hosted by the Stockholm Resilience Centre at Stockholm University. Since the beginning of 2014 PECS has been part of Future Earth, the global sustainability research platform. A number of research projects have been affiliated with PECS, and it ha ...

Review of International Organizations

The Review of International Organizations is a peer-reviewed academic journal that analyzes operations and policies of both governmental and non-governmental organizations. Scientific contributions cover agencies such as the International Monetary Fund, the World Trade Organization, the World Bank, the G7, the NATO, the European Court of Human Rights, the United Nations, and similar formal institutions. In addition, the journal offers research on networks of international cooperation, including the Global Development Network and the International Competition Forum. The journal is published ...

Transnational gangs

Transnational gangs can be described as gangs that are located in multiple countries. When these gangs commit crimes in one country, their plans for the crime can sometimes be put together in another country. These gangs or mara are able to move around efficiently from one place to another. Transnational gangs are not a normal street gang because they are much larger in size and located in more than one country; they are considered to be able to pose a significant threat for the safety of the countries they are located in.

Transnational organization

Transnational organization is a term used in scholarly literature. It refers to international organizations that "transcend" the idea of a nation-state. The distinction between an international and a transnational organization is unclear and has been criticized by some scholars ex. Colas, 2002. Transnational relations have been defined as" contacts, coalitions, and interactions across state boundaries that are not controlled by the central foreign policy organs of governments.” Examples of transnational entities are" multinational business enterprises and revolutionary movements; trade uni ...

Turkey's membership of international organizations

Turkey is a founding member of the United Nations, the Organisation of the Islamic Conference, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, a member state of the Council of Europe since 1949, and of NATO since 1952. Since 2005, Turkey is in accession negotiations with the European Union, having been an associate member since 1963. Turkey is also a member of the G20 industrial nations which brings together the 20 largest economies of the world. Turkey entered NATO in 1952 and serves as the organizations vital easter ...

Union of International Associations

The Union of International Associations is a non-profit non-governmental research institute and documentation center based in Brussels, Belgium, and operating under United Nations mandate. It was founded in 1907 under the name Central Office of International Associations by Henri La Fontaine, the 1913 Nobel Peace Prize laureate, and Paul Otlet, a founding father of what is now called information science. The UIA is an independent research institute and a repository for current and historical information on the work of global civil society. It serves two main purposes: to document and promo ...

United Regions / Forum of Regional Governments and Global Associations of Regions

The United Regions Organization / Forum of Regional Governments and Global Associations of Regions is an international organization, which aims to bring together regions from all over the world and represents them before other international organizations in order to boost a global policy of balanced development and territorial cohesion. The Organizations main objective is to seek the regions recognition as major players in global governance. ORU Fogar defends that states decentralization power towards other actors accelerates development; consequently fostering democracy by the proximity b ...

World Children's Transplant Fund

The World Childrens Transplant Fund is an international, non-governmental organization founded in Los Angeles, California in 1988, with a focus on providing financial and emotional support to children and their families of the world needing organ transplants.

World Development Report

The World Development Report is an annual report published since 1978 by the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development or World Bank. Each WDR provides in-depth analysis of a specific aspect of economic development. Past reports have considered such topics as agriculture, youth, equity, public services delivery, the role of the state, transition economies, labour, infrastructure, health, the environment, risk management, and poverty. The reports are the Banks best-known contribution to thinking about development.

World Hereford Council

The World Hereford Council is the international breeding authority on Hereford cattle, existing for the promotion of breed excellence and the cultivation of global trade in Hereford genetics. Originally based in England, at the Hereford Cattle Society, the Council was established in 1951 as a response to the increasingly widespread international export and breeding of Hereford cattle, and the need to maintain a global authority connecting Hereford cattle to the original English herd book. The Headquarters of the Council are based in the country of residence of the Secretary General Uruguay ...

World Internet of Things Convention

The world of Internet of things of the Convention, also known as WIOTC, is an international organization and conventions aimed at the Internet of things and its application. Originally took place the organization was created in 2015 and a Convention in Beijing in December 2016. The event is held annually in different countries and regions. WIOTC released "Beijing Declaration of the world of things" "white world a lot of paper," and created "the world ranking List of the Internet of things".

World Trade Report

The World Trade Report is the annual report published since 2003 by the World Trade Organization. Each WTR provides an in-depth analysis of an aspect of trends in international trade, trade policy issues and the multilateral trading system.


ⓘ International organizations

  • among member nations. International Organizations typically have member states from the whole world, however in some cases organizations have geographic limitations
  • term international organizations describes intergovernmental organizations IGOs and include groups such as the United Nations or the International Labour
  • on the Law of Treaties between States and International Organizations or Between International Organizations VCLTIO is an extension of the Vienna Convention
  • Interpol or the International Telecommunication Union and other standards organizations Common types include: Worldwide or global organizations - generally
  • The mission of the Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences CIOMS is to advance public health through guidance on health research
  • the first organizations granted general consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council. The International Organization for Standardization
  • non - governmental organizations Scientific contributions cover agencies such as the International Monetary Fund, the World Trade Organization the World Bank
  • The International Labour Organization ILO is a United Nations agency whose mandate is to advance social justice and promote decent work by setting international
  • United Nations and other international organizations It is headed by the Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs. The IO is charged
  • The International Civil Aviation Organization ICAO French: Organisation de l aviation civile internationale Chinese: 国际民航组织 is a specialized agency
  • Networks, 19 National Fairtrade Organizations formerly: Fairtrade Labelling Organizations and 8 Fairtrade Marketing Organizations that promote and market the