List of Donor Agencies exempted under FCRA

List of agencies of the United Nations, and other international agencies and organisations
notified by the Central Government to be not covered by the definition of 'foreign source', under section 2(1)(j)(ii) of the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010

The United Nations System
I. Secretariat
1. Office of Internal Oversight Services, New York.
2. Office of Legal Affairs, New York.
3. Department of Political Affairs, New York.
4. Department for Disarmament Affairs, New York.
5. Department of Peacekeeping Operations, New York.
6. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, New York.
7. Department of Economic and Social Affairs, New York.
8. Department for General Assembly Affairs and Conference Services, New York.
9. Department of Public Information, New York.
10. Department of Management, New York.
11. United Nations Office at Geneva.
12. United Nations Office at Vienna.
13. United Nations Office at Nairobi.
II. Bodies of the United Nations
14. International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women
(INSTRAW), Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
15. Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), Geneva.
16. Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), Geneva.
17. Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Geneva.
18. United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), New York.
19. United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Geneva.
20. United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM), New York.
21. United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR), Geneva.
22. United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), Geneva.
23. United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), Rome.
24. United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), New York.
25. United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East
(UNRWA), Gaza and Amman.
26. United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD), Geneva.
27. United Nations University (UNU), Tokyo.
28. United Nations Volunteers (UNV), Bonn.
III. Funds and Programs
29. United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), New York.
30. United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), New York.
31. United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Nairobi.
32. United Nations International Drug Control Programme (UNDCP), Vienna.
33. United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), New York.
34. World Food Programme (WFP), Rome.
IV. Regional Commissions
35. Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
36. Economic Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), Bangkok, Thailand.
37. Economic Commission for Europe (ECE), Geneva.
38. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Santiago,
39. Economic Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), Beirut, Lebanon.
V. Law of the Sea Treaty Bodies
40. International Seabed Authority, Kingston.
41. International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, Hamburg.
42. Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf, United Nations Divisions for
Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea, New York.
VI. Environmental Bodies
43. Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
(UNFCCC), Bonn.
44. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Geneva.
45. Ozone Secretariat to the Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer
and the Montreal Protocol on Substance that Deplete the Ozone Layer, Nairobi.
46. Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), Montreal.
47. Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild
Fauna and Flora (CITES), Geneva.
48. UNEP/CMS Secretariat of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species
of Wild Animals (CMS or Bonn Convention), Bonn.
49. Secretariat of the Basel Convention on the Control of Trans-boundary Movements of
Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal, Geneva.
50. Secretariat of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in Countries
Experiencing Serious Drought /or Desertification, especially in Africa (CCD), Bonn.
51. Global Environment Facility, Washington D.C.
52. Bureau (Secretariat) of the Convention on Wetlands (Ramsar), Gland, Switzerland.
53. International Labour Organisation (ILO), Geneva.
54. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Rome.
55. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), Paris.
56. International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), Montreal.
57. World Health Organisation, Geneva.
58. Universal Postal Union (UPO), Berne, Switzerland.
59. International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Geneva.
60. World Meteorological Organization (WMO), Geneva.
61. International Maritime Organization (IMO), London.
62. World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva.
63. International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Rome.
64. United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), Vienna.
VIII. The World Bank Group
65. International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), Washington D.C.
66. International Development Association (IDA), Washington D.C.
67. International Monetary Fund (IMF) Washington D.C.
68. International Finance Corporation (IFC), Washington D.C.
69. Associated Organisations of World Bank Group:
A) International Centre for the settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID),
Washington D.C.
B) Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), Washington D.C.
C) Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), Washington
D.C. (It has 16 Research centres)
i. International Plant Genetic Resource Institute (IPGRI), Rome.
ii. International Wheat and Maize Improvement Centre (CIMMYT),
iii. International Centre for Living Aquatic Resource Management
(ICLARM), Philippines.
iv. International Irrigation Management Institute (IIMI), Colombo.
v. International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Washington
vi. International Centre of Research in Agro-forestry (ICRAF),
vii. International Centre for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas
(ICARDA), Syria.
viii. International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Columbia.
ix. International livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Nairobi.
x. West Africa Development Association (WARDA), Abidjan.
xi. International Service Of National Agricultural Research (ISNAR),
The Netherlands.
xii. International Crops Research Institute For the Semi-Arid Tropics
(ICRISAT), Hyderabad.
xiii. International Rice Research Institute, Manila, Philippines.
xiv. International Potato Centre, Peru.
xv. Centre for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Indonesia.
xvi. International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Nigeria.
IX. Regional Development Banks
70. African development Bank (ADB), Abidjan.
71. Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Washington D.C.
72. Asian Development Bank (ADB), Manila.
73. Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), St. Michael, Barbados.
X. Other Bodies Related to United Nations
74. International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Vienna.
75. Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), The Hague.
76. Provisional Technical Secretariat (PTS) for the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban
Treaty Organization (CTBTO), Vienna.
77. International Consultative Group on Food Irradiation (ICGFI), Vienna.
78. International Narcotics Control Board (INCB), Vienna.
79. International Trade Centre UNCTAD/WTO (ITC), Geneva.
80. International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV),
81. World Tourism Organisation (WTO/OMT), Madrid.
82. World Food Council (WFC).
83. United Nations Social Defence Research Institute (UNSDRI).
84. United Nations Statistical Office (UNSCO).
XI. Other International organisations
85. United Nations Outer Space Committee.
86. International Sugar Organisation, London.
87. Asian Productivity Organisation, Tokyo.
88. Asian and Pacific Development Administration, Kuala Lumpur.
89. Asian African Legal Consultative Committee, New Delhi.
90. Asia/Pacific Cultural Centre for UNESCO (ACCU), Japan.
91. Commonwealth Secretariat, London.
92. Afro-Asian Rural Reconstruction Organisation (AARRO), New Delhi.
93. Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific, (CIRDAP),
94. International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), New
95. Asia and Pacific Centre of Transfer of Technology (APCTT), New Delhi.
96. Centre for Science and Technology of the Non-Aligned and Other Developing
Countries (NAM S&T Centre). New Delhi.
97. Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux International (CABI), UK.
98. The Asia Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institution (APAARI),
99. The Regional Co-ordination centre for Research and Development of coarse
Grains, Pulses, Roots and Tubercrops in the Humid Tropics of Asia and the Pacific
(CGPRT Centre), Indonesia.
100. The Regional Network for Agriculture Machinery (RNAM), Bangkok.
101. Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (CGRFA), Rome.
102. The International Seeds Testing Association (ISTA), Zurich.
103. International Water Management Institute (IMI), Sri Lanka.
(Notified in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II-Section 3- Sub-section (ii) vide S.O. No.
1014 (E) dated the 13th November, 2000).
104. World Trade Organisation (WTO), Geneva, Switzerland
105. International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO), Geneva, Switzerland
106. Common Fund for Commodities (CFC), Amsterdam, Netherlands
107. International Cotton Advisory Committee, Washington, USA
108. The Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Geneva, Switzerland.
(Added vide Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II-Section 3- Sub-section (ii) vide S.O. No.
1133 (E) dated the 1st May, 2009).
109. Global Development Network (GDN)
(Added vide Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II-Section 3- Sub-section (ii) vide S.O. No.1433
(E) dated the 20th June, 2011).

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