United Nations agency

Definitions of United Nations agency
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n an agency of the United Nations

Synonyms:
UN agency
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UNICEF, United Nations Children's Fund, United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund
an agency of the United Nations responsible for programs to aid education and the health of children and mothers in developing countries
FAO, Food and Agriculture Organization, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
the United Nations agency concerned with the international organization of food and agriculture
GATT, General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
a United Nations agency created by a multinational treaty to promote trade by the reduction of tariffs and import quotas
IAEA, International Atomic Energy Agency
the United Nations agency concerned with atomic energy
IBRD, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, World Bank
a United Nations agency created to assist developing nations by loans guaranteed by member governments
ICAO, International Civil Aviation Organization
the United Nations agency concerned with civil aviation
IDA, International Development Association
an agency of the United Nations affiliated with the World Bank
IFC, International Finance Corporation
a United Nations agency that invests directly in companies and guarantees loans to private investors; affiliated with the World Bank
ILO, International Labor Organization, International Labour Organization
the United Nations agency concerned with the interests of labor
IMO, International Maritime Organization
the United Nations agency concerned with international maritime activities
IMF, International Monetary Fund
a United Nations agency to promote trade by increasing the exchange stability of the major currencies
UNESCO, United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization
an agency of the United Nations that promotes education and communication and the arts
DCCP, United Nations Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention
an agency of the United Nations that promotes drug control and crime prevention
Centre for International Crime Prevention, United Nations Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice
the United Nations office responsible for crime prevention and criminal justice and law reform
WHO, World Health Organization
a United Nations agency to coordinate international health activities and to help governments improve health services
WMO, World Meteorological Organization
the United Nations agency concerned with the international collection of meteorological data
Type of:
administrative body, administrative unit
a unit with administrative responsibilities

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