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Name of Agency International Labour Organization (ILO) World Health Organization (WHO) United Nations Educational, Scientific and

Cultural Organization (UNESCO) International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) United Nations International Childrens Emergency Fund (UNICEF) United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA) International Fund for Agricultural Development United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) International Monetary Fund (IMF) International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Estd. In 1919 1948 1946

Headquarters Geneva Geneva Paris

1957 1946

Vienna New York

Purpose To improve conditions and living standard of workers. Attainment of highest possible level of heath by all people. To Promote collaboration among nations through education, science and culture. To promote peaceful uses of atomic energy. To promote childrens welfare all over the world. To provide protection to refugees. For formulating population policies. For financing agricultural projects in the world to raise the economic growth. Promotes international trade to accelerate economic growth of developing countries. Promotes safety of international aviation. Promotes international monetary cooperation. Promotes economic development by encouraging private enterprise in its member countries. Improve various postal services in the world. Promotes international cooperation in human environment. Sets international regulations for radio, telegraph, and telephone and space radio communication.




New York





1947 1945 1956

Montreal Washington D.C. Washington D.C.

Universal Postal Union (UPU) United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

1947 1972

Berne Nairobi



Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) World Meteorological Organization (WMO) World Trade Organization (WTO) United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

1945 1945

Rome Washington D.C.

1950 1995

Geneva Geneva New York

Inter Government maritime Consultative Organization (IMCO)



International Development Association (IDA) International Telecommunication Union (ITU)


Washington D.C. Geneva


United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)


New York

United Nations Relief and Work for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA)


New York


New York

To improve living condition of rural population. Development of economic of members by facilitating investment of capitals by providing loans. Promote international exchange of weather reports. Setting rules for world trade to reduce tariffs. Help developing countries increase the wealth producing capabilities o their natural and human resources. Promotes co-operation on technical matters of maritime safety, navigation and encourages anti-pollution measures. An affiliate of the World Bank, aims to help under-developed countries raise living standards. Sets international regulations for radio telegraph, telephone and space radio communications. Provides training and research to help facilitate UN objectives of world peace and security and of economic and social progress. Provides basic amenities and education for the victims of Arab-Israel War. Studying population dynamics, collecting population data, formulating and evolving population policies, family planning and related programs