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 United Nations System - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
While the United Nations is an international organization, the United Nations System is the whole network of international organizations, treaties and conventions that were created by the United Nations.
The United Nations System is based on five active principal organs (formerly six, the UN Trusteeship Council suspended operations in 1994):
League of Nations for a rudimentary model on which the UN System is based.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_Nations_System   (806 words)

 United Nations System-Wide EARTHWATCH > About
The United Nations System-wide Earthwatch mechanism is a broad UN initiative to coordinate, harmonize and catalyze environmental observation activities among all UN agencies for integrated assessment purposes.
In 1973, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) introduced Earthwatch, as a means of coordinating and acting as a catalyst for all environmental monitoring and assessment activities throughout the entire UN system.
Earthwatch Coordination extends the mandate and activities of UNEP's Division of Early Warning and Assessment to the whole United Nations system.
earthwatch.unep.net /about/about.php   (902 words)

 United Nations - UN system context
The United Nations system works in a variety of ways to promote economic and social development, combining normative, analytical and operational activities.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), with its network of some 134 country offices, provides the management arrangements for UN Resident Coordinators.
Analysis and deliberations on the operational activities of the UN system are currently focused on a number of main issues of common concern.
esa.un.org /techcoop/unsystem.asp   (959 words)

 WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resources--United Nations
United Nations Association of the United States of America-- Dedicated to promoting U.S. participation in the United Nations system and to strengthening the U.N. system.
United Nations System-- Official Web site locator for the United Nations system of organizations, searchable and organized in a user-friendly way.
United Nations Scholars' Workstation-- Developed by the Yale University Library and the Social Science Statistical Laboratory, this is a rich "collection of texts, finding aids, data sets, maps, and pointers to print and electronic information.
www2.etown.edu /vl/un.html   (1012 words)

 The United Nations System
This paper on the future role of the United Nations system is a preliminary study to identify the main areas of current global concerns relevant to global governance for the future.
The United Nations was founded at a time of post-World War II euphoria seeking a better world free from the scourge of war.
If the urge to equip the United Nations fully to discharge its mandate under the Charter was so strong at the time of the establishment of the United Nations and of UNCTAD, then it is even stronger and more compelling now, when nations have become more interdependent and development issues more interrelated and complex.
www.converge.org.nz /pirm/frames/united!b.htm   (5612 words)

 The United Nations System
This course provides students with an in-depth understanding of the United Nations by combining lectures, discussions, and readings with an interactive diplomatic simulation of the political processes of the United Nations focusing on a range of global problems.
In order to prepare for the conference, students are required to research their country and the two issues that will be debated during the simulated United Nations meetings (the issue and country selections will be finalized in class on February 3).
United Nations Association of the United States of America, 2004.
www.wooster.edu /PoliSci/kkille/unsyl05.html   (1897 words)

 Welcome to the United Nations System in Uzbekistan
The report was prepared by the United Nations Country Team in close consultations with the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
The aim of UN System in Uzbekistan is to assist the Government in implementing the development reforms and provide support in the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals.
Through this spot we introduce national goals dedicated to the enhancement of living standards, improving the quality of education, achieving gender balance, improving maternal and child health, reducing the spread of diseases and ensuring environmental sustainability.
www.un.uz /eng   (607 words)

 SVAW - International Law: United Nations System
Within the United Nations system, programs, funds and specialized agencies work to improve the conditions of particular populations and oversee the enforcement of specific rights, such as the right to health, through the World Health Organization, and labor rights, through the International Labor Organization.
The human rights treaties of the United Nations also create specific enforcement mechanisms through which the UN itself and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) can monitor compliance and individuals can seek redress for human rights violations.
The United Nations is a global organization that includes nearly every country in the world.
www1.umn.edu /humanrts/svaw/law/un   (361 words)

 United Nations System Chief Executive Board for Coordination (CEB)
The United Nations System Chief Executives Board (CEB) for Coordination - formerly the Administrative Committee on Coordination (ACC) - is the forum which brings the executive heads of all organizations to further coordination and cooperation on the whole range of substantive and management issues facing the United Nations system.
The main purpose of the Committee was to supervise the implementation of the agreements between the United Nations and the specialized agencies.
It is composed of the Executive Heads of the member organizations and is assisted by two high level committees, the High Level Committee on Programmes (HLCP) and the High Level Committee on Management (HLCM).
ceb.unsystem.org   (224 words)

 United Nations
The United Nations facilitates the distribution of UN Documents by using a system of depository libraries.
Contact information for these organizations is available through the Official Web Locator for the United Nations System at http://www.unsystem.org or using the handbooks and directories described in the "About the UN" section of this guide.
The Repertory is a legal publication containing analytical studies of the decisions of the principal organs of the United Nations under each of the Articles of the Charter of the United Nations.
www.law.columbia.edu /library/Research_Guides/internat_law/un   (5858 words)

 NYU Law, Library - Foreign & International, United Nations
The purpose of this pathfinder is to identify major publications of the organizations comprising the United Nations system.
Researching the United Nations by Mary Rumsey at the University of Minnesota.
As a regional arrangement under Chapter VIII of the Charter of the United Nations, the OSCE has been established as a primary instrument in its region for early warning, conflict prevention, crisis management and post-conflict rehabilitation in Europe.
www.law.nyu.edu /library/foreign_intl/un.html   (639 words)

 UN Thailand :: Home
This framework is based on a two-way exchange of knowledge and expertise, and provides the future direction of cooperation between the United Nations and the Government of Thailand for the next five years.
The United Nations and the Government of Thailand signed a new partnership framework on 7 April 2006.
This is the initial step for the preparation of a joint partnership framework, with clear goals and objectives identified for UN technical cooperation for 2007-2011.
www.un.or.th   (242 words)

 United Nations System
The United Nations System is composed of a group of UN Programmes and UN Agencies working at the level of the countries.
The goal is to maximize the impact of cooperation between the UN System and the Government on the basis of common agreed goals, through a better coordination of efforts, a big consistency and an increased complementarity between all concerned parties.
They constitute the main focus of cooperation within the UN System in order to elaborate and implement own and joint programs of action.
portal.unesco.org /es/ev.php-URL_ID=1261&URL_DO=DO_PRINTPAGE&URL_SECTION=201.html   (190 words)

 SVAW - International Law: United Nations System
Within the United Nations system, there are a number of organizations that form part of the UN system.
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is the UN agency that advocates for the protection of children's rights.
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is the largest internationally funded source of population assistance to developing countries.
www1.umn.edu /humanrts/svaw/law/un/unprograms.htm   (1044 words)

 UNDP Bhutan
Of the United Nations organizations to which Bhutan is a member, six have offices in Bhutan: FAO, UNDP (which includes UNCDF and UNV), UNFPA, UNICEF, WFP and WHO have offices in the country.
Today, Bhutan is a member of 26 United Nations and related international organizations and has been elected twice to the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC: 1993-1995 and 2002-2004) and thrice to the Commission on Human Rights (1995-1997), (1998-2000) and (2004-2006).
© Copyright 2005 United Nations Country Team, Thimphu Bhutan
www.unct.org.bt   (188 words)

 The Peace Encyclopedia: United Nations
In April, the Khartoum regime also initiated proceedings to deny CSI its consultative status at the United Nations (U.N.), alleging that we act contrary to the purposes and principles of the U.N. charter.
Yet if anything is "absolutely intolerable," it is that the international community has allowed slavery and other crimes against humanity to be institutionalized by a member state of the United Nations.
About the same time, the world's richest and most influential child welfare organization, the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF), ended its long silence on the enslavement of Sudanese woman and children.
www.yahoodi.com /peace/un.html   (2780 words)

Recently, the United Nations General Assembly voted to establish 4th of April each year as the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action.
Rady gave a general overview of the global and national situation, stating that according to the WHO global influenza preparedness plan, the world is currently in phase 3 of a pandemic alert (of 6 phases), whereby transmission is restricted to few cases from birds to humans.
Within the framework of the national preparedness plan for Avian Influenza epidemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) office in Lebanon, in collaboration with the Ministry of Public Health, has organized a training workshop for the Ministries of Public Health and Agriculture focal points, and UN Crisis Management Team members on Avian Influenza preparedness.
www.un.org.lb   (770 words)

