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International

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Organization of American States (OAS) Aims to foster democracy, security, human rights, and economic organization in Americas.
Organization of the Islamic conference Aims to work towards eradicating racial discrimination, 57 member, made up of countries mainly made up of islamic religion.
Organization of Petroleum Exporting countries (OPEC) Set up in 1960, attempt by oil producing states to assert themselves in a market dominated by multinational huge oil companies. Membership, 13.
Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Aims to prevent conflict and manage crises in Europe, the Caucasus and central Asia. Based in Vienna, austria. 56 member states.
International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Aims to protect those involved in conflicts, monitor the welfare of prisoners of war, provide aid to those in need, and monitor compliance with humanitarian law.
United Nations (UN) Emerged in 1945 from devastation of global conflict, aims to save succeeding generations from scourge of war, maintain international peace, security, and friendly relations between countries. Made up of 192 member states.
UN security council Subsect of UN aimed at directly protecting areas from conflict.
World Trade Organization (WTO) Purpose is to promote free trade by persuading contries to abolish import tariffs and other barriers. Only agency overseeing rules of international trade. 151 member states.
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Nuclear watchdog of UN- promotes the peaceful use of atomic energy while trying to make sure that technology is not used for militaristic purposes. member: 145 nations.
Gulf Cooperation council (GGC) Loose political and economic alliance made up of six Gulf states.
Mercosur South America's leading trading block. known as common market of south, aims to bring free movement of goods, capital, services, and people (lol) among member states.
Non Aligned Movement (NAM) Made up of 118 developing countries and aims to represent political, economic, and cultural interests of developing world.
North Atlantic Treaty Organization Aims to counter the threat of post war communist expansion as the soviet union sought to extend its influence in europe, it is the worlds most powerful regional defence alliance
IMF and World Bank Set up to manage the post world war II global economy. "VERY international." Responsibal for world economies in general. Works with WTO.
African Union Pan african organization whose goal is to propel a united continent towards peace and prosperity.
Arab League Voluntary association of countries whose people are mainly arabic speaking. Aims to strengthen ties among member states.
Association of Sunth East Asian Nations aims to bolster economic growth among its 10 members and to promote peace and stabiltiy across the region.
The Commonwealth loose association of former british colonies
Council of Europe Europes oldest political body, aims to uphold human rights, democracy, and rule across the continent
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