Sector: These principles matter especially for actors in these:

  1. Functions of Government (COFOG)
    1. 01.1.3 - External affairs (CS),
    2. 01.2.1 - Economic aid to developing countries and countries in transition (CS),
    3. 01.2.2 - Economic aid routed through international organizations (CS) and
    4. 01.3.2 - Overall planning and statistical services (CS)
  2. Economic Activities (ISIC):
    1. 8411 - General public administration activities,
    2. 8421 - Foreign affairs,
    3. 9411 - Activities of business and employers membership organizations,
    4. 9412 - Activities of professional membership organizations,
    5. 9420 - Activities of trade unions,
    6. 9491 - Activities of religious organizations,
    7. 9492 - Activities of political organizations,
    8. 9499 - Activities of other membership organizations n.e.c. and
    9. 9900 - Activities of extraterritorial organizations and bodies

International organizations and government entities have articulated principles that inform and support the way in which they set about fulfilling their mission.

When comparing these principles across a number of organizations and activities, it is striking that there are several commonalities. The listed common principles are based on a commonality check of: