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List of Current Heads of International Organisations

  • African Development Bank: President: Donald Kaberuka, Rwanda (2005)
  • African Union: Chairperson: Muammar al-Gaddafi, Libya (2009-2010) , Bingu wa Mutharika, Malawi (2010)
  • African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP): Dr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas (Ghana) (Since March 4, 2010)
  • Andean Community: Secretary-General: Freddy Ehlers Zurita (Ecuador), (2007)
  • Antarctic Treaty : Executive Secretary: Jan Huber, Netherlands (2004)
  • Arab League: Secretary-General: Amr Moussa, Egypt (2001)
  • Arab Maghreb Union : Secretary-General: Habib Ben Yahia, Tunisia (2006)
  • Asian Development Bank: President: Haruhiko Kuroda, Japan (2005)
  • Asian Football Confederation (AFC) : President: Mohamed bin Hammam, Qatar (2002)
  • Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) : Executive Director: Tran Trong Toan, Vietnam (2006)
  • Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN): Secretary-General: Surin Pitsuwan, Thailand (2008)
  • Caribbean Community: Secretary-General: Edwin Carrington, Trinidad and Tobago (1992)
  • Central American Parliament: President: Julio Palacios, Panama (2005)
  • Colombo Plan: Secretary-General: Patricia Yoon-Moi Chia, Malaysia (2007)
  • Common Market of East and Southern Africa (COMESA): Secretary-General: Sindiso Ngwenya, Kenya (2008)
  • Commonwealth of Independent States : Executive Secretary: Sergei Lebedev, Russia (2007)
  • Commonwealth of Nations: Head: Queen Elizabeth II (1952) , Secretary-General: Kamalesh Sharma, India (2008)
  • Council of Europe : Secretary General: Thorbjørn Jagland, Norway (2009)
  • East African Community: Secretary-General: Juma Volter Mwapachu, Tanzania (2006)
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development : President: Thomas Mirow, Germany (2008)
  • European Free Trade Association: Secretary-General: Kåre Bryn, Norway (2006)
  • European Ombudsman: Nikiforos Diamandouros, Greece (2003)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization : Director-General: Jacques Diouf, Senegal (1994)
  • Group of Eight (G8) : President (informal): Stephen Harper, Canada (2010)
  • Gulf Cooperation Council : Secretary-General: Abdul Rahman ibn Hamad al-Attiyah, Qatar (2002)
  • European Council President: Herman Van Rompuy (2009)
  • Indian Ocean Commission : Secretary-General: Monique Andreas Esoavekomandroso, Madagascar (2004)
  • Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) : President: Luis Alberto Moreno, Colombia (2005)
  • International Atomic Energy Agency : Director-General: Yukiya Amano, Japan (2009)
  • International Civil Aviation Organization : President of the Council: Roberto Kobeh Gonzalez, Mexico (2006)
  • International Committee of the Red Cross : President: Jakob Kellenberger, Switzerland (2000)
  • International Court of Justice : President: Rosalyn Higgins, United Kingdom (2006)
  • International Criminal Court : President: Song Sang-Hyun, South Korea (2009)
  • International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) : Secretary-General: Ronald Noble, United States (2000) President: Khoo Boon Hui, Singapore (2008)
  • International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies : President: Juan Manuel Suárez del Toro Rivero, Spain (2001)
  • International Labour Organization : Director-General: Juan Somavia, Chile (1999)
  • International Maritime Organization : Secretary-General: Efthimios E. Mitropoulos, Greece (2004)
  • International Monetary Fund : Managing Director: Dominique Strauss-Kahn, France (2007)
  • International Olympic Committee (IOC) : President: Jacques Rogge, Belgium (2001)
  • International Organization for Migration (IOM) : Director-general: William Lacy Swing, United States (2008)
  • International Rugby Board (IRB) : President: Syd Millar, Ireland (2003)
  • International Telecommunication Union : Secretary-General: Hamadoun Touré, Mali (2007)
  • Islamic Development Bank (IDB) : President: Ahmad Mohamed Ali, Saudi Arabia (1975)
  • Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) : President: Michel Platini, France (2007)
  • Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) : Chairman: Hosni Mubarak, Egypt (2009)
