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- About- It is an NGO with over 7 million members and supporters around the world.
- Objective: to conduct research and generate action to prevent and end grave abuses of human rights, and to demand justice for those whose rights have been violated.
- Founded: In 1961.
- Founder: Peter Beneson
- Nobel Prize: 1977
- UN Prize in the field of Human Rights-1978
- Motto: It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.
- Headquarters: London, U.K.
- Secretary General: Salil Shetty
- About– It is a Financial Institution that provides loans to developing countries for capital Programs.
- Objective: Reduction of Poverty
- Founded: In July 1944
- President: Jim Yong Kim
- Motto: Working for a world free of Poverty.
- Headquarters: Washington D.C. U.S.
- Founders: John Maynard Keynes, Harry Dexter White.
East Asia Summit:
- About– It is a forum held annually by leaders of 18 East Asian Region.
- First Summit: In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 14 December 2005.
- EAS meetings are held after annual ASEAN leaders’ meetings.
- Founder: Mahathir bin Mohamad.
Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Co-operation(IOR-ARC):
- Abbreviation: IORA or IOR-ARC
- About: It is an international organisation consisting of Coastal states bordering the Indian Ocean.
- Principal:Open Regionalism for strengthening Economic Cooperation particularly on Trade Facilitation and Investment, Promotion as well as Social Development of the region
- Headquarter: Ebene Mauritius
- Establishment: 6th March 1977
- Secretary General: KV Bhagirathi
- Members: 20 Members +6 Dialogue Partner
United Nation Environmental programme:
- Abbreviation: UNEP
- About:It is an agency of the United Nations that coordinates its environmental activities, assisting developing countries in implementing environmentally sound policies and practices.
- Headquarter: Nairobi Kenya
- Establishment: 5th June 1972
- Head: Achim Steiner.
- The winner of Miss Earth beauty pageant serves as the spokesperson of UNEP.