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International Planning History Society

International Planning History Society is an international academic organization for urban planning history. The organization was established in 1974 at the University of Leicester, in Leicester, England as an academic group called "Planning Hist ...

                                               

International Society for Human Rights

The International Society for Human Rights is an international non-governmental, non-profit human rights organization with Participative Status with the Council of Europe. It is a member of the Liaison Committee of the Non-Governmental Organizati ...

                                               

Internet Marketing Conference

The Internet Marketing Conference, often named, is an international conference about some aspects of e-business. It was first hosted in Copenhagen in 2000. It has since then been hosted in Edinburgh, Stockholm, Las Vegas, Berlin, Vancouver, Montr ...

                                               

Interpol

Interpol is the short form of International Criminal Police Organization. It began in 1923. Now, Interpol is the second biggest international organization; the United Nations is the biggest. Some important information about Interpol: Present Head ...

                                               

Niger Basin Authority

The Niger Basin Authority is an intergovernmental organisation in West Africa. They manage and develop the resources of the basin of the Niger River. The group is called by both French and English acronyms, NBA or ABN. The organisation was founde ...

                                               

North American Free Trade Agreement

The North American Free Trade Agreement is a trade agreement between Mexico, the United States, and Canada. The agreement was signed by U.S. President George H.W. Bush, Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, and Mexican President Carlos Salinas ...

                                               

OECD

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development is an international organisation of countries. Member countries of OECD all have a democratic system of government. They also accept the principle of a free economy. A country has a free ...

                                               

OPEC

OPEC, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries is an international organization. Since 1965, the headquarters of OPEC has been in Vienna, Austria. OPEC was established in Baghdad, Iraq on 10–14 September 1960. Its work is to "coordin ...

                                               

Organisation internationale de la Francophonie

Francophonie is an international organization of politics and governments with French as the main language. The countries have a large number of people who are francophones, or where there is a notable affiliation with the French language or cult ...

                                               

Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation is an international group. It has 56*member states. The organisation tries to be the voice of the Muslim world. They try to safeguard the interests and the progress and well-being of Muslims. The OIC has a ...

                                               

Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe

Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe is an international organization for peace and human rights. Presently, it has 57 countries as its members. Most of the member countries of the OSCE are from Europe, the Caucasus, Central Asia ...

                                               

Organization of American States

The Organization of American States is an international organization based in Washington, D.C. It has all thirty-five independent nations of the Americas as its members. For its work Organization of American States OAS uses four languages: Englis ...

                                               

Reporters Without Borders

Reporters Without Borders is an international non-governmental organization. Its headquarters is located in Paris. The organization was founded in 1985.

                                               

Second International

The Second International was an organization created on July 14, 1889, by socialist and labour parties who wanted to work together for international socialism. It continued the work of the First International, which stopped being an organization ...

                                               

Students in Free Enterprise

Students in Free Enterprise is an international non-profit organization. It works with university students who want to change their communities positively and learn practical knowledge to become socially responsible business leaders. Students for ...

                                               

Toastmasters International

Toastmasters International is a global educational organization which helps to improve English speaking skills and communication. In each club, members are led by the Toastmasters Manual to speak in front of an audience fluently, to think quickly ...

                                               

United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement

The United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement is a free trade agreement between Canada, Mexico, and the United States, replacing the previous North American Free Trade Agreement. It is the result of the 2017–2018 renegotiation of NAFTA by its member ...

                                               

World Anti-Doping Agency

The World Anti-Doping Agency is a foundation to fight against drugs in sport. It was set up by the International Olympic Committee and is based in Canada. WADA promotes, coordinates and monitors the fight against drugs in sports. The agency does ...

                                               

World Bank Group

The World Bank Group is a group of five international organizations. The World Bank Group gives advice and finance to member countries for economic development and reducing poverty. It is a non-profit-making international organization owned by me ...

                                               

The World Federation of Great Towers

The World Federation of Great Towers Is an international association headquartered in Melbourne, Australia. It is made up of management bodies of high-rise towers, provided that they are open to the public and that they constitute a tourist attra ...

                                               

World Heritage Committee

The World Heritage Committee is the group which decides on the places to be listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. It makes sure that the agreements in World Heritage Convention are followed. It also decides how the money in the World Heritage Fu ...

                                               

Charles Juste de Beauvau, Prince of Craon

Charles Juste de Beauvau, Prince of Craon, 2nd Prince of Craon, Marshal of France was a French scholar, nobleman and general. The son of Marc de Beauvau, he was also brother of the famous Madame de Boufflers and through her uncle to the poet Stan ...

                                               

Jean Cocteau

Jean Cocteau was a French artist, poet, novelist, dramatist, designer, boxing manager, playwright, moviemaker and actor. Cocteau wrote or worked on 21 stage performances, some of which were ballets, and some were plays. Cocteaus movies, most of w ...

                                               

Georges Cuvier

Baron Georges Leopold Chretien Frederic Dagobert Cuvier, usually called Cuvier, was a French naturalist and zoologist. Cuvier was a very important figure in scientific circles in Paris during the early 19th century. He helped establish the fields ...

                                               

Alexandre Dumas, fils

Alexandre Dumas, fils, was the son of Alexandre Dumas, pere. Like his father, Alexandre Dumas, fils was a celebrated author and playwright. Alexandre Dumas fils was born in Paris, France, the illegitimate child of Marie-Catherine Labay, a dressma ...

