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:
|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|
|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)|
|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|
|Universal Postal Union||Berne (Switzerland)|
|BENELUX Economic Union||Brussels|
|General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT)||Geneva|
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- Organisation having money associated with them usually have Headquarters in Washington DC.
- International Monetary Fund (IMF)
- World Bank
- Organisation which are related to Economy or Education usually have headquarters in Paris.
- International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS)
- Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
- United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)
- Organizations connected to Industrial development, Petroleum, atomic research having their headquarters in Vienna.
- United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
- Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)
- International Atomic Energy Agency
- Organization which Start with World and end in Organization has its headquarters in Geneva.
- World Health Organisation
- World Meteorological Organization
- World Intellectual Property Organization
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.