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international organization

An organization with global mandates, generally funded bycontributions from national governments. Examples include theInternational Committee of the Red Cross, the InternationalOrganization for Migration, and United Nations agencies. Also called IO. See also nongovernmental organizations.
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Noun1.international organization - an international alliance involving many different countries
Arab League - an international organization of independent Arab states formed in 1945 to promote cultural and economic and military and political and social cooperation
Common Market, EC, EEC, European Community, European Economic Community, European Union, EU, Europe - an international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members; "he tried to take Britain into the Europen Union"
NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization - an international organization created in 1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty for purposes of collective security
OPCW, Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons - international organization for chemical disarmament; administers the Chemical Weapons Convention
OAS, Organization of American States - an association including most countries in the western hemisphere; created in 1948 to promote military and economic and social and cultural cooperation
OPEC, Organization of Petroleum-Exporting Countries - an organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the production and sale of petroleum
League of Nations - an international organization formed in 1920 to promote cooperation and peace among nations; although suggested by Woodrow Wilson, the United States never joined and it remained powerless; it was dissolved in 1946 after the United Nations was formed
community - a group of nations having common interests; "they hoped to join the NATO community"
alignment, alinement, coalition, alliance - an organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty
CIS, Commonwealth of Independent States - an alliance made up of states that had been Soviet Socialist Republics in the Soviet Union prior to its dissolution in Dec 1991
UN, United Nations - an organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promote international peace and security
commonwealth - a world organization of autonomous states that are united in allegiance to a central power but are not subordinate to it or to one another
World Trade Organization, WTO - an international organization based in Geneva that monitors and enforces rules governing global trade
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He described the international organization of the socialists that united the million and a half in the United States with the twenty-three millions and a half in the rest of the world.
In a letter to the Securities and Exchange Organization of Iran, the international organization said the Islamic Republic will be a permanent member of the body as of March 29.
Syria hosted the Interpol first conference on combating human trafficking in 2010 with the participation of 53 Arab and foreign countries and 11 international organizations.
The first priority is to foster greater cooperation between religious communities and international organizations, especially those working within the UN system, by strengthening interreligious organizations.
Personal attributes required include fluent written and spoken English, integrity, impartiality and the ability to work effectively with senior officials in governments, international organizations and the world rubber industry.
And, while each national organization has its own ways of operating, the flexible structure allows affiliates to share best practices with the international organization.
IT'S ONE OF THE GREAT IRONIES of the 20th century: The same country that's done more than any other to build international organizations has also done more to undermine them.
In fact, it is only within the past thirty years or so that there has been much of a connection between international organizations and family life.
To their credit, they do not overemphasize the emergence of new international norms as the result of international organization actions, such as intervention in ethnic strife, but assert that these norms, however modest in scope, nevertheless contribute a real change that can be built upon in the future.
Unlike most other international organizations, the Commonwealth seeks to reach consensus at its meetings rather than take a majority vote.
According to a Foreign Ministry statement today, " the delegation reviewed with William Lacey , president of the Immigration organization and Robert Mardini, vice president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, the areas of cooperation between the Government of Iraq and the assistance provided to the activities of these organizations , have also been discussed the subject of Iraq's accession to the International Organization Migration .
During the meeting, ways of supporting Tunisia's efforts to consolidate the principles of human rights, torture combating and aspects of cooperation between the international organization and the Tunisian Ministry of Justice were tackled.

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