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Descriptor English: United Nations
Descriptor Spanish: Naciones Unidas
Descriptor Portuguese: Nações Unidas
Descriptor French: Nations Unies
Entry term(s): ESCAP
Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
International Telecommunication Union
Latin American Demographic Center
UN
UNHCR
UNICEF
United Nations Children's Fund
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Tree number(s): N03.540.514.718
SP1.021.137.168
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014480
Scope note: An international organization whose members include most of the sovereign nations of the world with headquarters in New York City. The primary objectives of the organization are to maintain peace and security and to achieve international cooperation in solving international economic, social, cultural, or humanitarian problems.
Annotation: CATALOGER: Use NAF entry
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: International Agencies (1966-1979)
Public MeSH Note: 80
History Note: 80
DeCS ID: 14879
Unique ID: D014480
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Date Established: 1980/01/01
Date of Entry: 1979/04/11
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
United Nations - Preferred
Concept UI M0022268
Scope note An international organization whose members include most of the sovereign nations of the world with headquarters in New York City. The primary objectives of the organization are to maintain peace and security and to achieve international cooperation in solving international economic, social, cultural, or humanitarian problems.
Preferred term United Nations
Entry term(s) UN
UNHCR - Narrower
Concept UI M0022271
Scope note United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Preferred term UNHCR
Entry term(s) United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Latin American Demographic Center - Narrower
Concept UI M0022264
Preferred term Latin American Demographic Center
UNICEF - Narrower
Concept UI M0022267
Scope note United Nations Children's Fund
Preferred term UNICEF
Entry term(s) United Nations Children's Fund
ESCAP - Narrower
Concept UI M0022262
Preferred term ESCAP
Entry term(s) Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
International Telecommunication Union - Narrower
Concept UI FD00062246
Scope note ITU is the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technologies - ICTs. (From: https://www.itu.int/en/about/Pages/default.aspx)
Preferred term International Telecommunication Union



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