In this article, we are publishing the list of Important International Organisations’ Establishment Dates, Heads and Headquarters. Questions on this Static GK topic often make their way to the general awareness sections of exams like SBI Clerk Mains, RBI Assistant Mains, SEBI Grade A Phase I etc. This list is also useful for SSC exams like SSC CHSL and SSC CGL etc. We suggest that you revise this list on a regular basis. You can also buy a world map and try to recall which place associates to the headquarter of which organization. Let’s now have a look at some sample questions on this topic.
Sample Questions on Important International Organisations’ Establishment Dates, Heads and Headquarters
Question 1: Where is the headquarter of WHO (World Health Organization)?
Answer: Geneva, Switzerland
Question 2: What is the establishment date of International Maritime Organisation (IMO)?
Answer: 17 March 1948
Question 3: David R. Malpass is the President of which renowned organization?
Answer: World Bank
Question 4: Where is OPEC headquartered?
Answer: Vienna, Austria
Question 5: Who is the Chairwoman and Managing Director of IMF?
Answer: Kristalina Georgieva
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List of Important International Organisations’ Establishment Dates, Heads and Headquarters
|Organization||Headquarter||Establishment Date||President/ General Secretary/Head|
|Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)||Beijing, China||16 January 2016||Jin Liqun|
|New Development Bank (BRICS Development Bank)||Shanghai, China||15 July 2014||Marcos Prado Troyjo|
|Asian Development Bank (ADB)||Mandaluyong, Philippines||19 December 1966||Masatsugu Asakawa|
|International Monetary Fund (IMF)||Washington DC, US||27 December 1945||Kristalina Georgieva|
|World Bank (WB)||Washington DC, US||July 1944||David R. Malpass|
|United Nations Organization (UN)||New York, US||24 October 1945||António Guterres (Secretary-General)|
|United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)||New York, US||1945||Volkan Bozkır|
|United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)||New York, US||11 December 1946||Henrietta Fore|
|United Nations Conference on Trade & Development (UNCTAD)||Geneva, Switzerland||30 December 1964||Isabelle Durant (Acting Secretary-General )|
|World Health Organization (WHO)||Geneva, Switzerland||7 April 1948||Tedros Adhanom (Director- General)|
|World Economic Forum (WEF)||Geneva, Switzerland||January 1971||Klaus Schwab|
|International Labour Organisation (ILO)||Geneva, Switzerland||1919||Guy Ryder (Director- General)|
|World Trade Organisation (WTO)||Geneva, Switzerland||1 January 1995||Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (Director- General)|
|World Meteorological Organisation (WMO)||Geneva, Switzerland||23 March 1950||Gerhard Adrian (President), Petteri Taalas (Secretory General)|
|World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO)||Geneva, Switzerland||14 July 1967||Daren Tang (Director-General)|
|International Committee of the Red Cross||Geneva, Switzerland||17 February 1863||Peter Maurer (President), Robert Mardini (Director-General)|
|United Nations Educational Scientific & Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)||Paris, France||16 November 1945||Audrey Azoulay (Director- General)|
|Organisation for Economic Cooperation &Development (OECD)||Paris, France||30 September 1961||José Ángel Gurría (Secretary-General)|
|International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)||Vienna, Austria||29 July 1957||Rafael Mariano Grossi|
|Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)||Vienna, Austria||September 1960||Mohammed Barkindo (Secretary General)|
|Amnesty International||London, UK||July 1961||Agnès Callamard (Secretary-General)|
|International Maritime Organisation (IMO)||London, UK||17 March 1948||Kitack Lim|
|Commonwealth of Nations||London, UK||11 December 1931||Head – Queen Elizabeth II, Secretary-General- The Baroness Scotland of Asthal|
|South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)||Kathmandu, Nepal||8 December 1985||Esala Ruwan Weerakoon|
|Association of South East Nations (ASEAN)||Jakarta, Indonesia||8 August 1967||Lim Jock Hoi|
|Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)||Singapore||November 1989||Jacinda Ardern (Chairperson)|
|North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO)||Brussels, Belgium||4 April 1949||Jens Stoltenberg (Secretary-General)|
|International Cricket Council (ICC)||Dubai, UAE||15 June 1909||Chairperson: Greg Barclay, CEO: Manu Sawhney|
|Food & Agricultural Organisation (FAO)||Rome, Italy||16 October 1945||Qu Dongyu|
|International Court of Justice (ICJ)||The Hague, The Netherland||26 June 1945||Joan Donoghue|
|International Olympic Committee (IOC)||Lausanne, Switzerland||23 June 1894||Thomas Bach|
|The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA)||Zurich, Switzerland||21 May 1904||Gianni Infantino|
|World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)||Gland, Switzerland||29 April 1961||Pavan Sukhdev|
|Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC)||Dhaka, Bangladesh||6 June 1997||BIMSTEC uses the alphabetical order for the Chairmanship. The Chairmanship of BIMSTEC has been taken in rotation commencing with Bangladesh.|
|World Anti-Doping Agency||Montreal, Canada||10 November 1999||Witold Bańka|
|Bank for International Settlements (BIS)||Basel, Switzerland||17 May 1930||Agustín Carstens|
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