List of Important Organisations and their Headquarters – General Awareness Study Material & Notes

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There is a vast number of international organisations around the world. Among these, there are a handful which are being asked in various competitive exams. This is because, beyond the list of important international organisations, the examiner does not expects you to remember the details of all others.

Many a times, there are a few questions in the general knowledge section, or GA for exams, asking about the location of headquarters of important international organisations. Here is a list of all relevant organisations. The headquarters of important international organisations have been grouped together in this list to ensure that the reader is able to correlate the names with ease to enable quick learning. We hope this list will be helpful in your upcoming competitive exams.

List of Important International Organisations and their Headquarters

This type of question asking for headquarters of international organisation are generally asked in the IBPS , SBI, RBI, and other banking and insurance exams. But lately, these questions have also figured in the question papers of SSC and NET exams also. With this view, this list becomes more important for exams. Regular revision of this list will ensure your preparation of GK for exams. You should revise it diligently and this list will be helpful for your  any upcoming Competitive Exams.

List of International and Important Organisations and their Headquarters

Organisation Headquarters
United Nations Organisation New York
United Nations Childrens’ Fund (UNICEF) New York
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) New York
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Geneva
World Health Organisation Geneva
International Labour Organisation Geneva
International Committee of the Red Cross Geneva
World Trade Organisation Geneva
World Meteorological Organisation Geneva
World Intellectual Property Organization Geneva
International Organization for Standardization Geneva
United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Paris
UN Women New York
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Paris
United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Vienna
International Atomic Energy Agency Vienna
Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Vienna
International Monetary Fund (IMF) Washington DC
World Bank Washington DC
Amnesty International London
International Maritime Organisation London
Commonwealth of Nations London
International Court Of Justice The Hague
Universal Postal Union Berne
Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) Rome
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) Brussels
Transparency International Berlin
International Renewable Energy Agency Abu Dhabi (UAE)
South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation Kathmandu
Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Jakarta
Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Singapore
Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Jeddah
Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation Ebene, Mauritius
Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons The Hague, The Netherlands
International Olympic Committee Lausanne, Switzerland
Worldwide Fund for Nature Gland, Switzerland
International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry Zurich, Switzerland
World Economic Forum Geneva, Switzerland
International Hydrographic Organization Monaco
International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Monaco
Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Zurich, Switzerland
International Cricket Council (ICC) Dubai, UAE
International Hockey Federation (FIH) Lausanne, Switzerland
Fédération internationale des échecs (FIDE) or World Chess Federation Athens, Greece
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Gland, Switzerland
Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) Los Angeles, USA
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) or Doctors without Borders Geneva, Switzerland
International Shooting Sports Federation Munich, Germany

We hope this short and quick revision study material for important organisations and their headquarters is helpful in answering the standard type of question in various exams like IBPS, SBI, RBI,UIIC, NIACL, NICL,UPSC, SSC, state PSC exams, etc. If you have any suggestion for the article, please feel free to mention that in the comments below. Keep visiting the site to read new material.

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2016-10-29T16:19:48+00:00

5 Comments

  1. raghuvir baghel April 17, 2017 at 10:24 AM - Reply

    all the way its dream to all student join the indian organization

  2. santanu santra November 4, 2015 at 9:59 AM - Reply

    Thanks a lot madam…keep sharing ur knowledge with us.thank you

  3. manish kumar October 11, 2015 at 9:49 AM - Reply

    hi m preparing for bank exam….
    all the topix given here r selected n simple…1 can avail a lot from tis…
    then for this kind f endeavor,,,

    • ExamPariksha Team October 11, 2015 at 10:21 AM - Reply

      Thank you Manish for all the kind appreciation. Keep visiting ExamPariksha.

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