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International Organizations

This is a learning module made by a group of six graders.

Chucky Cheese

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The Organization of American States was created in April 30 1948 for the purpose
"to achieve an order of peace and justice, to promote their solidarity, to strengthen their collaboration, and to defend their sovereignty, their territorial integrity, and their independence." * ("their" means the countries involved in the OAS). *Quote from the Canadian Charter of Rights Organization of American States By: Nick Later other dependant countries joined at multiple times Did You Know... - The OAS has 4 official languages http://www.oas.org/en/default.asp - The OAS has an official website Was originally called GATT (General Agreement on Tariff and Trade) At the beginning (April 30 1948)there were 21 The countries of the OAS are all parts of South or North America Organization of economic cooperation and development (OECD) (WTO) World Trade Organization This is it! An international organization! Goal/Aim To increase world trade by lowering trade barriers and promoting free trade. Promote Trade without Discrimination (No most favored nation treatment, all members of WTO must be treated the same). International Organizations! To make global trading around the world better and make sure that there are no disputes between nations during global trading. Establishment A prezi by: Anushka, Jasmine, Jeffrey and Nick Reasons:
- to improve welfare of the people of the member countries.
- to deal with global rules of trade between nations; governments can negotiate trade agreements and problems they've faced. AJJN Inc. Goal/ Aim: Membership Countries: 159 Countries By: Jasmine including Canada, Brazil, China, France, India, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, South Africa, Spain, Vietnam, United States, United Kingdom, and Cuba. By: Anushka Location of Headquarters:
Geneva, Switzerland The Commonwealth of Nations! Fun facts: Finally my turn... OECD's goal is to promote and develop policies that would make economic and social good, balanced and efficient for people around the world Was created by Uruguay Round negotiations from 1986 to 1994 The Director General of the WTO is Pascal Lamy. Official Languages: English, French, Spanish. So that everything can be like this... What are these guys up to? hmmmmm... What is the Commonwealth of Nations? The Commonwealth of Nations is a voluntary association of the United Kingdom and its dependencies, including British colonies (that no longer exist) which are now sovereign nations! These independent countries have maintained their British historical ties and links to form a great association that fights world issues known as the Commonwealth of Nations. Jeffrey's Part! Yay!!! how nice... I wanna meet these nice people! Membership Countries, Headquarters and Establishment Map of All the Member Countries of WTO Paris, France Well... they are located in... Address... if you're interested... Geneva Switzerland, Head Quarters of WTO 2, rue André Pascal
75775 Paris Cedex 16, France THIS IS PASCAL LAMY... In terms of the membership countries there are in total of 34 countries in the world ranging from Australia to the United States! Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Luxemburg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States What is the focus/aim/goal? The goal of the Commonwealth of Nations is to assist their member countries. They assist each other in facing conflicts, practicing their democratic rights, and help them remind each other of the numerous human rights that people have (sometimes these human rights are misused or disobeyed). THANKS FOR WATCHIN' SEE YOU LATER ALLIGATOR Haha, too much reading right?! There's more... }:) In a while Crocodile This organization has quite a big history to it... The Commonwealth of Nations helps to bring peace to its member nations. They fight for their fellow member countries' rights. THAT LAST SENTENCE RHYMED Membership Countries After the Presentation try our Jeopardy Challenge OECD was originally and officially established on the 30th of September year 1961. But the idea was generally made one year before. During, 1960 an organization named OECC decided to create another organization named OECD and then the organization was officially developed one year after. Then, countries such as Japan contributed and joined the organization at 1964 and others which brought the great OECD today! jeopardylabs.com/play/international-organizations11 Click Here There are 54 member countries in the
Commonwealth of Nations These countries include: Australia, The Bahamas, Canada India, Jamaica, Kenya , Malawi , Malaysia, New Zealand, Nigeria, Africa, Pakistan, Singapore, South Africa, Trinidad, United Kingdom and Uganda. In total there are 35 countries in the OAS January 1st, 1995 This is the headquarters in Washington DC The Organization of American States was created in April 30 1948 for the purpose
"to achieve an order of peace and justice, to promote their solidarity, to strengthen their collaboration, and to defend their sovereignty, their territorial integrity, and their independence." * ("their" means the countries involved in the OAS). *Quote from the Canadian Charter of Rights Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, United States, Uruguay and Venezuela* Barbados (member since 1967), Trinidad and Tobago (1967), Jamaica (1969), Grenada (1975). Suriname (1977), Dominica (1979), Saint Lucia (1979), Antigua and Barbuda (1981), Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (1981), Bahamas (1982), Saint Kitts and Nevis (1984), Canada (1990), Belize (1991), Guyana (1991) independent countries on the OAS LOGO - The OAS has 4 official languages - The OAS has an official website http://www.oas.org/en/default.asp Now you may take our quiz...To find out if you were REALLY paying attention, Mrs. Arbuthnot! Click it..if you dare! Logo Establishment The Commonwealth of Nations was established in December of 1931, under the Statute of Westminster. Translation: basically the organization was a "division" from OECC (organization with similar purpose) and was officially established during September of 1961 Easier eh! As for the reason for establishment: it is basically the same as the purpose, developing policies that would help out people around the world who need help with economic problems (as mentioned like OECC) Creepy! Reasons for establishment:
- In the process of decolonization from the British Empire, independent
nations began to form, and the British Empire soon desired for the independent countries to form an organization which were previously a part of the British Empire.
- Lord Rosebery from Australia soon developed a name for this organization of countries: "The Commonwealth of Nations" Location of Headquarters The Commonwealth of Nations headquarters are located in Marlborough house, a beautiful building in central London, England LORD ROSEBERY! Marlborough House FUN FACTS! Fun Facts Time!!! At last... Yipee!!! OCED is celebrating their 50th year anniversary this year congratulations! OCED's budget for last year was 347 million EURs!!! One of the ideas of making the OECD was from trying to fight against the disasters that happened during the WORLD WAR II Well thank you for watching everybody now let's let Anushka have her turn! Thank you Jasmine! And now sit back and be ready for some reading! -Jeffrey - Have you ever heard of the Commonwealth
Games? These are annual sporting event games
held for members of the Commonwealth of Nations! - Approximately 30% of the world's population is made up of the Commonwealth of Nations - The country Nauru is a significant member who does not attend the meetings of the Commonwealth of Nations GO ON GMAIL! FUN FACTS
jeopardylabs.com/play/international-organizations11 4 It's alright if you don't read this, move onto the next slide and you'll see why! :)
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