The (TAOC-IG) is a NON-GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION (NGO) and is a component of the CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATION (CSO) under programs instituted by the Accredited of the UNITED NATIONS ECONOMICS AND SOCIAL AFFAIRS (UNDESA).

A group of retired and active in-the-service professionals pioneered the establishment of the organization.

The DESA NGO Branch is the focal point within the UN Secretariat for non-governmental organizations in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and for NGOs seeking status. Their aims are to support and informing all NGO's timely fashion on events and opportunities to collaborate with the United Nations.