Entity Types

International Government Organization

International Government Organization

Acronym
IGO

International Government Organization is an organization composed of sovereign states, or other intergovernmental organizations. Established by treaty or other agreement that acts as a charter creating the group, IGOs create a mechanism for the world’s inhabitants to work more successfully together in the areas of peace and security, and also to deal with economic and social questions. IGOs present a variety of legal issues occuring in the context of a foreign country or foreign laws that often increases their complexity.