List of the World Organization’s Headquarters & Founding Dates

Here is a List of the World Organization’s Headquarters & Founding Dates. In a competitive examination, you will often be asked about world organization and their headquarters. Sometimes they asked about the foundation dates of these world organizations. So it is an important topic to prepare for any competitive examination.

These world organizations have been established with the object of helping international agenda, and political relations, and providing developmental structure to the member states.

This article will give relevant information about the various International Organizations, their Headquarters, and foundation dates. it will be useful for all competitive examinations including the PPSC, FPSC, and NTS Exam.

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List of World Organization’s Headquarters & Foundation Dates

International organizations Headquarters Foundation Date
International Renewable Energy Agency Abu Dhabi (UAE) January 26, 2009
United Nations Relief and Works Agency Amman December 8, 1949
Transparency International Berlin, Germany 4-May-93
Universal Postal Union Berne, Switzerland October 9, 1874
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Brussels April 4, 1949
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) Brussels, Belgium April 4, 1949
Arab League (AL) Cairo March 22, 1945
World Economic Forum Cologny-Geneva, Switzerland January 1971
Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation Ebene, Mauritius March 7, 1997
United Nations World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Geneva April 29, 1961
World Health Organisation (WHO) Geneva, Switzerland 7-Apr-48
International Labour Organisation (ILO) Geneva, Switzerland 11-Apr-19
International Committee of the Red Cross Geneva, Switzerland February 17, 1863
World Trade Organisation Geneva, Switzerland 1-Jan-95
World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Geneva, Switzerland 23-Mar-50
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Geneva, Switzerland 14-Jul-67
International Organization for Standardization Geneva, Switzerland February 23, 1947
UNAIDS Geneva, Switzerland 26-Jul-94
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Geneva, Switzerland 14-Dec-50
UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) Geneva, Switzerland December 22, 1999
International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Geneva, Switzerland May 17, 1865
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Geneva, Switzerland December 30, 1964
Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Geneva, Switzerland December 1993
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Geneva, Switzerland 14-Dec-50
Worldwide Fund for Nature Gland, Switzerland 29-Apr-61
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Gland, Switzerland October 5, 1948
Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Jakarta, Indonesia 8-Aug-67
Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Jeddah September 25, 1969
South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Kathmandu December 8, 1985
International Olympic Committee Lausanne, Switzerland June 23, 1894
International Maritime Organisation (IMO) London, United Kingdom 17-Mar-48
Commonwealth of Nations London, United Kingdom 11-Dec-31
Amnesty International London, United Kingdom 28-May-61
The International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) Lyon September 7, 1923
United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Madrid, Spain 1-Nov-75
International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Montreal, Canada 4-Apr-47
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Nairobi, Kenya June 5, 1972
UN-Habitat Nairobi, Kenya 1977
United Nations Organisation (UNO) New York, USA 24-Oct-45
United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) New York, USA 11-Dec-46
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) New York, USA 1969
UN Women New York, USA July 2010
United Nations Security Council (UNSC) New York, USA 24-Oct-45
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) New York, USA 22-Nov-65
UN-OHRLLS New York, USA 2001
International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry North Carolina 1919
United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Paris, France 16-Nov-45
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Paris, France 30-Sep-61
International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) Paris, France 1965
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Queenstown, Singapore November 1989
Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) Rome, Italy 16-Oct-45
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Rome, Italy 15-Dec-77
World Food Programme (WFP) Rome, Italy 1961
Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa (BRICS) Shanghai June 2006
Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) Tehran 1985
International Court of Justice (ICJ) The Hague, Netherlands 26-Jun-45
Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons The Hague, The Netherlands April 29, 1997
United Nations University (UNU) Tokyo, Japan
United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) Turin, Italy 1968
United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Vienna, Austria 17-Nov-66
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Vienna, Austria 29-Jul-57
Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Vienna, Austria September 1960
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Vienna, Austria 1997
International Monetary Fund (IMF) Washington DC, United States Jul-44
World Bank Group (WBG) Washington DC, United States Jul-44

This is the List of the World Organization’s Headquarters & Founding Dates. If we have missed any world organization here please mentioned it in the comment section. We’ll update it in this list.

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