Tuesday, May 22, 2007

  • WORLD ORGANIZATION of INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY (VOIS), international intergovernmental organization, the specialized agency of the United Nations (with 1974). It is built in 1967 for assistance to guarding of products of intellectual creativity (see. Intellectual property). A residence - Geneva. For January, 1 1992 members VOIS 132 states comprised (including. Russia).
  • WORLD WEATHER SERVICE (VSP), system 3 world - in Moscow (Roskomgidromet), Washington, Melbourne - and over 20 regional meteorological centres. Plan VSP is adopted in 1967. Activities are directed with the World meteorological organization.
  • WORLD FEDERATION of ASSOCIATIONS of ASSISTANCE of United Nations (VFASOON), the international non-governmental organization. It is based in 1946. Integrates national associations of assistance of the United Nations. The authorized purpose: to promote the solution of problems of an international peace, safety and cooperation. A residence - Geneva. On 1989 actuated over 70 national associations (including. Russia).
  • WORLD FEDERATION of WAR VETERANS (VFVV), association of national organizations of participants and victims of war. The solution on building VFVV is accepted in 1948, in 1950 is renamed into International federation of organizations of former front-line soldiers, in 1951 the modern title is affirmed. Headquarter VFVV - in Paris.
  • WORLD FEDERATION of SCIENCE OFFICERS (VFNR), the international non-governmental organization. It is based in 1946. In 1989 integrated scientists, teachers and engineering employees from 59 countries and 45 national organizations from 31 countries (including. Russia). A residence - the London.
  • WORLD FEDERATION of TWIN TOWNS (VFPG), the international non-governmental organization, which purpose - strengthening of amicable communications between cities of different countries. It is based in 1957. In 1989 integrated over 3500 cities more than 160 states. A residence - Paris. With 1963 under initiative VFPG World day of twin towns (on the last Sunday of April) is marked.
  • WORLD FEDERATION of TRADE UNIONS (VFP). It is based in 1945. The aggregate number over 213 million person (1992) integrates national proftsentry 81 countries.
  • UNIVERSAL GRAVITATION the LAW (the Newton the law of gravitation), force F of interattraction of mass points with masses m1 and m2, located apart r from each other, is peer: F = Gm1m2/r2, where G - a gravitational constant.
  • UNIVERSAL TIME (universal time), mean solar time of a prime meridian. For a prime meridian the line of longitude of an observatory in a Greenwich (Great Britain) conditionally strikes root.
  • WORLD MOTION ESPERANTISTOV FOR MIR (VDEM), the organization supporting use of an international language esperanto in the capacity of of a means of rendezvous and mutual understanding between peoples in interests of a strengthening of peace. It is built in 1953. Headquarter VDEM - on a residence of the secretary general.
  • WORLD ECONOMY, see. The world economy.
  • WORLD FESTIVALS of youth and students, mass festivals of youth of miscellaneous countries. With 1947 on 1989 13 festivals are conducted: on July, 25 - on August, 16 1947 in Prague; on August, 14-28 1949 in Budapest; on August, 5-19 1951 in Berlin; on August, 2-16 1953 in Bucharest; on July, 31 - on August, 14 1955 in Warsaw; on July, 28 - on August, 11 1957 in Moscow; on July, 26 - on August, 4 1959 in Vienna; on July, 27 - on August, 5 1962 in Helsinki; on July, 28 - on August, 6 1968 in Sofia; on July, 28 - on August, 5 1973 in Berlin; on July, 29 - on August, 7 1978 in Havana; on July, 27 - on August, 3 1985 in Moscow, on July, 1-8 1989 in Pyongyang.
  • WORLD MOUNTAIN CONGRESS, the international non-governmental organization, integrating experts and scientists of the miscellaneous countries working in range of assimilation of deposits of solid mineral wealths. The first World mountain congress was comprised in 1957, with 1958 2-3 years are convoked each.
  • WORLD POSTAL UNION (VPS), international intergovernmental organization, the specialized agency of the United Nations (with 1947). It is built in 1874 for maintenance of organization and perfecting of an international post service (up to 1878 - the Overall postal union). For January, 1 1992 members VPS 169 countries comprised (including. Russia). A residence - Bern.
  • WORLD FOOD ADVICE (VPS), the organ coordinating in system of the United Nations activity, the bound with international cooperation in range of manufacture of the foodstuffs and trade in him. It is established in 1975. Secretary VPS - in Rome.
  • WORLD ADVICE of WORLD (VSM), the authority of Motion of supporters of peace. It is built in 1950. Represents over 200 national organizations from more than 150 countries. The president - E.Maheras (with 1990). Secretary VSM - in Helsinki.
  • WORLD COUNCIL OF CHURCHES (VSTS), the authority of ecumenic movement. It is built in 1948. In VSTS enter (1991) over 300 churches (ok. 100 countries), primarily Protestant, and also orthodox and other. A residence - Geneva.
  • The WORLD UNION of NATURE PROTECTION, since December 1990 title of the International union of nature protection and natural resources (MSOP).
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