The World Water Council is an international think tank founded in 1996, with its headquarters in Marseille , France . It has 341 members (March 2017) which include organizations from the United Nations and the intergovernmental organizations , the private sector (construction, engineering and manufacturing companies), governments and ministries , academic institutions, international organizations , local governments , and civil society groups. Founders and members of the World Water Council include the International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage, theInternational Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the International Water Association (IWA), AquaFed (International Federation of Private Water Operators), Suez Lyonnaise des Eaux , UNDP and UNESCO , and the World Bank . 
The Marseille Naval Fire Battalion ( French : marine brigade Battalion of Marseille , gold BMPM ), is the fire and rescue department for the city of Marseille .
The battalion is a branch of the French Navy ( French : French Navy ), and fully staff Consists of military, like the Paris Fire Brigade (a branch of the French Army ), and PGHM(a branch of the French Gendarmerie ).
The French Research Institute for Development ( French : Institute of Research for Development , IRD ) is a French science and technology establishment under the supervision seal of the French Ministries of Higher Education and Research and Foreign Affairs . It operates from its headquarters in Marseille , and two metropolitan centers of Montpellier and Bondy.
The Center for Research and Documentation on Oceania , also known as CREDO ( Center for Research and Documentation on Oceania ) is a cross-disciplinary research laboratory in social and cultural anthropology, history and archeology, researchers and lecturers from three institutions CNRS (National Center for Scientific Research), EHESS (School for Advanced Studies in Social Sciences) and the University of Provence . Its main focus of research and teaching are the past and contemporary societies of the Pacific, Australia included.
The Center for Immunology of Marseille-Luminy (CIML) was founded in 1976 and has been described by AERES , an independent evaluation agency, as “without doubt one of the best immunology centers of excellence in Europe”. The CIML addresses all areas of contemporary immunology; it is located in Marseille in the South of France.