International Organizations

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Unformatted text preview: International Organizations Some have multiple purposes ◦ Ex: United Nations, European Union, World Trade Organization Some are created for specific reasons ◦ Ex: World Health Organization, Food and Agriculture Organization, United Nations Environmental Programme Can be wholly international or regional Expanding environmental roles since 1972 UN Stockholm Conference Why/What IOs? Help determine what is on the agenda for international actors Hold and influence negotiations of environmental regimes (such as the Earth Summit) May develop norms and “soft law” to help the environment May have further reaching influence on state policies outside international negotiation ◦ Mostly because of funding conditions IO Influence Not-binding agreements Codes of conduct, declarations of principle, action plans, etc....
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2012 for the course POL 223 taught by Professor Aldrich during the Fall '10 term at Purdue.

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