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Here we have collected list of some important organization with it’s headquarters and provide you it in a PDF Format. We hope it will be useful for upcoming competitive exams.

International OrganizationUN Organizations

Organizations NameAbbreviationHeadquartersFormation
United NationsUNNew York City, USA1945
Food and Agriculture OrganizationFAOPalazzo FAO, Rome, Italy1945
International Labour OrganizationILOGeneva, Switzerland1919
International Civil Aviation OrganizationICAOMontreal, Quebec, Canada1947
International Maritime OrganizationIMOLondon, United Kingdom1959
United Nations High Commissioner for RefugeesUNHCR Geneva, Switzerland1950
Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDSUNAIDSGeneva, Switzerland1996
United Nations Atomic Energy CommissionUNAECNew York City, USA1946
United Nations Capital Development FundUNCDFNew York City, USA
United Nations Children’s FundUNICEFNew York City, USA1946
United Nations Development ProgrammeUNDPNew York City, USA1965
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization UNESCO Paris, France1946
United Nations Environment ProgrammeUNEPNairobi, Kenya1972
United Nations Human Settlements ProgrammeUN-Habitat Nairobi, Kenya1978
United Nations Industrial Development OrganizationUNIDOVienna, Austria1985
United Nations International Strategy for Disaster ReductionUNISDRGeneva, Switzerland2000
United Nations Office on Drugs and CrimeUNODCVienna, Austria1997
Universal Postal UnionUPUBern, Switzerland1874
World Health OrganizationWHOGeneva, Switzerland1948
World Intellectual Property OrganizationWIPOGeneva, Switzerland1967
World Food ProgrammeWFPRome, Italy1961
World Meteorological OrganizationWMOGeneva, Switzerland1950
World Tourism OrganizationUNWTOMadrid, Spain1957
International Rescue CommitteeIRCNew York City, United States1933
International Atomic Energy AgencyIAEAVienna, Austria1957
International Telecommunication UnionITUGeneva, Switzerland1947
Office of the High Commissioner for Human RightsOHCHRGeneva, Switzerland1993

Political and Economic Organizations

Organizations NameAbbreviationHeadquartersFormation
European UnionEUBrussels1958
African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of StatesACPBrussels – Belgium1975
African UnionAUAddis Ababa,Johannesburg2001y
Andean CommunityCANLima, Peru.1969
Arab League(League of Arab States)Cairo1905y
Arab Maghreb UnionAMURabat, Morocco1956
Asia-Pacific Economic CooperationAPECSingapore1905y
Association of Southeast Asian NationsASEANJakarta, Indonesia1967
Caribbean CommunityCARICOMGeorgetown, Guyana.1973
Central American ParliamentPARLACENGuatemala City1980
Common Market of East and Southern AfricaCOMESALusaka, Zambia1994
Commonwealth of Nations   (British Commonwealth)London, United Kingdom1926
 Commonwealth of Independent States (Russian Commonwealth)CISMoscow,Russian1991
Council of EuropeCoEStrasbourg, France1949
East African CommunityEACArusha1967
Economic Community of West African StatesECOWASAbuja, Nigeria1975
European Free Trade AssociationEFTAGeneva, Switzerland1960
Gulf Cooperation CouncilGCCRiyadh, Saudi Arabia1981
Indian Ocean Commission IOCPort Louis, Mauritius1982
Non-Aligned MovementNAMNew York City, USA1961
Nordic CouncilCopenhagen, Denmark1952
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and DevelopmentOECDParis, France1948
Organization for Security and Co-operation in EuropeOSCEVienna, Austria1973
Organization of American StatesOASWashington, D.C.1948
Organisation of Eastern Caribbean StatesOECSCastries, Saint Lucia1981
Organisation of Islamic CooperationOIC Jeddah, Saudi Arabia1969
Secretariat of the Pacific CommunitySPCNouméa1947
Pacific Islands Forum –Suva, Fiji1971
South Asian Association for Regional CooperationSAARCKathmandu, Nepal1985
Southern African Development CommunitySADCGaborone, Botswana1992
Union of South American NationsUSANQuito, Ecuador2004
Unrepresented Nations and Peoples OrganizationUNPO The Hague, Netherlands1991
World Trade OrganizationWTOGeneva, Switzerland1995
Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the PacificESCAPBangkok, Thailand1947

