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UN agencies and programmes

United Nations

The United Nations (UN) is an international organization founded in 1945. It is currently made up of 193 Member States.  The mission and work of the United Nations are guided by the purposes and principles contained in its founding Charter.

UN runs several programmes and dedicated funds, which provide technical and organisation support in implementation of environmental projects. More detailed information of the specific projects implemented by these programmes and opportunities for cooperation can be found on their dedicated websites (here the list is limited to those organisation that have provided support to environmental projects in CA region in the past).

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home.html

United Nations Adaptation Fund (UNAF)

https://www.adaptation-fund.org/about/

United Nations Development Account (UNDA)

https://www.un.org/development/desa/da/

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)

https://www.unece.org/info/ece-homepage.html

United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP)

https://www.unenvironment.org/

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural organization (UNESCO)

https://en.unesco.org/

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

https://www.unicef.org/

This project is funded by the European Union

And implemented by a consortium led by