Category Archives: Geography

Meanings of UNCTAD

Short for United Nations Conference on Trade and Development according to abbreviationfinder, UNCTAD promotes the integration of developing countries into the world economy within a framework conducive to development. The organization has gradually evolved into a knowledge-based authority whose work is intended to guide current policy debates and development thinking, in particular by ensuring that… Read More »

Salazar and Herrera University Institution (Colombia)

Salazar y Herrera University Institution. Colombian higher level institute created as a contribution of the Liceo Salazar y Herrera and the Archdiocesan Church, to the improvement of the coverage and quality of its educational action in the central western sector of the city of Medellín. Mission Its mission is the development of comprehensive training in… Read More »

Meanings of OGC

According to abbreviationfinder, OGC stands for Open Geospatial Consortium, an international consortium, made up of a group of companies, government agencies and universities, focused on implementing interface standards to promote and facilitate the global and worldwide use of spatial information, associated standards as well as good practices, which allow Developers create information systems that can easily… Read More »

Meanings of UNICEF

Short for United Nations Children’s Fund according to Abbreviationfinder, UNICEF is a member body of the United Nations whose mandate is to help countries fulfill their commitments on human rights. To carry out its work, UNICEF provides technical and financial assistance to countries with funds from the governments that make up the United Nations System and… Read More »

History of United Nations (UN) Part II

After the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington on September 11, 2001, which the UN Security Council viewed as a threat to world peace, the Security Council passed a resolution obliging all UN member states to take measures to combat international terrorism. The fact that the UN had already dealt with the dangers of… Read More »

History of United Nations (UN) Part I

The beginnings of the UN: Based on the Atlantic Charter of August 14, 1941, on January 1, 1942, 26 states fighting against the Axis powers united to form the United Nations in the “Washington Pact”. At their Moscow conference the foreign ministers of China, Great Britain, the USSR and the USA decided on November 1,… Read More »

Meanings of Globalization

Know what globalization is: origins, strengths and weaknesses For the world economy, globalization is a process that takes place with the integration of markets, in which countries’ economies interact with each other. In the economic sphere, globalization has been happening for many years through international trade, especially when European countries were looking for products on… Read More »