List of International Organizations and their heads

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 Organizations Headquarter President/ General Secretary
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)Beijing, ChinaJinLiqun
New Development Bank (BRICS Development Bank)Shanghai, ChinaK.V. Kamath
Asian Development Bank (ADB)Manila, PhilippinesTakehiko Nakao
International Monetary Fund (IMF)Washington DC, USChristine Lagarde
World BankWashington DC, USJim Yong Kim
United Nations Organization (UN)New York, USBan Ki – moon
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)New York, USSven Jurgenson
United Nations Populations Fund (UNFPA)New York, USDr. Babatunde Osotimehin
United Nations Conference on Trade & Development (UNCTAD)Geneva, SwitzerlandMukhisaKituyi
World Health Organization (WHO)Geneva, SwitzerlandMargaret Chan
World Economic ForumGeneva, SwitzerlandKlaus Schwab
International LabourOrganisation (ILO)Geneva, SwitzerlandGuy Ryder
World Trade OrganisationGeneva, SwitzerlandRoberto Azevedo
World Meteorological OrganisationGeneva, SwitzerlandPetteri Taalas (Secretary-General)
World Intellectual Property OrganisationGeneva, SwitzerlandFrancis Gurry
International Committee of the Red CrossGeneva, SwitzerlandPeter Maurer
United Nations Education Scientific & Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)Paris, FranceIrina Bokova
Organisation for Economic Cooperation & Development (OECD)Paris, FranceJose Angel Gurria
United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO)Vienna, AustriaLi Yong
International Atomic AgencyVienna, AustriaYukiya Amano
Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)Vienna, AustriaDiezani Alison-Madueke
Amnesty InternationalLondon, UKSalil Shetty
International Maritime OrganisationLondon, UKKoji Sekimizu
Commonwealth of NationsLondon, UKHead – Queen Elizabeth II

Secretary-General-Kamalesh Sharma

South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)Kathmandu, NepalArjun Bahadur Thapa (Secretary-General)
Association of South East Nations (ASEAN)Jakarta, IndonesiaLe Loung Minh
Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)SingaporeDr. Alan Bollard
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO)Brussels, BelgiumJens Stoltenberg


International Cricket Council (ICC)Dubai, UAEZaheer Abbas
Food & Agricultural Organisation (FAO)Rome, ItalyJosé Graziano da Silva
International Court of JusticeThe Hague, The NetherlandRonny Abraham
International Olympic CommitteeLausanne, SwitzerlandThomas Bach
The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA)Zurich, SwitzerlandGianni infantino
The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)The Hague, The NetherlandsAhmet Üzümcü
World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)Avenue du Mont-Blanc, Gland, Vaud, SwitzerlandYolanda Kakabadse


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