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Immigrants and Refugees: International Organizations

Topic Guide on Immigrants and Refugees - their plight, resources, and the laws around immigration
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Intergovernmental Organizations

Intergovernmental Organizations (IGOs) are organizations whose membership is made up of countries.  The best know example being the UN where countries appoint ambassadors to the UN.

UN Organizations
European Union
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Organization of American States

Non-Governmental Organizations

Non-governmental Organizations are composed of individual members rather than country members.  This is sometimes referred to as "civil society".