World Organizations and Pacts




• ADB- 1986- Philippines
• Arab League- 1945- 22- Cairo
• ASEAN- Aug 8, 1967- 9- Jakarta, founded at Bangkok.
• COMECON- 1948- Havana.
• Colombo Plan- 1st July 1951- Colombo (Srilanka)
• Common Wealth- 1931- 53- London.
• Council of Europe- 1949- 34- Strasbourg.
• CIS- Jan 1991- 12-
• D8- 15 June 1997- Founded at Turkey, HQ Turkey.
• ECO- Jan 1985- 8- Tehran.
• GCC- 1981- 6- Riyadh
• ICJ- 1951- Geneva.
• ICRC- 1883- Geneva.
• Interpol 1956 Lyon (France)
• NAM 1961
• OIC 22 to 25 Sep 1969- 56- Jeddah established in Rabat (Morocco).
• SAARC 8, 1985- 7- 8 Katmandu- established at Dhaka.
• NATO- 1949 Brussels.
• SEATO Sep 8, 1954 founder at Manila, ended in 1977.
• UNO 24 Oct 1945 New York.
• Warsaw Pact 14th May 1955. Dissolved in 1991.
• Term of non-permanent members of the Security Council is 2 years.
• General Assembly and Security Council appoints the judges of International Court of Justice.
• RCD was changed to ECO in Jan 1985.
• G-8 was established on 22 September 1985. G-8 was originally the G-5 but was expanded when Canada, Italy and Russia jointed in June 1997.
• European Union came in to being on January 1, 2000, EU adopted Euro currency in 2001. Its head quarter is in Brussels (Belgium).
• International Energy Agency was founded in 1974; its head quarter is in Paris (France).
• International Olympic Committee was formed in 1984; its head quarter is in Lausanne (Switzerland).
• The head quarter of international Red Cross and Red Crescent is in Geneva (Switzerland).
• Organization of Petroleum and Exporting Countries was founded in Baghdad in 1960; its head quarter is in Vienna (Austria).
• The organization of Economic Cooperation and Development was founded in 1961; its head quarter is in Paris (France).
• The world council of churches was established in 1948 in Amsterdam (Netherlands), its headquarter is in Geneva (Switzerland).
• North American Free Trade Agreement, its origin lies in the free trade agreement signed by the USA and Canada in 1989.
• The organization of African Unity was founded in 1963; its head quarter is in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia).
• The organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries was founded in 1968, its headquarter is in Cairo (Egypt).
• Organization of American State was founded in 1948; its heat quarter is in Washington DC (USA).
• There are 76 countries in WTO.
• China became the member of the World Trade Organization on 11 December 2001
• OPANAL stands for Agency for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America.
• OPANAL was formed on 2nd December, 1969, its headquarter is in Mexico City.
• OECS stands of Organization of Eastern Caribbean States, established on 18th June, 1981.
• The head quarter of OECS is in Casries (St. Lucia).
• UN has 6 principle organs.
• Security Council has 5 permanent members.
• The Economic and Social Council acts as coordinating body for the numerous specialized agencies created by the UN. The council has 54 members elected for the term of 3 years.
• The international court of justice comprises 15 judges.
• The IBRD was established in 27th Dec 1945.
• Steel Pact was signed between Italy and Germany on 22nd May 1939 at Berlin.
• Camp David Accord made between Egypt and Israel on 17 Sep 1978.
• Locarno pact signed on 16th October, 1925, signed at Locarno.
• Four Power Pact was signed on 16th July, 1933 at Paris.
• CENTO was signed on 24th Feb, 1955 in Baghdad.
• Balkan Pact was signed on 9th Feb, 1934.
• Eisenhower Doctrine was announced in 1957.
• Entente Cordiale was formed in April 1904, the agreement was signed between England and France.
• Dawes Plan was introduced in 1924.
• CTBT opened for signature from Sep 24, 1996.
• KELLOGG-Briand pact was signed by 15 states on 27th August, 1928, it was signed in Paris.
• Rio Summit was held in Rio-de-Janero on 14th 1992.
• According to the young plan (1929) announced after the first world war Germany was required to pay 100 million dollars in installments.
• UN’s resolution 1441about Iraq was passed in Nov 2002.
• Amnesty International is an international organization which works for the release of the political prisoners. It was established by peter Bomenson in the year of 1961.
• In 1941 the Atlantic Charter was signed by Churchill and Roosevelt.
• Truman Doctrine-------announced on 12 March 1947 about the security of Greece and Turkey.
• USSR and its allies signed Warsaw pact in the year 1955.
• The famous Dumbarton Oaks conference, which
formulated proposals about UN charter, was held in Dec 1944.
• On 14th August 1941, US president F.D Roosevelt and British Premier W. Churchill signed the Atlantic Charter on a battle ship.
• Veraillies Treaty was signed in 1919.
• Bostan Tea party tool place in 1773.
• The civil right act which was passed in USA in 1964 was the result of the March of 250000 people organized by Martin Luther king in 1963.
• The famous XYZ affair tool place when an American delegation visited England.
• Potsdam conference was held in 1945.
• Mamoon Abdul Gavvum (PM of Maldives) said SAARC is a brain child.
• Napolean I, first person to call English a nation of shopkeepers.
• Genius is one percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration; these words are said by Thomas A. Edison.
• Hippocrates said that extreme remedies are most appropriate for extreme disease.
• Archimedes said that give me but one firm spot on which to stand, and I will move the earth.
• Leonardo da vinci observed that every man – at three years old- is half his height.
• Darse Ninamia was introduced in Indo-Pak by Mulla Mizam Ud Din.
• Interpol was founded in 1923 in what city- Vienna
• The Asian development bank established in 1966 with headquarter located at MANILA (philipines).
• Eqypt , Iraq , jorden , Lebanon , Saudi Arab , Syria and Yemen are the founder nations of the arab league.
• Asian development bank was established in 1966 with headquarter located at manila(philipine)
• The International court of Justice is located in Hague,Holland
• WHO is not the principal organ of the United Nations.
• Declaration of Human Rights was adopted on Dec: 10, 1948.
• Green Peace has no formal structure and Secretariat.
• Who were the three statesmen who formulated Non-Aligned Movement (NAM): Nehru, Nasser, Tito
• international headquarter of Transparency International (TI}
is located in Berlin, Germany. The founder of the organisation is Peter Eigen
• The permanent Secretariat of SAARC is established at: Khatmandu
• How many official working languages are recognized by UNO:6
• Who was the first Asian Secretary General of the United Nations? U. Thant
• Baden Powel was the founder of Boy Scout and Civil Guides Movement.
• CIS are 11 independent states of the former Soviet Union known as Commonwealth of Independent States


 

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