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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 4: Quality Education


Reference is a relationship between objects in which one object designates, or acts as a means by which to connect to or link to, another object. The first object in this relation is said to refer to the second object. It is called a name for the second object. The second object, the one to which the first object refers, is called the referent of the first object. A name is usually a phrase or expression, or some other symbolic representation. Its referent may be anything – a material object, a person, an event, an activity, or an abstract concept.

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Organizations relating to Reference

International Regions Benchmarking Consortium / Seattle WA, USA / Est. 2008
Bank Information Center / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1987
Scientific Information Centre of Interstate Coordination Water Commission of Central Asia / Tashkent, Uzbekistan / Est. 1993
AGRECOL Afrique: Networking and Information Centre for Sustainable Agriculture in Africa / Thiès, Senegal / Est. 2001
Mine Action Information Center / Harrisonburg VA, USA / Est. 1996
European Network of Information Centres for the Performing Arts / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1989
International Lexical Functional Grammar Association / Debrecen, Hungary / Est. 1997
Patent Documentation and Information Centre / Harare, Zimbabwe / Est. 1978
Dokumentations- und Informationszentrum Menschenrechte in Lateinamerika / Nuremberg, Germany
International Telecommunications and Information Centre / Tbilisi, Georgia / Est. 1995
Population Reference Bureau / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1929
International Youth Library / Munich, Germany / Est. 1948
United Nations Regional Information Centre for Western Europe / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2004
Regional Organization for North Africa and Near East / Alexandria, Egypt / Est. 1996
Convention Concerning Minimum Wage Fixing, with Special Reference to Developing Countries / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1970
SADC Trade Information Centre / Gaborone, Botswana
Regional Energy Resources Information Center / Pathum Thani, Thailand / Est. 1978
Information Centre for Bilingual and Plurilingual Education / Aosta, Italy / Est. 1972
Electronic Privacy Information Center / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1994
International Buffalo Information Centre / Bangkok, Thailand / Est. 1981
International Association of Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers / Newport OR, USA / Est. 1975
US Global Change Research Information Office / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1990
European Roma Information Office / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2003
Internet Names Authorization and Information Center / New York NY, USA
International Information Centre for Natural Gas and Gaseous Hydrocarbons / Rueil-Malmaison, France / Est. 1961

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World Problems relating to Reference

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Outdated school materials
Indifference to suffering

Action Strategies relating to Reference

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Compiling renewable energy information
Developing networked documentation services in social sciences

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