UN Agencies

The PANCAP Partners include:

Food and Agriculture Organisation
FAOFAO

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Serving both developed and developing countries, FAO acts as a neutral forum where all nations meet as equals to negotiate agreements and debate policy. FAO is also a source of knowledge and information. We help developing countries and countries in transition modernize and improve agriculture, forestry and fisheries practices and ensure good nutrition for all. Since our founding in 1945, we have focused special attention on developing rural areas, home to 70 percent of the world's poor and hungry people.


 

PANCAP and United NationsInternational Telecommunications Union ITU The ITU is the leading United Nationsagency for information and communication technology issues, and the global focal point for governments and the private sector in developing networks and services. For 145 years, ITU has coordinated the shared global use of the radio spectrum, promoted international cooperation in assigning satellite orbits, worked to improve telecommunication infrastructure in the developing world, established the worldwide standards that foster seamless interconnection of a vast range of communications systems and addressed the global challenges of our times, such as mitigating climate change and strengthening cybersecurity.
 
The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS 
 
PANCAP and United NationsUNAIDS

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, is an innovative partnership that leads and inspires the world in achieving universal access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support.

UNAIDS fulfills its mission by:

Uniting the efforts of the United Nations system, civil society, national governments, the private sector, global institutions and people living with and most affected by HIV;

Speaking out in solidarity with the people most affected by HIV in defense of human dignity, human rights and gender equality;

Mobilizing political, technical, scientific and financial resources and holding ourselves and others accountable for results;

Empowering agents of change with strategic information and evidence to influence and ensure that resources are targeted where they deliver the greatest impact and bring about a prevention revolution; and

Supporting

inclusive country leadership for sustainable responses that are integral to and integrated with national health and development efforts. 


 

Pan-American Health Organisation

PAHOPAHO

The Pan-American Health Organisation (PAHO) is an international public health agency with 100 years of experience in working to improve the health and living standards of the countries of the Americas. It serves as the specialized organisation for health of the Inter-American System. It also serves as the Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organisation (WHO) and enjoys international recognition as part of the United Nations system. PAHO has a Caribbean Programme Coordination Office and a Local Office in Guyana.


 

United Nations Children's Fund

PANCAP and United NationsUNICEF

UNICEF is the driving force that helps build a world where the rights of every child are realized. We have the global authority to influence decision-makers, and the variety of partners at grassroots level to turn the most innovative ideas into reality. That makes us unique among world organizations, and unique among those working with the young.


 

 United Nations Development Fund for Women

 
 
PANCAP and United NationsUNIFEM
UNIFEM  (part of UN Women) is the women's fund at the United Nations, dedicated to advancing women's rights and achieving gender equality. It provides financial and technical assistance to innovative programmes and strategies that foster women's empowerment. UNIFEM works on the premise that it is the fundamental right of every woman to live a life free from discrimination and violence, and that gender equality is essential to achieving development and to building just societies
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation

PANCAP and United NationsUNESCO
UNESCO works to create the conditions for dialogue among civilizations, cultures and peoples, based upon respect for commonly shared values. It is through this dialogue that the world can achieve global visions of sustainable development encompassing observance of human rights, mutual respect and the alleviation of poverty, all of which are at the heart of UNESCO'S mission and activities.

PANCAP and United NationsUN Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention

UNDCP/ UNODC

UNODC is a global leader in the fight against illicit drugs and international crime. Established in 1997 through a merger between the United Nations Drug Control Programme and the Centre for International Crime Prevention, UNODC operates in all regions of the world through an extensive network of field offices. UNODC relies on voluntary contributions, mainly from Governments, for 90 per cent of its budget.


 

PANCAP and United NationsUnited Nations Population Fund

UNFPA

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), is an international development agency that promotes the right of every person to enjoy a life of health and equal opportunity. The UNFPA supports countries in using population data to develop policies and programmes to reduce poverty and to ensure that every pregnancy is wanted, every birth is safe, every young person is free of HIV and AIDS, and every girl and woman is treated with dignity and respect.


 

 Full List as of August 2009