This comprehensive guide to over 1,700 international and regional organizations provides detailed and accurate information on a wide spectrum of international organizations, from the UN to the International Council for Science. Coverage is truly international.
* Introductory essays define the changing role of international organizations in today's world
* A chronology charts the historical development of international organizations
* Texts of significant international charters, treaties and documents
* Lists of key UN Security Council and General Assembly resolutions, plus information about peace-keeping activities
* A who's who of leading officials within international organizations
* A directory and further information on each organization including contact information, details of membership, leading officials, activities, finance, publications and subsidiary organizations
* Full index of organizations