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United Nations (UN)
Provides documents and reports on a wide variety of world issues including security, terrorism, human rights, economic development, social development, and international law.
United Nations General Assembly
The General Assembly is the main deliberative, policymaking and representative organ of the United Nations.
United Nations Security Council
Under the UN Charter, the Security Council has primary responsibility for the maintenance of international peace and security.
UN Secretariat and the Secretary General
The Secretariat — an international staff working in duty stations around the world — carries out the diverse day-to-day work of the Organization. It services the other principal organs of the United Nations and administers the programmes and policies laid down by them. At its head is the Secretary-General, who is appointed by the General Assembly on the recommendation of the Security Council for a five-year, renewable term.
World Trade Organization (WTO)
International organization focusing on international trade and trade-related treaties.
World Health Organization (WHO)
Arm of the UN focusing on international health policy, health monitoring and health-improvement programs throughout the world.
International Criminal Court
The International Criminal Court (ICC), governed by the Rome Statute, is the first permanent, treaty based, international criminal court established to help end impunity for the perpetrators of the most serious crimes of concern to the international community.
International Court of Justice
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations (UN). It was established in June 1945 by the Charter of the United Nations and began work in April 1946.
International Monetary Fund
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an organization of 188 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world.
World Bank (WB)
International organization focusing on the developing world by providing loans and grants to countries to develop education, health, agricultural and economic systems.
International Labor Organization (ILO)
International organization focusing on work conditions, living wages and protections for workers throughout the world.
UNESCO was created in order to respond to the firm belief of nations, forged by two world wars in less than a generation, that political and economic agreements are not enough to build a lasting peace.
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) works in more than 190 countries and territories to save and improve children's lives, providing health care and immunizations, clean water and sanitation, nutrition, education, emergency relief and more.
UNHCR's primary purpose is to safeguard the rights and well-being of refugees.
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
FAO's mandate is to improve nutrition, increase agricultural productivity, raise the standard of living in rural populations and contribute to global economic growth.
International Atomic and Energy Agency
The IAEA is the world's center of cooperation in the nuclear field. It was set up in 1957 as the world's "Atoms for Peace" organization within the United Nations family.
NATO’s essential purpose is to safeguard the freedom and security of its members through political and military means.
The European Union (EU) is an economic and political union of 28 member states that are located primarily in Europe.
Organization of American States
OAS promotes social and economic development in the Western hemisphere through cooperation.
Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
he IACHR is a principal and autonomous organ of the Organization of American States (“OAS”) whose mission is to promote and protect human rights in the American hemisphere.
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