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An international organization is an organization with an international membership, scope, or presence. There are two main types:

  • International non-profit organizations. Examples include the World Organization of the Scout Movement, International Committee of the Red Cross and Médecins Sans Frontières.
  • International corporations, referred to as multinational corporations. Examples include The Coca-Cola Company and Toyota.

International organizations are

[m]ultinational institutions created by governments or non-governmental organizations. Some governmental international organizations are simply groups of like-minded nations, which meet together periodically. Some are permanent organizations with seconded staff and mutually funded infrastructure.[1]

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