United Nations Agencies Some important gk

Important Un Agencies

United Nations Agencies list with place -----

  1. International Labour Organisation (ILO)(1919) :----      Geneva ( To improve conditions and living standard of workers.
  2. World Health Organisation (WHO)(1948) :-----     Geneva ( Attainment of highest possible level of health by all people.)
  3. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)(1946) :----    Paris (To promote collaboration among nations through education, science and culture).
  4. International Atomic Energy Agency  (IAEA)(1957) :----      Vienna ( To promote peaceful uses of atomic energy).
  5. United Nations International  Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF)(1946) :----    New York (To promote children's welfare all over the world).
  6. United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)(1964):----      Geneva ( Promote international trade to accelerate economic growth of developing countries).
  7. International Monetary Fund (IMF)(1945) :-----      Washington DC (Promotes international monetary cooperation).
  8. International Finance Corporation (IFC)(1956) :----      Washington DC ( Promotes economic development by encouraging private enterprise in its member countries.
  9. Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO)(1956) :-----      Rome ( To improve living condition of rural population).
  10. International  Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD)(1945) :-----      Washington DC (Development of economies of members by facilitating investment of capitals by providing loans).
  11. World Trade Organisation (WTO)(1995) :----      Geneva ( Setting rules for world trade to reduce tariffs.
  12. United Nations Development Programme ( UNDP)(1965) :-----      Geneva ( Help developing countries increase the wealth producing capabilities of their natural and human resources).
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