  • Nordic Council : Secretary-General: Jan-Erik Enestam, Finland (2007)
  • North Atlantic Treaty Organisation : Secretary-General: Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Denmark (2009)
  • Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD): Secretary-General: José Ángel Gurría, Mexico (2006)
  • Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States : Director-General: Len Ishmael, Saint Lucia (2003)
  • Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) : Secretary-General: Marc Perrin de Brichambaut, France (2005)
  • Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) : Secretary-General: Edmund Daukoru, Nigeria, acting (2006)
  • Organization of the Islamic Conference: Secretary-General: Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, Turkey (2005)
  • Pacific Community : Director-General: Jimmie Rodgers, Solomon Islands (2006)
  • Pacific Islands Forum : Secretary-General: Tuiloma Neroni Slade, Samoa (2008)
  • President of the European Central Bank: Jean-Claude Trichet, France (2003)
  • President of the European Commission: José Manuel Barroso, Portugal (2004)
  • President of the European Court of Auditors: Hubert Weber, Austria (2005)
  • President of the European Court of Human Rights: Jean-Paul Costa, France (2007)
  • President of the European Court of Justice (ECJ): Vassilios Skouris, Greece (2003)
  • President of the European Investment Bank (EIB): Philippe Maystadt, Belgium (2000)
  • President of the European Parliament: Josep Borrell, Spain (2004)
  • President of the Pan-African Parliament: Idriss Ndele Moussa, Chad (2009)
  • President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE): Lluís Maria De Puig, Spain (2008)
  • Secretary-General of the Council and High Representative for the Common Foreign and Security Policy: Javier Solana, Spain (1999)
  • Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) : Secretary-General: Bolat Nurgaliyev, Kazakhistan (2007)
  • South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) : Secretary General : Sheel Kant Sharma
  • South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) : Chairman: Mahinda Rajapaksa
  • Southern African Development Community : Executive Secretary: Tomaz Salomão, Mozambique (2005)
  • Southern Cone Common Market (Mercosur) : Director of the Executive Secretariat: Reginaldo Braga Arcuri, Brazil (2003)
  • UN President of the General Assembly: Miguel d’Escoto Brockmann, Nicaragua (2008)
  • Union of South American Nations (Unasur/Unasul) : President: Rafael Correa, Ecuador (2009)
  • United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) : Executive Director: Ann Veneman, United States (2005)
  • United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) : Director-General: Irina Bokova, Bulgaria (2009)
  • United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights : High Commissioner: Louise Arbour, Canada (2004)
  • United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) : High Commissioner: António Guterres, Portugal (2005)
  • United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) : Director-general: Carlos Alfredo Magariños, Argentina (2005)
  • United Nations Secretary : General: Ban Ki Moon, South Korea (2007)
  • Universal Postal Union : Director-General: Édouard Dayan, France (2005)
  • Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) : Secretary-General: Marino Busdachin, Italy (2003)
  • Western European Union : Secretary-General: Javier Solana, Spain (1999)
  • World Bank : President: Robert Zoellick, United States (2007)
  • World Food Programme (WFP) : Executive Director: James T. Morris, United States (2002)
  • World Health Organization (WHO) : Director-General: Margaret Chan, China (acting) (2007)
  • World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) : Director-General: Francis Gurry (2008)
  • World Meteorological Organization (WMO) : President: Alexander Bedritsky, Russia (2003)
  • World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) : Secretary-General : Francesco Frangialli, France (1996)
  • World Trade Organization (WTO) : Director-General: Pascal Lamy, France (2005)
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Heads of Various World organizations–Latest who’s who–Quiz

Heads of Various World organizations–Latest who’s who–Quiz
Here is an update of the heads of Various World organizations.
