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  1. OIOS Office of Internal Oversight Services

    The Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) was established in July 1994 as an operationally independent office

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  2. UN Women United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

    On July 2, 2010 the General Assembly voted unanimously to create a dynamic new entity called UN Entity for Gender Equ

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  3. UNDP United Nations Development Programme

    Established by the UN General Assembly in 1965 with Resolution 2029, the United Nations Development Fund (UNDP) aims

    United Nation Entity141
  4. UNCDF United Nations Capital Development Fund

    UNCDF’s mandate from the UN General Assembly (1966) is to “assist developing countries in the development of their ec

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  5. UNV United Nations Volunteers

    The UNV contributes to peace and sustainable human development through volunteerism worldwide.

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  6. UNHCR Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

    Established in 1950 by the UN General Assembly, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) leads and c

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  7. UNICEF United Nations Children's Fund

    Created in 1946, in the context of World War II, UNICEF now operates in 191 countries to "to overcome the obstacles t

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  8. UNEP United Nations Environment Programme

    In 1972, the United Nations General Assembly resolution 2997 created and designated the UNEP as the UN authority on e

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  9. UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

    Established in 1964, UNCTAD shapes policy debates and thinking on development by serving as a forum for intergovernme

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  10. UNODC United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

    UNODC is a global leader in the fight against illicit drugs and international crime.

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  11. UN-HABITAT United Nations Human Settlements Programme

    Established in 1978 and mandated by General Assembly Resolution, A/56/206, the United Nations Human Settlements Progr

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  12. UNFPA United Nations Population Fund

    Established by the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in 1973, the UNFPA promotes development and po

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  13. UNRWA United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East

    The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) provides assistance, prote

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  14. WFP World Food Programme

    The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) provides and ensures food security in emergency and post-emergency situ

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  15. UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

    The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) contributes to the building of peace, t

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  16. ILO International Labour Organization

    The ILO is the international organization responsible for drawing up and overseeing international labour standards.

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  17. WHO World Health Organization

    The World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations

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  18. World Bank World Bank Group

    The World Bank Group’s (World Bank) mission is to eliminate poverty and assist people by providing resources, sharing

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  19. IMF International Monetary Fund

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an UN institution providing policy advice and financing to members in econom

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  20. IOM International Organization for Migration

    The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is the leading inter-governmental agency operating on migration is

    United Nation Entity158
  21. FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

    The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) aims to guarantee that people have regular access t

    United Nation Entity159
  22. IFAD International Fund for Agricultural Development

    The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), a specialized agency of the United Nations, was establish

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  23. UNITAR United Nations Institute for Training and Research

    Since its inception in 1965, UNITAR has served as and information and training centre for UN Member States in the fie

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  24. UNIDIR United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research

    The United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) was established in 1980 by the General Assembly in an

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  25. UNICRI United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute

    The United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) was established in 1968 in an effort t

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  26. UNRISD United Nations Research Institute for Social Development

    The United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) was established in 1963 in an effort to identif

    United Nation Entity164
  27. ICJ International Court of Justice

    The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is the principal United Nations judicial organ.

    United Nation Entity165
  28. Trusteeship Council

    In setting up an International Trusteeship System, the Charter established the Trusteeship Council as one of the main

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  29. UN Office of Counterterrorism

    The United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism was 

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