scroll to top
Loading icon
0

Mobile Menu

Header Layout

EBSCO Auth Banner

Let's find your institution. Click here.

Page title

Advanced Search Results For "international organizations"

1 - 10 of 53 results for
 "international organizations"
Results per page:

Analysis: NATO Treaty.

Publication Type:Reference

Source(s):Salem Press Encyclopedia, 2021. 2p.

Abstract:On April 4, 1949, the North Atlantic Treaty was signed in Washington, DC, by foreign ministers from Canada, the United States, and ten European nations—Belgium, Denmark, France, Great Britain, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, and Po...

View details

Just Say No campaign.

Publication Type:Reference

Source(s):Salem Press Encyclopedia of Health, 2019. 2p.

Abstract:In 1982, Nancy Reagan, then-US First Lady, had been working on the problem of drug abuse through speeches and visits to various national organizations. That same year she was approached by a school girl in Oakland, California, who asked the First Lady ...

View details

Amnesty International (AI).

Publication Type:Reference

Source(s):Salem Press Encyclopedia, 2020. 2p.

Abstract:Amnesty International is an organization that was started in 1961 to fight injustice in the world. Funded by personal members and interested people, Amnesty International is described as a global movement. Numbers are placed at more than seven million ...

View details

SEATO Is Founded.

Publication Type:Reference

Source(s):Salem Press Encyclopedia, 2021. 3p.

Abstract:Delegates from the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Australia, New Zealand, the Philippines, Thailand, and Pakistan signed the Southeast Asia Collective Defense Treaty (SEACDT) in Manila on September 8, 1954. This treaty created the Southeast...

View details

International League for the Rights of Man Is Founded.

Publication Type:Reference

Source(s):Salem Press Encyclopedia, 2021. 3p.

Abstract:Although probably less well known than either Amnesty International or the International Commission of Jurists, the International League for Human Rights (ILHR, originally known as the International League for the Rights of Man) is one of the most impo...

View details

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Is Created.

Publication Type:Reference

Source(s):Salem Press Encyclopedia, 2021. 4p.

Abstract:The Ninth International Conference of American States, held in Bogota, Colombia, in 1948, adopted the Charter of the Organization of American States (OAS), which introduced a regional political and military framework for the Americas. One of the areas ...

View details

Consumers International Is Founded.

Publication Type:Reference

Source(s):Salem Press Encyclopedia, 2021. 3p.

Abstract:The exigencies of capitalism understandably focus suppliers of goods and services on creating profits. By necessity, such suppliers are generally well organized and articulate when it comes to protecting their interests. Individual consumers, however, ...

View details

Birth of the Southern Common Market.

Publication Type:Reference

Source(s):Salem Press Encyclopedia, 2021. 2p.

Abstract:Throughout the decades of the 1970’s and 1980’s, the economies of the world’s major industrial countries became increasingly subject to the pressures of globalization. The concept of free trade, the unrestricted movement of goods across national border...

View details

Southeast Asia Treaty Organization.

Publication Type:Reference

Source(s):Salem Press Encyclopedia, 2021. 2p.

Abstract:Americans turned their attention to Asia in the wake of Mao Zedong’s communist victory in China in October, 1949, and the outbreak of the Korean War in June, 1950. With America worried about worldwide communist aggression, the administration of Preside...

View details

International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA).

Publication Type:Reference

Source(s):Salem Press Encyclopedia, 2017. 2p.

Abstract:The International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA) is a global network of organizations that works to defend the human rights of members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, and intersex (LGBTI) community. Originally...

View details

banner_970x250 (970x250)

sponsored