UN Organisations

The special organs of the United Nations have come into being through the UN General Assembly Resolutions and they report either directly (or via the Economic and Social Council) to the General Assembly. Some of these special organs had been created by and were inherited from the League of Nations, though restructured when integrated into…

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IAEA  (1957) – International Atomic Energy Agency  IAEA is an international organization that seeks to promote the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and to inhibit its use for any military purpose, including nuclear weapons. The IAEA was established as an autonomous organization on 29 July 1957. Though established independently of the United Nations through its own…

FAO, ICAO, IFAD…

The fifteen UN Specialized Agencies FAO, ICAO, IFAD, IMF, IMO, ITU FAO (1945) – Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Achieving food security for all is at the heart of FAO’s efforts – to make sure people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy lives. FAO’s mandate is to…

UNESCO

UNESCO  Based in Paris (France), UNESCO works to create the conditions for dialogue among civilizations, cultures and peoples, based upon respect for commonly shared values. It is through this dialogue that the world can achieve global visions of sustainable development encompassing observance of human rights, mutual respect and the alleviation of poverty, all of which…