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List of international Organisations in the Area of Economics, Social & Politics

12-SEP-2016 18:01

    The 20th century has established so many institutions/organisations in the area of economics, social and politics. Some institutions like World Bank, International Monetary Fund is made to deal with monetary issues, United Nations is made to deal with political issues and European Union is made to deal with social and commercial issues.  As we know that a lot of questions are asked in the competitive exams based on these organisations.

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    S.N.

    Organisation /Institution

    Establishment Year

    Head Quarter

    Members (2016)

    1.

    IMF & World Bank

    1945

    Washington D.C.

    189

    2.

    European Union

    Changed form of EEC Established in 1958

    Brussels

    27

    3.

    OPEC

    1960

    Vienna (Austria)

    12

    4.

    OECD

    1961

    Paris

    35

    5.

    Asian Development  Bank

    1966

    Manila

    67

    6.

    ASEAN

    1967

    Jakarta

    10

    7.

    SAARC

    1985

    Kathmandu

    8

    8.

    G-15

    1989

    Geneva

    17 (All are developing countries)

    9.

    Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)

    1989

    ----

    21 (India is not member of this)

    10.

    The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

    1994

    Mexico City (Mexico), Ottawa (Canada), Washington D.C. (USA) 

    3

    11.

    World Trade Organisation

    1995

    Geneva

    164

    12.

    Mercosur

    1995

    ------

    5

    13.

    Asia–Europe Meeting (ASEM)

    1996

    -----

    53

    14.

    G-7

    1975 as G-6

    -----

    7 (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States.)

    15.

    BRICS Nations

    2009

    Shanghai (China)

    5

    So we are presenting the list of such important organizations/institutions in this article.

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