world organization

world organizations

Definitions of world organization
  1. noun
    an international alliance involving many different countries
    synonyms: global organization, international organisation, international organization, world organisation
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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
    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
    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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