International Organisations

Global and international bodies.

World Bank
Financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world.
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Established to promote international monetary cooperation, exchange stability, and orderly exchange arrangements; to foster economic growth and high levels of employment; and to provide temporary financial assistance to countries to help ease balance of payments adjustment.
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
Sources of comparable statistics, and economic and social data. The OECD monitors trends, analyses and forecasts economic developments and researches social changes or evolving patterns in trade, environment, agriculture, technology and taxation.
World Trade Organisation (WTO)
Global organization dealing with the rules of trade between nations and promoting liberalisation of trade and services.
World Health Organisation (WHO)
Responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.
UN Public Administration Programme (UNPAN)
Focuses on public administration, governance, policy analysis, public economics and private sector development.
UN Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD)
Engages in multidisciplinary research on the social dimensions of contemporary problems affecting development.
UN Development Programme (UNDP)
UNDP helps developing countries attract and use aid effectively and operates in over 160 countries.
International Labour Organisation (ILO)
The ILO is a tripartite organization of governments, employers and workers that creates international labour standards. It promotes basic human rights, improved working conditions and enhanced employment opportunities and supports these efforts through training, education, research and publication.


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