International Inter-governmental Organization

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This list of international inter-governmental organizations (IGOs) Web sites has been compiled as part of the work for a book titled, The Information Systems of International Inter-Governmental Organizations: A Reference Guide, published in December, 1998 by Ablex Publishing (Stamford, CT; ISBN=156750339X).

You may also want to check out the links on IGOs that are available at two other sites:
American Library Association. Government Documents Roundtable. International Documents Task Force
       http://www.library.nwu.edu/govpub/resource/internat/igo.html

Union of International Associations (UIA)
        http://www.uia.org/webints/websy80.htm

The following list is divided into four sections as shown below. You can link directly to the section in which you wish to search or browse through the entire list by scrolling down the page.

United Nations

United Nations Subsidiary Bodies

United Nations Specialized Agencies, the IAEA, and Related Agencies (Alphabetically by name)

All Other IGOs (Alphabetically by name)

United Nations

UNITED NATIONS (UN)

United Nations Subsidiary Bodies

UN CENTRE FOR HUMAN SETTLEMENTS (Habitat)

UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT (UNCTAD)
          http://www.unctad.org/

UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (UNDP) http://www.undp.org

UNITED NATIONS ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMISSIONS

UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAM (UNEP) http://www.unep.org
          UNEP Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment... http://www.gpa.unep.org

UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR REFUGEES (UNHCR) http://www.unhcr.ch/

UNITED NATIONS INSTITUTE FOR TRAINING AND RESEARCH (UNITAR) http://www.unitar.org

UNITED NATIONS INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S FUND (UNICEF) http://www.unicef.org

UNITED NATIONS INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH AND TRAINING INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF WOMEN (INSTRAW) http://www.un.org/instraw

UNITED NATIONS POPULATION FUND (UNFPA) http://www.unfpa.org

UNITED NATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT (UNRISD)
http://www.unrisd.org/

United Nations Specialized Agencies, the IAEA, and Related Agencies (Alphabetically by name)

CONSULTIVE GROUP ON INTERNATIONAL AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH (CGIAR) http://www.cgiar.org

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS (FAO) http://www.fao.org/

INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY (IAEA) http://www.iaea.or.at/

INTERNATIONAL CIVIL AVIATION ORGANIZATION (ICAO) http://www.icao.int/

INTERNATIONAL FUND FOR AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT (IFAD)
http://www.ifad.org/home.html

INTERNATIONAL LABOUR ORGANIZATION (ILO) http://www.ilo.org/

INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ORGANIZATION (IMO) http://www.imo.org

INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND (IMF) http://www.imf.org/

INTERNATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATION UNION (ITU) http://www.itu.int

INTERNATIONAL TRADE CENTER (ITC) http://www.intracen.org

UNITED NATIONS EDUCATIONAL, SCIENTIFIC AND CULTURAL ORGANIZATION (Unesco) http://www.unesco.org

UNITED NATIONS INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION (UNIDO) http://www.unido.org/

UNITED NATIONS UNIVERSITY (UNU) http://www.unu.edu

UNIVERSAL POSTAL UNION (UPU) http://www.upu.int

WORLD BANK GROUP (WBG) WBG: http://www.worldbank.org

          ICSID: http://www.icsid.org

WORLD FOOD PROGRAMME (WFP) http://www.wfp.org/

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO) http://www.who.int/

PAN AMERICAN HEALTH ORGANIZATION (PAHO) http://www.paho.org/

WORLD INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ORGANIZATION (WIPO) http://www.wipo.org/

WORLD METEOROLOGICAL ORGANIZATION (WMO) http://www.wmo.ch/

WORLD TOURISM ORGANIZATION (WTO) http://www.world-tourism.org/wtich.htm

Other IGOs (Alphabetically by name)

African Union (formerly Organization of African Unity) http://www.mbendi.co.za/oroau.htm

ASIAN AND PACIFIC COCONUT COMMUNITY (APCC) http://www.apcc.org.sg/index.htm

ASIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK (ADB) http://www.adb.org/

ASIAN PRODUCTIVITY ORGANIZATION (APO) http://www.apo-tokyo.org/

ASIA-PACIFIC ECONOMIC COOPERATION (APEC) http://www.apecsec.org.sg/

ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHEAST ASIAN NATIONS (ASEAN) http://www.asean.or.id/

BALTIC MARINE ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION COMMISSION (Helsinki Commission; HELCOM; BMEPC) http://www.helcom.fi/

BANK FOR INTERNATIONAL SETTLEMENTS (BIS) http://www.bis.org

CAB INTERNATIONAL (CABI) http://www.cabi.org/

CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY (CARICOM) http://www.caricom.org/

THE COLUMBO PLAN FOR CO-OPERATIVE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT IN ASIA AND THE PACIFIC (COLUMBO PLAN)  NOTE: WEB SITE CURRENTLY NOT AVAILABLE (12/8/98)

COMMONWEALTH OF INDEPENDENT STATES (CIS) [no separate Web page as of 11/03]

COMMONWEALTH SECRETARIAT (COMSEC) http://www.thecommonwealth.org/

COUNCIL OF EUROPE (CE) http://www.coe.int/defaultEN.asp

ECONOMIC COMMUNITY OF WEST AFRICAN STATES (ECOWAS) http://www.mbendi.co.za/cb17.htm

