BC6078v - Description
International Progress Organization (IPO)
Organisation internationale pour le progrès
Pres Dr Hans Köchler.
E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Homepage: http://i-p-o.org.
--- UNESCO Representative Charles Saint-Prot, Paris.
--- United Nations Representative Robert Thabit, Esq., New York.
Founded Oct 1972, Innsbruck (Austria).
Aims Promote: cultural and academic exchange between all nations; all aspirations that aim at cultural self-realization of national cultures; tolerance towards other cultures that are not yet included in cultural exchanges; realization of political, social and economic human rights; establishment of a new international economic order; development of international law. Support all cultural entities that do not have opportunity for free development, provided these aspirations do not impede in their turn the liberties and basic rights of other citizens. Democratization of international relations, United Nations reform. Structure: General Assembly (at least every 4 years) elects President, 3 Vice Presidents and 7 members for 4-year terms; these, with up to 7 appointed members, comprise Executive Board; Arbitration Committee. Languages: English, French.
Consultative Status ECOSOC (#EE3377) (Ros). IGO Relations Accredited by: United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV, #EE7552). Associated with DPI of the United Nations. Links with UNESCO (#BB3383); Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC #CC4129). NGO Relations Member of: Conference of Non-Governmental Organizations in Consultative Relations with UNESCO (#EE0407); Conference of Non-Governmental Organizations in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations (CONGO,#EE0409). Provides secretariat for: NGO Committee on Development, Vienna (#EE1388). Links with Action Coalition for Global Change (ACGC, #UC3832); Association for Sciences and Politics (AWP, #GG5574); Independent Peace Movement (IPM, #GG2810); International Movement for a Just World (JUST, #GN6386); International Human Rights Association of American Minorities (IHRAAM, #FF2982); CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation; Indian Society of International Law (ISIL).
Activities In collaboration with organizations of the United Nations system: organizes exchange of experts between nations, with special promotion of exchange of experiences in the scientific field. Carries out activities which promote: a more humane understanding between people; an open-minded yet critical attitude towards ideological and political systems; freedom of the citizen to choose to live under those political and cultural systems that best enable him to fully develop his individual abilities; elimination of all forms of racial discrimination. Presents lectures; organizes international meetings; issues research publications on major issues of international affairs; undertakes international monitoring and observer missions. Events Intentional Conference Innsbruck (Austria) 1974, Vienna 1980, Rome 1981, Baghdad 1982, Brussels 1984, Geneva 1987, Vienna 1991. International Research Seminar Vienna 1979, Nicosia 1984, Geneva 1985, New York NY 1985. International Meeting of Experts Geneva 1989, Vienna 1989, Geneva 1992; Innsbruck/Istanbul/Mardin/Ankara 2011. International Round Table Vienna 1993, Geneva 1994, Innsbruck (Austria) 1994, Vienna 1996, Innsbruck 1998, Munich (Germany) 1999, Pusan (Republic of Korea) 2001, Baku (Azerbaijan) 2001; Manila (Philippines) 2002; Chicago (USA) 2004; Innsbruck (Austria) 2005; Penang (Malaysia) 2007.
Publications Studies in Intentional Relations (series). Cultural Self-Comprehension of Nations (1978); Cultural-philosophical Aspects of International Cooperation (1978); The New International Economic Order - Philosophical and Socio-Cultural Implications (1979); The Legal Aspects of the Palestine Problem - with Special Regard to the Question of Jerusalem (1981); The Principles of International Law and Human Rights - The Compatibility of two Normative Systems (1981); The Solution of the Palestine Refugee Problem (1982); The Principles of Non-Alignment (1983); Arabism and Islam (l984); Le conflit des Malouines (1984); The New International Information Order (1985); The Reagan Administration's Foreign Policy (1985); Democracy in International Relations (1986); The Crisis of Representative Democracy (1987); Terrorism and National Liberation (1988); Foreign Policy and Democracy (1989); The Human Rights Situation in Palestine (1989); The Invasion of Panama in International Law (1990); Democracy and Human Rights (1990); Voting Procedure in the United Nations Security Council (1991); The United Nations and the New World Order (1993); Ethische Aspekte der Sanktionen im Völkerrecht (1994); Democracy After the End of the East-West Conflict (1995); Democracy and the International Rule of Law (1995); The United Nations and International Democracy: The Quest for UN Reform (1997); Economic Sanctions and Development (1997); Civilizations: Conflict or Dialogue? (1999); Globality versus Democracy? (2000); Humanitarian Intervention and Modern Power Politics (2001); The Lockerbie Trial. Documents Related to the I.P.O. Observer Mission (2002); Global Justice or Global Revenge? (2003); The Iraq Crisis and the United Nations (2004); The Use of Force in International Relations: Challenges to Collective Security (2006); The "Global War on Terror" and the Question of World Order (2008); World Order: Vision and Reality (2009); The Security Council as Administrator of Justice? (2011). Monographs.
Members Individuals and organizations in over 70 countries:
-- Af Algeria, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Egypt, Ghana, Guinea, Lesotho, Liberia, Libyan AJ, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania UR, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zaire, Zimbabwe. Am Canada, Dominican Rep., Guyana, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, Puerto Rico, USA, Venezuela. As Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Korea DPR, Korea Rep., Kuwait, Lebanon, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Qatar, Sri Lanka, Syrian AR, United Arab Emirates, Yemen. Au Australia. Eu Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Rep, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Poland, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, UK, Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro).