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  • International Organizations
    • International organization are countries that organize to pursue their own economic and political interests.
  • What is the purpose of international organizations?
    • To work together in groups defined by region, by common interests, common economic goals
  • This is the free trade areas of the Americas . It helps lessen trade barriers and promotes economic prosperity
  • The European Union (EU) Continued on next slide…
    • The EU is an economic and political union of countries in Europe. They even share a common currency—the EURO
  • African Union The AU was created to promote unity in Africa, promote progress, and work with the international community.
  • League of Arab States This is an organization of countries in North and Northeast Africa and some countries in Southwest Asia. Their main goal is to keep peaceful relations between the nations and work for the economic and political interests of these Arab nations
  • Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) Designed to promote trade, finance, lawmaking, and security. The CIS also works on encouraging the creation of democracy in these nations. Nations are located in Eastern Europe and Western Asia.
  • The goals of this organization is to promote economic growth, encourage peace, assist one another to progress with new technology, better education, and work with the rest of the world in a peaceful way. Association Of Southeast Asian Nations
    • Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)
      • Venezuela, Algeria, Nigeria, Libya, Saudi Arabia,
      • Kuwait, Iraq, Iran, UAE, Qatar
      • These are the nations that are the leading oil producers
    • Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)
    • Goal is to promote trade in the region
    • NATO: North Atlantic Treaty Organization
    • 28 countries from North America and Europe
    • Goal is to protect the freedoms of its nations by political and military means
    • The G-8
    • Economic organization of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, United Kingdom, and the USA
    • These are the richest nations in the world
    • The goal is to find solutions to the world’s problems
    • This is the largest international organization
    • Its goal is to promote cooperation between the nations of the world
    • 192 member states
  • The member states of the United Nations (in blue)