Secretary General, UN—Ban ki moon
Director General,WHO—Margarret Chan
Head, UNICEF—-Ann Veneman
Head, FAO—Jacqueous Diouff
Head,IAEA—Mohammed El Baradei
President, World Bank–Robert Zoellik
Managing Director, IMF–Dominique Strauss Kahn
Secretary General, NATO–Jaap De Hoop Scheffer
Secretary General,ASEAN–Surin Pitsuwan
Secretary General ,OPEC–Abdellah Salim El Badri
Chairman,SAARC—–Mahindra Rajapakse
Secretary General ,Commonwealth–Kamlesh Sharma

Latest Who’s Who in India

  1. Chief Election Commissioner of India: Navin Chawla
  2. Election Commissioner of India: VS Sampath
  3. Election commissioner of India: S Y Quraishi
  4. Chief Justice of India: KG Balakrishnan
  5. National Commission for Minorities: Mohammad Shaffi Qureshi
  6. Comptroller and Auditor General of India: Vinod Rai
  7. Governor of Reserve Bank of India: D. Subbarao
  8. Chairman, University Grants Commission: S K Thorat
  9. Chairman, Railway Board : S S Khurana
  10. Chief of National Investigation Agency : Radha Vinod Raju
  11. Solicitor General of India Gopal Subramaniam
  12. Attorney General of India : G E Vahanvati
  13. Director of the Intelligence Bureau: Rajiv Mathur
  14. Chairman State Bank of India : O P Bhatt
  15. Chairman Atomic Energy Commission of India &
  16. Secretary to the Government of India, Department of Atomic Energy: Anil Kakodkar
  17. Chairman Central Board of Excise and Customs: P.C. Jha
  18. President FICCI: Mr. Harsh Pati Singhania
  19. Chairman ISRO: K. Radhakrishnan
  20. Chairman Finance Commission of India &
  21. Chairman 13th Finance Commission: Dr. Vijay Kelkar
  22. Chairman Eighteenth Law Commission : Dr. Justice A R Lakshmanan
QUESTION ANSWER
CHIEF JUSTICE OF INDIA K.G BALAKRISHNAN
FIRST DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER OF INDIA SARDAR VALLABABHAI PATEL
FIRST LADY IPS OFFICER KIRAN BEDI
FIRST LADY CHIEF MINISTER SUCHETHA KRIPALANI
FIRST SPEAKER OF LOK SABHA GANESH S MAVALANKAR
THE ARCHITECT OF MODERN INDIA JAWAHARLAL NEHRU
FOUNDER OF ARYA SAMAJ DAYANAND SARASWATI
THE ” WISE FOOL ” OF INDIAN HISTORY MUHAMMAD BIN TUGLAQ
WHO BUILT TAJ MAHAL, RED FORT SHAH JAHAN
FIRST INDIAN MISS UNIVERSE SUSHMITHA SEN
FIRST UN SECRETARY GENERAL TRYGVE LEI
FIRST INDIAN SCIENTIST WON NOBEL PRIZE C.V RAMAN
FIRST PRESIDENT OF INC W.C BANERJEE
FIRST PERSON TO SET FOOT ON THE MOON NEIL ARMSTRONG
THE FIRST INDIAN TO ENTER SPACE RAKESH SHARMA
GRAND OLDMAN OF INDIA DADABHAI NAOROJI
NIGHTINGALE OF INDIA SAROJINI NAIDU
THE FIRST WOMAN WHO CONQUERED EVEREST JUNGO TABEI
KPSC CHAIRMAN K.V SALAHUDHEEN
FIRST INDIAN TO CROSS ENGLISH CHANNEL MIHIR SEN
WHO WROTE “ORIGIN OF SPECIES” CHARLES DARWIN
R.D BURMAN DISTINGUISHED HIMSELF IN MUSIC
WHO LED THE REVOLT OF 1857 AT KANPUR NANA SAHEB
FIRST WOMAN GOVERNOR IN INDIA SAROJINI NAIDU
WHO GAVE THE SLOGAN ” DO OR DIE “ MAHATMA GANDHI
