UN Agencies and programs

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

UN Agency whose aim is to end hunger. More

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

The world center for cooperation in the nuclear field. More

Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN)

The Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) was launched by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in August 2012 to mobilize scientific and technical expertise from academia, civil society, and the private sector in support of sustainable development problem solving at the local, national, and global scales.  More

UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)

UNECE's major aim is to promote pan-European economic integration. More

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

UN Agency providing leadership and encouraging partnership in caring for the environment. More

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

UNESCO works to create the conditions for dialogue among civilizations, cultures and peoples, based upon respect for commonly shared values. More

United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

The specialized agency of the United Nations promoting industrial development for poverty reduction, inclusive globalization, and environmental sustainability. More

United Nations Commission for Sustainable Development (UNCSD)

The Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD) is the high-level forum for sustainable development within the United Nations system. More

United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA)

Aims to promote development for all by helping countries meet their economic, social, and environmental challenges. More

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

UNFCCC supports cooperative action by States to combat climate change and its impacts on humanity and ecosystems. More

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

UNFPA is an international development agency that supports countries in using population data for policies and programmes to promote the right of every woman, man and child to enjoy a life of health and equal opportunity. More

Sustainable Energy For All (SEforAll) Initiative of the UN Secretary-General

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is leading a global initiative on Sustainable Energy for All to mobilize action from all sectors of society in support of three interlinked objectives to be achieved by 2030: providing universal access to modern energy services; doubling the global rate of improvement in energy efficiency; and doubling the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix. More

UN-Water

UN-Water strengthens coordination and coherence among UN entities dealing with issues related to all aspects of freshwater and sanitation.  More

World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

The UN system's voice on the state and behavior of Earth's atmosphere, interaction with the oceans, climate, and resulting distribution of water resources. More


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