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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.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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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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