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International organizations

  1. 1. O.P.E.C. Organization of the Petroleum Exporting CountriesOPECs Purpose● Coordinate Oil Policies =● Stabilize Oil markets● Making sure there is always enough oil for the consumers.● Make sure there is a steady profit for the producers.
  2. 2. African Union (A.U.)● Purpose – Improve the political, economic, and social situations for the approximately one billion people that live on the African continent. – Protect Africas riches – Giving hundreds of millions of people a healthier and more successful future.● Who is in AU? – All the countries of Africa except 1 (Morocco). Pan-Africanism
  3. 3. What do they do?● Educational & Career Opportunities.● Healthy food & safe water.● Adequate housing Find Solutions: – Crime – Disease (HIV, AIDs) – Pollution – Famine & Drought
  4. 4. A.S.E.A.N Association of Southeast Asian Nations Purpose: ● Resolve Regional issues ● Promote relations with countries outside the region/organization. Whos in it: Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand,Malaysia, Brunei, Burma, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, and the Philippines
  5. 5. The World BankPurpose:● Provides financial assistance to emerging countries.● Provides financial/technical support for struggling countries.● Reduce worldwide poverty.Whos in it?● Not really a bank....● 188 different countries.
  6. 6. Lighting Africa... A World Bank Group initiative will help bring light to 250 million Africans who don’t have electricity. Why would the World Bank worry about electricity in Africa?
  7. 7. International Court of JusticePurpose:● Resolve disputes among nations.Common types of conflictpresented to the ICJ is treatyinterpretation, land disputes,and war crimes.Whos in it..● 15 judges from different countries.
  8. 8. International Court of JusticePurpose:● Resolve disputes among nations.Common types of conflictpresented to the ICJ is treatyinterpretation, land disputes,and war crimes.Whos in it..● 15 judges from different countries.

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