This is an alphabetical list of international organizations and non-governmental organisations with the country or region in which their main or international office is based. Other organisations are listed on the page for standards organisations.

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Name Abbreviation Type Main office
Advisory Centre on WTO Law ACWL Public international organization Switzerland
African Diamond Council ADC Governmental Angola
African Diamond Producers Association ADPA Intergovernmental Angola
Association des Etats Généraux des Etudiants de l'Europe
(European Students' Forum)
AEGEE Student Belgium (Brussels)
AIESEC AIESEC Student Netherlands
Africa Advocacy Foundation AIA UK
African Malaria Network Trust AMANET Registered international NGO Tanzania
African Society for Quality in Healthcare [1] ASQH Public international organization NPO, NGO Egypt
African Union AU Public international organization Ethiopia
Alternate Forum for Research in Mindanao(AFRIM), Inc AFRIM Philippines
AGF International (Amarsa Global) AGF NGO International Organization Philippines
American Church in Berlin [2] ACB international ecumenical Christian organization & registered non-profit association Germany
American Refugee Committee ARC NGO USA
Amnesty International AI UK
Andean Community
Ancient Order of the Rosicrucians AOR spiritual/welfare Austria/Germany
Arab League Egypt
Asia Pacific Indigenous Youth Network APIYN Regional network of Indigenous Peoples youth Philippines
Asia-Europe Foundation ASEF Socio-cultural organization formed by Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) partners to promote greater intellectual, cultural and people-to-people exchanges between ASEM countries Singapore
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
Asia Pacific Postal Union APPU an Intergovernmental organisation formed as a Restricted union of the Universal Postal Union, a specialised Agency of the United Nations Bangkok, Thailand
Asian Network of Major Cities 21
Association for Computer Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia CAADRIA Academic Hong Kong
Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture ACADIA Academic Delaware (USA)
Association for Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe eCAADe Academic Belgium
Association of Caribbean States ACS Public international organization Trinidad and Tobago
Association of Southeast Asian Nations ASEAN Jakarta
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America AAFA Not-for-Profit Patient Advocacy Organization USA
Australian Relief & Mercy Services ARMS Christian Aid and Development Australia


Name Abbreviation Type Main office
Bilderberg Group Discussion group The Netherlands
Black Sea Economic Cooperation BSEC International Cooperation Turkey

C Edit

Name Abbreviation Type Main office
CAB International CABI UK
Canadian Hatching Egg Producers CHEP Canada
Canadian Institute for Environmental Law and Policy CIELAP Canada
Canadian Policy Research Networks (CPRN) CPRN Canada
Care Highway Sweden, UK
Caribbean Community CARICOM Guyana
Caribbean Programme for Economic Competitiveness CPEC Saint Lucia
CCLP Worldwide CCLPW INGO India
Center for Victims of Torture CVT NGO USA
Center for Women's Global Leadership CWGL USA
Central Africa's Rights & AIDS Society CARA UK
Central American Free Trade Agreement
Centro de los Derechos del Migrante CDM Transnational Workers' Rights Law Firm Mexico
Christian Peacemaker Teams
Citizens' Commission on Human Rights CCHR Pressure group US
Coalition International pour un Tourisme Responsable et Respectueux CITRR FRANCE
Commission internationale de microflore du paléozoique CIMP
Committee of European Securities Regulators CESR -
Commonwealth of Independent States CIS
Commonwealth of Nations
Community of Portuguese Language Countries CPLP Portugal
Compassion International USA
Computer Aided Architectural Design futures CAAD futures Academic Netherlands
Confederation of European Paper Industries CEPI Belgium
Confederazione Generale dei Sindacati Autonomi dei Lavoratori CONFSAL Italy
Confederazione Italiana Sindacati Autonomi Lavoratori CISAL Italy
Conscience and Peace Tax International CPTI NGO Belgium
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere
Council of Europe France
Council of Local Authorities for International Relations CLAIR Japan
Czech Institute For International Meetings CIFIM Czech Republic

D Edit

Name Abbreviation Type Main office
David Suzuki Foundation Canada
DEMIRA Deutsche Minenraeumer e.V. DEMIRA Germany
Diplomatic Society of St Gabriel
Doctors Without Borders (Médecins Sans Frontières) MSF France


