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Intergovernmental Agencies Related to the UN

  • Brian Hunter
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

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. 16 of the agencies (ILO, FAO, UNESCO, WHO, IBRD, IDA, IFC, IMF, ICAO, UPU, ITU, WMO, IMO, WIPO, IFAD and UNIDO) are ‘Specialized Agencies‘ within the terms of the UN Charter, and report annually to the Economic and Social Council.

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