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United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) http://www.unicef.org/
Works for the survival, development and protection of children, guided in its programmes by the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) http://www.unep.org/
Promotes environmental understanding, and increases public knowledge about environmental factors and problems of future generations.

World Food Programme (WFP) http://www.wfp.org/
UN food aid organization.

Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights (UNHCHR) http://www.unhchr.ch/
Oversees major programs in protecting human rights and implementing international rights agreements.

Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) http://www.unaids.org/
Inter-agency project providing information and support services in the fight against acquired immuno-deficiency syndrome.




Office of the High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) http://www.unhcr.ch/
Online source for refugee-related information, including country profiles, news, maps, publications, teachers' modules, 'Witness' multimedia documentaries and the RefWorld research databases.

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) http://www.unfpa.org/
Information about programme and activities. Also status of the world population.

Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) http://www.unctad.org/
Seeks to maximize the trade, investment and development opportunities of developing countries while helping them face the challenges of globalization on an equitable basis.

International Trade Centre (ITC) http://www.intracen.org/
Inter-agency focal point for technical cooperation on trade promotion.

UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre http://www.unicef-icdc.org/
An international knowledge base about the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, in both developing and industrialized countries.




International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) http://www.ictr.org/
Prosecuting persons responsible for genocide and other violations of international humanitarian law committed in Rwanda. Established by the Security Council.

International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) http://www.un.org/icty/
Criminal court prosecuting violations of humanitarian law in the former Yugoslavia. Established by the Security Council.

United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-HABITAT http://www.unhabitat.org/
Promotes socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all.

Global Environment Facility http://www.gefweb.org/
Interagency project coordinating technical assistance and funding for programs on biodiversity, climate change, water, and the ozone.

United Nations Fund for International Partnerships (UNFIP) http://www.un.org/unfip/
Promotes partnerships between the UN and the private sector. Requires Flash.




United Nations Millennium Project http://www.unmillenniumproject.org/
Implementing the United Nations Millennium Development Goals: reducing poverty, hunger, disease, illiteracy, environmental degradation, and discrimination against women.

United Nations Office of Project Services (UNOPS) http://www.unops.org/
Provides technical and administrative support to other UN programs on a per-project basis.

United Nations - Statistics Division http://unstats.un.org/unsd/
The Statistics Division is responsible for the collection and dissemination of economic and social statistics and the provision of assistance to Member States in improving their statistical capabilities and in adopting international statistics guidelines and standards.

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change http://www.unfccc.int/
Reports, research, and information from UNFCCC.

Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention http://www.undcp.org/
Coordinates the UN's fight against the illicit use of drugs. Contents include events, technical documents, political declarations, statistics, and analysis.




International Computing Centre (UNICC) http://www.unicc.org/
A cooperative providing computing and communication services to UN agencies on a cost recovery basis.

United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) http://www.uncitral.org/
Commission that formulates and regulates international trade in cooperation with the World Trade Organisation.

UNCTAD/UNDP Global Programme on Globalization, Liberalization and Sustainable Human Development http://www.unctad-undp.org/
UN project which seeks sustainable development and economic integration of developing countries. Includes comprehensive list of institutions working in sustainable human development.

International Environmental Technology Centre http://www.unep.or.jp/
Information and resources for IETC, promoting the application of Environmentally Sound Technologies (ESTs) to address urban environmental problems and the management of freshwater to developing countries.

UNITAR Debt and Financial Management http://www.unitar.org/dfm
Online and on-site training and capacity building programs in legal aspects of debt, financial management and negotiation.




UNPAN http://www.unpan.org/
United Nations Online Network in Public Administration and Finance.

United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research http://www.unidir.org
The UNIDR is an intergovernmental organization, conducting research on disarmament, security and development.

UNDP JPO Programme http://www.jposc.org
Junior Professional Officer Programme provides young professionals pursuing a career in development with hands-on experience in multi-lateral technical co-operation.

CIVPOL International Civilian Police http://www.civpol.org/
Unofficial site providing updates and information about the United Nations civilian police, as well as message boards, classifieds, and other resources for participants.

United Nations International Drug Control Programme (UNDCP) http://www.undcp.org/undcp.html
Programme regarding the increasing problem of drug trafficking. Provides maps and news on recent drug crises, as well as informative suggestions.

UNDP's Governance for Livelihoods & Development in the Pacific http://www.undp.org.fj/gold/
The GOLD programme works to strengthen governance systems in Pacific Island Countries by encouraging transparency, accountability and participation in decision-making.








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