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Specialised Agencies of the United Nations (UN)


Specialised agencies are bodies with special responsibilities to enable the United Nations to realise its objectives. The activities of these specialised agencies are coordinated by the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). Such agencies include the World Health Organisation (WHO), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO), International Labour Organisation (ILO) and United […]

The United Nations (UN) History, Aims and Ojectives


Origin/History of the UN The experience of the First World War (1914-1918) made the leading countries of the world establish an international organisation, the League of Nations, in 1919 to help prevent future war and promote international peace, cooperation and security. The organisation had its headquarters in Geneva. That there was a Second World War […]