a joint US–Canadian federal government agency set up in 1909 to oversee the management of shared water resources (esp the Great Lakes–St Lawrence River system)
noun 1. a specialized agency of the United Nations working through member nations to improve working conditions throughout the world; originally an affiliate of the League of Nations: Nobel Peace Prize 1969. Abbreviation: ILO, I.L.O.
- International labour organisation
noun 1. a special agency of the United Nations responsible for research and recommendations in the field of labour conditions and practices: founded in 1919 in affiliation to the League of Nations ILO
noun 1. the body of rules that nations generally recognize as binding in their conduct toward one another. noun 1. the body of rules generally recognized by civilized nations as governing their conduct towards each other and towards each other’s subjects A body of rules and principles that govern the relations among nations. (See Geneva […]
[in-ter-nash-uh-nl] /ˌɪn tərˈnæʃ ə nl/ adjective 1. between or among nations; involving two or more nations: international trade. 2. of or relating to two or more nations or their citizens: a matter of international concern. 3. pertaining to the relations between nations: international law. 4. having members or activities in several nations: an international organization. […]