                                               

Joseph Fourier

Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier was a French mathematician and physicist. He is best known for starting the investigation of Fourier series. He used them for work on problems of heat flow. Fourier also helped the discovery of the greenhouse effect, ...

                                               

Anatole France

Anatole France, born François-Anatole Thibault, was a French poet, critic, and novelist. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1921. He was a member of the Academie française.

                                               

Prince Henri, Duke of Aumale

Prince Henri of Orleans, Duke of Aumale was a leader of the Orleanists, a political faction in 19th century France associated with constitutional monarchy. He was born in Paris, the fifth son of King Louis Philippe I. He used the title Duke of Au ...

                                               

Victor Hugo

Victor Marie Hugo was a French poet, playwright, novelist, statesman and human rights activist. He played an important part in the Romantic movement in France. Hugo first became famous in France because of his poetry, as well as his novels and hi ...

                                               

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is a professional honorary group meant for the advancement of the arts and sciences of motion pictures. The Academy has over 6.000 motion picture professionals as members. While the most of its memb ...

                                               

Motion Picture Association of America

The Motion Picture Association of America, originally called the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors Association of America, is a non-profit group based in the United States. Its members are the "big six" major Hollywood studios: Walt Disne ...

                                               

Motion Picture Sound Editors

Founded in 1953, Motion Picture Sound Editors is an honorary society of motion picture sound editors. The societys goals are to educate others about and increase the recognition of the sound editors, show the artistic merit of the soundtracks, an ...

                                               

Ukrainian State Film Agency

The Ukrainian State Film Agency, known in short as Dergkino, is the central executive body of cinematography in Ukraine. It was created in 2006.

                                               

Ku Klux Klan

The Ku Klux Klan is a hate group. It was started in Pulaski, Tennessee on March 3, 1865 and quickly spread among white people in the southern United States. Most of its hate has been towards African Americans, but it has also attacked Catholics, ...

                                               

Order of the Solar Temple

The Order of the Solar Temple was a secret society that existed in the second half of the 20th century and that was based on the belief that the Knights Templar still existed. OTS was started by Joseph Di Mambro and Luc Jouret in 1984 in Geneva a ...

                                               

Sons of Liberty

The Sons of Liberty were a group of people in Boston at the time of the American Revolution. They were led by Samuel Adams, James Otis, and Paul Revere. Other well-known members included Benedict Arnold and Patrick Henry. They were in favor of ri ...

                                               

Yakuza

Yakuza, known also as gokudō, are members of transnational organized crime syndicates in Japan. Yakuza call themselves ninkyō dantai chivalrous organizations which the Japanese media and police call them bōryokudan violence group. They are the wo ...

                                               

Trades union

A trades union is an organization or group of workers who join together to negotiate pay, hours, benefits, and working conditions. Union members and supporters of unions claim that they are necessary because the people that run companies want to ...

                                               

Union organizer

A union organizer is a type of trade union official. In most unions, the organizers role is to hire groups of workers under the organizing model. In other unions, the organizers role is largely that of servicing members and enforcing work rules, ...

                                               

Union representative

A union representative, union steward or shop steward is an employee of an organization or company who represents and defends the interests of her/his fellow employees but who also works for a trades union. Ordinary members of the union are elect ...

                                               

Army cadet force

The Army Cadet Force is a youth organisation in Great Britain, where members train in military skills. It was founded in 1859, and had its official 150th birthday in 2010, marked by the Cadet 150 celebrations. The ACF gives a lot of youth in the ...

                                               

Girl Guides

Today, about 10 million girls around the world are in an organization called Girl Guides. It started over 100 years ago. Around 1907 in England, Robert Baden-Powell started an organization called Boy Scouts. He taught boys how to camp and live ou ...

                                               

National FFA Organization

National FFA Organization is an American 501 youth organization, specifically a career and technical student organization, based on middle and high school classes that promote and support agricultural education. It was founded in 1925. In 1988 th ...

                                               

HaNoar HaOved VeHaLomed

The movement was founded in 1924 by youth working to defend their rights. The first name of the movement was "Hanoar HaOved" "The Working Youth" and it was connected to the Histadrut Israeli workers union. In 1959, it was connected with "HaTnua H ...

                                               

Pioneer movement

Pioneer movements are movements for children and adolescents. They were founded in countries where there is a Communist party. Many of the ideas are taken from the scout movement. In most socialist countries, people can choose if they want to be ...

                                               

Scouting

Scouting is a youth movement. It was started in 1907 by Robert Baden-Powell as a movement for boys. Baden-Powell took many ideas from the experiences he made with the Mafeking Cadet Corps. This corps was a paramilitary group made of boys. It was ...

                                               

Students for a Democratic Society

The Students for a Democratic Society was a student activist movement in the United States in the 1960s. A new SDS group was also begun in 2006.

                                               

Youth in Action

Youth in Action is a European programme that lasted from 2007 until 2013 labeled for young people in order to foster a common European mindset where young people from different countries could enhance active citizenship as well as a common cultur ...

                                               

Democracy

A democracy means rule by the people. The name is used for different forms of government, where the people can take part in the decisions that affect the way their community is run. In modern times, there are different ways this can be done: The ...

                                               

Constituency

A constituent is a voting member of a community or organization and has the power to appoint or elect. A constituency is all of the constituents of a representative. Constituents also have the power to remove their representative from the positio ...