Tag: international organizations

  • Flag of Southern African Development Community

    Flag of Southern African Development Community

    The Southern African Development Community was established on the 17th of August, 1992 in Windhoek, Namibia.

  • Central Commission for Navigation on the Rhine

    Central Commission for Navigation on the Rhine


    Central Commission for Navigation on the Rhine The Central Commission for Navigation on the Rhine (CCNR) is an international organization of European countries with a common interest in the Rhine. CCNR was established in 1815 and is headquartered in Strasbourg, France. The CCNR has observer states that are not members of the European Union but…

  • North American Vexillological Association

    North American Vexillological Association

    North American Vexillological Association The North American Vexillological Association (NAVA) is an American and Canadian membership organization devoted to vexillology, the scientific and scholarly study of flags. NAVA was founded in 1967 by American vexillologist Whitney Smith and others. The association is a charter member of the International Federation of Vexillological Associations and is among…

  • International Maritime Organization

    International Maritime Organization

    The International Maritime Organization is the United Nations’ specialized agency for the safety and security of international shipping and the prevention of marine pollution by ships. It was established in 1958 as an intergovernmental organization to regulate maritime transport. IMO’s mission is to reduce the risks of ships striking trackers, stranding, or sinking; to minimize…

  • Andean Community

    Andean Community

    Andean Community The original Andean Pact was founded in 1969 by Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. The Headquarters of CAN are located in Lima, Peru. The Andean Community is a free trade area with the objective of creating a customs union comprising the South American countries of Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. The trade…

  • Flag of Arab League

    Flag of Arab League

    The Arab League is a regional organization in the Arab world, which is located in Northern Africa, Western Africa, Eastern Africa, and Western Asia. Currently, the League has 22 members, but Syria’s participation has been suspended since November 2011. The Arab League member states cover over 13,000,000 km2 and straddle two continents: Africa and Asia.…

  • Flag of Organization of American States

    Flag of Organization of American States

    The Organization of American States is an international organization that was founded on 30 April 1948 for the purposes of solidarity and cooperation among its member states within the Western Hemisphere. Headquartered in the US capital, Washington, DC, the OAS has 35 members, which are independent states in the Americas. The Organization’s official languages are…

  • Flag of Pacific Community

    Flag of Pacific Community

    The Pacific Community is an international development organisation owned and governed by its 26 country and territory members. SPC regional development issues include climate change, disaster risk management, fisheries, food security, education, gender equality, human rights, non-communicable diseases, agriculture, forestry and land use, water resources, and youth employment. The Pacific Community was founded in 1947…

  • Flag of Caribbean Community

    Flag of Caribbean Community

    The Caribbean Community is an organisation of fifteen states and dependencies throughout the Caribbean having primary objectives to promote economic integration and cooperation among its members, to ensure that the benefits of integration are equitably shared, and to coordinate foreign policy. The organisation was established in 1973 CARICOM was established in the English-speaking parts of…