What do the angencies do for the United Nations?

What do you the angencies do for the United Nations?

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  • AJ
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    9 years ago
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    Specialized agencies are autonomous organizations working with the United Nations and each other through the coordinating machinery of the United Nations Economic and Social Council at the intergovernmental level, and through the Chief Executives Board for coordination (CEB) at the inter-secretariat level. Specialized agencies may or may not have been originally created by the United Nations, but they are incorporated into the United Nations System by the United Nations Economic and Social Council acting under Articles 57 and 63 of the United Nations Charter. At present the UN has in total 17 specialized agencies that carry out various functions on behalf of the UN. The specialized agencies are as follows:

    1 Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

    2 International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)

    3 International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

    4 International Labour Organization (ILO)

    5 International Maritime Organization (IMO)

    6 International Monetary Fund (IMF)

    7 International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

    8 United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

    9 United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

    10 Universal Postal Union (UPU)

    11 World Bank Group

    11.1 International Finance Corporation (IFC)

    11.2 International Development Association (IDA)

    12 World Health Organization (WHO)

    13 World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

    14 World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

    15 World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)

    16 Former specialized agencies

    17 Related and comparable organizations

    17.1 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

    17.2 World Trade Organization (WTO)

    17.3 Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons

    17.4 CTBTO Preparatory Commission

    See link for more info on each agency.

    AJ

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