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United Nations Research

resources for researching the United Nations, the UN Security Council, General Assembly, UNData, and other topics of interest at St. Mary's

Programs, Funds, and Specialized Agencies

The United Nations system, also known as the UN Family, is made up of the UN and other agencies, programs, and organizations. They are funded by voluntary contributions from the UN. These groups also collect their own funds via memberships and donations. 

A few of the most well-known members of the UN Family include, but are not limited to, UNICEF, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the International Labour Organization (ILO), the International Monetary Fund (IMF), UNESCO, the World Health Organization (WHO), and the World Bank. Each entity has extensive websites that can include data, reports, visualization, and more.

Frequently Used Sources: ILO, IMF, UNESCO, UNICEF, World Bank, WHO

This list of UN Family links is very selective. These links are based on the types of questions by St. Mary's researchers.  

International Labour Organization (ILO)

International Monetary Fund (IMF)



World Bank

World Health Organization (WHO)