9781857433791

The Europa Directory of International Organizations 2006

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2006-09-01
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

An extensive and unequalled one-volume guide covering over 1,700 international and regional organizations, this title provides detailed and accurate information on a wide spectrum of international organizations from the UN to the International Council for Science. Features include: * Introductory articles: An Introduction to International Organizations and Challenges Facing the International System in the 21st Century * A chronology charting the historical development of international organizations * Texts of significant international charters, treaties and documents * Lists of key UN Security Council and General Assembly resolutions, plus information about peace-keeping activities * A who's who of leading officials within international organizations * A directory and further information on each organization including contact information, details of membership, leading officials, activities, finance, publications and subsidiary organizations * An extensive, alphabetically-arrangedindex.

Table of Contents

Abbreviations ix
International Telephone Codes xiii
PART ONE Background Information
An Introduction to International Organizations
3(5)
Clive Archer
Challenges Facing the International System in the 21st Century
8(6)
William Hopkinson
The Development of International Organizations: a Chronology
14(6)
International Observances
20(5)
PART TWO The United Nations
The United Nations
25(1)
Members
25(1)
Diplomatic Representation
26(1)
Permanent Missions
26(5)
Observers
31(1)
Information Centres/Services
32(1)
Conferences
33(1)
Co-ordinating Bodies
34(1)
Finance
34(1)
Publications
34(1)
Secretariat
35(1)
General Assembly
36(5)
Resolutions
38(3)
Security Council
41(29)
Ad Hoc International Tribunals
45(1)
Resolutions
46(24)
Trusteeship Council
70(1)
Economic and Social Council---ECOSOC
70(1)
International Court of Justice
71(2)
United Nations Fundamental Treaties
Charter of the United Nations
73(9)
Universal Declaration of Human Rights
82(2)
United Nations Regional Commissions
Economic Commission for Europe---ECE
84(2)
Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific---ESCAP
86(4)
Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean---ECLAC
90(2)
Economic Commission for Africa---ECA
92(4)
Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia---ESCWA
96(3)
Other United Nations Bodies
Office for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs---OCHA
99(1)
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime---UNODC
100(2)
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights---OHCHR
102(1)
United Nations Human Settlements Programme---UN-Habitat
103(2)
United Nations Children's Fund---UNICEF
105(10)
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development---UNCTAD
115(2)
United Nations Development Programme---UNDP
117(5)
United Nations Environment Programme---UNEP
122(5)
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees---UNHCR
127(18)
United Nations Peace-keeping Operations
145(12)
Chronology of Peace-keeping Operations
157(4)
United Nations Peace-building and Special Missions
161(3)
United Nations Population Fund---UNFPA
164(2)
United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East---UNRWA
166(3)
United Nations Training and Research Institutes
169(2)
World Food Programme---WFP
171(3)
Specialized Agencies within the UN System
Food and Agriculture Organization---FAO
174(5)
International Atomic Energy Agency---IAEA
179(7)
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development---IBRD (World Bank)
186(10)
International Development Association---IDA
192(1)
International Finance Corporation---IFC
193(2)
Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency---MIGA
195(1)
International Civil Aviation Organization---ICAO
196(2)
International Fund for Agricultural Development---IFAD
198(2)
International Labour Organization---ILO
200(3)
International Maritime Organization---IMO
203(2)
International Monetary Fund---IMF
205(8)
International Telecommunication Union---ITU
213(2)
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization---UNESCO
215(6)
United Nations Industrial Development Organization---UNIDO
221(2)
Universal Postal Union---UPU
223(1)
World Health Organization---WHO
224(9)
World Intellectual Property Organization---WIPO
233(2)
World Meteorological Organization---WMO
235(16)
World Tourism Organization---UNWTO
251(4)
PART THREE Major Non-UN Organizations
African Development Bank---ADB
255(3)
African Union---AU
258(7)
Andean Community of Nations
265(5)
Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development---AFESD
270(2)
Arab Monetary Fund
272(2)
Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation---APEC
274(7)
Asian Development Bank---ADB
281(4)
Association of South East Asian Nations---ASEAN
285(14)
Bank for International Settlements---BIS
299(3)
Caribbean Community and Common Market---CARICOM
302(6)
Central American Integration System
308(4)
Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa---COMESA
312(2)
The Commonwealth
314(11)
The Commonwealth of Independent States---CIS
325(7)
Co-operation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (Gulf Co-operation Council---GCC)
332(5)
Council of Arab Economic Unity
337(2)
Council of the Baltic Sea States
339(2)
The Council of Europe
341(20)
Economic Community of West African States---ECOWAS
361(7)
Economic Co-operation Organization---ECO
368(2)
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development---EBRD
370(3)
European Space Agency---ESA
373(3)
The European Union---EU
376(82)
The Franc Zone
458(3)
Inter-American Development Bank---IDB
461(4)
Intergovernmental Authority on Development---IGAD
465(2)
International Chamber of Commerce---ICC
467(2)
International Confederation of Free Trade Unions---ICFTU
469(2)
International Criminal Court
471(1)
International Olympic Committee
472(2)
International Organization for Migration---IOM
474(4)
International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
478(8)
International Committee of the Red Cross---ICRC
478(2)
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies---IFRCS
480(6)
International Seabed Authority
486(2)
Inter-Parliamentary Union
488(3)
Islamic Development Bank
491(3)
Latin American Integration Association---LAIA
494(2)
League of Arab States
496(9)
Mercosur---see Southern Common Market North American Free Trade Agreement---NAFTA
505(2)
North Atlantic Treaty Organization---NATO
507(9)
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development---OECD
516(8)
International Energy Agency
521(1)
OECD Nuclear Energy Agency---NEA
522(2)
Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe---OSCE
524(12)
Organization of American States---OAS
536(10)
Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries---OAPEC
546(2)
Organization of the Black Sea Economic Co-operation---BSEC
548(2)
Organization of the Islamic Conference---OIC
550(5)
Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries---OPEC
555(6)
OPEC Fund for International Development
561(2)
Pacific Community
563(3)
Pacific Islands Forum
566(5)
Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat
568(3)
South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation---SAARC
571(3)
Southern African Development Community---SADC
574(6)
Southern Common Market (Mercosur)
580(3)
Western European Union---WEU
583(4)
World Confederation of Labour---WCL
587(2)
World Council of Churches---WCC
589(2)
World Federation of Trade Unions---WFTU
591(1)
World Trade Organization---WTO
592(7)
PART FOUR Other International Organizations
Listed by subject
Agriculture, Food, Forestry and Fisheries
599(4)
Arts and Culture
603(3)
Commodities
606(3)
Development and Economic Co-operation
609(2)
Economics and Finance
611(6)
Education
617(5)
Environmental Conservation
622(2)
Government and Politics
624(5)
Industrial and Professional Relations
629(3)
Law
632(3)
Medicine and Health
635(8)
Posts and Telecommunications
643(1)
Press, Radio and Television
644(2)
Religion
646(4)
Science
650(8)
Social Sciences
658(3)
Social Welfare and Human Rights
661(4)
Sport and Recreations
665(3)
Technology
668(5)
Tourism
673(1)
Trade and Industry
674(6)
Transport
680(2)
Youth and Students
682(5)
PART FIVE Who's Who in International Organizations
Who's Who
687(24)
Index of organizations 711

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