Private nonprofit organizations whose primary purpose is to provide services or other forms of support to increase mutual understanding across countries, encourage social, economic or political development outside of the U.S., and/or impact national, multilateral or international policies on international issues. (rev. 12/04)
Scope notes: Includes: Organizations that promote international understanding and friendly relations among nations; foster an exchange of ideas on international affairs and globalization; preserve world peace; protect national and cooperative security interests; foster international human rights; promote international economic, social and political development; foster exchanges of scholars scientists artists, journalists and other professionals; and raise and distribute funds for the benefit of overseas institutions (e.g., Friends of the American University in Rome).
Organizations that conduct studies on foreign policy, national security, regional affairs and international energy, economic, and trade policies; monitor foreign policy legislation; hold conferences seminars and debates to expand interest in international issues and promote understanding of US foreign policy and international affairs; address problems of globalization; publish journals, newsletters, and other materials addressing foreign policy issues; and engage in other activities relating to foreign policy.
Key words: Foreign Affairs; Foreign Relations; Globalization; International Law; International Relations
Scope notes: For users whose NTEE-CC system has not enabled this code, USE Q05.
Code reinstated 5/2005