Important UN Organizations and Headquarters for Competitive Exams

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Specialized organisations and agencies of the United Nations

Organizations NameAbbreviationHeadquartersEstablished
Food and Agriculture OrganizationFAORome, Italy1946
International Atomic Energy AgencyIAEAVienna, Austria1957
International Civil Aviation OrganizationICAOMontreal, Quebec, Canada1947
International Fund for Agricultural DevelopmentIFADRome, Italy1977
International Labour OrganizationILOGeneva, Switzerland1910
International Maritime OrganizationIMOLondon, United Kingdom1948
International Monetary FundIMFWashington, D.C., United States1945
International Telecommunication UnionITUGeneva, Switzerland1965
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural OrganizationUNESCOParis, France1945
Universal Postal UnionUPUBern, Switzerland1947
World Bank GroupWBGWashington, D.C, United States1945
World Intellectual Property OrganizationWIPOGeneva, Switzerland1974
World Meteorological OrganizationWMOGeneva, Switzerland1950
United Nations World Tourism OrganizationUNWTOMadrid, Spain1974
United Nations Office on Drugs and CrimeUNODCVienna, Austria1997
World Health OrganizationWHOGeneva, Switzerland1948

Departments and Offices of the United Nations Secretariat

Organizations NameAbbreviationHeadquartersEstablished
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian AffairsUNOCHANew York City, United States1991
United Nations Office for Outer Space AffairsUNOOSAVienna, Austria1958

Organizations with a working relationship with the United Nations

Organizations NameAbbreviationHeadquartersEstablished
International Seabed AuthorityISAKingston, Jamaica1994
Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty OrganizationCTBTOVienna, Austria1997
Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical WeaponsOPCWThe Hague, Netherlands1997

Research and training bodies of the United Nations

Organizations NameAbbreviationHeadquartersEstablished
United Nations Institute for Disarmament ResearchUNIDIRGeneva, Switzerland1980
United Nations UniversityUNUTokyo, Japan1969
United Nations Institute for Training and ResearchUNITARGeneva, Switzerland1965
United Nations Research Institute For Social DevelopmentUNRISDGeneva, Switzerland1963
United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research InstituteUNICRITurin, Italy1968
United Nations System Staff CollegeUNSSCTurin, Italy2002
University for PeaceUPEACESan José, Costa Rica1980
International Centre for Theoretical PhysicsICTPTrieste, Italy1964
Innocenti Research Centre – International Child Development CentreIRCFlorence, Italy1988

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