Category: Funds and Programs

  • United Nations Volunteers

    The United Nations Volunteer Program is a United Nations organization that contributes to peace and development through volunteerism around the world. Volunteering is a powerful tool for involving people in solving development problems and can change the pace and nature of development. Each year, some 8,000 skilled and experienced women and men of 160 different […]

  • United Nations Human Settlements Program

    The United Nations Human Settlements Program (UN-Habitat) promotes socially and environmentally sustainable cities. It is at the heart of all urbanization and human settlement issues in the United Nations system. UN Housing provides well-designed, well-organized and efficient cities and other human settlements with adequate housing, infrastructure and universal access to employment and basic services such […]

  • United Nations Population Fund

    The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) provides a world where every pregnancy is desirable, every birth is safe and every newborn thrives. UNFPA works with governments, other organizations and civil society to promote its mission. Its efforts are guided by two frameworks: the Plan of Action adopted in 1994 by the International Conference on Population […]

  • United Nations Environment Program

    The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) is a leading global environmental organization that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development in the United Nations system and is an advocate credible global environment. The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) is the principal environmental organization of the United […]

  • World Food Program

    The World Food Program (WFP) is an arm of the United Nations. It is the world’s largest humanitarian organization, the largest organization focused on hunger and food security, and the largest provider of school meals. Founded in 1961, it is based in Rome and has offices in 80 countries. In addition to emergency food aid, […]

  • United Nations Capital Development Fund

    United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) The United Nations Capital Development Fund provides public and private funding to work for the poor in 46 of the world’s least developed countries. Through its capital mandate and instruments, the UNCDF provides a “last mile” funding model that frees up public and private resources to reduce poverty and […]

  • United Nations Children’s Fund

    UNICEF is the driving force behind creating a world where the rights of every child are realized. The organization has a global mandate to influence a wide range of decision makers and partners to turn the most innovative ideas into reality. This makes UNICEF unique among organizations around the world and among those working with […]

  • United Nations Development Program

    The United Nations Development Program works to eradicate poverty and protect the planet in some 170 countries and territories. UNDP helps countries develop strong policies, skills, partnerships and institutions to support their development. The UNDP was created on November 22, 1965 by combining the Expanded Technical Assistance Program (EPTA) and the Special Fund. [5] The […]