Hello fellow aspirants, here is a list of important International Organisations along with their heads and positions. These show up in every banking exam and other papers now and then. Aspirants of various competitive exams especially banking and state PSC, UPSC, SSC,etc. would benefit with these.
Name of International Organisation
|African Development Bank||President||Donald Kaberuka|
|African Union Commission||Chairperson||Ms.Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma|
|Amnesty International||Secretary-General||Salil Shetty|
|ASEAN||Secretary-General||Lee Luong Minh|
|Asian Development Bank (ADB)||President||Takehiko Nakao|
|European Commission||President||Jean-Claude Juncker (1 Nov 2014)|
|European Council||President||Herman Van Rompuy (Next President is Donald Tusk)|
|Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO)||Director-General||Jose Graziano da Silva|
|Gulf Co-operation Council||Secretary-General||Abdul Latif bin Rashid Al-Zayani|
|International Amateur Federation (IAAF)||President||Lamine Diack|
|International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)||Director-General||Yukiya Amano|
|International Court of Justice (ICJ)||President||Peter Tomka|
|International Cricket Council (ICC)||President||Mustafa Kamal|
|International Cricket Council (ICC)||Chairman||N. Srinivasan|
|International Labour Organisation (ILO)||Director-General||Guy Ryder|
|International Monetary Fund (IMF)||Managing Director||Christine Lagarde|
|International Olympic Committee (IOC)||President||Thomas Bach|
|North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO)||Secretary-General||Jens Stoltenberg|
|Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)||Secretary-General||Jose Angel Gurria|
|Organisation of American States||Secretary-General||Jose Miguel Insulza Salinas|
|Organisation of Islamic Cooperation||Secretary-General||Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu|
|Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)||Secretary-General||Abdalla Salem El-Badri|
|South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)||Secretary-General||Arjun Bahadur Thapa|
|South-West African Peoples Organisation (SWAPO)||President||Hifikepunye Pohamba|
|UN High Commission for Human Rights||High Commissioner||Ms. Navanethem Pillay|
|UN Human Rights Council||President||Remigiusz Henczel|
|United Nation Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)||Directoral General||Irina Bokova|
|UNFPA||Executive Director||Babatunde Osotimehin|
|United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)||Director-General||Kandesh Yumkella|
|United Nations||Deputy Secretary-General||Jan Eliasson|
|United Nations Conference on Table and Development (UNCTAD)||Secretary-General||Mukhisa Kituyi|
|UN General Assembly||President||Sam Kahamba Kutesa|
|United Nations Development Programme||Administral||Ms.Helen Clark|
|United Nations International Childrens Emergency Fund (UNICEF)||Executive Director||Antony Lake|
|United Nations Organisation||Secretary-General||Ban Ki-Moon|
|World Health Organisation (WHO)||Director-General||Margaret Chan|
|World Bank||President||Jim Yong Kim|
|World Bank||Vice President||Anil Sood|
|World Food Programmes||Head||Ertharin Cousin|
|World Trade Organisation (WTO)||Director-General||Roberto Azevedo|
Majority of the banking aspirants face a problem with questions regarding the International Organisation Heads. Such questions are considered tricky, because for answering them much revision and knowledge is required regarding the prominent international institutions and their heads.
We must point out here that, according to many gurus the candidates should not attempt such tricky questions. This is because, recalling the exact information which is required to answer the question is not highly rewarding. Even with this rider, it becomes important to master every possible type of information for excelling in todays’ competitive world. Therefore, the above list would be useful to such aspirants.
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