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United Nations agencies

The United Nations Agencies

United Nations, Specialized Agencies

United Nations Relief and Works Agency

United Nations Relief and Works Agency

United Nations agencies and programs

Part 2 The United Nations: What it is, 7 United Nations Specialized Agencies

The Role of United Nations Organs and Agencies in Realizing Human Rights in Africa

United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA)

The Role of United Nations Organs and Agencies in Realizing Human Rights in Africa

Human Rights Law-Making Outside the United Nations and Co-ordination between the United Nations and the Specialized Agencies

United Nations General Assembly Resolution 302 (IV), 8 December 1949: Establishing the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East

Book IV Multilateral Diplomacy, Human Rights, and International Organizations, 19 The United Nations—II Specialized Agencies, Funds and Programmes, Regional Commissions, and Special Bodies

United Nations General Assembly Resolution 49/57 on the Declaration on the Enhancement of Cooperation between the United Nations and Regional Arrangements or Agencies in the Maintenance of International Peace and Security, 17th February 1995 (UN Doc A/RES/49/57), OXIO 171

1952, Commission on Human Rights, Eighth Session, Provisional Agenda Item 4: Draft International Covenants on Human Rights and Measures of Implementation, Observations Submitted by Specialized Agencies on the Proposed Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Pursuance of UNGA Resolution 543 (VI), Letter Dated 8 April 1952 from the Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization to the Secretary-General, E/CN.4/655/Add.4 (17 April 1952)

1952, Commission on Human Rights, Eighth Session, Provisional Agenda Item 4: Draft International Covenants on Human Rights and Measures of Implementation, Observations Submitted by Specialized Agencies on the Proposed Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Pursuance of UNGA Resolution 543 (VI), Letter Dated 22 February 1952 from the Acting Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations to the Officer in Charge of the Department of Social Affairs, E/CN.4/655/Add.3 (1 April 1952)

 

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The United Nations (UN) is responsible for administering a large number of multilateral agencies, many of which are identified and best known by acronyms. Several UN agencies have direct or indirect responsibility for aspects of human health, notably the World Health Organization, United Nations Children's Fund, Food and Agriculture Organization, United Nations Environmental Programme, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, World Food Programme, Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, and United Nations Population Fund.

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