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UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

Over a decade ago, most countries joined an international treaty, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), to begin to consider what can be done to reduce global warming and to cope with whatever temperature increases are inevitable. More recently, a number of nations approved an addition to the treaty: the Kyoto Protocol, which has more powerful (and legally binding) measures. The UNFCCC secretariat supports all institutions involved in the climate change process, particularly the Conference of the Parties, the subsidiary bodies and their Bureau.

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UN High Commissioner for Refugees

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. The agency is mandated to lead and co-ordinate international action to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems worldwide. Its primary purpose is to safeguard the rights and well-being of refugees.

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UN High Commissioner for Refugees

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. The agency is mandated to lead and co-ordinate international action to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems worldwide. Its primary purpose is to safeguard the rights and well-being of refugees.

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UN Industrial Development Organization

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations. Its mandate is to promote and accelerate sustainable industrial development in developing countries and economies in transition, and work towards improving living conditions in the world's poorest countries by drawing on its combined global resources and expertise.

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UN Industrial Development Organization

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that focuses its efforts on relieving poverty by fostering productivity growth. It helps developing countries and countries with economies in transition in their fight against marginalization in today's globalized world. It mobilizes knowledge, skills, information and technology to promote productive employment, a competitive economy and a sound environment.

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UN Information Centre

The mission of the United Nations Information Center is to articulate UN priorities and activities on a timely basis, to raise awareness of the UN and its work, and to strengthen internal and external partnerships through outreach aiming at enhancing public understanding of the substantive impact of the organization.

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UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

OCHA's mission is to mobilise and coordinate effective and principled humanitarian action in partnership with national and international actors in order to alleviate human suffering in disasters and emergencies, advocate for the rights of people in need, promote preparedness and prevention, and facilitate sustainable solutions.

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UN Population Fund

UNFPA is the world's largest multilateral source of population assistance. Since it became operational in 1969, it has provided nearly $6 billion to developing countries to meet reproductive health needs and support development efforts.

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UN Week Digital Media Lounge at 2010 Mashable Social Good Summit

As the world's leaders convene in New York this September, the UN Week Digital Media Lounge offers a dedicated venue that is completely wired and accessible to today's top on-line voices and up-and-coming bloggers. From September 21-24, 2010, this venue will be a place for bloggers to have exclusive in-person access to experts on issues like poverty, hunger, HIV/AIDs, women's health, and climate change, with Skype interview facilities bringing in government and UN officials live from the UN.

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UN Women

UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. A global champion for women and girls, UN Women was established to accelerate progress on meeting their needs worldwide.

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