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UN System Organizations And Participation In Inter-Agency Coordination

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This appendix section briefly discusses the UN system information, UN entities, UN specialized agencies, and the other UN System bodies. The UN system is complex and made up of a multitude of organizational entities. It includes the UN proper, established under the Charter of the UN. The headquarters is located in New York with main offices in Geneva, Vienna and Nairobi. The section illustrates the structure of the UN proper by distinguishing between secretariat offices at headquarters, secretariat offices away from headquarters, other UN entities, UN funds and programmes and UN research and training institutes. It gives a better understanding of the UN system organizations and their involvement in the inter-agency co-ordination mechanism.

Keywords: inter-agency co-ordination; UN entities; UN specialized agencies; UN System Organization



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