GLOBAL INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION Global international cooperation is the coming together of different nations or countries of the world to pursue a common goal for the benefit of all. It is the collaboration of nations in politics, economic and social issues for the common good of all nations. STRATEGIES OF GLOBAL INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION \tInternational Conferences: This is hen issues of international concern are discussed at international meetings, summits, conferences, etc. \tInternational Trade: This is the type of trade that exists between two or more countries of the world. It is a means of bringing nations together for the exchange of goods and services. \tInternational Organization: These are associations of nations that help to facilitate cooperation among nations of the world. United Nations Organization, Economic Community of West Africa State (ECOWAS), Organization of Africa Unity (OAU), etc are examples of international organizations. \tBilateral/Multilateral Agreement: This is the agreement reached between two or more nations of the world to pursue an interest of common benefit. \tUnited Nations Resolutions: Decisions taken by the General Assembly or Security Council of the United Nations can be used to secure cooperation of nations over global issues. POSITIVE CONSEQUENCES OF GLOBAL INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION \tIt enhances global peace and security. \tIt helps to promote international trade. \tIt helps to enhance foreign investment. \tIt helps to promote sporting activities among nations such as FIFA, Commonwealth Games, etc. \tIt helps to promote culture internationally. \tIt helps in technology transfer. NEGATIVE CONSEQUENCES OF GLOBAL INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION \tIt can lead to undue interference in the internal affairs of a nation. \tIt can lead to social problems such as indecent dressing and other social vices. \tIt can lead to over dependence of poor nations on the rich nations. \tIt can make a nation a dumping ground of inferior goods. \tIt can lead to importation of dangerous goods into a country. \tIt can lead to unhealthy rivalry among nations.