EUROPEAN BANK FOR RECONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT (EBRD) http://www.ebrd.com

EUROPEAN CIVIL AVIATION CONFERENCE (ECAC) http://www.ecac-ceac.org/

EUROPEAN CONFERENCE OF MINISTERS OF TRANSPORT (ECMT) http://www.oecd.org/cem/

EUROPEAN FREE TRADE ASSOCIATION http://secretariat.efta.int/

EUROPEAN LABORATORY FOR PARTICLE PHYSICS (CERN) http://www.cern.ch/

EUROPEAN PATENT OFFICE (EPO) http://www.european-patent-office.org

EUROPEAN SPACE AGENCY (ESA) http://www.esrin.esa.it/
                                                        http://www.esa.int

EUROPEAN UNION (EU, EC, EEC)

          EU Legal Materials Guide (compiled by USC/CLIS student, Spring, 2001)

GROUP OF 77 (G-77) http://www.g77.org

GULF COOPERATION COUNCIL (GCC) [no separate Web site as of 11/03]

INTER-AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK (IABD, IDB) http://www.iadb.org

INTER-AMERICAN TROPICAL TUNA COMMISSION (IATTC) http://www.iattc.org/

INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR THE STUDY OF THE PRESERVATION AND THE RESTORATION OF CULTURAL PROPERTY (ICCROM) http://www.iccrom.org/

INTERNATIONAL CIVIL DEFENSE ORGANIZATION (ICDO)
http://www.icdo.org/

INTERNATIONAL COCOA ORGANIZATION (ICCO) http://www.icco.org

INTERNATIONAL COFFEE ORGANIZATION (ICO) http://www.ico.org/

INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE OF MILITARY MEDICINE (ICMM) http://www.cimm-icmm.org/index.php

INTERNATIONAL COTTON ADVISORY COUNCIL (ICAC) http://www.icac.org/

INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL FOR THE EXPLORATION OF THE SEA (ICES) http://www.ices.dk

INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL POLICE ORGANIZATION (INTERPOL; ICPO) [Note: not an IGO but listed here for information purposes] http://www.interpol.int/Default.asp

INTERNATIONAL HYDROGRAPHIC ORGANIZATION (IHO) http://www.iho.shom.fr/

INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF REFRIGERATION http://www.iifiir.org

INTERNATIONAL LEAD AND ZINC STUDY GROUP  http://www.ilzsg.org

INTERNATIONAL MARITIME SATELLITE ORGANIZATION (INMARS) http://www.inmarsat.org/index2.html

INTERNATIONAL NATURAL RUBBER ORGANIZATION (INRO) http://www3.jaring.my/inro

INTERNATIONAL NICKEL STUDY GROUP http://www.insg.org/index.htm

INTERNATIONAL OFFICE OF EPIZOOTICS   http://www.oie.int

INTERNATIONAL OLIVE OIL COUNCIL (IIOOC) http://www.internationaloliveoil.org/

INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR MIGRATION (IOM) http://www.iom.ch/

INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION OF LEGAL METROLOGY (IOLM) http://www.oiml.org/

INTERNATIONAL PEPPER COMMUNITY (IPC) http://www.ipcnet.org/

INTERNATIONAL RUBBER STUDY GROUP (IRSG) http://www.rubberstudy.com

INTERNATIONAL SUGAR ORGANIZATION (ISO) http://www.sugaronline.com/iso/

INTERNATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATION SATELLITE ORGANIZATION (INTELSAT) http://www.itso.int/

INTERNATIONAL WHALING COMMISSION (IWC) http://www.iwcoffice.org/

INTER-PARLIMENTARY UNION (IPU) http://www.ipu.org

LATIN AMERICAN INTEGRATION ASSOCIATION (ALADI) http://www.aladi.org

NATO PARLIAMENTARY ASSEMBLY http://www.naa.be/default.asp?TAB=0

NORDIC COUNCIL AND NORDIC COUNCIL OF MINISTERS http://www.norden.org/start/start.asp?lang=6

NORTH ATLANTIC ASSEMBLY (NAA) [See NATO Parliamentary Assembly]

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION (NATO) http://www.nato.int

NORTHWEST ATLANTIC FISHERIES ORGANIZATION (NAFO) http://www.nafo.ca/

ORGANIZATION FOR ECONOMIC COOPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT (OECD) http://www.oecd.org
                                                                                                                                http://www.oecdwash.org

ORGANIZATION FOR SECURITY AND COOPERATION IN EUROPE (OSCE) http://www.osce.org/

ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN STATES (OAS) http://www.oas.org/

ORGANIZATION OF ARAB PETROLEUM EXPORTING COUNTRIES (OAPEC) http://www.oapecorg.org/

ORGANIZATION OF PETROLEUM EXPORTING COUNTIRES (OPEC)  http://www.opec.org

OSLO AND PARIS COMMISSIONS (OSCAM; PARCOM) http://www.ospar.org

PERMANENT COURT OF ARBITRATION http://www.pca-cpa.org/

SECRETARIAT OF THE PACIFIC COMMUNITY http://www.spc.org.nc/

SOUTHEAST ASIAN MINISTERS OF EDUCATION ORGANIZATION (SEAMEO) http://www.seameo.org

WESTERN EUROPEAN UNION (WEU) http://www.weu.int

WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION (WTO) http://www.wto.org/

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