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UN International Organisations

Updated on March 22, 2016

UN General Assembly and Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) have created some international organizations to deal with specific areas of trade and development, relief and welfare, environment, research and training etc. Some of the international organizations were as follows:

  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development established in 1964
  • United Nations Development Program established in 1965
  • United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees established in 1950
  • United Nations Children's Fund established in 1946
  • World Food Program established in 1960
  • United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime established in 1997
  • United Nations Environment Program established in 1972
  • United Nations Population Fund established in 1969
  • United Nations Human Settlements Program established in1978
  • United Nations Institute for Training and Research established in 1965
  • United Nations Research Institute for Social Development established in 1963
  • United Nations University established in 1973
  • United Nations International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women established in 1979
  • United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research established in 1980
  • University for Peace established in 1980

International Organisations created by UN General Assembly and Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)

Name of the Organisation
Headquarters
Establishment
Objective
UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
Geneva, Switzerland
1964
To promote international trade.
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
New York City, U.S.A
1965
To assist Least Developed Countries in their socio-economic development.
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Geneva, Switzerland
1950
To provide relief and rehabilitation to refugees.
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
New York City, U.S.A
1946
To assist the Least Developed Countries in providing child health, care services.
World Food Programme (WFP)
Rome, Italy
1960
It provides aid in the form of food for relief operations during natural disasters and also for social and economic development projects.
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) *
Vienna, Austria
1997
Drug Control and Crime Prevention.
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Nairobi, Kenya
1972
To facilitate international cooperation in, matters affecting the human environment.
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
New York City, U.S.A
1969
To promote population related programmes.
United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN - HABITAT)
Nairobi, Kenya
1978
To provide technical assistance to human settlement and planning schemes of Governments.
United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)
Geneva, Switzerland
1965
To provide training for UN. personnel and to officials of countries dealing with UN schemes.
United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD)
Geneva, Switzerland
1963
To conduct research on matters relating to social development.
United Nations University (UNU)
Tokyo, Japan
1973
To conduct research and training on development welfare and human survival.
United Nations International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women ((UN - INSTRAW))
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
1979
To assist in integration of women into the development process.
United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR)
Geneva, Switzerland
1980
To conduct research in areas related to disarmament.
University for Peace (UPEACE)
Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica
1980
To conduct research on all matters affecting the peace of the world.
* UNODC - United Nations agency that was established in 1997 as the Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention by combining the United Nations International Drug Control Program (UNDCP) and the Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Division.

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