Worlds Organizations

South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)

Foundation Date: December 8, 1985 Headquarter: Kathmandu Secretary-General: Mr. Arjun Bahadur Thapa Member Countries: 8 The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) was established when its Charter was formally approved on 8 December 1985 by the Heads of State or Government of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Afghanistan became a member of SAARC during the Fourteenth SAARC Summit held in Delhi, India in April 2007. Until 2009 China, Japan, Republic of Korea, USA, Iran, Mauritius, Australia, Myanmar and the European Union have joined SAARC as O

International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO)

Foundation Date: February 1947 Headquarter: Switzerland President: Terry Hill Member Countries: 163 The International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) story began in 1946 when delegates from 25 countries met at the Institute of Civil Engineers in London and decided to create a new international organization ‘to facilitate the international coordination and unification of industrial standards’. In February 1947 the new organisation, ISO, officially began operations. Since then,we have published over 19 500 International Standards covering almost all aspects of technology and manufacturi

Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)

Chairperson: H.E. Dr Olexandr Horin, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the OPCW. Director-General: Ahmet Üzümcü Head Quarter: The Hague, Netherlands Established on: 1997 Membership: 190 States The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons is the implementing body of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), which entered into force in 1997. As of today the OPCW has 190 Member States, who are working together to achieve a world free from chemical weapons. They share the collective goal of preventing chemistry from ever again being used for warfare, thereby strengthening internatio

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

Foundation Date: April 4,1949 Headquarter: Brussels Secretary General: Anders Fogh Rasmussen Member Countries: 28 Formed in 1949 with the signing of the Washington Treaty, NATO is a security alliance of 28 countries from North America and Europe. NATO's fundamental goal is to safeguard the Allies' freedom and security by political and military means. NATO remains the principal security instrument of the transatlantic community and expression of its common democratic values. It is the practical means through which the security of North America and Europe are permanently tied together. NATO enl

International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

Foundation Date: 1947 Headquarter: Geneva President: Dr Hamadoun I.Touré Member Countries:193 International Tele Communication Union (ITU) is the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technologies – ICTs. ITU allocate global radio spectrum and satellite orbits, develop the technical standards that ensure networks and technologies seamlessly interconnect, and strive to improve access to ICTs to underserved communities worldwide. Today, ICTs underpin everything ITU do. With the help of our membership, ITU brings the benefits of modern communication technologies to p

International Criminal Police Organisation (INTERPOL)

Foundation Date: 1914 Headquarter: France. President: Mrs. Mireille Ballestrazzi Member Countries: 190 The idea of INTERPOL was born in 1914 at the first International Criminal Police Congress, held in Monaco. This meeting brought together police officers and judicial representatives from 24 countries to find ways to cooperate on solving crimes, notably arrest and extradition procedures, identification techniques and the idea of centralized criminal records. Over the past 100 years, cooperation among police forces internationally has become firmly grounded in practice as crimes and criminals

International Development Association (IDA)

Foundation Date: 1960 Headquarter: Washington D.C. President: Helen Clark Member Countries: 172 The International Development Association (IDA) is the part of the World Bank that helps the world’s poorest countries. Established in 1960, IDA aims to reduce poverty by providing loans (called “credits”) and grants for programs that boost economic growth, reduce inequalities, and improve people’s living conditions. IDA complements the World Bank’s original lending arm—the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD). IBRD was established to function as a self-sustaining business an

International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD)

Foundation Date: 1944 Headquarter: Washington D.C. Member Countries: 188 Founded in 1944 to help Europe recover from World War II, the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) is one of five institutions that make up the World Bank Group. IBRD is the part of the World Bank (IBRD/IDA) that works with middle-income and creditworthy poorer countries to promote sustainable, equitable and job-creating growth, reduce poverty and address issues of regional and global importance. Structured something like a cooperative, IBRD is owned and operated for the benefit of its 187 member c

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Foundation Date: 1945 Headquarter: Rome President: José Graziano da Silva Member Countries: 194 An intergovernmental organization, FAO has 194 Member Nations, two associate members and one member organization, the European Union. Its employees come from various cultural backgrounds and are experts in the multiple fields of activity FAO engages in. FAO’s staff capacity allows it to support improved governance inter alia, generate, develop and adapt existing tools and guidelines and provide targeted governance support as a resource to country and regional level FAO offices. Headquartered in Rom

European Union

Foundation Date: Apr.8, 1965 Headquarter: Brussels(Belgium) President: Herman Van Rompuy Member Countries: 28 The EU is a unique economic and political partnership between 28 European countries that together cover much of the continent.The EU was created in the aftermath of the Second World War. The first steps were to foster economic cooperation: the idea being that countries who trade with one another become economically interdependent and so more likely to avoid conflict. The result was the European Economic Community (EEC), created in 1958, and initially increasing economic cooperation bet

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United Nations Organization (UNO)

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Medical Council of India (MCI)

Headquarter: New Delhi Function of the Organization: The Medical Council of India was established in 1934 under the Indian Medical Council Act, 1933, now repealed, with the main function of establishing uniform standards of higher qualifications in medicine and recognition of medical qualifications →

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