United Nations agency

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n United Nations agency an agency of the United Nations
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Usage

In literature:

The 1961 foreign aid bill prohibited direct aid to Cuba, but authorized contributions to United Nations agencies, which were giving aid to Cuba.
"The Invisible Government" by Dan Smoot
Romania is a member of the United Nations (UN) and a number of several UN specialized agencies.
"Area Handbook for Romania" by Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
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In news:

TORONTO — The Canadian government on Saturday criticized a United Nations agency for issuing a report condemning Canada for complicity in torture and human rights violations in Afghanistan and Syria.
A United Nations agency has reported that the illegal cultivation of marijuana, popularly known in southern Africa as "Malawi Gold," has rapidly increased in Malawi because of the prices the crop can fetch.
World food prices rose in September and are seen remaining close to levels reached during the 2008 food crisis, the United Nations' food agency said on Thursday, while cutting its forecast for global cereal output.
More than half a million Syrian refugees are now registered or awaiting registration in the region, the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Tuesday.
United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday.
The $24.6 million federal grant to bolster educational achievement and foster development on the city's East Side was awarded to the local United Way last December after the agency scored highest in the nation on its application.
United Nations agency report says 2011 saw new high for levels of greenhouse gases in Earth's atmosphere.
UNITED NATIONS — The UN labor agency says in a new report that the global financial and economic crisis hit women harder than men in the job market — and no improvement is likely.
United Nations Food Agency warned on Thursday, calling for food, farm and transport investment to boost the country's resilience to climate shocks.
UNITED NATIONS — The UN labor agency says in a new report that the global financial and economic crisis hit women harder than men in the job market — and no improvement is likely .
Electric companies in the United States might not be able to protect the power grid in the United States from a cyber attack, said the director of the National Security Agency ( NSA ).
A key credit agency issued an unprecedented warning to the United States government Monday, urging Washington to get a grip on its finances or risk losing the nation's sterling credit rating.
Eleven thousand refugees have poured out of Syria in just 24 hours, a staggering spike as violence surges near the border, the United Nations refugee agency said Friday.
The number of Syrian refugees in Lebanon has exceeded 100,000, the third country in the region to pass that mark, the United Nations refugee agency said Tuesday.
In this Nov 21 photo, a resident walks through a camp for the internally-displaced run by the United Nations refugee agency UNHCR in Dolo, Somalia.
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In science:

SHA1 was designed by the National Security Agency of the United States for cryptographic purposes but can be used as a random number generator. A random number generator does not actually generate random numbers .
Quantum Measurements Cannot be Proved to be Random
They are the fundamental underpinnings that support the mandates of the agencies to advance the broad interests of society in academia, medicine, energy, national security, industry, and government, and to help ensure United States competitiveness in the physical sciences and technology.
Phases of QCD: Summary of the Rutgers Long Range Plan Town Meeting
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