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The United Nations
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Is based in New York and consists of the following principle bodies: General Assembly Security Council Economic and Social Council Secretariat (ECOSOC) Trusteeship Council International Court of Justice UN Organizations Acronym Head Office Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific ESCAP Bangkok Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia ESCWA Baghdad Economic Commission for Africa ECA Addis Ababa Economic Commission for Europe ECE Geneva Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean ECLAC Santiago, Chile Food and Agriculture Organisation FAO Rome General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade GATT Geneva International Atomic Energy Agency IAEA Vienna International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank) IBRD Washington, DC International Civil Aviation Organisation ICAO Montreal International Development Association IDA Washington, DC International Finance Corporation IFC Washington, DC International Fund for Agricultural Development IFAD Rome International Labour Organisation ILO Geneva International Maritime Organisation IMO London International Monetary Fund IMF Washington, DC International Sea-Bed Authority Kingston, Jamaica International Telecommunications Union ITU Geneva Multirateral Investment Guarantee Agency MIGA Washington, DC Office of the United Nations Disaster Relief Co-ordinator UNDRO Geneva United Nations Centre for Human Settlements UNCHS (HABITAT) Nairobi United Nations Children's Fund (Formerly the United Nations Children's Emergency Fund) UNICEF New York United Nations Conference on Trade and Development UNCTAD Geneva United Nations Development Programme UNDP New York United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation UNESCO Paris United Nations Environment Programme UNEP Nairobi United Nations Children's Fund (Formerly the United Nations Children's Emergency Fund) UNICEF New York United Nations Conference on Trade and Development UNCTAD Geneva United Nations Development Programme UNDP New York United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation UNESCO Paris United Nations Environment Programme UNEP Nairobi United Nations Population Fund (Formerly the United Nations Fund for Population Activities) UNFPA New York United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East UNRWA Vienna Universal Postal Union UPU Berne World Food Council WFC Rome World Food Programme WFP Rome World Health Organisation WHO Geneva World Intellectual Property Organisation WIPO Geneva World Meteorological Organisation WMO Geneva


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