Worlds Organizations

Organisation of The Islamic conference (OIC)

Foundation Date: 1969 Headquarter: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Secretary-General: Mr. Iyad Ameen Madani Member Countries: 57 The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) (formerly Organization of the Islamic Conference) is the second largest inter-governmental organization after the United Nations which has membership of 57 states spread over four continents. The Organization is the collective voice of the Muslim world and ensuring to safeguard and protect the interests of the Muslim world in the spirit of promoting international peace and harmony among various people of the world. The Organization

Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)

Foundation Date: September 1959 Headquarter: Vienna (Austria) Secretary-General: Abdalla Salem El-Badri Member Countries: 12 The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is a permanent, intergovernmental Organization, created at the Baghdad Conference on September 10–14, 1960, by Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Venezuela. The five Founding Members were later joined by nine other Members: Qatar (1961);Indonesia (1962) – suspended its membership from January 2009;Libya (1962);United Arab Emirates (1967);Algeria (1969);Nigeria (1971);Ecuador (1973) – suspended its membership

World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF)

Foundation Date: September 11, 1961 Headquarter: Gland (Switzerland) President: Yolanda Kakabadse Member Countries: All the countries of the world In 1961, a limited number of organizations around the world—such as the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) and The Conservation Foundation—were trying to meet conservation needs, but were desperately short of funds. The first call for broad support was the Morges Manifesto, signed in 1961 by 16 of the world’s leading conservationists, including biologist and African wildlife enthusiast Sir Julian Huxley,

World Trade Organization (WTO)

Foundation Date: 1 January 1995 Headquarter: Geneva, Switzerland Director General: Roberto Azevêdo Member Countries: 159 members on 2 March 2013 The World Trade Organization (WTO) is the only global international organization dealing with the rules of trade between nations. At its heart are the WTO agreements, negotiated and signed by the bulk of the world’s trading nations and ratified in their parliaments. The goal is to help producers of goods and services, exporters, and importers conduct their business. The WTO is run by its member governments. All major decisions are made by the membersh

World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

Foundation Date: 1950 Headquarter: Geneva President: David Grimes. Member Countries: 191 The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations. It is the UN system's authoritative voice on the state and behaviour of the Earth's atmosphere, its interaction with the oceans, the climate it produces and the resulting distribution of water resources. WMO has a membership of 191 Member States and Territories (on 1 January 2013). It originated from the International Meteorological Organization (IMO), which was founded in 1873. Established in 1950, WMO became the

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

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World Health Organization (WHO)

Founded on: 7 April 1948. Head Quarter: Geneva, Switzerland Director-General: Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Member Country: 194 WHO began when our Constitution came into force on 7 April 1948 – a date we now celebrate every year as World Health Day. We are now more than 7000 people from more than 1 →

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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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