Regional Institutions and their Headquarters

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Here we have listed some important Regional Institutions with its Headquarters. We hope it will help you to recollect Headquartes of Organizations.

  1. Asian Development Bank –
  • Headquarters – Manila, Philippines
  • Founded on – 22 August, 1966
  • President: Takehiko Nakao
  • Total countries: 67
  1. Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) –
  • Headquarters – Beijing, China
  • Head – Jin Liqun
  • Founded on – 4 October, 2014
  • The capital of the bank is $100 billion, equivalent to 2⁄3 of the capital of the Asian Development Bank and about half that of the World Bank.

3. New Development Bank –

  • Headquarters – Shanghai, China
  • Head – K. V. Kamath
  • Founded on – July, 2015
  • It is established by the BRICS states (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa).
  1. Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) –
  • Headquarters – Singapore
  • Head – Dr. Alan Bollard
  • Founded on – 1989
  • 2016 summit:  Lima
  • Members: United States; Australia; Brunei Darussalam; Canada; Chile; China; Hong Kong, China; Indonesia; Japan; Malaysia; Mexico; New Zealand; Papua New Guinea; Peru; The Philippines; Russia; Singapore; Republic of Korea; Chinese Taipei; Thailand; and Vietnam.
  1. Association of South East Nations (ASEAN) –
  • Headquarters – Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Founded on – 8 August, 1967
  • Members: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.
  • ASEAN summit, 2015 – Kuala Lumpur

6. South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) –

  • Headquarters – Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Founded on – 8 December, 1985
  • Members: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, the Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
  • Secretaries-General of SAARC: ArjunBahadurThapa
  • 2016 SAARC summit: Islamabad.