Atlas of international organizations


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International organizations

Atlas of international organizations
An international organization, or more formally intergovernmentalorganization (IGO), is an organization whose members are sovereign states or other IGOs (like the European Union and the WTO). Such organizations function according to the principles of intergovernmentalism, which means that unanimity is required. The European Union is however an exception to this rule in some areas.

Une organisation internationale (OI) est une organisation qui regroupe des personnes morales afin de coordonner des actions touchant plusieurs pays. Ces organisations prennent une importance particulière suite à l'essor de la mondialisation, par exemple en apportant un cadre juridique à certaines activités concernant l'ensemble du monde ou de vastes zones de celui-ci.

Existen dos tipos principales de organizaciones internacionales (conocidos también como organismos internacionales), las organizaciones intergubernamentales(IGOs), son aquellos miembros que son estados soberanos u otras organizaciones intergubernamentales (como la Unión Europea y el WTO), y organizaciones no gubernamentales (ONGs), que son organizaciones privadas.

Maps of international organizationsEdit

United NationsEdit

United Nations Members.svg United Nations
الأمم المتحدة‎
联合国 (聯合國)
Organisation des Nations Unies
Организация Объединённых Наций
Organización de las Naciones Unidas

Other organizationsEdit

Continental Orgs Map.png Organizations grouping almost all the countries in their respective continents. Russia is member of both the Council of Europe and the Asian Cooperation Dialogue
Regional Organizations Map.png Several smaller regional organizations with non-overlapping memberships
Alliances expansive Map.png Several non-overlapping large alliances. Softer colors indicate observer/associate or candidate countries
Postempire Orgs Map.png International organizations that largely represent the independent states formed after the breakup of an empire. La Francophonie has overlapping membership with all three of the other organizations shown in the map
EUandGUAMandEurasec.png Eurasian regional organizations
International Hydrographic Organization countries.PNG International Hydrographic Organization
Organisation hydrographique internationale
WTOmap currentmember.svg World Trade Organization
Organisation mondiale du commerce
Organización Mundial del Comercio
WTO2005.png World Trade Organization in 2005
OMC en 2005
OECDMitgliedsstaaten.png Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Organisation de Coopération et de Développement Économiques
Opec Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries countries.PNG Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries
Commonwealth of Nations.svg Commonwealth of Nations
Map-Francophonie organisation 2005.png La Francophonie
CPLPmap.png Comunidade dos Países de Língua Portuguesa
Community of Portuguese Language Countries
LatinUnionmap 2005.png Unió Llatina
Unión Latina
Union Latine
Unione Latina
União Latina
Uniunea Latină
Latin Union
NAM Members.svg Non-Aligned Movement
Arab League Map.PNG جامعة الدول العربية
Arab League
Sistema Econômico Latino-Americano e do Caribe.svg Sistema Econômico Latino-Americano e do Caribe

International organizations by continentEdit


Notes and referencesEdit

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Last modified on 8 July 2013, at 20:26