International Alliances & Organizations in Brief

UN

Secretary‑General: António Guterres (Portugal)
Headquarter: New York City, New York, US
Founded: 24 October 1945, San Francisco, California, United States
Founding Members: 51
Current Members: 193
UN System agencies
: World Bank Group, the WHO, the World Food Programme, UNESCO and UNICEF

Symbol of UN Flag

ICPO-INTERPOL (International Criminal Police Organization)

Founded: 1923
President: Kim Jong Yang (South Korea)
Secretary General: Jürgen Stock (Germany)
Headquarter: Lyon, France
Current Members: 192 Countries

INTERPOL LOGO

IMF (International Monetary Fund)

Headquarter: Washington DC, US
MD: Christine Lagarde (France)
Founded: 27 December 1945
Current Members: 189 countries

IMF LOGO

WTO (World Trade Organization)

Founded: 1 January, 1995
Headquarter: Centre William Rappard, Geneva, Switzerland
Director-General: Roberto Azevêdo (Brazil)
Current Members: 164

WTO LOGO

OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development)

Founded: 16 April 1948
Headquarters: Paris, France
Current Members: 36 states
Secretary-General: José Ángel Gurría (Mexico)

OECD LOGO

EU (European Union)

Founded: 4 April, 1949
Capital: Brussels
Current Members: 28 States

EU FLAG

NATO (The North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Founded: 4 April, 1949
Headquarter: Brussels, Belgium
Secretary General: Jens Stoltenberg (Norway)
Founding Members: Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, the UK and the US.
Current Members: 29 (2 North American + 27 European)
Nuclear Weapons States: France, the UK, the US
Member with no Army: Iceland

NATO LOGO
NATO FLAG

G 20 (Group of Twenty)

Founded: 26 September 1999
Current Members: 20 member states (19 Countries + EU)
Chairman: Mauricio Macri ( Argentina)

G20 2018 LOGO

OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries)

Headquarter: Vienna, Austria
Current Members: 15 Nations
Founded: September 1960
Founding Members: Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and Venezuela
Secretary General: Mohammed Barkindo (Nigeria)

OPEC FLAG

ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations)

Headquarter: Jakarta, Indonesia
Current Members: 10 states
Secretary General: Lim Jock Hoi (Brunei)
Founded: 8 August 1967

ASEAN FLAG
ASEAN EMBLEM

SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation)

Founded: 8 December, 1985 (In Dhaka)
Headquarter: Kathmandu, Nepal
Current Members: 8 (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, the Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka)
Secretary-General: Amjad B. Hussain (Pakistan)

SAARC LOGO

BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation)

Founded: 6 June 1997
Current Members
: 7( Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand , Nepal and Bhutan)
Secretariat: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Chairmanship: Sri Lanka

BIMSTEC FLAG

BRICS

Current Members: 5 (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa)
10th Annual BRICS summit: 25–27 July 2018, South Africa

BRICS LOGO

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