An organized body of people with a particular purpose, especially a business, society, association, etc.
the organization of conferences
Faulty or imperfect organization.
A graphic representation of the structure of an organization, showing the relationships of the positions or jobs within it
A man who lets his individuality and personal life be dominated by the organization he works for
A parent organization.
= alphabet agency.
An organization set up to serve and promote the interests of motorists; specifically one which provides a vehicle breakdown and recovery service for its members.
= alphabet agency.
An international body founded in 1995 to promote international trade and economic development by reducing tariffs and other restrictions
An agency of the United Nations, established in 1948 to promote health and control communicable diseases
A health insurance organization to which subscribers pay a predetermined fee in return for a range of medical services from physicians and healthcare workers registered with the organization
An organization established in 1919 whose aim is to encourage lasting peace through social justice, awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1969
An association of African states founded in 1963 for mutual cooperation and the elimination of colonialism in Africa. It is based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
An association including most of the countries of North and South America, chartered in 1948 by members of the former Pan American Union. It has aimed to work for peace and prosperity in the region and to uphold the sovereignty of member nations. Its headquarters are in Washington, DC
A political and military organization formed in 1964 to unite various Palestinian Arab groups and ultimately to bring about an independent state of Palestine
An organization that gives its members access to a network of health-care providers at a much-reduced fee, and also allows patients to consult such providers from outside this network on less advantageous terms; abbreviated PPO.
An agency of the United Nations, established in 1950 with the aim of facilitating worldwide cooperation in meteorological observations, research, and services. Its headquarters are in Geneva
An agency of the United Nations established in 1945 to secure improvements in the production and distribution of food and agricultural products and to raise levels of nutrition. Its headquarters are in Rome
An association of European and North American countries, formed in 1949 for the defense of Europe and the North Atlantic against the perceived threat of Soviet aggression. By 2005, the alliance consisted of 26 countries, including several eastern European nations. NATO’s purpose is to safeguard member countries by political and military means
An agency of the United Nations, founded in 1947 to study problems of international civil aviation and to establish standards and regulations. Its headquarters are in Montreal
A defense alliance that existed between 1954 and 1977 for countries of Southeast Asia and part of the southwestern Pacific, to further a US policy of containing communism. Its members were Australia, Britain, France, New Zealand, Pakistan, the Philippines, Thailand, and the US
A nationalist organization formed in Namibia in 1964–66 to oppose the illegitimate South African rule over the region. It waged a guerrilla campaign, operating largely from Angola; it eventually gained UN recognition, and won elections in 1989
An organization, established in 1967 and an agency of the United Nations from 1974, for cooperation between governments in matters concerning patents, trademarks, and copyright, and the transfer of technology between countries. Its headquarters are in Geneva
An organization founded in 1946 to standardize measurements for international industrial, commercial, and scientific purposes
An organization established in 1948 by sixteen western European countries to promote trade and stability. It was replaced by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development in 1961
An association of Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, and Costa Rica founded in 1951 for economic and political cooperation
An association of Arab countries, founded in 1968 to promote economic cooperation and safeguard its members' interests and to ensure the supply of oil to consumer markets. Its headquarters are in Safat, Kuwait
An association of twelve major oil-producing countries, founded in 1960 to coordinate policies and prices, with headquarters in Vienna. Members are Algeria, Angola, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya, Nigeria, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Venezuela
An organization formed in 1961 to assist the economy of its member nations and to promote world trade. Its members include the industrialized countries of western Europe together with Australia, Japan, New Zealand, and the US. Its headquarters are in Paris