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UN Office for South South Cooperation

In 1974, the United Nations General Assembly, in its resolution 3251 (XXIX), endorsed "the establishment of a special unit within the United Nations Development Programme to promote technical co-operation among developing countries". With the endorsement of the Buenos Aires Plan of [...]

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs - OCHA

OCHA is the part of the United Nations Secretariat responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies. OCHA also ensures there is a framework within which each actor can contribute to the overall response effort. OCHA's [...]

UN Water

UN-Water is the United Nations inter-agency coordination mechanism for all freshwater related issues, including sanitation. It provides the platform to address the cross-cutting nature of water and maximize system-wide coordinated action and coherence. The scope of UN-Water’s work encompasses all aspects [...]

UN-REDD - United Nations Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation

The United Nations Collaborative Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation in Developing Countries was launched in 2008 and builds on the convening role and technical expertise of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), [...]

UNCCD - United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification

The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) is the sole legally binding international agreement linking environment and development to sustainable land management. The Convention addresses specifically the arid, semi-arid and dry sub-humid areas, known as the drylands, where some of [...]

UNFCCC - UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

UNFCCC raises awareness on agriculture and food security concerns for the next global climate change agreements, which would result in integration of climate change challenges into food security as well as food security principles into national sectoral policies and programmes [...]