IN INDIA RAILWAY WAS INTRODUCED BY DALHOUSIE
WHO STARTED BOY SCOUTS MOVEMENT BADEN POWELL
” LION OF THE PUNJAB “ LALA LAJPAT RAI
FOUNDER OF CHIPKO MOVEMENT SUNDARLAL BAHUGUNA
FIRST HEART TRANSPLANTATION IN INDIA VENUGOPAL
WHO STARTED BHOODAN MOVEMENT VINOBA BHAVE
WORLDS FIRST WOMAN PRIME MINISTER BANDARA NAIKE
KUNJALI MARAKAR WAS THE NAVAL CHIEF OF ZAMORIN OF KOZHIKODE
V.T BHATTATHIRIPAD WAS SOCIAL REFORMER
FIRST MALAYALAM ACTOR, WHO WON BHARATAWARD P.J ANTONY
COURT PHYSICIAN OF KING KANISHKA CHARAKA
ACTUAL NAME OF PEN NAME “KAKKANADAN” GEORGE VARGHESE
PRESIDENT OF NORTH KOREA MARSHAL KIM JONG IL
WHO WAS KNOWN AS KERALA GANDHI K.KELAPPAN
WHO DIRCTED THE FILM “CHEMMEEN” RAMU KARIAT
SALIM ALI WAS ASSOCIATED WITH ORNITHOLOGY
THE FIRST WOMAN PILOT IN INDIA PREM MATHUR
FIRST VICE PRESIDENT OF INDIA S RADHAKRISHNAN
FIRST CHIEF JUSTICE OF INDIA HARILAL J KANIA
FIRST CHIEF ELECTION COMMISSIONER OF INDIA SUKUMAR SEN
M.F HUSSAIN IS ASSOCIATED WITH PAINTING
FIRST INDIAN ICS OFFICER SATYENDRA NATH TAGORE
FIRST WOMAN JUDGE IN SUPREME COURT FATHIMA BIVI
FIRST FIELD MARSHAL MANEKSHAW
PARTITION OF BENGAL LORD CURZON
BARDOLI SATYAGRAHA IS ASSOCIATED WITH SARDAR VALLABAI PATEL
MONA LISA IS THE PAINTING OF LEONARDO DA VINCI
FIRST RECIPIENT OF BHARAT RATNA C.RAJAGOPALACHARI
MAGSAYSAY AWARD IS NAMED AFTER PHILIPPINES PRESIDENT
FIRST INDIAN GRAND MASTER IN CHESS V. ANAND
PEN NAME OF MALAYALAM WRITER “P.C KUTTIKRISHNAN” UROOB
NARMADA BACHAO ANDOLAN MEDHA PATKAR
SATYAJIT RAY BENGAL FILM
FATHER OF MALAYALAM CINEMA J.C DANIEL
DIRECTION OF “VASTHUHARA” ARAVINDAN
ARUNA ASAF ALI INDIAN FREEDOM FIGHTER
GANDHI CALLED HIM “PULAYARAJA” WHOM AYYANKALI
INDIAS YOUNGEST IIT STUDENT CHANDRA SEKAR
DOSTOEVSKY RUSSIAN NOVELIST
PRIME MINISTER OF AKBAR THE GREAT ABUL FAZAL
FATHER OF INDIAN LIBRARY SCIENCE S.R RANGANATHAN
INDIAS FIRST WOMAN PRIME MINISTER INDIRA GANDHI
AUTHOR OF “THE DIARY OF A YOUNG GIRL” ANNE FRANK
VASCODA GAMA PORTUGUESE NAVIGATOR
STEPHEN HAWKING BRITISH ASTROPHYSICIST
AUTHOR OF THE FAMOUS LINE ” SARE JAHAN SE ACHA” MUHAMMAD IQBAL
FIRST INDIAN TO DRIVE A FORMULA ONE CAR NARAIN KARTHIKEYAN
THE GOLDEN GIRL OF INDIA P.T USHA
AKIRA KUROSAWA JAPAN FILM MAKER
PRIME SUSPECT IN THE DESTRUCTION OF WTC OSAMA BIN LADEN
INDIAN HOCKEY COACH JOKIM KARVALO
DIRECTOR OF THE FILM “JURASSIC PARK” STEVEN SPIELBERG
FIRST ASIAN UN SECRETARY GENERAL U THANT
FIRST INDIAN WOMAN BADMINTON GRAND PRIX CHAMPION SANIA NEHWAL
FIRST INDIAN TO WIN BOOKER PRIZE ARUNDHATI ROY
FIRST TEST TUBE BABY IN THE WORLD LOUISE BROWN
FIRST INDIAN TEST TUBE BABY HARSHA
FIRST US PRESIDENT TO RESIGN FROM OFFICE RICHARD NIXSON
FIRST BLACK UN SECRETARY GENERAL KOFI ANNAN
FIRST INDIAN CRICKETER WHO SCORED TRIPLE CENTURY VIRENDER SEHWAG
FIRST INDIAN CRICKET CAPTAIN C.K NAYUDU
FIRST INDIAN HAT-TRICK IN TEST CRICKET HARBHAJAN SINGH
