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Intel - Organizations

 

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African Development Bank
  • Established: 1974
  • History: In 1961, the Monrovian Conference took place in Monrovia, Liberia. The African Development Bank (ADB) is a development bank established in 1964 with the intention of promoting economic and social development in Africa.
  • Members: 77 nations

African Union
  • Established: 2001
  • Members: 53 nations

APEC
  • Established: 1999
  • Members: 21 nations

Arab League
  • Established: 1945
  • History: The charter states that members shall coordinate economic affairs, including commercial relations; communications; cultural affairs; nationality, passports, and visas; social affairs; and health affairs. The Charter forbids members from resorting to force against each other.
  • Members: 23 nations

ASEAN
  • Established: 1967
  • Members: 15 nations

Bank for International Settlements
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Bilderberg Group
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British Commonwealth
  • Established:  
  • History: 
  • Members: 53 nations

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • Established: 1991
  • Members: 60 nations

European Union
  • Established: 1957
  • Members: 25 nations

Food and Agriculture Organization
  • Established: 1945
  • Members: 190 nations

G8
  • Established: 1973
  • History: Has its roots in the 1973 oil crisis and subsequent global recession, leading the US to form the Library Group, a gathering of senior financial officials from the US, Europe, and Japan, to discuss the economic issues.
  • Members: 8 nations

Group of Eleven
  • Established: 2006
  • Members: 11 nations

G20 Developing Nations
  • Established: 2003
  • Members: 20 nations

G20 Industrial Nations
  • Established: 1999
  • Members: 20 nations

G33
  • Established: 1999
  • Members: 33 nations

Gulf Cooperation Council
  • Established: 1981
  • Members: 6 nations

Inter-American Development Bank
  • Established: 1959
  • Members: 47 nations

International Labor Organization
  • Established: 1919
  • History: It was formed through the negotiations of the Treaty of Versailles
  • Members: 184 nations

International Monetary Fund
  • Established: 1945
  • Members: 184 nations

Islamic Development Bank
  • Established: 1975
  • History: The purpose of the Bank is to foster the economic development and social progress of member countries and Muslim communities in non-member countries individually as well as jointly in accordance with the principles of shari'ah.
  • Members: 7 nations

Mercosur
  • Established: 1985
  • History: a RTA (Regional Trade Agreement) between Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Venezuela, and Paraguay, founded in 1991 by the Treaty of Asunci=n, which was later amended and updated by the 1994 Treaty of Ouro Preto. Its purpose is to promote free trade and the fluid movement of goods, peoples, and currency.

 

Mont Pelerin Society
  • Established: 1947
  • History: International organization composed of economists, intellectuals, business leaders, and others who favor  free market economic policies and the political values of an "open society." The Mont Pelerin Society was created on April 10, 1947 at a conference organized by Friedrich Hayek. Originally, it was to be named the Acton-Tocqueville Society.

NAFTA
  • Established: 1992
  • Members: 3 nations

NATO
  • Established: 1949
  • Members: 23 nations

Non-Aligned Movement
  • Established: 1954
  • History: The term "Non-Alignment" itself was coined by Indian Prime Minister Nehru during his speech in 1954 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The origin of the Non-aligned movement can be traced to a conference hosted in Bandung, Indonesia in 1955. The world's "non-aligned" nations declared their desire not to become involved in the East-West ideological confrontation of the Cold War.
  • Members: 118 nations

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
  • Established: 1948
  • Members: 30 nations

OPEC
  • Established: 1949
  • History: Venezuela was the first country to move towards the establishment of OPEC by approaching Iran, Iraq, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia in 1949, suggesting that they exchange views and explore avenues for regular and closer communications between them.
  • Members: 11 nations

Trilateral Commission
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UNESCO
  • Established: 1945
  • History: Stated purpose to contribute to peace & security by promoting international collaboration through education, science, and culture to further universal respect for justice, rule of law, and human rights and fundamental freedoms proclaimed in the UN Charter.
  • Members: 191 nations

United Nations
  • Established: 1945
  • Members: 192 nations

United Nations Development Programme
  • Established: 1965

 

Warsaw Pact
  • Established: 1955
  • History: Established to counter the alleged threat from the NATO alliance. The Pact lasted throughout the Cold War until certain member nations began withdrawing in 1991, following the collapse of the Eastern bloc.
  • Members: 8 nations

World Bank
  • Established: 1946
  • Members: 184 nations

World Trade Organization
  • Established: 1944
  • History: The Bretton Woods Conference of 1944 proposed the creation of an International Trade Organization (ITO) to establish rules and regulations for trade between countries
  • Members: 150 nations