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Entity, Department, or Program Description
Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC) CTC monitors and enhances the implementation of counter-terrorist policies
UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)-New York CSW-NY is a coalition focused on gender inequalities and gender empowerment
eSuscription to UN documents Keep track of recent UN documents including documents elaborated by the General Assembly resolutions and Security Council resolutions
International Monetary Fund (IMF) IMF promotes economic growth worldwide
International Organization for Migration (IOM) IOM promotes global cooperation in migration issues with a humanitarian focus
International Tribunal for the Law and Sea (ITLOS) ITLOS has jurisdiction over disputes regarding the application of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea
PassBlue PassBlue is an independent non-profit organization that covers UN news
The World Trade Organization (WTO) WTO addresses the development of trades between nations worldwide
UN Global Communications, Civil Society Unit UN Global Communications seeks to dissemination information about UN activities
UN News UN News cover several topics such as Climate Change, Women, Culture and Education, and Law and Crime prevention
UN Women UN Women is an organization focused on gender inequalities and human rights worldwide
United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) UNAI supports education partnering with academic institutions worldwide
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) UNDP promotes economic sustainable development and targets poverty throughout the world
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) UNESCO promotes peace and security worldwide enhancing cooperation in educational, scientific, and cultural matters
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) The UNHCR promotes the rights of refugees worldwide
United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) UNIDIR promotes disarmament efforts worldwide
United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) UNITAR provides training and conducts research activities worldwide
United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) UNICEF protects children's rights and promotes their development
United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) UNICRI assists in the development of international criminal justice policies
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) The UNDRR oversees the implementation of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction
United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) UNOPS supports the implementation of peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects worldwide
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) UNODC address international crimes with a special focus on illicit drugs
United Nations Population Fund (UNPFA) UNPFA promotes the development of sexual and reproductive health worldwide
United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) UNRISD is dedicated to conduct research on contemporary social problems worldwide
United Nations Statistics Division  The United Nations Statistics Division coordinates the UN statistical system
United Nations University (UNU) UNU provides education and conducts research on a variety of fields
Women’s UN Report Network (WUNRN) WUNRN supports and advocates for women’s’ rights globally
World Bank The World Bank offers economic support to low- and middle-income countries
World Health Organization (WHO) WHO is dedicated to promoting and supporting public health worldwide
World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) UNWTO promotes the access to tourism globally