United Nations agency


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Noun1.United Nations agency - an agency of the United NationsUnited Nations 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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CAIRO, Sept 3 (KUNA) -- The Arab League on Tuesday slammed what it said was "blatant US bias" towards Israel, particularly Washington's decision to slash funding to a United Nations agency aiding the Palestinians.
BAGHDAD (NINA) - More than 100 migrants were reported missing after a boat they were traveling in sank off Libya, a United Nations Agency and the Libyan navy said.
Pakistan's Permanent Ambassador to the United Nations Maleeha Lodhi on Wednesday said that Pakistan has announced a commitment of financial support to United Nations agency that assists Palestinian refugees .
Morocco, Ghana and Tunisia are among African nations that would lose the most if the United Kingdom doesn't negotiate a deal by the time it has to exit the European Union, Bloomberg reported, citing a study by a United Nations agency.
It said the approval of the agreement came after Palestine's accession to the United Nations agency on 18 March 2019.
Summary: The head of the United Nations agency for Palestine refugees Tuesday launched an appeal for $1.2 billion in funding that he said was needed to maintain operations in 2019.
The United Nations agency, the International Labour Organisation (ILO), has recognised the facilities provided by Qatar to foreign workers from all over the world.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Carlos Holmes Trujillo, held a working lunch with Eduardo Stein, Joint Special Representative of UNHCR and IOM for Venezuelan migrants in the region, representatives of the IDB, CAF, the World Bank, the International Organization for Migration ( IOM) and the United Nations Agency for Refugees (UNHCR).
The United States government has decided to stop all funding it gives to a United Nations agency that provides assistance to millions of Palestinian refugees, ending a decades-long policy of supporting it, according to a former senior United States aid official.
NNA - Hundreds of thousands of Palestinian children are starting their school year in the Gaza Strip amid a major budget crunch for the United Nations agency that funds many of the schools.
UNITED NATIONS -- The United Nations agency tasked with boosting rural development has estimated that remittances sent to developing countries could cross US$6.5 trillion between 2015 and 2030, involving over one billion senders and receivers.
Gerald Daly added some issues like climate change requires global intervention because of which it is too expensive for one United Nations agency to tackle on their own, for which the Delivering as One approach gives agencies who wish to work together as joint programs.

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