The Information Systems of International Inter-Governmental Organizations: A Reference Guide

The Information Systems of International Inter-Governmental Organizations: A Reference Guide

by Robert V. Williams

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ISBN-13: 9781567503395
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/18/1998
Series: Contemporary Studies in Information Management, Policies, and Services Series
Pages: 450
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.05(d)

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Table of Contents

Dedication

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Abbreviations Used for Indexes and Bibliographic Databases

PART I. UNITED NATIONS AND UN-SUBSIDIARY BODIES

United Nations United Nations Center for Human Settlements (Habitat, UNCHS) United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

UN Economic and Social Council Regional Commissions

Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA)

Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)

Economic Commission for Europe (ECE)

Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)

United Nations International Children's Fund (UNICEF)

United Nations International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (INSTRAW)

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA)

United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD)

PART II. UN-SPECIALIZED AGENCIES, THE IAEA, AND RELATED ORGANIZATIONS

An Introduction to the UN-Specialized Agencies, The IAEA, and Related Organizations

Consultative Group on International Agricultural research (CGIAR)

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)

International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

International Labor Organization (ILO)

International Maritime Organization(IMO)

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

International Trade Center (ITC)

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

United Nations University (UNU)

Universal Postal Union (UPU)

World Bank Group (WBG)

World Food Programme (WFP)

World Health Organization (WHO)

World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

World Tourism Organization (WTO)

World Trade Organization (WTO)

PART III. ALL OTHER INTER-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS

Asian and Pacific Coconut Community (APCC)

Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Asian Productivity Organization (APO)

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (APEC)

Association of Natural Rubber Producing Countries (ANRPC)

Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)

Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission (Helsinki Commission; HELCOM; BMEPC

Bank for International Settlements (BIS)

Benelux Economic Union. Cab International (CABI)

Caribbean Community (CARICOM)

Cocoa Producers' Alliance (CPA)

The Colombo Plan for Co-Operative Economic and Social Development in Asia and the Pacific (COLOMBO PLAN)

Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)

Commonwealth Secretariat (COMSEC)

Council of Europe (CE)

Danube Commission

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)

Entente Council. European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC)

European Conference of Ministers of Transport (ECMT)

European Free Trade Association (EFTA)

European Laboratory for Particle Physics (CERN)

European Patent Office (EPO)

European Space Agency (ESA)

European Telecommunication Satellite Organization (EUTELSAT)

European Union (EU, EC, EEC). Group of 77 (G-77)

Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)

Inter-American Development Bank (IADB, IDB)

Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC)

International Center for the Study of the Preservation and the Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM)

International Civil Defense Organization (ICDO)

International Cocoa Organization (ICCO)

International Coffee Organization (ICO)

International Commission for Scientific Exploration of the Mediterranean Sea (ICSEM)

International Committee of Military Medicine (ICMM)

International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC)

International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)

International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL; ICPO)

International Hydrographic Organization (IHO)

International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR)

International Lead and Zinc Study Group (ILZSG)

International Maritime Satellite Organization (INMARSAT)

International Natural Rubber Organization (INRO)

International Office of Epizootics. International Olive Oil Council (IOOC)

International Organization for Migration (IOM)

International Organization of Legal Metrology (IOLM)

International Pepper Community (IPC)

International Rubber Study Group (IRSG)

International Sugar organization (ISO)

International Tea Promotion Association (ITPA)

International Telecommunications Satellite Organization (INTELSAT)

International TIN Council (ITC)

International Vine and Wine Office (IWO)

International Whaling Commission (IWC)

Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU)

Latin American Integration Association (LAIA)

Latin Union

League of Arab States (LAS; ARAB LEAGUE)

Nordic Council and Nordic Council of Ministers

North Atlantic Assembly (NAA)

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO)

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)

Organization of African Unity (OAU)

Organization of American States (OAS)

Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC)

Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)

Oslo and Paris Commission (OSCOM; PARCOM)

Permanent Court of Arbitration

South Pacific Commission (SPC)

Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMBO)

Union of Banana Exporting Countries (UBEC)

Western European Union (WEU)

APPENDIX I: INTERNET ADDRESSES FOR IGOS INCLUDED IN THIS GUIDE

APPENDIX II: INTERNATIONAL INTER-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS: DEFINITIONS, BRIEF HISTORY, AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Definition of an IGO. Brief Historical Background on IGOs

The Information Systems of IGOs

Guides to the Information Systems of IGOs

Acquiring Publications, Documents, and Data from IGOs

Reference and Research Use of IGO Documentation

Keeping Up with IGO Information Systems

INDEX OF ORGANIZATION NAMES

INDEX OF TITLES CITED

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