Encyclopedia of Associations: International Organizations, 54th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1414495870
  • ISBN-13: 9781414495873
  • DDC: 060
  • 4000 Pages | eBook
  • Previous Editions: 2014, 2013, 2012
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released March 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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This classic reference covers more than 29,000 multinational and national membership organizations in more than 170 countries of the world, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe - including U.S.-based organizations with a binational or multinational membership. Entries provide the names of directors, executive officers or other personal contacts; telephone, fax, telex, electronic mail, websites and bulletin boards; 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

  • Contains more than 29,000 organizations; Geographic Coverage: Profiles organizations located more than 170 countries.
  • Expanded Coverage: Contains more than 500 new organizations never before profiled in International Organizations.
  • Affiliate Data: Features more than 5,000 affiliate organizations at the regional, national and international level to provide additional information and increase networking opportunities.
  • Easier Access to Telecommunications Information: IO listings include full organization contact information, including email addresses (94% of entries) and URLs (99% of entries).
  • Comprehensive listings: IO entries feature a wealth of descriptive information, including: year founded; membership; dues; budget; purpose or activities; services, publications, and other organization programs.
  • The Geographic Index lists organizations alphabetically by country and city, making it possible to identify associations according to their geographic locations and to determine which and/or how many are headquartered in a specific region.
  • The Executive Index sorts by the surname of the association's head contact person, making it possible to identify an organization through its chief executive, and to learn whether a particular individual serves in that capacity for more than one organization.
  • The Name and Keyword Index is a comprehensive alphabetical listing of all organizations appearing in IO, and includes location information with each index citation.

What's New

  • International Representation: Contains more than 29,000 organizations; Geographic Coverage: Profiles organizations located more than 170 countries.

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 Organizations.
4. Engineering, Technological, and Natural and Social Sciences Organizations.
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.