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African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States
The African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) is an organization created by the Georgetown Agreement in 1975. It is composed of African, Caribbean and Pacific States signatories to the Georgetown Agreement or the Partne...
African Union
The African Union (abbreviated AU in English, and UA in its other official languages) is an intergovernmental organization consisting of 53 African states. Established on 9 July 2002, the AU was formed as a successor to the Organi...
Asian Development Bank
ADB is an international development finance institution whose mission is to help its developing member countries reduce poverty and improve the quality of life of their people.
Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization
The Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization (AALCO) is an international governmental organization formed in 1956, initially to serve as an advisory board to member states on matters of international law. It was an outgrowth ...
Association of Caribbean States
The Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) was signed on 24 July 1994 in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, with the aim of promoting consultation, cooperation and concerted action among all the countries of...
Caribbean Community
To provide dynamic leadership and service, in partnership with community institutions and groups, toward the attainment of a viable, internationally competitive and sustainable Community, with improved quality of life for all.
East African Community
The East African Community (EAC) is the regional intergovernmental organization of the Republics of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Republic of Burundi and Republic of Rwanda with its headquarters in Arusha, Tanzan...
Economic Community of Central African States
ECCAS aims to achieve collective autonomy, raise the standard of living of its populations and maintain economic stability through harmonious cooperation. Its ultimate goal is to establish a Central African Common Market.
Economic Community of West African States
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is a regional group of fifteen countries, founded in 1975. Its mission is to promote economic integration in "all fields of economic activity, particularly industry, transport...
Economic Cooperation Organization
Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) is an intergovernmental regional organization established in 1985 by Iran, Pakistan and Turkey for the purpose of promoting economic, technical and cultural cooperation among the member stat...
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Serving both developed and developing countries, FAO acts as a neutral forum where all nations meet as equals to negotiate a...
Freight Management Association of Canada
FMA is "The National Voice of the Shipper." Established in 1916, FMA monitors transportation legislation and regulations and their effects on freight service and pricing by air, marine, rail and truck. FMA lobbies on behalf of the...
Inter-American Development Bank
The IDB provides solutions to development challenges in 26 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, partnering with governments, companies and civil society organizations. The IDB lends money and provides grants. It also off...
International Development Law Organization
IDLO is an international intergovernmental organization dedicated to promoting the rule of law and good governance in developing countries, countries in economic transition and in those emerging from armed conflict. We pursue ou...
International Hydrographic Organization
The International Hydrographic Organization is an intergovernmental consultative and technical organization that was established in 1921 to support the safety in navigation and the protection of the marine environment. The object...
International Maritime Organization
Shipping is perhaps the most international of the world's industries, serving more than 90 percent of global trade by carrying huge quantities of cargo cost effectively, cleanly and safely. The ownership and management chain surr...
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
OECD brings together the governments of countries committed to democracy and the market economy from around the world to: * Support sustainable economic growth * Boost employment * Raise living standards * Maintain financ...
Organization of American States
The Organization of American States (OAS) brings together the nations of the Western Hemisphere to strengthen cooperation on democratic values, defend common interests and debate the major issues facing the region and the world. T...
Organization of the Islamic Conference
The Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) is the second largest inter-governmental organization after the United Nations which has membership of 57 states spread over four continents. The Organization is the collective voic...
Pacific Islands Forum
The Pacific Islands Forum, formerly the South Pacific Forum until a name change in October 2000, was founded in August 1971 and comprises 16 independent and self-governing states in the Pacific. The Forum is the region's premier p...
Shanghai Cooperation Organization
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) is a permanent intergovernmental international organization whose creation was proclaimed on 15 June 2001 in Shanghai (China) by the Republic of Kazakhstan, the People's Republic of Chin...
Southern African Development Community
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has been in existence since 1980, when it was formed as a loose alliance of nine majority-ruled States in Southern Africa known as the Southern African Development Coordination Con...
United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) helps developing countries and economies in transition in their fight against marginalization UNIDO mobilizes knowledge, skills, information and technology to promote...
World Bank
The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. We are not a bank in the common sense. We are made up of two unique development institutions owned by 185 member coun...
World Customs Organization
The World Customs Organization (WCO) is the only intergovernmental organization exclusively focused on Customs matters. With its worldwide membership, the WCO is now recognized as the voice of the global Customs community. It is p...

News Releases

Refocused American Chamber of Commerce Taking its Social Cues from New Digital Agency
2012-07-03
American Chamber of Commerce in Canada (AmCham Canada - Ontario Region)
AmCham Canada Partners With Digital Agency SocialCues
Sources welcomes American Chamber of Commerce in Canada
2012-04-12
American Chamber of Commerce in Canada
Sources welcomes a new member: The American Chamber of Commerce in Canada.

Sources Select Resources

America is a Smuggler Nation
Why Legal Trade is a Greater Threat to National Security
Barry, Tom
Article
2013
Counter Punch
Smuggler Nation is not the oft told, routinely taught story of America’s emergence as a major nation and a global power, rather we come to see U.S. history as “the story of how smuggling – and the att...
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Sources Bookshelf

The City in History
Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects
Mumford, Lewis
Book
1961
Beginning with an interpretation of the origin and nature of the city, Mumford follows the city's development from Egypt and Mesopotamia through Greece, Rome, and the Middle Ages to the modern world.

Media

Les Affaires
Trade, business, personal finance, and economics in Quebec and Canada.
BSDA News Magazine
A trade journal and news magazine, distributed to building supply dealers and suppliers in BC.
Canadian Perspectives
Articles on the Council's vision for Canada and Canadians: safeguarding social programs, promoting economic justice, renewing democracy, asserting Canadian sovereignty, promoting alternatives to corpo...
German American Trade
German-American economic, corporate, political and trade news. Aimed at the German-American business community.
Pacific Affairs
Scholarly insight into current political, economic, social and cultural issues of Asia and the Pacific. Articles, reviews and research notes from authors throughout the world.
Pacific Rim Magazine
Exploring the cultural, business and societal connections between Canada and the Asia-Pacific region.

Government Ministries & Agencies

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
ACOA's goal is to improve the economy of Atlantic Canadian communities through the successful development of business and job opportunities.
Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Employment & Infrastructure
Leads and promotes Ontario economic development and markets the province as a tourist destination and place for business and job growth. Information on the ministry is available via the Internet: www....
Export Development Canada
EDC is Canada's export credit agency, offering commercial solutions to help Canadian exporters and investors expand their international business.
Foreign Affairs And International Trade Canada
Media Relations Office The Media Relations Office maintains an ongoing working relationship with Canadian and foreign journalists in Canada. It is the departmental contact point for requests coming f...
Statistics Canada
Canada's central statistical agency.


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