FIRST WOMAN SPACE TOURIST ANOUSHEH ANSARI
UN SCRETARY GENERAL (2007 -2012) BAN KI MOON
“IRON MAN OF INDIA” IS SARDAR VALLABABHAI PATEL
NOBEL PRIZE FOR PEACE 2006 MUHAMMAD YUNUS
NOBEL PRIZE FOR LITERATURE 2006 ORHAN PAMUK
BOOKER PRIZE 2006 WINNER KIRAN DESAI
KHEL RATNA AWARD 2006 PANKAJ ADVANI
WTA BEST NEWCOMER AWARD SANIA MIRZA
WORLD CHESS CHAMPION VLADIMIR KRAMNIK
INDIAS UN SECRETARY GENERAL CANDIDATE SASI TAROOR
YOUNGEST PADMA SHRI SANIA MIRZA
AFRICAS FIRST ELECTED WOMAN PRESIDENT ELLEN JOHNSON SIRLEAF
THE ZABTI SYSTEM WAS CONCEIVED BY AKBAR
MINISTER OF DEFENCE IN INDIA A.K ANTONY
CBI DIRECTOR VIJAY SHANKAR
INDIAS PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE TO THE UN NIRUPAM SEN
NAZI PARTY ADOLF HITLER
FIRST PERSON TO WIN THE NOBEL PRIZE FOR PEACE FREDERIC PASSY
CIRCULATION OF BLOOD WILLIAM HARVEY
” INDIAN SHAKESPEARE “ KALIDASA
“INDIAN NEPOLIAN “ SAMUDRA GUPTA
” MYSORE TIGER “ TIPPU SULTHAN
” FRONTIER GANDHI” KHAN ABDULGAFAR KHAN
WHO WAS KNOWN AS KERALA “SCOT” C.V Raman Pillai
WHOSE PEN NAME WAS “BOOS” Charles Dickens
WHO WAS THE ONLY WOMAN CEC IN INDIA V.S RAMA DEVI
WHO BROUGHT OUT NEWSPAPER “AL HILAL” MAULANA ABUL KALAM AZAD
LAST MUGHAL EMPEROR OF DELHI BAHADUR SHAH ZAFAR
WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING WAS ANNE HATHAWAY The wife of William Shakespeare
TO WHOM WAS THE FIRST PATENT FOR A TECHNICAL INVENTION AWARDED Filippo Brunelleschi
NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION CHAIRMAN JUSTICE RAJENDRA BABU
WHO GOT SWATHI PURASKAR 2005 UMAYAL PURAM K. SIVARAMAN
AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY VICE CHANCELLOR K.K VISHAMBHARAN
THAKAZHI AWARD FOR SHORT STORIES RAMESH BABU
CHIEF OF INDIAN AIR FORCE FALI HOMI MAJOR
FIRST CHIEF MINISTER IN KERALA EMS NAMBOOTHIRIPAD
“CROCODILE HUNTER” STEVE IRWIN
SIR GEORGE CAYLEY IS KNOWN AS THE FATHER OF AVIATION
FIRST FOREIGNER , WHO GOT BHARAT RATNA GHAN ABDUL GAFARGHAN
FRENCH OPEN 2007 WOMENS TITLE WINNER JUSIN HENIN
“MUNNAR EVICTION” SPECIAL OFFICER SURESH KUMAR
SUNITHA L.WILLIAMS IS ASSOCIATED WITH SPACE SCIENCE
MISSILE MAN OF INDIA APJ ABDUL KALAM
GREEN REVOLUTION IN INDIA DR. SWAMINATHAN
FIRST WOMAN SPACE TOURIST ANOUSHEH ANSARI
FIRST BLACK TO RECEIVE THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE RALPH BUNCHE
FIRST HUMAN TO WALK IN SPACE ALEXEI LEONOV
DIRECTOR OF THE FILM ” GANDHI” RICHARD ATTEN BOROUGH
WHO COMPLETED 15000 RUNS IN ODI RECENTLY SACHIN TENDULKAR
WHO COINED THE WORD ” ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE “ JOHN MACKARTHI
ISRAEL S PRESIDENT SHIMON PERES
BRITISH PRIME MINISTER GORDON BROWN
WORLD BANK PRESIDENT ROBERT ZOELLICK
INFOSYS CEO S.GOPALAKRISHNAN
LONGEST UNINTERRUPTED STAY BY A WOMAN IN SPACE SUNITHA WILLIAMS
THE TITLE “SARDAR” TO VALLABHABHAI PATEL BY MOTILAL NEHRU

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