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International Organizations
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Political science distinguishes between international governmental organizations (IGOs) and international non-governmental organizations (INGOs). An IGO is a cooperating association which has been formalized in a multilateral treaty under international law by at least three states whose jointly fixed normative standards have internally led to a definition and balancing of expected mutual reactions; at the same time, the IGO functions externally by interacting with the member state…

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Reuter, Hans-Richard, “International Organizations”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 20 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_10500>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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