Military Organizations

Organizations NameAbbreviationHeadquartersFormation
North Atlantic Treaty OrganisationNATOBrussels, Belgium1949
European Security and Defence PolicyESDPParis
Shanghai Cooperation OrganisationSCOBeijing, China1996
Collective Security Treaty OrganizationCSTO Moscow, Russia1992
Peace and Security CouncilPSCAddis Ababa

Financial Organizations

Organizations NameAbbreviationHeadquartersFormation
World BankWashington D.C., United States1944
African Development BankAfDBAbidjan, Ivory Coast(statutory) & Tunis, Tunisia (temporary)1963
Asian Development BankADBMetro Manila, Philippines1966
European Bank for Reconstruction and DevelopmentEBRDLondon1991
Inter-American Development Bank IDBWashington, D.C.1959
International Monetary FundIMFWashington, D.C1945
Islamic Development BankIDBJeddah, Saudi Arabia1973
International Monetary FundIMFWashington, D.C., United States1945
International Fund for Agricultural DevelopmentIFADRome, Italy1977
Bank for International SettlementsBISBasel, Switzerland1930
Black Sea Trade and Development BankBSTDBThessaloniki, Greece1997
Caribbean Development Bank CDBBridgetown, Barbados1969
Nordic Development FundNDFHelsinki, Finland.1989
Nordic Investment Bank NIBHelsinki, Finland.1970
European Central BankECBFrankfurt, Germany1998

Sports Federations

Organizations NameAbbreviationHeadquartersFormation
Asian Football ConfederationAFCKuala Lumpur, Malaysia1954
Confederation of African FootballCAF 6th of October City, Egypt.1957
Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association FootballCONCACAFMiami, Florida, U.S.1961
South American Football ConfederationCONMEBOLLuque, Paraguay1916
Oceania Football ConfederationOFCAuckland, New Zealand1966
Union of European Football AssociationsUEFANyon, Switzerland1954
World Chess Federation(Fédération Internationale des Échecs )FIDEAthens, Greece1924
International Federation of Association Football(Fédération Internationale de Football Association)FIFAZürich, Switzerland1904
International Cricket CouncilICCDubai, United Arab Emirates1909
International Olympic CommitteeIOCLausanne, Switzerland1894
International Paralympic CommitteeIPCBonn, Germany1989
World Rugby(International Rugby Football Board)IRFBDublin,Ireland1886
Commonwealth Games FederationCGFLondon, United Kingdom1930
International Tennis FederationITFLondon,  UK1913
Badminton World FederationBWFKuala Lumpur, Malaysia1934
International Hockey FederationFIHLausanne, Switzerland1924

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Space Agencies :

Organizations NameAbbreviationHeadquartersFormation
European Space AgencyESAParis,France1975
Indian Space Research OrganisationISROBangalore, India1969
National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationNASAWashington, D.C. , USA1958
United Kingdom Space AgencyUKSA Swindon, Wiltshire2010
China National Space AdministrationCNSABeijing, China1993
Russian Federal Space Agency RoscosmosMoscow, Russia1992
French Space AgencyCNESParis, France1961
Japan Aerospace Exploration AgencyJAXATokyo, Japan2003
German Aerospace CenterDLRCologne1969
Italian Space AgencyASIRome, Italy1988

Other Important Organization :

Organizations NameAbbreviationHeadquartersFormation
Colombo PlanColombo, Sri Lanka1950
Antarctic Treaty SystemATSWashington, D.C., USA1959
Intergovernmental Authority on DevelopmentIGADDjibouti City1986
International Committee of the Red CrossICRCGeneva, Switzerland1863
International Court of JusticeICJThe Hague, Netherlands1945
International Criminal Court ICCThe Hague, Netherlands1998
International Criminal Police OrganizationINTERPOLLyon, France1923
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent SocietiesIFRCGeneva, Switzerland1919
International Organization for Migration IOMGeneva, Switzerland1951
International Centre for Migration Policy DevelopmentICMPDVienna, Austria1993
Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical WeaponsOPCWThe Hague, Netherlands1997
Organization of the Petroleum Exporting CountriesOPECVienna, Austria1960
World Toilet OrganizationWTOSingapore2001