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GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

Description

Politics is the set of activities that are associated with the governance of a country, state or area. It involves making decisions that apply to groups of members and achieving and exercising positions of governance—organized control over a human community. The academic study of politics is referred to as political science.

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Organizations relating to Politics

Institute of World Economics and Politics, Hanoi / Hanoi, Vietnam / Est. 1983
European Network of Women Elected Representatives of Local and Regional Authorities / Paris, France / Est. 1996
Asian Studies Association of Australia / Perth, Australia / Est. 1976
Institute for International Relations, Hamburg / Hamburg, Germany
Union of Socialist Local and Regional Representatives in Europe / Anthisnes, Belgium / Est. 1979
Institute of World Politics / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1990
Vienna Convention on the Representation of States in Their Relations with International Organizations of a Universal Character / Est. 1975
School of European Business Media and Politics / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2006
Centre for International Politics, Organization and Disarmament, Delhi / Delhi, India / Est. 1970
Association of South American Electoral Organizations / San José, Costa Rica / Est. 1989
UNESCO International Research Network on Educational Resources / Braunschweig, Germany / Est. 1992
Institute for Politics and International Studies / Leeds, UK / Est. 1999
International Society for Ensuring Fair Election / Dhaka, Bangladesh
Asociación Iberoamericana de Filosofia Politica / Est. 1997
International Foundation for Electoral Systems / Arlington VA, USA / Est. 1987
Institut pour le développement de l'enseignement supérieur francophone, Bordeaux / Talence, France
Association of African Election Authorities / Tunis, Tunisia / Est. 1997
European Association of Elected Representatives from Mountain Regions / Chambéry, France / Est. 1991
Asian Network for Free Elections / Bangkok, Thailand / Est. 1997
International Association of Clerks, Recorders, Election Officials and Treasurers / Houston TX, USA / Est. 1971
International Association for the Study of German Politics / Brighton, UK / Est. 1974
United Nations Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States / New York NY, USA / Est. 2001
Office of the High Representative in Bosnia and Herzegovina / Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina / Est. 1995
Le Cercle
International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance / Stockholm, Sweden / Est. 1995

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World Problems relating to Politics

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Unethical practices in politics
Sex scandals
Political instability
Abusive distribution of political patronage
Deception by government
Disproportionate ethnic population growth
Mutism
Political assassination
Disruption of cultural and social identities in host countries by transnational corporations
Inadequate coordination of governmental representation in intergovernmental organizations
Exclusive sales and representation agreements in transfer of technology
Ideological discrimination in politics
Unfair elections
Unequal political representation
Declining significance of electoral politics
Unrepresentative international organizations
Property and occupational discrimination in politics
Language discrimination in politics
Undue political pressure
Undue military influence
Deliberate lying by corporation officials
Discrimination in politics
Racial discrimination in politics
Unjust electoral campaigns
Bias in selection of political candidates

Action Strategies relating to Politics

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Lobbying politicians

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