Name Abbreviation Type Main office
the European Council for Doctoral Candidates and Junior Researchers EURODOC Belgium
EastWest Institute USA
Ecumenical Network for Youth Action ENYA Czech Republic
Education charter international India
Royal Institute for International Relations EGMONT Belgium
Energy for Opportunity EFO West Africa
Engineers Without Borders  ???
Les Escadrons De L'Apocalypse
Ethical Sugar [3] France
Euclid University Brussels, Belgium
European Association for International Education EAIE Netherlands
European Confederation of Pharmaceutical Entrepreneurs EUCOPE Brussels
European Criminal Bar Association ECBA Europe
European Foreign Policy Council EUFPC Belgium
European Free Trade Association
European Human Rights Court France
European Institute of Women's Health Ireland
European Juggling Association EJA Netherlands
European Molecular Biology Laboratory EMBL
European Network for Indigenous Australian Rights ENIAR
European Parliament Belgium/France
European Patent Organisation EPOrg Munich, Germany
European Recovered Paper Council ERPC Belgium
Eurostep Belgium
European Space Agency ESA Paris. France
European Union EU Brussels, Belgium
Europol Netherlands


Name Abbreviation Type Main Office
(fikr Welfare and development organization balochistan) FWDO Pakistan
Fair Trade Institute FTI Switzerland
Federation of Foreign Education Consultants in India FFECI India
Forum for European-Australian Science and Technology Cooperation FEAST


Free Trade Area of the Americas


Name Abbreviation Type Main Office
GLOBAL 2000 Austria
Gas Appliance Manufacturers Association GAMA USA
Gender & Trade Network in Africa South Africa
Gender and Economic Reforms in Africa GERA Ghana
GeneWatch-Council for Responsible Genetics USA
General Committee for Agricultural Cooperation in the European Union COGECA


General Insurance Association of Japan Japan
Geneva Call NGO Switzerland
Georgian Trade Unions Amalgamation GTUA Georgia
German Association of Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies Germany
German Confederation of Trade Unions Germany
German Development Institute Germany
German Marshall Fund of the United States GMF USA
Germanwatch Germany
Global Alliance for ICT and Development GAID United Nations
Global Alliance for Sugar Trade Reform and Liberalisation Australia
Global Alliance for Trade Efficiency GATE USA
Global Business Dialogue, Inc USA
Global Development Network India
Global Environment Facility USA
Global Environment and Trade Study GETS USA
Global e-Schools and Communities Initiative Ireland
Global Exchange USA
Global Guardian Trust GGT Japan
Global Industrial and Social Progress Research Institute GISPRI Japan
Global Panel Germany
Global Publications Foundation Sweden
Global Resource Action Center for the Environment GRACE USA
Global Services Network GSN USA
Global Traders Conference GTC Switzerland
Globalization Institute GI UK
GlobalWorks Foundation USA
GGS Institute of In formation Communication Technology India
Grain Growers of Canada Canada
Great Transition Initiative USA, Boston, MA
Greenpeace International Netherlands
Grocery Manufacturers of America GMA USA
Groupe d'Economie Mondiale GEM France
Groupex Systems Canada Inc. Canada
Gulf Cooperation Council Persian Gulf


Name Abbreviation Type Main office
Health Action International HAI Netherlands
Health GAP USA
Health and Environment Program HEP Cameroon
HealthCare Institute of New Jersey USA
Heartland Alliance (Enlaces América) USA
Heifer International USA
Heinrich Böll Foundation -Belgium Belgium
Heinrich Böll Foundation - Israel Israel
Heinrich Böll Foundation - North America USA
Heinrich Böll Foundation - Thailand Thailand
Heinrich Böll Foundation Centralamerica, Mexico, Cuba El Salvador
Homeworkers Organized for More Employment HOME USA
Hong Kong Coalition of Service Industries HKCSI Hong Kong, China
Hong Kong WTO Research Institute Hong Kong, China
Hosiery Association THA USA
Human Rights Watch USA
Human Rights in China (HRIC) HRIC USA
Humane Farm Animal Care USA
Humane Society International HSI Australia
Humane Society of the United States HSUS USA


