It is the UN programme working towards a better urban future. mission is to promote socially and environmentally sustainable human settlements development and the achievement of adequate shelter for all. Headquarters Nairobi, Kenya The twin goals of the Habitat Agenda are adequate shelter for all and the development of sustainable human settlements in an urbanizing world. UN-Habitat reports to… Read More UN-Habitat

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

UNCTAD is a permanent intergovernmental body established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1964. Formation 1964 Headquarters Geneva, Switzerland It is a part of the UN Secretariat.  It is a part of the United Nations Development Group (UNDG).  It was formed specifically to handle the problems of developing countries dealing with trade, investment and development issues. … Read More United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

United Nations Human Rights Council

UNHRC is an inter-governmental body within the United Nations system. It is responsible for promoting and protecting human rights around the world.  The headquarters of UNHRC is in Geneva, Switzerland. The UN General Assembly elects the members who occupy the UNHRC’s 47 seats for 3 years period. No member may occupy a seat for more than 2 consecutive terms.… Read More United Nations Human Rights Council

World Tourism Organization

United Nations agency responsible for the promotion of responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism. It is the leading international organization in the field of tourism It promotes tourism as a driver of economic growth, inclusive development and environmental sustainability and offers leadership and support to the sector in advancing knowledge and tourism policies worldwide. It serves as… Read More World Tourism Organization

World Meteorological Organization

WMO was created in 1950 as an intergovernmental organization. It became a specialized agency of the United Nations, in 1951, for meteorology (weather and climate), operational hydrology and related geophysical sciences. WMO is the UN system‘s authoritative voice on weather, climate and water. Its secretariat is located in Geneva, Switzerland and is headed by the Secretary-General.  Through… Read More World Meteorological Organization

World Intellectual Property Organization

Created in 1967 to encourage creative activity, to promote the protection of intellectual property throughout the world. WIPO currently has 191 member states, administers 26 international treaties Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. WIPO is designed to promote the worldwide protection of both industrial property  and copyrighted materials. WIPO‘s predecessor was The United International Bureaux for the Protection of Intellectual Property (BIPRI).  BIPRI… Read More World Intellectual Property Organization