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A genealogy
Christopher Baker-Beall

(London and New York: Routledge, 2006), p. 74. 13 Geoffrey Edwards and Christoph O. Meyer, ‘Introduction: charting a contested transformation’, Journal of Common Market Studies, 46:1 (2008), 1–25; Richard Jackson, ‘An analysis of EU counterterrorism policy discourse’, Cambridge Review of International Affairs, 20:2 (2007), 233–247. 14 The Council of Europe is an intergovernmental organisation, which is separate from the EU. It is made up of 47 member states including all 28 EU member states. It promotes human rights, democracy and the rule of law in Europe. 15 The

in The European Union’s fight against terrorism
Abstract only
Daniel Laqua

support, the interwar work of the UIA was not without consequence. In 1920, the UAI’s World Congress of International Associations presented the draft convention for an intergovernmental organisation for intellectual work. The conceptualisation of this body as a ‘vast collective brain’ echoed the encyclopaedic aspects that featured so prominently in La Fontaine and Otlet’s work.111 However, the UIA’s campaign also exemplified two key dimensions of the ‘internationalisation of the intellectual field’.112 The first aspect was the support for a broadly defined constituency

in The age of internationalism and Belgium, 1880–1930
Nico Randeraad

debate in the section devoted to the topic focused on establishing a permanent commission and the relationship it would have with participating states. There was no international model on which to pattern the commission. Intergovernmental organisations with the authority to make 119 chap5.indd 119 02/12/2009 12:15:05 States and statistics in the nineteenth century binding decisions were still beyond the horizon. The statistics system in the German Zollverein might have served as a model, except that everybody knew its organisation was very weak. A few of the

in States and statistics in the nineteenth century
Thomas D’haeninck
Jan Vandersmissen
Gita Deneckere
, and
Christophe Verbruggen

above the concerns of particular nations. The term ‘global’ is also associated with the growing importance of actors beyond governmental or intergovernmental organisations and agencies, for example the media, internationally influential foundations, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and transnational corporations. 95 The work of contemporary players of ‘global’ stature such as the

in Medical histories of Belgium
Overcoming rentierism?
Martin Beck
Thomas Richter

the central government to implement adjustment policies rather successfully in various areas such as fiscal policy and social development. However, it must be emphasised that neither Qatar nor the UAE have yet tackled necessary deep structural reforms, for instance in the fields of the labour market and income taxation policies. Besides the domestic level, Arab Gulf states have also responded to the post-2014 oil price decline through mainly two intergovernmental organisations. These are the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries

in Oil and the political economy in the Middle East
Organisational and programmatic developments among left-of-centre TNPs
Richard Dunphy
Luke March

of member parties and a smaller Committee elected by the Council (European Green Party, 2017b ). However, the PES arguably takes this intergovernmentalism the furthest, with no less than three intergovernmental organisations: the Council (which ‘contribute(s) to the shaping of the PES policy’ and ‘serve(s) as a platform for strategic discussions’ (Art. 29.1)); the Presidency (the ‘highest organ’ for day-to-day administration and implementing decisions of Council and Congress (Art. 33.1/2)) and the Leaders’ Conference, convoked by the President and held at least

in The European Left Party
Open Access (free)
Kjell M. Torbiörn

emphasis on democratisation and poverty reduction. The Council of Europe in Strasbourg, founded in 1949, is an intergovernmental organisation working for ‘greater unity’ between its forty-four member states ‘for the purpose of safeguarding and realising the ideals and principles which are their common heritage and facilitating their economic and social progress’. The Committee of Ministers (composed of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs or their Permanent Representatives) is the Council’s decision-making body. The Parliamentary Assembly is the organisation’s deliberative

in Destination Europe
Jon Birger Skjærseth
Tora Skodvin

for the formal endorsement of a Synthesis Report, in which the main conclusions of the reports from all the three WGs are synthesised). At WG and Panel Plenary levels, the IPCC is characterised by an unprecedented openness. While it is only national delegates (and scientists, in the endorsement of summaries at WG level) that have formal voting power in the IPCC, all NGOs and intergovernmental organisations (IGOs) accredited within the UN system can participate at IPCC meetings. At these levels, these meetings have never been closed to participants from these

in Climate change and the oil industry
Jarle Trondal
Martin Marcussen
Torbjörn Larsson
, and
Frode Veggeland

is obvious that when we are operating outside the WTO, in other intergovernmental organisations, then we are representing the WTO as an institution, and we have to be aware of that. It might be that in some contexts, you know, if you are at an academic conference, you could try to pretend that you are speaking in a personal capacity. (WTO 1) The fairly small size of the WTO Secretariat and the fairly low turnover of personnel accompany elements of an overarching Secretariat identity. Our interviewees report that WTO officials attach fairly strong identities

in Unpacking international organisations
Peace-building in south-eastern Europe
Emil Kirchner
James Sperling

European Commission and the European Parliament, SEE countries, regional neighbouring countries, the US, Russia, as well as most of the major regional intergovernmental organisations such as the OSCE and the Council of Europe. Its aims have since been modified and the process has been made responsible for inter-parliamentary relations under the SP. The EU complemented the Royaumont Process with a so-called Regional

in EU security governance