the united nations environment programme (UNEP) is the voice for the environment in the united nations system. it is an advocate, educator, catalyst and facilitator, promoting the wise use of the planet's natural assets for sustainable development.
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GlobalIssues.org provides insights into global issues that may be misrepresented but are all closely related. List of topics covered include social, political, economic and environmental issues, including human rights, economy, trade, globalization, poverty, environment and health related issues.
The United Nations Foundation connects the UNâ€™s work with supporters around the world, mobilizing engaged global citizens, businesses, and non-governmental organizations to help the UN tackle issues.
The Child Rights Information Network (CRIN) is a network of child rights organizations that work to improve the lives of children. Effective information exchange is facilitated through CRIN's website, email and newsletter service and regional information.
The United Nations Children's Fund - UNICEF - works for children's rights, their survival, development and protection, guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe - UNECE.NET
United Nations Development Programme Country Office in Uzbekistan
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The United Nations Non-Governmental Liaison Service (UN-NGLS) is an inter-agency programme of the United Nations mandated to promote and develop constructive relations between the United Nations and civil society organizations.
IGF - The Internet Governance Forum
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Official Web Site
OCHA(Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs) is the part of the United Nations Secretariat responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies. OCHA also ensures there is a framework within which each actor can contribute to the overall response effort.
The UNEP Finance Initiative is a global partnership between the United Nations Environment Programme and the financial sector.
Fourteen UN department, agencies, programmes and funds play a role in mine-action programs in 30 countries and three territories
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The official web site of United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence Against children - news, activities, description of mandate, and objectives and results of campaigns aimed at the prevention and elimination of all forms of violence against children.