Name Abbreviation Type Main office
IBON Foundation Philippines
Independent Film & Television Alliance IFTA USA
India Health Initiative Canada and India
Indian National Trade Union Congress India
Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance IPA India
Indian Sugar Mills Association India
Indian Transformer Manufacturers Association India
Indo-European Chamber of Commerce and Industry India
Indo-Overseas Chamber of Commerce and Industry IOCCI India
Industrial Shrimp Action ISA Net USA
Industriegewerkschaft Bauen-Agrar-Umwelt IG BAU Germany
Informatics Europe Switzerland
Information Technology Association of Canada ITAC Canada
Information Technology Industry Council ITIC USA
Initiative Network Threefolding Germany
Initiatives de Développement Stratégique IDS France
International Water and Sanitation Centre IRC Netherlands
Institut de Recherches Historiques Economiques Sociales Culturelles France
Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy IATP USA
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies IGES Japan
Institute for Global Networking, Information and Studies IGNIS Norway
Institute for Historical Research and Analysis IHRAA United Kingdom
Institute for Integrated Rural Development IIRD India
Institute for International Assistance and Solidarity IFIAS Brussels, Belgium
Institute for International Business, Economics and Law Australia
Institute for International and European Environmental Policy (ECOLOGIC) Germany
Institute for the Development of Agricultural Cooperation in Asia IDACA Japan
Institute of Economic Affairs Kenya
Institute of Intellectual Property Development IIPD India
Institute of Public Policy Analysis IPPA Nigeria
Instituto Latinoamericano del Fierro y el Acero ILAFA Chile
Instituto Terrazul Brazil
Instituto de Cuestiones Agrarias y Medioambientales ICAM Spain
Instituto de Derecho y Economía Ambiental IDEA Paraguay
Instituto del Tercer Mundo ITeM Uruguay
Integrated Rural Development Foundation of the Philippines IRDF Philippines
Integrative Strategies Forum USA
Intellectual Property Committee IPC USA
World Intellectual Property Organization Switzerland
International Association of NGOs/Civil Societies INDIA
Inter Region Economic Network IREN Kenya Kenya
Inter-Environment Wallonie IEW Belgium
Inter-American Economic Council IAEC USA
Inter-American Conference for Social Security CISS Mexico
Interamerican Association of Industrial Property ASIPI Brazil
Interamerican Regional Organization of Workers ORIT Venezuela
Interchurch organisation for development co-operation ICCO Netherlands
Intergovernmental Authority on Development IGAD Djibouti
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change IPCC Switzerland
Interhemispheric Resource Center IRC USA
Internacional de Serviços Públicos ISP Brasil Brazil
International Association of Facilitators
International Association of Lighthouse Authorities
International Association for Political Science Students IAPSS Slovenia
International Brotherhood of Teamsters USA
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development ICIMOD Nepal
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development ICTSD Switzerland
International Chamber of Commerce ICC
International Collective in Support of Fishworkers ICSF Belgium
International Coalition for Development Action ICDA Belgium
International Confederation of Free Trade Unions ICFTU Belgium
International Confederation of Free Trade Unions - African Regional Organisation ICFTU-AFRO Kenya
International Confederation of Free Trade Unions - Asian and Pacific Regional Organisation ICFTU-APRO) Singapore
International Conference of Asian Political Parties (ICAPP)
International Congress and Convention Association ICAA Netherlands
International Consumer Research & Testing ICRT London, United Kingdom
International Consumers for Civil Society ICCS [USA]]
International Cooperative Agricultural Organization Republic of Korea
International Cooperative Fisheries Organization of the International Cooperative Alliance ICFO Japan
International Cospas-Sarsat Programme Canada
International Council of Chemical Associations USA
International Council of Forest and Paper Associations ICFPA Belgium
International Council of Grocery Manufacturers Associations ICGMA USA
International Criminal Police Organization Interpol France
International Crisis Group Belgium
International Development Exchange IDEX USA
International Executive Service Corps IESC USA
International Express Carriers Conference IECC Belgium
International Federation for Alternative Trade IFAT UK
International Federation of Agricultural Producers IFAP France
International Federation of Biomedical Laboratory Science IFBLS Canada
International Federation of Building and Wood Workers IFBWW Switzerland
International Federation of Inspection Agencies IFIA Switzerland
International Federation of Journalists IFJ Belgium
International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements IFOAM Germany
International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Associations IFPMA Switzerland
International Federation of Wines and Spirits FIVS USA
International Financial Services London IFSL UK
International Food & Agricultural Trade Policy Councill IPC USA
International Forum on Globalization IFG USA
International Freedom of Expression eXchange IFEX Toronto, Canada
International Gender and Trade Network ITGN USA
International Human Rights Association IHRA India
International Housewares Association IHA USA
International Humanist and Ethical Union United Kingdom
International Hydrographic Organization
International Indian Treaty Council IITC USA
International Institute of Business Ukraine
International Institute of Human Rights France
International Institute for Research and Education Netherlands
International Institute for Sustainable Development IISD Canada
International Institute for Non-Aligned Studies IINS India
International Interior Design Association IIDA USA
International Jesuit Network for Development IJND USA
International Labour Research and Information Group ILRIG South Africa
International Law Institute ILI USA
International Law Institute-Uganda, African Centre for Legal Excellence ILI Uganda
International Lawyers and Economists Against Poverty Initiative ILEAP Canada
International Lifesaving Society
International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center CIMMYT Mexico
International Maritime Organization
International Mass Retail Association IMRA USA
International Metalworkers' Federation IMF Switzerland
International Monetary Fund IMF USA
International MultiModal Transport Association IMMTA Switzerland
International NGO Committee on Human Rights in Trade and Investment INCHRITI Switzerland
International Network for Cultural Diversity INCD Canada
International Organic Accreditation Services IOAS USA
International Organisation of Employers IOE Switzerland
International Organization of Securities Commissions IOSCO Spain
International Parliament for Safety and Peace Italy
International Pen Friends Italy
International Policy Network IPN UK
International Potato Center (Centro Internacional de la Papa) Peru
International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement ICRC Switzerland
International Rescue Committee USA
International Resources for the Improvement of Sight Switzerland
International Rice Research Institute Philippines
International Rugby Board Ireland
International Road Transport Union IRC Switzerland
International Safety Quality Environment Management Association ISQEM United Kingdom
International Seabed Authority Jamaica
International Secretariat for Water (ISW) Canada
International Surface Fabricators Association ISFA USA
International Television Expert Group Germany
International Textile, Garment & Leather Workers' Federation ITGLWF Belgium
International Textile Manufacturers Federation ITMF Switzerland
International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology IUPHAR Worldwide
International Union of Young Farmers IUYF Austria
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace & Agricultural Implement Workers of America UAW USA
International Women's Democracy Center IWDC USA
International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources IUCN Switzerland
International judicial institution
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation USA
Irish Bioindustry Association Ireland
Irish Farmers Association IFA Belgium
Islamic International Foundation of Cooperation IslamIFC Qom, Iran
Italy-USA Foundation Italy
















