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United Nations


Headquarters, New York City
Official languages Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish
Membership 192 member states
Leaders
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Belong to south korea
Establishment
United Nations Charter signed 26 June 1945
Entry into force of Charter 24 October 1945

Organization
Main article: United Nations System
The United Nations system is based on five principal organs
(formerly six – the Trusteeship Council suspended operations
in 1994);[6] the General Assembly, the Security Council,
the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), the Secretariat,
and the International Court of Justice.

Four of the five principal organs are located at the main
United Nations headquarters located on international territory
in New York City. The International Court of Justice is located
in The Hague, while other major agencies are based in the
UN offices at Geneva, Vienna, and Nairobi. Other UN institutions

Name--------- Secertary General-----From—To

1 Trygve Lie Norway 2 February 1946 10 November 1952
Resigned; First Secretary-General from Scandinavia
2 Dag Hammarskj๖ld Sweden 10 April 1953 18 September 1961 Died while in office
3 U Thant Burma 30 November 1961 1 January 1972 First Secretary-General from Asia
4 Kurt Waldheim Austria 1 January 1972 1 January 1982
5 Javier P้rez de Cu้llar Peru 1 January 1982 1 January
1992 First Secretary-General from South America
6 Boutros Boutros-Ghali Egypt 1 January 1992 1 January
1997 First Secretary-General from Africa
7 Kofi Annan Ghana 1 January 1997 1 January 2007
8 Ban Ki-moon South Korea 1 January 2007 Incumbent

UNO Agencies



Agency Estd. In Headquarters
International Labour Organization (ILO) 1919 Geneva
World Health Organization (WHO) 1948 Geneva
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) 1946 Paris
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) 1957 Vienna
United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) 1946 New York
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) 1950 Geneva
United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA) 1967 New York
International Fund for Agricultural Development 1977 Rome
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) 1964 Geneva
International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) 1947 Montreal
International Monetary Fund (IMF) 1945 Washington D.C.
International Finance Corporation (IFC) 1956 Washington D.C.
Universal Postal Union (UPU) 1947 Berne
United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) 1972 Nairobi
United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) 1967 Geneva
Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) 1945 Rome
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) 1945 Washington D.C.
World Meteorological Organization (WMO) 1950 Geneva
World Trade Organization (WTO) 1995 Geneva
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) New York
Inter Government maritime Consultative Organization (IMCO) 1958 London
International Development Association (IDA) 1960 Washington D.C.
International Tele-communication Union (ITU) 1947 Geneva
United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) 1965 New York
United Nations Relief and Work for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) 1949 New York
United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA) 1967 New York




OIC

The Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC)
Eatablished. September 25, 1969.
Headquarters Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Official languages Arabic, English, French
Membership 57 member states
Leaders
Secretary-General Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu
The Secretary General of the OIC
Tunku Abdul Rahman (Malaysia): (1971–1973)
Hassan Al-Touhami (Egypt): (1974–1975)
Dr. Amadou Karim Gaye (Senegal): (1975–1979)
Habib Chatty (Tunisia): (1979–1984)
Syed Sharifuddin Pirzada (Pakistan): (1985–1988)
Dr. Hamid Algabid (Niger): (1989–1996)
Dr. Azeddine Laraki (Morocco): (1997–2000)
Dr. Abdelouahed Belkeziz (Morocco): (2001–2004)
Prof.Dr. Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu (Turkey): (2005 to present)[

Past Islamic Summit Conferences
Number Date
Country Place
1st September 22–25, 1969 Morocco Rabat
2nd February 22–24, 1974 Pakistan Lahore
3rd January 25–29, 1981 Saudi Arabia Makkah Al Mukarramah and Taif
4th January 16–19, 1984 Morocco Casablanca
5th January 26–29, 1987 Kuwait Kuwait City
6th December 9–11, 1991 Senegal Dakar
7th December 13–15, 1994 Morocco Casablanca
1st Extraordinary March 23, 1997 Pakistan Islamabad
8th December 9–11, 1997 Iran Tehran
9th November 12–13, 2000 Qatar Doha
2nd Extraordinary March 5, 2003 Qatar Doha
10th October 16–17, 2003 Malaysia Putrajaya
3rd Extraordinary December 7–8, 2005 Saudi Arabia Makkah Al Mukarramah
11th March 13–14, 2008 Senegal Dakar
12th 2011 Egypt Cairo


The South Asian Association for Regional (SAARC)

At the Association's 14th summit, Afghanistan became its eighth member

Headquarters Kathmandu, Nepal
Membership 8 member states
Establishment December 8, 1985


Membership
Afghanistan Bangladesh Bhutan India Maldives Nepal Pakistan Sri Lanka
[edit] Observers


Secretaries General
Abul Ahsan January 16, 1987 to 15 October 1989
Kant Kishore Bhargava October 17, 1989 to December 31, 1991
Ibrahim Hussain Zaki January 1, 1992 to December 31, 1993
Yadav Kant Silwal January 1, 1994 to December 31, 1995
Naeem U. Hasan January 1, 1996 to December 31, 1998
Nihal Rodrigo January 1, 1999 to January 10, 2002
Q.A.M.A. Rahim January 11, 2002 to February 28, 2005
Lyonpo Chenkyab Dorji March 1, 2005 to February 29, 2008
Sheel Kant Sharma March 1, 2008 to present

List of SAARC summits
1st Dhaka December 7–8, 1985
2nd Bangalore November 16–17, 1986
3rd Kathmandu November 2–4, 1987
4th Islamabad December 29–31, 1988
5th Mal้ November 21–23, 1990
6th Colombo December 21, 1991
7th Dhaka April 10–11, 1993
8th New Delhi May 2–4, 1995
9th Mal้ May 12–14, 1997
10th Colombo July 29–31, 1998
11th Kathmandu January 4–6, 2002
12th Islamabad January 2–6, 2004
13th Dhaka November 12–13, 2005
14th New Delhi April 3–4, 2007
15th Colombo August 1–3, 2008
16th Thimphu April 28–29, 2010
17th Maldives - Mal้ 2011
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