International Organizations

Lesson Plan

Students compare the basic structure of several different international organizations before categorizing their work. Students also examine the local and global impact of international organizations.


Students will be able to...

  • Identify the purposes and functions of international organizations.
  • Describe the purposes and functions of the following international organizations: UN, EU, NATO, World Bank, Red Cross/Crescent, and World Health Organization.
  • Analyze the impact that international organizations can have on the lives of individuals.