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Organizations relating to United Nations

International Maritime Organization / London, UK / Est. 1948
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization / Paris, France / Est. 1945
International Development Association / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1960
World Intellectual Property Organization / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1967
World Meteorological Organization / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1947
World Trade Organization / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1995
International Telecommunication Union / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1985
International Atomic Energy Agency / Vienna, Austria / Est. 1957
Universal Postal Union / Bern, Switzerland / Est. 1874
Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons / The Hague, Netherlands / Est. 1997
United Nations Global Programme Against Money Laundering, Proceeds of Crime and the Financing of Terrorism / Vienna, Austria / Est. 1997
Regional Committee of United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management for Asia and the Pacific / Beijing, China / Est. 1995
United Nations Disarmament Commission / New York NY, USA / Est. 1978
African Regional Centre for Space Science and Technology Education - English / Ile Ife, Nigeria / Est. 1998
United Nations Regional Commissions New York Office / New York NY, USA / Est. 1981
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1999
United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1997
United Nations Committee for Development Policy / New York NY, USA / Est. 1964
Committee of Religious NGOs at the United Nations / Est. 1972
International Narcotics Control Board / Vienna, Austria / Est. 1968
Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space / Vienna, Austria / Est. 1959
United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1980
United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1992
United Nations Office at Vienna / Vienna, Austria / Est. 1979
United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean / Santiago, Chile / Est. 1948
Human Rights Committee / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1976
United Nations Peacebuilding Commission / New York NY, USA / Est. 2005
Conference of Non-Governmental Organizations in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1948
United Nations Statistical Commission / New York NY, USA / Est. 1946
United Nations Asia and Far East Institute for the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders / Tokyo, Japan / Est. 1961
United Nations Office at Nairobi / Nairobi, Kenya / Est. 1996
Federation of Staff Associations of the United Nations and its Specialized Agencies in Santiago / Santiago, Chile
Committee Against Torture / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1987
United Nations Staff Union, Vienna / Vienna, Austria / Est. 1980
International Conference on the Great Lakes Region / Bujumbura, Burundi / Est. 2000
United Nations Office for Project Services / Copenhagen, Denmark / Est. 1973
United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean / Lima, Peru / Est. 1987
Instituto Latinoamericano de las Naciones Unidas para la Prevención del Delito y Tratamiento del Delincuente / San José, Costa Rica / Est. 1975
Association of Former International Civil Servants - New York / New York NY, USA / Est. 1970
Committee on the Rights of the Child / Geneva, Switzerland
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1951
United Nations Centre for Regional Development / Nagoya, Japan / Est. 1971
United Nations Group on the Information Society / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 2006
United Nations Human Settlements Programme / Nairobi, Kenya / Est. 1978
United Nations Committee on Relations with the Host Country / New York NY, USA / Est. 1971
United Nations Field Staff Union / Brindisi, Italy / Est. 1980
Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Environmental Protection / London, UK / Est. 1969
United Nations African Institute for Economic Development and Planning / Dakar, Senegal / Est. 1962
United Nations University Institute on Computing and Society / Macau, Macau / Est. 1989
United Nations Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice / Vienna, Austria / Est. 1992

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World Problems relating to United Nations

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Proliferation and duplication of organizational units and coordinating bodies of the United Nations system
Violation of immunities of international civil servants
Fragmentation and complexity of the United Nations system
Intellectual confusion concerning the role of the United Nations
Jurisdictional conflict and antagonism among the specialized agencies of the United Nations
Proliferation and duplication of United Nations information systems
Inadequate budgetary coordination within the United Nations systems

Action Strategies relating to United Nations

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Facilitating NGO participation in international affairs
Reforming the United Nations
Developing options for strengthening the United Nations system
Improving NGO access to international policy debates
Improving coordination and complementarity of UNCED follow-up programmes in the United Nations system
Strengthening the United Nations as effective force for global sustainability
Conducting a periodic review of United Nations system efforts to integrate environment and development
Using UNDP field offices to support capacity building strategies for Agenda 21
Reviewing on integration of environment and development in UN system programs
Reforming the United Nations Security Council
Ensuring cooperation between United Nations and multilateral financial organizations in follow up to UNCED
Strengthening programmes of intergovernmental organizations to support Agenda 21
Intensifying UNEP cooperation with development and other organs in the UN system
Building UN system capacity in sustainable development at local, national and regional level
Ensuring support of United Nations system for national policies and programmes to implement Agenda 21
Improving procedures for NGO participation in United Nations meetings
Linking users of Earth observation data
Strengthening scientific advice in the United Nations system
Improving coordination of waste management programmes in the United Nations system
Strengthening United Nations institutional capacities on women and development
Improving UN networks for sustainable development
Revitalizing United Nations policies
Depoliticizing human rights issues within the United Nations
Reviewing provisions of the United Nations charter
Revitalizing the United Nations

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