Michael G. Schechter's Historical Dictionary of International Organizations (2nd PDF

By Michael G. Schechter

ISBN-10: 0810858274

ISBN-13: 9780810858275

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One of the main pervasive phenomena that distinguish the early twenty first century is the superiority of overseas organisations (IOs). There are IOs in nearly each area: political, monetary, alternate, social, academic, clinical, safeguard, and so on. a few IOs are constrained to obviously outlined actions and heavily managed by way of their participants; others simply develop and develop, stepping into new sections and turning into extra robust in many ways than their members.

The moment variation of Historical Dictionary of foreign Organizations presents a entire evaluation of the foremost overseas organisations, either intergovernmental and foreign intergovernmental, of the twentieth and twenty first centuries. whereas the emphasis is on companies that proceed to function at the present time, vital agencies that experience ceased to exist also are incorporated. This reference features a chronology, an introductory essay, and over seven-hundred cross-referenced dictionary entries at the companies, major leaders, pioneers, founders and contributors.

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January: All Africa Conference of Churches established. 26 January: The six EEC members agree to create Committee of Permanent Representatives (COREPER). 3 February: BENELUX Economic Union established. 24 February–27 April: First UN Conference on the Law of the Sea. 17 March: Intergovernmental Maritime Consultative Organization (IMCO) established. 19 March: European Parliamentary Assembly convenes in Strasbourg, France. April: Conference on Independent African States convenes in Accra, Ghana. 29 April: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa established.

1–16 September: UN General Assembly Special Session on development and international economic cooperation. 17 October: Latin American Economic System established. 24 October: African Postal and Telecommunications Union established. 10 November: UN General Assembly approves resolution that contends Zionism is a form of racism and racial discrimination. December: Independent European Program Group within NATO formed. December: Conference on International Economic Cooperation convenes in Paris. 3 December: Development Bank of Central African States established.

18 October: International Conference on Families as part of the Year of Families convenes in New York City. 16 November: Third Law of the Sea Treaty enters into force. International Sea-Bed Authority established. 21–23 November: World Ministerial Conference on Organized Transnational Crime convenes in Naples, Italy. 28 November: Norwegian voters reject membership in EU. 1995 1 January: World Trade Organization (WTO) replaces General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade organization, but GATT itself continues as an agreement under the WTO.

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