CHECK YOUR AWARENESS ABOUT INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS, HEADQUARTERS AND THEIR HEADS.

 

International organizations spanning across the globe with their scope and presence, hold a significant place in world affairs. These organizations make mass impacts on countries, laws and even global prices from time to time. While Amnesty International is concerned with global peacekeeping, OPEC maintains stability in global demand and supply of oil. Therefore, these organizations take care of a wide range of issues that transcend global boundaries and local laws. While reading a newspaper daily you must have gone through many of them, as they are always mentioned in some or the others news piece.  This article provides you with a list of important International Organizations and their Headquarters so read and go through them thoroughly. This topic is important for the perspective of RBI, IBPS/SBI IBPS, Clerical, LIC, Railways, etc. Here is the List of International Organization, Headquarter and their heads:

 

International OrganizationsHeadquarterPresident/ General Secretary
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)Beijing, ChinaJinLiqun
New Development Bank (BRICS Development BankShanghai, ChinaK.V. Kamath
Asian Development Bank (ADB)Mandaluyong, PhilippinesMasatsugu Asakawa
International Monetary Fund (IMF)Washington DC, USKristalina Georgieva
World Bank (WB)Washington DC, US David R. Malpass 
United Nations Organization (UN)New York, USAntónio Guterres(Secretary-General)
United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)New York, USTijjani Muhammad-Bande of Nigeria is the current President of the United Nations General Assembly for the 74th session, office which started in September 2019.
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)New York, USHenrietta Fore (Executive Director)
United Nations Conference on Trade & Development (UNCTAD)Geneva, SwitzerlandMukhisa Kituyi (Secretary-General )
World Health Organization (WHO)Geneva, SwitzerlandTedros Adhanom (Director- General)
World Economic Forum (WEF)Geneva, SwitzerlandKlaus Schwab
International Labour Organisation (ILO)Geneva, SwitzerlandGuy Ryder (Director- General)
World Trade Organisation (WTO)Geneva, SwitzerlandRoberto Azevedo
World Meteorological Organisation (WMO)Geneva, SwitzerlandPetteri Taalas  (Secretory General)
World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO)Geneva, Switzerland Daren Tang (CEO)
International Committee of the Red CrossGeneva, SwitzerlandPeter Maurer (President)
United Nations Educational Scientific & Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)Paris, FranceAudrey Azoulay (Director- General)
Organisation for Economic Cooperation &Development (OECD)Paris, FranceJose Angel Gurria (Secretary-General‎)
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)Vienna, AustriaYukiya Amano
Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)Vienna, AustriaMohammed Barkindo (Secretary General)
Amnesty InternationalLondon, UKKumi Naidoo (Secretary General)
International Maritime Organisation (IMO)London, UKKitack Lim
Commonwealth of NationsLondon, UKHead – Queen Elizabeth II

Secretary-General- Patricia Scotland

South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)Kathmandu, NepalAmjad Hussain B. Sial (Secretary-General)
Association of South East Nations (ASEAN)Jakarta, IndonesiaSecretary-General- Dato Lim Jock Hoi
Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)SingaporePeter O’Neill (Chairperson)
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO)Brussels, BelgiumJens Stoltenberg

(Secretary-General)

International Cricket Council (ICC)Dubai, UAEChairpersonShashank Manohar

CEOManu Sawhney

Food & Agricultural Organisation (FAO)Rome, ItalyQu Dongyu
International Court of Justice (ICJ)The Hague, The Netherland Abdulqawi Yusuf
International Olympic Committee (IOC)Lausanne, SwitzerlandThomas Bach
The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA)Zurich, SwitzerlandGianni Infantino
World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)Avenue du Mont-Blanc, Gland, Vaud, SwitzerlandMarco Lambertini (DG)
Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC)Dhaka, BangladeshBIMSTEC uses the alphabetical order for the Chairmanship. The Chairmanship of BIMSTEC has been taken in rotation commencing with Bangladesh.
World Anti-Doping AgencyMontreal, CanadaCraig Reedie
Bank for International Settlements (BIS)Basel, SwitzerlandDiego Devos (General Counsel)

 




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