International Labour Organization (ILO)
The UN specialized agency which seeks the promotion of social justice and internationally recognized human and labour rights.
World Bank PovertyNet (WB)
The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. We are not a bank in the common sense. We are made up of two unique development institutions owned by 185 member countries the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and the International Development Association (IDA).
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
The IMF is an international organization of 183 member countries, established to promote international monetary cooperation, exchange stability, and orderly exchange arrangements; to foster economic growth and high levels of employment; and to provide temporary financial assistance to countries to help ease balance of payments adjustment.
Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
An international organisation helping governments tackle the economic, social and governance challenges of a globalised economy.
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
UNDP helps developing countries plan and implement national strategies and solutions for reducing poverty. The goal is to get to the multi-dimensional roots of poverty, including through the creation of economic opportunity; the empowerment of women; participatory approaches to government budgeting; and the better delivery of social services. UNDP also works to strengthen the capacity of the least developed countries to benefit from the global economy.
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
UNICEF is the driving force that helps build a world where the rights of every child are realized. We have the global authority to influence decision-makers, and the variety of partners at grassroots level to turn the most innovative ideas into reality. That makes us unique among world organizations, and unique among those working with the young.
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
IFAD’s mission is to work with the poorest populations in rural areas of developing countries to: eliminate hunger and poverty; enhance food security; raise productivity and incomes; and improve the quality of life through improved access to productive resources, and empowerment.
Asian Development Bank (ADB)
The work of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) is aimed at improving the welfare of the people in Asia and the Pacific, particularly the 1.9 billion who live on less than $2 a day. Despite many success stories, Asia and the Pacific remains home to two thirds of the world's poor. ADB is a multilateral development financial institution owned by 67 members, 48 from the region and 19 from other parts of the globe.ADB's vision is a region free of poverty. Its mission is to help its developing member countries reduce poverty and improve the quality of life of their citizens.