Name Abbreviation Type Main office
water advocates wa Japan
WEMOS Netherlands
WWF Austria Austria
WWF European Policy Office Belgium
WWF International Switzerland
WWF Philippines Philippines
WWF Sweden Sweden
WWF-Brasil Brazil
War On Want UK
Warsaw Pact defense Poland
Water for all USA
Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association WCWGA Canada
Wheat Export Trade Education Committee WETEC USA
William Davidson Institute WDI USA
Windsor International Canada
Wirtschaftliche Vereinigung Zucker WVZ Germany
Women in Development Europe WIDE gender Belgium
Women's EDGE USA
Women's Environment and Development Organization WEDO USA
Women's International Coalition for Economic Justice WICEJ USA
Women Media Center WMC gender Pakistan
Word Made Flesh USA
world Islamic propagators association WIPA India
Workers' Educational Association WEA Finland
World Academy of Art & Science WAAS USA
World Association of Young Scientists WAYS Hungary
World Bank group WBG USA
World Confederation of Labour WCL Belgium
World Conservation Union IUCN Switzerland
World Development Movement WDM UK
World Economic Processing Zones Association USA
World Economy, Ecology & Development Weed Germany
World Esperanto Association The Netherlands
World Federalist Movement WFM USA
World Forum of Civil Society Networks UBUNTU Spain
World Forum of Fish Harvesters and Fishworkers Canada
World Forum of Fisher Peoples WFFP India
World Health Organization WHO Switzerland
World Information Technology and Services Alliance WITSA USA
World Initiative of Students for Exchange WISE student Germany
World Meteorological Organization WMO Switzerland
World Resources Institute WRI USA
World Spirits Alliance UK
World Trade Organization WTO Switzerland
World Vision International UK
World Wildlife Fund - Mexico WWF-Mexico Mexico
World Wildlife Fund - UK WWF-UK UK
World Wildlife Fund - USA WWF-US USA
Wuppertal Institut für Klima, Umwelt, Energie Germany


Name Abbreviation Type Main office
Youth for Unity and Voluntary Action India


See also Edit


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