International Bodies: International Air Transport Association and Arab League

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International Bodies

International Bodies
International Bodies

International Air Transport Association (IATA)

1945

Montreal

Giovanni Bisigani

It is an international trade group of airlines. It represents some 230 airlines comprising of 93 percent of scheduled international air traffic

Arab League

1945

Cairo

22 members, 4 observers

Observers: India, Eritrea, Brazil, Venezuela

Established through the Alexandria Protocol

Six original members: Egypt, Iraq, Transjordan, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Syria Institutions: Arab League Education, Cultural and Scientific Org (ALESCO), Council of Arab Economic Unity (CAFU)

India became an observer in 2007

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

1957

Vienna

Yukiya Amano

151 countries

Promote peaceful use of nuclear energy.

Inhibit its use for military purpose

Serves as an inter-governmental forum for scientific and technical cooperation in the peaceful use of nuclear technology

World Food Programme

1960/1963

Rome

Josette Sheeran

36

Under the FAO of UN

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

1961 by Pres Kennedy

Washington DC

Rajiv Shah

Responsible for administering civilian foreign aid

Motto: From the American People

Non-Aligned Movement

1961 in Belgrade

118

1955: Bandung conference

Asian Development Bank (ADB)

1966

Manila, Philippines

Haruhiko Koruda

67: Members are from the region as well as outside the region

To provide concessional credit to needy members

ASEAN

1967

Jakarta

10: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, Brunei, Myanmar, Cambodia

Accelerate economic growth, social progress, cultural development of its members. Peace and stability in the region. Opportunities for member countries to discuss differences peacefully.

Geo-political and economic organization. First summit: Bali (1976)

16th summit: Vietnam (2010)

17th summit: Indonesia (2010)

First India-ASEAN summit in 2002 in Phnom Penh

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