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Political handbook of the world, 2016-2017. Volume 1

Author: Tom Lansford
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, California : Sage : CQ Press, [2017]
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Lansford
ISBN: 9781506327150 150632715X
OCLC Number: 1027218454
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 1941 pages) : maps
Contents: Intergovernmental Organization AbbreviationsPrefaceAbout the Editors and ContributorsG O V E R N M E N T SVolume 1AfghanistanAlbaniaAlgeriaAndorraAngolaAntarcticaAntigua and BarbudaArgentina Contested TerritoryArmeniaAustralia Related TerritoriesAustriaAzerbaijanBahamasBahrainBangladeshBarbadosBelarusBelgiumBelizeBhutanBoliviaBosnia and HerzegovinaBotswanaBrazilBruneiBulgariaBurkina FasoBurundiCambodiaCameroonCanadaCape VerdeCentral African RepublicChadChileChina People's Republic of China TaiwanColombiaComorosDemocratic Republic of the CongoRepublic of the CongoCosta RicaCote d'IvoireCroatiaCubaCyprus Turkish SectorCzech RepublicDenmark Related TerritoriesDjiboutiDominicaDominican RepublicEcuadorEgyptEl SalvadorEquatorial GuineaEritreaEstoniaEthiopiaFijiFinland Related TerritoryFrance Related TerritoriesGabonGambiaGeorgiaGermanyGhanaGreeceGrenadaGuatemalaGuineaGuinea-BissauGuyanaHaitiHondurasHungaryIcelandIndiaIndonesia Annexed TerritoryIranIraqIrelandIsraelItalyJamaicaJapanJordanKazakhstanKenyaKiribatiKorea Democratic People's Republic of Korea Republic of KoreaKosovoKuwaitKyrgyzstanLaosLatviaLebanonLesothoLiberiaLibyaLiechtensteinLithuaniaLuxembourgVolume 2MacedoniaMadagascarMalawiMalaysiaMaldivesMaliMaltaMarshall IslandsMauritaniaMauritiusMexicoMicronesia, Federated States ofMoldovaMonacoMongoliaMontenegroMorocco Disputed TerritoryMozambiqueMyanmar (Burma)NamibiaNauruNepalNetherlands Aruba Curacao St. MaartenNew Zealand Related TerritoriesNicaraguaNigerNigeriaNorway Related TerritoriesOmanPakistan Related TerritoriesPalauPanama Panama Canal ZonePapua New GuineaParaguayPeruPhilippinesPolandPortugal Related TerritoriesQatarRomaniaRussiaRwandaSt. Kitts and NevisSt. LuciaSt. Vincent and the GrenadinesSamoaSan MarinoSao Tome and PrincipeSaudi ArabiaSenegalSerbiaSeychellesSierra LeoneSingaporeSlovakiaSloveniaSolomon IslandsSomaliaSomalilandSouth AfricaSouth SudanSpain Related TerritoriesSri LankaSudanSurinameSwazilandSwedenSwitzerlandSyriaTajikistanTanzaniaThailandTimor-Leste (East Timor)TogoTongaTrinidad and TobagoTunisiaTurkeyTurkmenistanTuvaluUgandaUkraineUnited Arab EmiratesUnited Kingdom Related TerritoriesUnited Kingdom: Northern IrelandUnited States Related TerritoriesUruguayUzbekistanVanuatuVatican City StateVenezuelaVietnamYemenZambiaZimbabwe Palestinian Authority/Palestine Liberation OrganizationI N T E R G O V E R N M E N T A L O R G A N I Z A T I O N SAfrican Union (AU)Arab LeagueAsia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)Caribbean Community and Common Market (Caricom)Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa)The CommonwealthCommonwealth of Independent States (CIS)Council of EuropeEconomic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)European Free Trade Association (EFTA)European Union (EU) European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom)Group of EightGroup of TwentyInternational Criminal Court (ICC)International Energy Agency (IEA)International Organization for Migration (IOM)Non-aligned MovementNorth Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS)Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)Organization of American States (OAS)Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)Pacific Islands Forum (PIF)Regional Development Banks African Development Bank (AfDB/BAD) Asian Development Bank (ADB) European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD/BERD) European Investment Bank (EIB) Inter-American Development Bank (IADB/BID)Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)Southern African Development Community (SADC)Southern Cone Common Market (Mercosur/Mercosul)United Nations (UN) General Assembly General Assembly: Special Bodies United Nations Children's Fund United Nations Conference on Trade and Development United Nations Development Program United Nations Environment Program United Nations Institute for Training and Research United Nations Office of High Commissioner for Refugees United Nations Population Fund United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East United Nations Research Institute for Social Development United Nations University Security Council Security Council: Peacekeeping Forces and Missions United Nations/African Union Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) United Nations Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan (UNMISS) United Nations Operation in Cote d'Ivoire United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti United Nations Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO) United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic Security Council: International Criminal Tribunals International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Economic and Social Council: Functional Commissions Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Commission on Narcotic Drugs Commission on Population and Development Commission on Science and Technology for Development Commission for Social Development Commission on the Status of Women Statistical Commission Economic and Social Council: Regional Commissions Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) Trusteeship Council International Court of Justice (ICJ) SecretariatUnited Nations: Specialized Agencies Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) International Labour Organization (ILO) International Maritime Organization (IMO) International Monetary Fund (IMF) International Telecommunication Union (ITU) United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) World Bank International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) International Development Association (IDA) International Finance Corporation (IFC) World Health Organization (WHO) World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)United Nations: Related Organizations International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) World Trade Organization (WTO)A P P E N D I X E SAppendix A: Chronology of Major International Political Events: 1945-2016Appendix B: Chronology of Major International Conferences Sponsored by the United Nations: 1946-2016Appendix C: Membership of the United Nations and Its Specialized and Related AgenciesAppendix D: Serials List
Responsibility: edited by Tom Lansford..


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