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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.
International organization for human rights 'Genocide watch' has issued an alert for genocide in occupied Kashmir.
He said that the project contributes to enhancement of the joint EU Initiative between the Expatriates Organ and the organization, affirming that the voluntary return and reintegration of the Sudanese returnees from Libya is an extension of the cooperation and partnership between the Expatriates and the International Organization for Migration.
'We have received a truly valuable assistance from the International Organization for Migration.
Governor Balochistan Amanullah Yasinzai has emphasized on fostering cooperation among Health Department and International organizations to launch joint efforts in providing awareness among masses regarding food security and mother/child healthcare.
During its current visit, Al-Balsam International Organization aims to perform 10 open heart surgeries and 90 interventional therapeutic catheterizations as well as to examine and treat 200 people in radiology clinics and departments.
international organization, which include the all-important function of
Further it is the judiciary that determines when a claim "benefits" the international organization. But whether or not the Mendaro test would be better described using a term different than "benefit," it is the Mendaro criteria which courts are obliged to apply.
(5.) International Organization for Standardization, International Electrotechnical Commission.
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.
The event was first celebrated on the 14th of October 1970 that the first World Standards Day WSD) was celebrated to highlight the importance of standards which are issued by international organisations, such as the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).
He pointed out the efforts of the government and the High Relief Committeein providing the basic needs of citizens in all areas, especially in the northern countryside of Homs, affirming that the government is cooperating with international organizations to provide all citizens' needs in all Syrian areas.

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