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Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN)
IRIN is a part of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). IRIN's principal role is to provide news and analysis about sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East and parts of Asia for the humanitarian community. >> Link

International Telecommunication Union  (ITU)
ITU is the leading United Nations agency for information and communication technologies. As the global focal point for governments and the private sector, ITU's role in helping the world communicate spans 3 core sectors: radiocommunication, standardization and development. >> Link

Internet Governance Forum (IGF)
This official IGF website is run by the IGF Secretariat. Its purpose is to support the United Nations Secretary-General in carrying out the mandate from the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS). >> Link

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
OHCHR represents the world's commitment to universal ideals of human dignity. We have a unique mandate from the international community to promote and protect all human rights. >> Link

UN ICT Task Force
This initiative is intended to lend a truly global dimension to the multitude of efforts to bridge the global digital divide, foster digital opportunity and thus firmly put ICT at the service of development for all. >> Link

UN News Focus: Iraq
This website is a one-stop guide to essential resources on UN involvement in Iraq, where it helps to promote national reconciliation and development. >> Link

UNAIDS
UNAIDS is an innovative joint venture of the United Nations family, bringing together the efforts and resources of ten UN system organizations in the AIDS response to help the world prevent new HIV infections, care for people living with HIV, and mitigate the impact of the epidemic. >> Link

United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI)
The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) was heralded in Security Council Resolution 1500 adopted on 14 August 2003 as a one-year follow-through mission in the wake of the Oil-for-Food programme handover on 21 November 2003. >> Link

United Nations Millennium Development Goals
The eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) – which range from halving extreme poverty to halting the spread of HIV/AIDS and providing universal primary education, all by the target date of 2015 – form a blueprint agreed to by all the world’s countries and all the world’s leading development institutions. >> Link