UN Entities in Trinidad and Tobago
The International Maritime Organization is the United Nations specialized agency with responsibility for the safety and security of shipping and the prevention of marine and atmospheric pollution by ships.
ITU is the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technologies – ICTs. ITU is committed to connecting all the world's people – wherever they live and whatever their means.
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations, and also serves as the regional office of WHO for the Americas and the Caribbean. PAHO works with countries in the region to improve and protect the health of their populations.
The United Nations Environment Programme is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations System.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is a global organization dedicated to saving lives, protecting rights and building a better future for refugees, forcibly displaced communities and stateless people.
UNICs are responsible for promoting greater public understanding of and support for the aims and activities of the United Nations by disseminating information on the work of the Organization to people everywhere, especially in developing countries.
The United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC) was created to support 33 Latin American and Caribbean States in their implementation of peace and disarmament measures and promotion of economic and social development.
UNODC is a global leader in the fight against illicit drugs and international crime. UNODC operates in all regions of the world through an extensive network of field offices.
The United Nations World Food Programme is the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. We are the world’s largest humanitarian organization. Through food, we save lives and build a pathway to peace, stability and prosperity for people affected by conflict, disasters and the impact of climate change.