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World Organisations and Their Headquarters

In every Defence Competitive Examinations, static general knowledge plays a vital role as some questions are asked from this section. In this article, we would be providing you some important World Organizations and their headquarters which are important from an examination point of view.

In today’s world scenario, keeping peace and effective trade relations among countries is a prominent priority for most countries. These World organizations take care of a wide range of world issues that transcend global boundaries and local laws. Here are important World Organizations and their Headquarters.

Important World Organisations and Their Headquarters:

World Organisation Headquarter
United Nations Organisation (UNO) New York
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Nairobi (Kenya)
United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) Geneva
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) New York
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) New York
United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation  (UNESCO) Paris
World Health Organisation Geneva
International Monetary Fund Washington
Commonwealth London
Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Vienna
World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Gland (Switzerland)
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Geneva
International Olympic Committee (IOC) Lusane
League of Arab States Cario (Egypt)
Amnesty International London
Asian Development Bank Manila (Philippines)
Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Jakarta
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) Brussels
African Union (AU) Addis-Abada
South Asian Association for Regional Corporation Kathmandu
International Police (INTERPOL) Lyons (France)
World Trade Organisation Geneva
Women Aid International London
World Bank Washington
Universal Postal Union Berne (Switzerland)
BENELUX Economic Union Brussels
General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) Geneva

Tips and Tricks

Here we are providing you some tricks to make the learning process easier .

  • Organisation having money associated with them usually have Headquarters in Washington DC.
  1. International Monetary Fund (IMF)
  2. World Bank
  • Organisation which are related to Economy or Education usually have headquarters in Paris.
  1. International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS)
  2. Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
  3. United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)
  • Organizations connected to Industrial development, Petroleum, atomic research having their headquarters in Vienna.
    1. United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
    2. Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)
    3. International Atomic Energy Agency
  • Organization which Start with World and end in Organization has its headquarters in Geneva.
    1. World Health Organisation
    2. World Meteorological Organization
    3. World Intellectual Property Organization

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FAQs

Q. How many World Organisations are there?

Ans. There are more then 300 inter-governmental organisations in the world.

Q. What are the two types of International Organizations?

Ans.There are two types of International Organisations : Governmental and Non-governmental.

 

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