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International Agencies- Concise Notes- (Set-2)

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Asian Development Bank

  • Abbreviation: ADB
  • About:The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is a regional development bank  to facilitate economic development in Asia.
  • Headquarter: Mandaluyong, Metro Manila,Philippines
  • Establishment: 19th December 1966.
  • Head: Takehiko Nakao
  • Motto: Fighting Poverty in Asia and Pacific.
  • Membership:67 Countries.

International Monetary Fund

  • Abbreviation: IMF
  • About: is an international organization which is working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world.
  • Objective: to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world.
  • Headquarter: Washington D.C., U.S.
  • Establishment: 27th December 1945
  • MD and CEO: Christine Lagarde.
  • Membership:  188 Countries.
  • Official Language: English

Association of Southeast Asian Nations

  • Abbreviation: ASEAN
  • About: It is a political and economic organisation of ten Southeast Asian countries.
  • Objective: Its aims include accelerating economic growth, social progress, and sociocultural evolution among its members, protection of regional peace and stability, and opportunities for member countries to resolve differences peacefully.
  • Headquarter: Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Establishment: 8th August 1967.
  • Secretary GeneralLê Lương Minh
  • Membership:  10 States, 2 Observers
  • Official Language: English.
  • MOTTO: “One Vision, One Identity, One Community

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 

  • Abbreviation: OECD
  • About: It is an international economic organisation.
  • Objective:to stimulate economic progress and world trade.
  • Headquarter: Paris, France.
  • Establishment:  1961.
  • Secretary General: José Ángel Gurría
  • Membership:  34 Countries.
  • Official Languages: English and French

World Trade Organisation:

  • Abbreviation: WTO
  • About: is an intergovernmental organization which regulates international trade.
  • Objective:to stimulate economic progress and world trade.
  • Headquarter: Geneva Switzerland.
  • Establishment:  1995
  • Secretary General: Roberto Azevêdo
  • Membership:  161 member states