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UN Programmes and Agencies

 

United Nations Secreteriat
 [www.un.org]

Subsites:
     Division for Sustainable Development 
     Poverty eradication
     UNPAN  

UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
[www.unctad.org]

Subsites:
     Science and Technology for Devlopment Network
     Compendium and user guide to UNCTAD work on technology 1975-2001 
     Biotrade Initiative  
     Climate change: carbon market programme
     Division on Investment,  Technology and Enterprise Development
     E-Commerce & Development
     Empretec
     Trade, Environment and Development

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
[www.fao.org]

Subsites:
    Biological diversity
     Biotechnology
     Trade in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
     Sustainable development
     Organic agriculture
     Fisheries
     Food and Nutrition
     Gender and food security
     Partnership programme 
     Technical cooperation programme
     Desertification
     Forestry

International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) 
[www.icao.int]

Subsites:

     Aviation Medicine
     Aviation Training Programme
     Environmental Protection
     ICAO's Technical Co-operation Bureau
     Information Technology and Systems Section

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
[www.iaea.org]

Subsites:
     Technical Cooperation Programme
     Promoting science and technology
     Women in international safeguards

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
[www.ifad.org]

Subsites:
     IFAD Rural poverty knowledgebase

The International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB)

[www.icgeb.trieste.it]

Subsites:
     Biotechnology development
     Biosafety
     A Computer Resource for Molecular Biology(ICGEBnet )
     P450 Protein Directory
     Patents
     SBASE: a protein domain library

International Maritime Organisation (IMO)
[www.imo.org]

Subsites:
     The Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Environmental   Protection (GESAMP)
     Global Ballast Water Management Programme (GloBallast)

International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
[www.itu.org]

Subsites:
     E-strategies for developing countries
     The World Summit on the Information Society
     Telecom standardization
     Radio communication
     Telecom development

International Training Centre(ILO)
[www.itcilo.it]

Subsites:
     Information technology and training technology

International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (INSTRAW)
[www.un-instraw.org/]

Subsites:
     INSTRAW-GAINS

UN-HABITAT
[www.unhabitat.org]

Subsites:
     Best Practices and Local Leadership 
     Managing Water for African Cities
     Settlement Planning and Policies
     Gender policy 
     Localizing Agenda 21

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
[www.undp.org]

Subsites:
     Energy for sustainable development
     Poverty reduction
     Gender
     UNIFEM

UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
[www.unesco.org]

Subsites:
     Education
     Communication & information
     Knowledge portal
     Natural sciences

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
[www.unep.org]

Subsites:
     UNEP Division of Technology, Industry & Economics (Paris)
     UNEP-GRID: Global Resource Information Database
     UN Earthwatch Coordination (Geneva) 
     Global International Waters Assessment (Kalmar, Sweden) 
     Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-Based Activities, Coordinating Unit (The Hague)   

UNEP Convention Secretariats:
     Basel Convention (Geneva)   
     Convention on Biological Diversity (Montreal)   
     Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) (Geneva)    
     Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) (Bonn)   
     Ozone Secretariat (Nairobi) and Montreal Protocol (Montreal) 

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
[unfccc.int]

Subsites:
     The UNFCCC technology programme
     Guide to Climate Change

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
[www.unfpa.org]

Subsites:
     Meeting development goals
     Making motherhood safer
     lmproving reproductive health

United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
[www.unido.org]

Subsites:
     Investment and technology promotion
     The International Center for Science and High Technology (ICS)
     Agro-industries
     Sustainable energy and climate change
     Montreal Protocol 
     Technology foresight

United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)
[www.unitar.org]

Subsites:
     Chemicals and Waste Management
     Application of Environmental Law
     UNOSAT: Satellite imagery for all

United Nations Office at Vienna
[www.unvienna.org]

Subsites:
     Space Science & Technology for Development

United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD)
[www.unrisd.org]

Subsites:
     Information Technologies and Social Development 
     Rural Development

United Nations University (UNU)
[www.unu.edu]

Subsites:
     Science, technology and society 
     Institute for New Technologies

United Nations Volunteers (UNV)
[www.unv.org]

World Bank
[www.worldbank.org]

Subsites:
     Science, Technology, and Innovation
     Infodev

World Health Organization (WHO)
[www.who.int]

Subsites:
     Essential health technologies
     Research tools

World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
[www.wipo.org]

Subsites:
     Standing Committee on Information Technologies
     Internet domain names
     SMEs
     Innovation promotion
     Traditional knowledge