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General Org Information
Name Acronym Founded City HQ Country/Territory HQ Type I Type II Type III

International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources

IUCN 1948 Gland Switzerland A y International Federations

International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics

IUGG 1919 Potsdam Germany A y International Federations

International Union of Geological Sciences

IUGS 1961 Beijing China A y International Federations

International Union of Psychological Science

IUPsyS 1951 York UK A y Professional Bodies, International Federations

International Union of Scientific and Technical Associations and Organizations

1950 Paris France A y International Federations

RI Global

1922 New York NY USA A y International Federations

United Nations

UN 1945 New York NY USA A gy IGOs, Intergovernmental Communities, United Nations Bodies, Human Rights Organizations, International Federations, United Nations Bo

Universal Esperanto Association

UEA 1908 Rotterdam Netherlands A y International Federations

World Federation for Mental Health

WFMH 1948 Occoquan VA USA A y International Federations

World Federation of Engineering Organizations

WFEO 1968 Paris France A y Professional Bodies, International Federations

World Federation of Trade Unions

WFTU 1945 Athens Greece A y Human Rights Organizations, Trade and Labour Unions, International Federations

World Organization of Former Students of Catholic Education

1967 Rome Italy A y International Federations, Alumni and Veterans

World Veterinary Association

WVA 1959 Brussels Belgium A y Professional Bodies, International Federations


1949 Rotterdam Netherlands B

Airports Council International

ACI 1991 Montréal QC Canada B y International Federations

Amnesty International

AI 1961 London UK B Human Rights Organizations


1884 Rockville MD USA B

Associated Country Women of the World

ACWW 1930 London UK B

Association for the Promotion of the International Circulation of the Press


Association of National Olympic Committees

ANOC 1979 Lausanne Switzerland B y International Federations

Association of Track and Field Statisticians

ATFS 1950 Huntley IL USA B

Association of World Election Bodies

A-WEB 2011 Incheon Korea Rep B

Badminton World Federation

BWF 1934 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia B y International Federations

Baptist World Alliance

BWA 1905 Falls Church VA USA B

BirdLife International

1922 Cambridge UK B


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