Historical Dictionary of International Organizations (2nd by Michael G. Schechter

By Michael G. Schechter

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One of the main pervasive phenomena that distinguish the early twenty first century is the superiority of overseas agencies (IOs). There are IOs in nearly each region: political, monetary, alternate, social, academic, medical, protection, and so on. a few IOs are constrained to obviously outlined actions and heavily managed through their individuals; others simply develop and develop, stepping into new sections and turning into extra strong in many ways than their members.

The moment variation of Historical Dictionary of foreign Organizations presents a complete evaluate of the most important overseas firms, either intergovernmental and foreign intergovernmental, of the 20 th and twenty first centuries. whereas the emphasis is on companies that proceed to function at the present time, vital companies that experience ceased to exist also are integrated. This reference incorporates a chronology, an introductory essay, and over seven-hundred cross-referenced dictionary entries at the corporations, major leaders, pioneers, founders and participants.

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6 May: WEU begins operations. 9 May: West xxxvi • CHRONOLOGY Germany becomes member of NATO. 15 July: Bank of Central African States established. 8–20 August: First International Conference on the Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy. 10 October: Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation, and Mutual Assistance (Warsaw Pact) enters into force. ” 1956 Afro-Asian Organization for Economic Cooperation established. 17 April: Communist Information Bureau (COMINFORM) disbanded. 13 June: International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) established.

17 December: European Energy Charter signed. 21 December: Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) established. 27 December: Comprehensive Nuclear TestBan Treaty adopted by UN General Assembly. 1992 1 January: Boutros Boutros-Ghali becomes UN secretary-general. London Adjustments and Amendments to the Montreal Protocol enter into force. 31 January: UN Security Council’s first meeting at level of heads of state and government. 6 February: UN Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice established.

27 June: OAU Assembly of Heads of State and Government adopts African Charter of Human and Peoples’ Rights (Banjul Charter). 10–21 August: United Nations Conference on New and Renewable Sources of Energy convenes in Nairobi, Kenya. September: UN General Assembly Emergency Special Session on Namibia. 1–14 September: Conference on Least Developed Countries convenes in Paris. 3 September: Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) enters into force. 15 November: OAU peacekeeping troops arrive in Chad.

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