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The World Hindi Secretariat , , is the name of an international organisation representing countries and regions where Hindi is the first or customary language, where a significant proportion of the population consists of Hindi speakers or where there is a notable affiliation with Indian culture.

Headquarters Forest side, Curepipe, Mauritius
Official language Hindi
Membership
Leaders
• Secretary-General
Vinod Kumar Mishra
Establishment
• World Hindi Conference Nagpur
1975
• Memorandum of Understanding
August 20, 1999
Population
• 2016 estimate
~ 1 billion
Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi addresses the audience at the foundation stone laying ceremony of the World Hindi Secretariat building site in Mauritius

The World Hindi Secretariat (WHS), (Hindi: विश्व हिंदी सचिवालय), is the name of an international organisation representing countries and regions where Hindi is the first ("mother") or customary language, where a significant proportion of the population consists of Hindi speakers or where there is a notable affiliation with Indian culture.

The main objective of the WHS is to promote Hindi as an international language and further its cause for recognition at the United Nations as an Official Language.

Vinod Bala Arun was the first secretary-general of the World Hindi Secretariat. The organisation was set up by the governments of India and Mauritius to promote Hindi across the world.

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