IGOs views of development

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  • Missions of IGOs
    • World Bank
      • Founded in 1994
      • 213 member countries
      • Original mission
        • Facilitator of post-war reconstruction and development
      • Current mission
        • Alleviation of poverty and support development
          • It is a source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries.
    • World Trade Organisation
      • Founded in 1995
      • 161 member countries
      • Original mission:
        • Succeeded the General Agreement of Tariffs and Trade, set up in 1948, to deal with rules of trading.
        • WTO agreements, are negotiated and signed by the most of the world's trading nations
        • Help producers of goods, and services, exporters and importers trade.
    • International Monetary Fund
      • Founded in 1948
      • 188 member countries
      • Misson
        • Foster monetary co-operation
        • Secure financial stability
        • Facilitate international trade
        • Promote high employment and sustainable economic growth
      • Reduce poverty around the world
    • United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation
      • Founded in 1945
      • 195 member countries
      • Mission
        • Contribute to peace and security by promoting international collaboration.
          • Through education, science and culture.
          • To further universal respect for justice, rule of law and human rights. As well as fundamental freedom as stated in the UN charter (1945)
        • Promote cultural diversity and aims to secure world's cultural and natural hertiage.
    • Organisation for Economic Co-operation and development
      • Founded in 1960
      • 34 member countries
      • Mission
        • Promotes polices to improve economic an social well-being of people globally.
          • Recommends policies designed to improve the quality of people's lives.
        • Provides a forum for governments to work together to share experiences and seek solution to common issues.
        • Helps governments understand what drives economic, social and environmental change.


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