UN agency


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Noun1.UN agency - an agency of the United NationsUN agency - an agency of the United Nations  
administrative body, administrative unit - a unit with administrative responsibilities
UN, United Nations - an organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promote international peace and security
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
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A Palestinian man loads a horse-pulled cart with food donations outside a center of the UN agency for Palestinian refugees UNWRA, in Gaza City, on January 17, 2018.
By NYABOGA KIAGEShortage of funds threatens to jeopardise the World Food Programme (WFP) operations in East Africa, the UN agency has said.
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He said they have handed over 20 aid workers to a UN agency three days the clashes with government forces.
The children of Aleppo are trapped in a living nightmare,' UNICEF Deputy Executive Director Justin Forsyth in a statement issued by the UN agency.
Amman, July 13 (BNA): Kingdom of Jordan's Foreign Minister, Nasser Judeh, Tuesday, discussed with Executive Director of the World Food Programme (WFP), Ertharin Cousin, the ongoing cooperation between Jordan and the UN agency, and assisting the Kingdom in providing services to the Syrian refugees.
Amman, July 12 (Petra) -- Foreign Minister, Nasser Judeh, Tuesday, discussed with Executive Director of the World Food Programme (WFP), Ertharin Cousin, the ongoing cooperation between Jordan and the UN agency, and assisting the Kingdom in providing services to the Syrian refugees.
According to current and former employees of the agency, which runs the international intellectual-property regime, the UN agency boss sent sensitive U.
GAZA, February 11, 2016 (WAFA) - The UN agency for Palestinian refugees Thursday announced that a total of 1,842 refugee families in Gaza received support for reconstruction and repair works.
We have received information from DPRK regarding the launch of earth observation satellite 'Kwangmyongsong' between 8-25 February," a spokeswoman for the International Maritime Organization, a UN agency, told Reuters by email late on Tuesday.
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