Specialized Agencies of the UN

  • Barry Turner
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


The intergovernmental agencies related to the UN by special agreements are separate autonomous organizations which work with the UN and each other through the co-ordinating machinery of the Economic and Social Council. Of these, 19 are ‘Specialized Agencies’ within the terms of the UN Charter, and report annually to ECOSOC.


International Labour Organization International Maritime Organization World Intellectual Property Organization International Civil Aviation Organization International Telecommunication Union 
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Further Reading

  1. Caufield, C., Masters of Illusion: The World Bank and the Poverty of Nations London, 1997Google Scholar
  2. Nelson, P. J., The World Bank and Non-Government Organizations: The Limits of Apolitical Development London, 1995CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Salda, A. C. M., World Bank [Bibliography], Oxford and New Brunswick (NJ), 1994Google Scholar
  4. Wilson, C. R., The World Bank Group: A Guide to Information Sources New York, 1991Google Scholar
  5. Humphreys, N. K., Historical Dictionary of the International Monetary Fund Metuchen (NJ), 1994Google Scholar
  6. James, H., International Monetary Cooperation since Bretton Woods OUP, 1996Google Scholar
  7. Salda, A. CM., The International Monetary Fund [Bibliography] Oxford and New Brunswick (NJ), 1993Google Scholar

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  • Barry Turner

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