Here is a database of resources:
African Regional Bodies:
The East African Community : The East African Community (EAC) is an intergovernmental organisation comprising five countries in the African Great Lakes region in eastern Africa: Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda
The Arab Maghreb Union: http://www.maghrebarabe.org/en/– Inactive
The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa : The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa is a Free Trade Areas with twenty member states stretching from Libya to Swaziland
The Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) : It is an Economic Community of the African Union for promotion of regional economic co-operation in Central Africa
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) is an inter-governmental organization headquartered in Gaborone, Botswana. Its goal is to further socio-economic cooperation and integration as well as political and security cooperation among 15 southern African states.
Sub-Regional Court of Justice:
The Commonwealth of Nations, commonly known as the Commonwealth (formerly the British Commonwealth), is an intergovernmental organisation of 53 member states that were mostly territories of the former British Empire.
The Organisation internationale de la Francophonie (OIF), known informally and more commonly as La Francophonie (or, more simply, Francophonie) is an international organization representing countries and regions where French is the first (“mother”) or customary language; and/or where a significant proportion of the population are francophones (French speakers); and/or where there is a notable affiliation with French culture.
The organization comprises 57 member states and governments, three associate members and twenty observers.
The Community of Portuguese Language Countries or Community of Portuguese-Speaking Countries is the intergovernmental organization for friendship and cooperation among lusophone (Portuguese-speaking) nations, where Portuguese is an official language
List of United Nations Organizations:
The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization established on 24 October 1945 to promote international co-operation.
The Charter of the United Nations establishes six principal organs of the United Nations:
- The United Nations General Assembly (The main deliberative assembly);
- The United Nations Security Council (Responsible for the maintenance of international peace and security.);
- The United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) United Nations organ facilitating international cooperation on standards-making and problem-solving in economic and social issues);
- The United Nations Secretariat (Responsible for providing studies, information, and facilities needed by the UN);
- The International Court of Justice (The principal judicial organ of the United Nations); and
- The United Nations Trusteeship Council
- Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is an agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger.
- International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
- The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is a specialised agency of the United Nations. It codifies the principles and techniques of international air navigation and fosters the planning and development of international air transport to ensure safe and orderly growth.
- The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) : is a specialised agency of the United Nations dedicated to eradicating rural poverty in developing countries.
- International Labour Organization(ILO) : ILO is a United Nations Agency that deals with Labour Issues, particularly International Labour Standards and Decent Work for All.
- International Maritime Organization : It is a specialised agency of the United Nations that develop and maintain a comprehensive regulatory framework for shipping which includes safety, environmental concerns, legal matters, technical co-operation, maritime security and the efficiency of shipping.
- The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) that is responsible for issues that concern information and communication technologies.
- The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the United Nations’ Global Development Network, an organization advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life.
- The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is an agency of the United Nations that coordinates its environmental activities, assisting developing countries in implementing environmentally sound policies and practices.
- The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations that works to create the conditions for dialogue among civilizations, cultures and peoples, based upon respect for commonly shared values.
- The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA): The work of the UNFPA involves promotion of the right of every woman, man and child to enjoy a life of health and equal opportunity.
- The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), also known as the UN Refugee Agency provides United Nations agency protection and assistance to refugees and internally displaced people worldwide.
- The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) provides long-term humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries.
- The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), , is a specialized agency responsible for the promotion and acceleration of industrial development in developing countries and countries with economies in transition and the promotion of international industrial cooperation
- The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is an operational arm of the United Nations, dedicated to implementing projects for the United Nations System, international financial institutions, governments and other partners in the aid world.
- The United Nations World Food Programme: UNWFP is the food assistance branch of the United Nations and the world’s largest humanitarian organization addressing hunger and promoting food security.
- The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is the United Nations agency responsible for the promotion of responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism.
- The Universal Postal Union (UPU), is a specialized agency of the United Nations that coordinates postal policies among member nations, in addition to the worldwide postal system
- UN Women: UN Women is the United Nations Organization dedicated to Gender Equality and the empowerment of women.
- The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) that is concerned with international public health
- The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that encourages creative activity, to promote the protection of intellectual property throughout the world.
- The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is specialised agency of the United Nations for meteorology (weather and climate), operational hydrology and related geophysical sciences.
The United Nations University, (UNU), established in 1973, is the academic and research arm of the United Nations.