List of Intergovernmental Organizations
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List of Intergovernmental Organizations
A ministerial conference of the World Trade Organization, in the Palace of Nations (Geneva, Switzerland).

The following is a list of the major existing intergovernmental organizations (IGOs).

For a more complete listing, see the Yearbook of International Organizations,[1] which includes 25,000 international non-governmental organizations (INGOs), excluding for-profit enterprises, about 5,000 IGOs, and lists dormant and dead organizations as well as those in operation (figures as of the 400th edition, 2012/13).

United Nations and agencies

The UN has six principal organs:

The UN also includes various Funds, Programmes and specialized agencies:

The UN also includes subsidiary organs:

Agricultural research organizations

Humanitarian organizations

Migration organizations

Missing Persons

Rescue organizations

Environmental organizations

Fisheries organizations

Maritime organizations

Arms control

Energy organizations

Multi sector organizations

Sustainable energy organizations

Nuclear power organizations

Financial, trade, and customs organizations

Law enforcement cooperation


Regional organizations

Organisations grouping almost all the countries in their respective continents. Note that Russia is member of both the Council of Europe (COE) and the Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD), and Cuba is a suspended member of the Organization of American States (OAS). see also continental organization.
Several smaller regional organizations with non-overlapping memberships.
Several non-overlapping large alliances. Softer colours indicate observer/associate or candidate countries.




Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia Pacific



Educational organizations and universities

Digital organizations

Cultural, ethnic, linguistic, and religious organizations

Ideological and political groupings




See also


  1. ^ Union of International Associations (ed.), Yearbook of international organizations, Leiden: Brill (six volumes in print format, plus online, subscription-based edition)
  2. ^ German Foreign Ministry, retrieved 6 July 2011

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