1 The development of State groups within international organizations is clearly apparent since 1945 (International Organizations or Institutions, History of). The reasons are twofold. First, international society’s heterogeneity inevitably leads States sharing the same political values or the same interests to come together in order to have more weight in defending their positions. From that perspective, groups can be seen as a way for States to protect, reassert, claim and/or give effect to politically or geographically limited solidarity within the international...
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