Discription about sister organisation of uno

Asked by ashokkumar698 | 29th Jun, 2014, 01:02: PM

Expert Answer:

Important sister organisations of UNO are:

  1. World Food Programme (WFP): It is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.
  2. UN Children's Fund (UNICEF): It works for children's rights, survival, development and protection.
  3. World Health Organization (WHO): It is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) that is concerned with international public health.
  4. UN Development Programme (UNDP): It is the UN’s global development network – an organisation advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life.
  5. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA): It is the part of the United Nations Secretariat responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies.
  6. UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR): It is a United Nations agency that works to promote and protect the human rights that are guaranteed under international law and stipulated in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights of 1948.
  7. Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS): It is the main advocate for accelerated, comprehensive and coordinated global action on the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

Answered by Akanksha Kaul | 30th Jun, 2014, 01:10: PM

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