Name of Agency
International Labour Organization (ILO)
To improve conditions and living standard of workers.
World Health Organization (WHO)
Attainment of highest possible level of heath by all people.
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
To Promote collaboration among nations through education, science and culture.
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
To promote peaceful uses of atomic energy.
United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF)
To promote children’s welfare all over the world.
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
To provide protection to refugees.
United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA)
For formulating population policies.
International Fund for Agricultural Development
For financing agricultural projects in the world to raise the economic growth.
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
Promotes international trade to accelerate economic growth of developing countries.
International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)
Promotes safety of international aviation.
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Promotes international monetary cooperation.
International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Promotes economic development by encouraging private enterprise in its member countries.
Universal Postal Union (UPU)
Improve various postal services in the world.
United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP)
Promotes international co-operation in human environment.
United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
Sets international regulations for radio, telegraph, and telephone and space radio communication.
Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO)
To improve living condition of rural population.
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD)
Development of economic of members by facilitating investment of capitals by providing loans.
World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
Promote international exchange of weather reports.
World Trade Organization (WTO)
Setting rules for world trade to reduce tariffs.
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
ping countries increase the wealth producing capabilities o their natural and human resources.
Inter Government maritime Consultative Organization (IMCO)
Promotes co-operation on technical matters of maritime safety, navigation and encourages anti-pollution measures.
International Development Association (IDA)
An affiliate of the World Bank, aims to help under-developed countries raise living standards.
International Tele-communication Union (ITU)
Sets international regulations for radio telegraph, telephone and space radio communications.
United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)
Provides training and research to help facilitate UN objectives of world peace and security and of economic and social progress.
United Nations Relief and Work for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA)
Provides basic amenities and education for the victims of Arab-Israel War.
United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA)
Studying population dynamics, collecting population data, formulating and evolving population policies, family planning and related programmes
Saturday, March 8, 2014
General KNowledge of UNO
Headquarters, New York City
Official languages Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish
Membership 192 member states
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Belong to south korea
United Nations Charter signed 26 June 1945
Entry into force of Charter 24 October 1945
Main article: United Nations System
The United Nations system is based on five principal organs
(formerly six – the Trusteeship Council suspended operations
in 1994); the General Assembly, the Security Council,
the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), the Secretariat,
and the International Court of Justice.
Four of the five principal organs are located at the main
United Nations headquarters located on international territory
in New York City. The International Court of Justice is located
in The Hague, wh
ile other major agencies are based in the
UN offices at Geneva, Vienna, and Nairobi. Other UN institutions
Name--------- Secertary General-----From—To
1 Trygve Lie Norway 2 February 1946 10 November 1952
Resigned; First Secretary-General from Scandinavia
2 Dag Hammarskjöld Sweden 10 April 1953 18 September 1961 Died while in office
3 U Thant Burma 30 November 1961 1 January 1972 First Secretary-General from Asia
4 Kurt Waldheim Austria 1 January 1972 1 January 1982
5 Javier Pérez de Cuéllar Peru 1 January 1982 1 January
1992 First Secretary-General from South America
6 Boutros Boutros-Ghali Egypt 1 January 1992 1 January
1997 First Secretary-General from Africa
7 Kofi Annan Ghana 1 January 1997 1 January 2007
8 Ban Ki-moon South Korea 1 January 2007 Incumbent
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