NEW

Encyclopedia of Associations®: International Organizations, 56th Edition

  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 1410326594
  • ISBN-13: 9781410326591
  • DDC: 060
  • 4756 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released February 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017
  • Price:  Sign in for price

About

Overview

This classic reference covers more than 31,000 multi-national, national and international membership organizations in more than 190 countries of the world, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe - including U.S.-based organizations with a bi-national or multinational membership. Entries provide the names of directors, executive officers or other personal contacts; telephone, fax, electronic mail and websites; the group's history, governance, staff, membership, budget and affiliations; the goals and activities of the international organization, including research, awards, certification, education, lobbying and other important activities; and publication and convention information.

Features and Benefits

  • More than 95% of the 31,000 entries include at least one email address, and more than 99% of the entries include a website for the organization.
  • In addition, many organizations now contain social media handles, such as facebook, twitter and LinkedIn.
  • All entries are verified and updated for each edition of ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ASSOCIATIONS, making the information valid, accurate and reliable.
  • Listings are arranged in 15 broad subject chapters. Within each subject chapter, entries are further organized by principal subject keyword.
  • The majority of entries feature a wealth of descriptive information, including year founded, membership, budget, purpose and activities, services, publications, and other organization programs.

What's New

  • Contains more than 31,000 organizations, including the world's most important and influential NGOs; Geographic Coverage: Profiles organizations located more than 190 countries.

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 1410318648 | ISBN-13: 9781410318640

Table of Contents

Part I: DESCRIPTIVE LISTINGS, SECTIONS 1-5.
Introduction.
User’s Guide.
Abbreviations.
Keyword List.
Descriptive Listings.
1. Trade, Business, and Commercial Organizations.
2. Environmental and Agricultural Organizations.
3. Legal, Governmental, Public Administration, and Military
Organizations.
4. Engineering, Technological, and Natural and Social Sciences
Organizations.
5. Educational Organizations.
Part II: SECTIONS 6-15.
Introduction.
User’s Guide.
Abbreviations.
Keyword List.
Descriptive Listings.
6. Cultural Organizations.
7. Social Welfare Organizations.
8. Health and Medical Organizations.
9. Public Affairs Organizations.
10. Fraternal, Nationality, and Ethnic Organizations.
11. Religious Organizations.
12. Veterans’, Hereditary, and Patriotic Organizations.
13. Hobby and Avocational Organizations.
14. Athletic and Sports Organizations.
15. Labor Unions, Associations, and Federations.
Part III: INDEXES.
Introduction.
User’s Guide.
Abbreviations.
Keyword List.
Geographic Index.
Executive Index.