 Permanent Forum - Indigenous Peoples - OHCHR
The Permanent Forum promises to give indigenous peoples a unique voice within the United Nations system, commensurate with the unique problems which many indigenous people still face, but also with the unique contribution they make to the human rights dialogue, at the local, national and international levels."
Information received from the United Nations system - Overview of current indigenous related activities of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Information received from the United Nations system - Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR): Protection of Refugees - Who are Indigenous People
www.unhchr.ch /indigenous/forum.htm   (419 words)

 UN System Web Links - Global Policy Forum - Resources
United Nations Educational, Scientific & Cultural Organization [UNESCO]
This website provides the most comprehensive and easy-to-use access point for web resources throughout the UN system as a whole, including well-organized lists of links and search capabilities.
The UNDCP website based in Vienna, remains an excellent general site on the UN system, with its rich links to all UN sites and other international organizations, as well as full-text searching of General Assembly, Security Council and ECOSOC resolutions.
www.globalpolicy.org /resource/weblinks/linkun.htm   (762 words)

 United Nations in Ukraine
This site is designed to be a useful resource for development practitioners, policy-makers, institutional partners, specialists, educators, students, media, and the public at large – in short, for everybody who is interested in what the United Nations system does in Ukraine, and why.
Welcome to the website of the United Nations Country Team of 12 International Organisations, Agencies, and Associated Institutions with resident missions and programmes in Ukraine!
The UN is working in Ukraine at the national policy level in the economic, social, and institutional arenas, and also at local community level.
www.un.org.ua   (233 words)

 United Nations System Staff College
United Nations System Staff College terms of use
Staffan de Mistura Appointed United Nations System Staff College Director
For more information to resolve this problem please contact: p.bista@unssc.org
www.unssc.org   (65 words)

The Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS) is an international institution with a distinguished membership of nearly a thousand scholars, teachers, practitioners and others active in the work and study of the United Nations System and other international organizations.
“We in the Secretariat appreciate ACUNS' important work in policy research and in enhancing ties between the academic community and practitioners in the United Nations System.”
All ACUNS members are invited to attend our Annual Meetings, which serve as a unique opportunity to present and discuss UN-focused research and policy.
www.acuns.org   (198 words)

The UN Inter-agency Project, established in 1999, aims to reduce human trafficking in the Mekong Region by strengthening co-ordination, identifying and filling gaps in regional programmes and adding value to existing initiatives...
Human trafficking has increased dramatically in the last decade, characterized by the abuse of basic human rights.
www.un.or.th /TraffickingProject/TraffickIntro.html   (105 words)

 PRIF - United Nations System
United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs
UNITAR POCI - United Nations Institute for Training and Research Programme of Correspondence Instruction in Peacekeeping Operations
Media and Peace Institute / University of Peace of the United Nations
www.hsfk.de /static.php?id=172&language=en   (190 words)

 United Nations System in Lebanon
"The organizations of the United Nations present in Lebanon cover a wide range of mandates, including peacekeeping, assistance to refugees, humanitarian assistance, technical cooperation and financial assistance for development.
Lebanon; politics; human rights; reports; United Nations; development; statistics
ssgdoc.bibliothek.uni-halle.de /vlib/ssgfi/infodata/001562.html   (47 words)

 UNISPAL-United Nations Information System on the Question of Palestine
UNISPAL-United Nations Information System on the Question of Palestine
domino.un.org /UNISPAL.NSF   (153 words)

 Welcome to the Sudan Information Gateway
The Report of the Panel on United Nations Peace Operations
A New Challenge for Peacekeepers: The Internally Displaced
www.unsudanig.org   (143 words)

 ICGEB Biosafety WebPages - Links/Institutions
United Nations System, International Organizations and Governmental Agencies
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Officially Designated National Focal Points of the Clearing-House Mechanism
www.icgeb.trieste.it /~bsafesrv/bsfinst.htm   (220 words)

 IMF - United Nations System
Official website for the UN System of Organizations
www.imfmetal.org /main/index.cfm?n=49&l=2   (19 words)

 The UNU Centre
2 United Nations Plaza, Room DC2-1462, New York, N.Y. Tel: (1-212) 963-6387; Fax: (1-212) 371-9454.
www.unu.edu /hq/rector_office/unusystem.html   (338 words)

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