United Nations Office at Nairobi


United Nations Office at Nairobi

The United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON) is one of the four major UN office sites where several different UN agencies have a joint presence. The office complex is located in Nairobi, Kenya. It serves as the headquarters of the United Nations Environment Programme, and UN-HABITAT

In November 2004, the United Nations Security Council held a rare session at Nairobi to discuss the situations in southern and western Sudan. [http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2004/sc8249.doc.htm] The meeting was convened at the urging of then-Ambassador John Danforth of the United States. [http://www.state.gov/p/af/trvl/38398.htm]

Constituent agencies

Headquartered at Nairobi:
*United Nations Environment Programme
*United Nations Human Settlements Programme

Presence at Nairobi:
*Food and Agriculture Organization
*International Civil Aviation Organization
*International Labour Organization
*International Maritime Organization
*International Monetary Fund
*Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS
*United Nations Centre for Regional Development, Africa Office
*United Nations Development Fund for Women
*United Nations Development Programme
*United Nations Drug Control Programme
*United Nations Educational, Social and Cultural Organization
*United Nations High Commission for Refugees
*United Nations Industrial Development Organization
*United Nations Children's Fund
*United Nations Common Air Services
*United Nations Office for Coordination for Humanitarian Affairs
*United Nations Office for Project Services
*United Nations Political Office for Somalia
*United Nations Population Fund
*World Bank
*World Food Programme
*World Health Organisation

ee also

*United Nations headquarters
*United Nations Office at Geneva
*United Nations Office at Vienna

External links

* [http://www.unon.org United Nations Office at Nairobi]


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