IGOS


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AcronymDefinition
IGOSIntegrated Global Observing Strategy
IGOSIndonesia, Go Open Source (national information technology system program; Indonesia)
IGOSInstructional Goals and Objectives (learning)
IGOSInternational Global Observation Strategy (climate)
IGOSImage Guided Orthopedic Surgery
IGOSIndividual, Group, Organizational, and Social (behavioral science)
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Abutaleb will lead the newly-formed government division at Speedcast that will be focused on providing communication solutions and professional services to Speedcast's and UltiSat's existing and new government and IGO customers, as well as driving new growth in the nearly USD 5 billion market for government and military satellite communications.
OVER THE PAST DECADES, INTERGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS (IGOS) NOT only have grown in number, but also in the impact that their rules have on nation-states, transnational actors, and individual citizens.
The insertion of human rights into these IGO programs shows that a moral principle had to be assessed on its utilitarian value: Applications of the principle had to be shown as instrumental to the interests of the IGOs (e.g., greater relevance and influence) so that they would be adopted as a programming guide a "symbiosis" (or, a momentary inversion?) of goal and function.
Although the World Bank has described NGOs and IGOs as "civil societies," the designations NGO and IGO seem to better describe what these organizations are and do.
Hence, the garbage can metaphor seems fruitful for the study of IGOs.
It has chapters on intergovernmental organizations (IGOs), nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), and the US military, each by a different author.
For the period of our analysis, 1950-85, the mean number of shared IGOs is 33, with a maximum of 129.
IGOs are concerned with social science matters, and they are made up of member governments who, through cooperation, negotiation, and compromise, plan and carry out policies in an attempt to resolve major social, economic, and political issues.
If this were true, international governmental organizations (IGOs) - metabureaucracies even further removed from citizens' calls for accountability and efficiency - should be even more impervious to change.