international organisation

Definitions of international organisation
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n an international alliance involving many different countries

Synonyms:
global organization, international organization, world organisation, world organization
Types:
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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, EU, Europe, European Community, European Economic Community, European Union
an international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members
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
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
WTO, World Trade Organization
an international organization based in Geneva that monitors and enforces rules governing global trade
British Commonwealth, Commonwealth of Nations
an association of nations consisting of the United Kingdom and several former British colonies that are now sovereign states but still pay allegiance to the British Crown
Type of:
alignment, alinement, alliance, coalition
an organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty

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