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Target 30+in General Awareness:International Organizations List

For the general awareness section it is important to learn basic details like date of establishment, number of members, headquarters of international organisation. This article also talks about the recent news related to the international organisation. There are huge number of international organisation but the smarter way to prepare is to learn those international organisation which are in News. 

 

International Organizations & Headquarters in Hindi

 

Name Establishment date Headquarters  No of Members Other facts/ news
International Monetary Fund 27 December 1945 Washington DC 190
  •  (IMF) has come forward to help Sri Lanka, which is facing a historic economic crisis. The IMF has announced a loan of $ 2.9 billion to Sri Lanka.
  • Former Chief Economic Adviser of India K. Subramaniam was recently appointed as the Executive Director of India at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). He will replace Surjit S Bhalla
  • First Deputy Managing Director: Gita Gopinath
  • Managing Director: Kristalina Georgieva
International Solar Alliance (ISA) 30 November 2015 Gurugram A total of 106 countries have signed the ISA Framework Agreement. Out of 106 nations, 88 have signed and ratified the ISA Framework Agreement
  • Director General: Ajay Mathur
  • Norway is the latest member who has signed the ISA.
International Labour Organisation 1919 Geneva, Switzerland 186
  • Gilbert Houngbo from Togo will be the Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO).
World Trade Organisation 1 Jan 1995 Geneva, Switzerland 164
United Nation Environment Programme 5 June 1972 Nairobi, Kenya 193
  • Strengthening UNEP for the implementation of the environmental dimension of 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” is the theme for the UNEP@50 event.
  • Inger Anderson : Chairman
United Nation 24 oct 1945 New York , USA 193 António Guterres, the ninth Secretary-General of the United Nations,
NATO 4 April 1949 Brussels, Belgium 30
  • Sweden and Finland approved to join NATO by US Senate

  • The 2022 NATO Madrid Summit was held in Madrid, Spain, from June 28 to 30, 2022. This was the 32nd edition of the summit, since the first summit meeting held in Paris in 1957.
  • Japanese Prime Minister, Fumio Kishida attended NATO summit in Madrid
  • Jens Stoltenberg: Chairman
European Union 1 Nov, 1993 Brussels, Belgium 27 The European Union finally came into existence with the signing of the Maastricht Treaty or the Treaty of the European Union

  • United Kingdom formally exited EU
SAARC 8 December 1985 Kathmandu Nepal 8
  • The last SAARC summit was held in 2014 and subsequent summits could not be held after 2016 Summit scheduled in Pakistan got cancelled in the backdrop of terrorist attacks in Pathankot and Uri.
BIMSTEC 6 June 1997 Dhaka Bangladesh 7
  • BIMSTEC Expert Group on Cyber Security Cooperation is being organised in New Delhi by the National Security Council Secretariat of the Indian Government.
  • Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) in Dhaka celebrated the 25th Anniversary of the regional organisation on BIMSTEC Day.
  • Modi participated in the 5th Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) Summit through virtual mode. The Summit was hosted by the Government of Sri Lanka, which was the chair nation of BIMSTEC. At the conclusion of the Summit, Thailand took over as chair nation of BIMSTEC. The year 2022 marks the 25th year of the establishment of BIMSTEC.
UNWRA 1949 East Jerusalem
  • United Nations Relief and
    Works Agency (UNRWA) for Palestine Refugees
  • Established in 1949 with the mandate to provide assistance and protection to about 5.6 mn Palestinian
    refugees (in West Bank, Gaza Strip, Lebanon, Syria and
    Jordan)
  • India contributed $2.5 mn
G20 26 September 1999 9 20 Indonesia chairman for 2022, India chairman for 2023

Harsh Shingla is the Head for G20 preparation

Some questions to find and answer them in the comment section:

  1. Name the countries which are member of BIMSTEC
  2. Which country is trying to get membership in European Union.

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