Encyclopedia of Associations®: International Organizations, 58th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1410363791
  • ISBN-13: 9781410363794
  • DDC: 060
  • 4746 Pages | eBook
  • Previous Editions: 2018, 2017, 2016
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released February 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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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 93% of the 31,000 entries include at least one email address, and nearly 100% of the entries include the organizations’ primary website and/or one or more 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 (more than 800 new to this edition), including the world's most important and influential NGOs; Geographic Coverage: Profiles organizations located in more than 210 countries.

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 1410363759 | ISBN-13: 9781410363756

Table of Contents

User’s Guide.
Keyword List.
Descriptive Listings.
1. Trade, Business, and Commercial Organizations.
2. Environmental and Agricultural Organizations.
3. Legal, Governmental, Public Administration, and Military
4. Engineering, Technological, and Natural and Social Sciences
5. Educational Organizations.
Part II: SECTIONS 6-15.
User’s Guide.
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.
User’s Guide.
Keyword List.
Geographic Index.
Executive Index.
Name and Keyword Index.