International Maritime Organization
The International Maritime Organization (IMO), known as the Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization (IMCO) until 1982, was established in Geneva in 1948 and came into force ten years lat...
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Biodiversity hotspot
A biodiversity hotspot is a biogeographic region with a significant reservoir of biodiversity that is under threat from humans.Norman Myers wrote about the concept in two articles in “The Environmenta...
Commercial Mortgage Securities Association
CRE Finance Council (formally the Commercial Mortgage Securities Association) is a trade organization for the commercial real estate finance markets. CRE Finance focuses on six Forums, market constitu...
International Accounting Standards Committee
The International Accounting Standards Committee (IASC) was founded in June 1973 in London and was replaced by the International Accounting Standards Board on 1 April 2001. It was responsible for deve...
International Bone and Mineral Society
The International Bone and Mineral Society (IBMS) is a learned society in the field of bone and mineral metabolism, including osteoporosis and other diseases of bone.
IBMS started as the Parathyro...
Belgium–Luxembourg Economic Union
The Belgium–Luxembourg Economic Union (Dutch: Belgisch-Luxemburgse Economische Unie, French: Union économique belgo-luxembourgeoise, Luxembourgish: Belsch-Lëtzebuerger Wirtschaftsunion), a...
Environmental peacebuilding
Environmental peacebuilding examines and advocates environmental protection and cooperation as a factor in peaceful relations. Peacebuilding is both the theory and practice of identifying the conditio...
International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association
The International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association, or IGLTA, is an association composed of travel agents, tour operators, hotels and guest houses, and other travel-related enterprises dedicated to ...
International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association - Wikipedia
Keshet Rabbis
Keshet Rabbis is an organization of Conservative/Masorti rabbis, cofounded in 2003 by Menachem Creditor, which holds that gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Jews should be embraced as full, open m...
APEC Peru 2008
The APEC Peru 2008 summit was the twentieth annual gathering of APEC leaders. The summit was primarily a series of political-economic meetings, which were held in Peru among the 21 members of the Asia...
APEC Peru 2008 - Wikipedia
Nordic Council
The Nordic Council is a geo-political inter-parliamentary forum for co-operation between the Nordic countries that was established after World War II. Its first concrete result was...
Nordic Council - Wikipedia
Islamic Development Bank
The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) (Arabic: البنك الإسلامي للتنمية ) is a multilateral development financing institution located in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. It was founded in 1973 by the Finance Minister...
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UNESCO
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (French: Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture; UNESCO; /juːˈnɛskoʊ/) is a specialized agency o...
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