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International Organization And Their Headquarters

1. United Nations Organization (UNO) - New York, United States.
Role - The United Nations is an intergovernmental organization tasked to promote international co-operation and to create and maintain international order.

2. World Health Organization (WHO) - Geneva, Switzerland.
Role - The World Health Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations that is concerned with international public health.

3. United Nations Education Scientific & Cultural Organization (UNESCO) -Paris
Role - The mission is to contribute to the building of peace, the eradication of poverty, sustainable development and intercultural dialogue through education, the sciences, culture, communication and information.

4. International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Washington, D.C, United States.
Role - The IMF's primary purpose is to ensure the stability of the international monetary system

5. United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) - New York, United States.
Role - It is formerly the United Nations Fund for Population Activities.

6. International Labour Organization (ILO) - Geneva, Switzerland.
Role - Deals with labour problems, particularly international labour standards, social protection, and work opportunities for all.

7. World Trade Organization (WTO) - Geneva, Switzerland.
Role - The World Trade Organization is an intergovernmental organization that regulates international trade.

8. United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) - Geneva, Switzerland.
Role - It deals with trade, investment, and development issues.

9. United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - New York, United States.
Role - Provides humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries.

10. United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) - New York, United States.
Role - It is the main deliberative, policy-making and representative organ of the UN.

11. World Bank – Washington, D.C, United States
The World Bank is an international financial institution that provides loans to countries of the world for capital projects.

12. World Meteorological Organization (WMO) - Geneva, Switzerland.
It is the UN system's authoritative voice on the state and behaviour of the Earth's atmosphere, its interaction with the oceans, the climate it produces and the resulting distribution of water resources.

13. Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) - Paris, France.
It is an intergovernmental economic organization with 36 member countries, founded in 1961 to stimulate economic progress and world trade.

14. United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) - Vienna, Austria.
The Role is to promote and accelerate inclusive and sustainable industrial development (ISID) in Member States.

15. World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) - Geneva, Switzerland.
WIPO was created in 1967 "to encourage creative activity, to promote the protection of intellectual property throughout the world.