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International Organizations and Headquarters
UN Organizations
Organizations Name
Abbreviation
Headquarters
Formation
UN
New York City, USA
1945
FAO
Palazzo FAO, Rome, Italy
1945
ILO
Geneva, Switzerland
1919
ICAO
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1947
IMO
London, United Kingdom
1959
UNHCR
 Geneva, Switzerland
1950
UNAIDS
Geneva, Switzerland
1996
UNAEC
New York City, USA
1946
UNCDF
New York City, USA

UNICEF
New York City, USA
1946
UNDP
New York City, USA
1965
UNESCO
 Paris, France
1946
UNEP
Nairobi, Kenya
1972
UN-Habitat
 Nairobi, Kenya
1978
UNIDO
Vienna, Austria
1985
UNISDR
Geneva, Switzerland
2000
UNODC
Vienna, Austria
1997
UPU
Bern, Switzerland
1874
WHO
Geneva, Switzerland
1948
WIPO
Geneva, Switzerland
1967
WFP
Rome, Italy
1961
WMO
Geneva, Switzerland
1950
UNWTO
Madrid, Spain
1957
IRC
New York City, United States
1933
IAEA
Vienna, Austria
1957
ITU
Geneva, Switzerland
1947
OHCHR
Geneva, Switzerland
1993
Political and Economic Organizations
Organizations Name
Abbreviation
Headquarters
Formation
EU
Brussels
1958
ACP
Brussels – Belgium
1975
AU
Addis Ababa,Johannesburg
2001y
CAN
Lima, Peru.
1969
Cairo
1905y
AMU
Rabat, Morocco
1956
APEC
Singapore
1905y
ASEAN
Jakarta, Indonesia
1967
CARICOM
Georgetown, Guyana.
1973
PARLACEN
Guatemala City
1980
COMESA
Lusaka, Zambia
1994
London, United Kingdom
1926
CIS
Moscow,Russian
1991
CoE
Strasbourg, France
1949
EAC
Arusha
1967
ECOWAS
Abuja, Nigeria
1975
EFTA
Geneva, Switzerland
1960
GCC
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
1981
IOC
Port Louis, Mauritius
1982
NAM
New York City, USA
1961
Copenhagen, Denmark
1952
OECD
Paris, France
1948
OSCE
Vienna, Austria
1973
OAS
Washington, D.C.
1948
OECS
Castries, Saint Lucia
1981
OIC
 Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
1969
SPC
Nouméa
1947
 –
Suva, Fiji
1971
SAARC
Kathmandu, Nepal
1985
SADC
Gaborone, Botswana
1992
USAN
Quito, Ecuador
2004
UNPO
 The Hague, Netherlands
1991
WTO
Geneva, Switzerland
1995
ESCAP
Bangkok, Thailand
1947
Military Organizations
Organizations Name
Abbreviation
Headquarters
Formation
NATO
Brussels, Belgium
1949
ESDP
Paris

SCO
Beijing, China
1996
CSTO
 Moscow, Russia
1992
PSC
Addis Ababa

Financial Organizations
Organizations Name
Abbreviation
Headquarters
Formation
Washington D.C., United States
1944
AfDB
Abidjan, Ivory Coast(statutory) & Tunis, Tunisia (temporary)
1963
ADB
Metro Manila, Philippines
1966
EBRD
London
1991
 IDB
Washington, D.C.
1959
IMF
Washington, D.C
1945
IDB
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
1973
IMF
Washington, D.C., United States
1945
IFAD
Rome, Italy
1977
BIS
Basel, Switzerland
1930
BSTDB
Thessaloniki, Greece
1997
CDB
Bridgetown, Barbados
1969
NDF
Helsinki, Finland.
1989
NIB
Helsinki, Finland.
1970
ECB
Frankfurt, Germany
1998
Sports Federations
Organizations Name
Abbreviation
Headquarters
Formation
AFC
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1954
CAF
 6th of October City, Egypt.
1957
CONCACAF
Miami, Florida, U.S.
1961
CONMEBOL
Luque, Paraguay
1916
OFC
Auckland, New Zealand
1966
UEFA
Nyon, Switzerland
1954
FIDE
Athens, Greece
1924
FIFA
Zürich, Switzerland
1904
ICC
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1909
IOC
Lausanne, Switzerland
1894
IPC
Bonn, Germany
1989
IRFB
Dublin,Ireland
1886
CGF
London, United Kingdom
1930
ITF
London,  UK
1913
BWF
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1934
FIH
Lausanne, Switzerland
1924

Scientific Organizations :
Organizations Name
Abbreviation
Headquarters
Formation
ESA
Paris,France
1975
ISRO
Bangalore, India
1969
NASA
Washington, D.C. , USA
1958
UKSA
 Swindon, Wiltshire
2010
CNSA
Beijing, China
1993
Roscosmos
Moscow, Russia
1992
CNES
Paris, France
1961
JAXA
Tokyo, Japan
2003
DLR
Cologne
1969
ASI
Rome, Italy
1988
Other Important Organization :
Organizations Name
Abbreviation
Headquarters
Formation
Colombo, Sri Lanka
1950
ATS
Washington, D.C., USA
1959
IGAD
Djibouti City
1986
ICRC
Geneva, Switzerland
1863
ICJ
The Hague, Netherlands
1945
ICC
The Hague, Netherlands
1998
INTERPOL
Lyon, France
1923
IFRC
Geneva, Switzerland
1919
IOM
Geneva, Switzerland
1951
ICMPD
Vienna, Austria
1993
OPCW
The Hague, Netherlands
1997
OPEC
Vienna, Austria
1960
WTO
Singapore
2001

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