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Discussion :: World Organisations - Section 1 (Q.No.1)

1. 

Which of the following is not associated with the UNO?

[A]. ILO
[B]. WHO
[C]. ASEAN
[D]. All of the above

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

UNO: United Nations Organization

ILO: International Labor Organization

WHO: World Health Organization

ASEAN: Association of Southeast Asian Nations


Malikarjun said: (Jul 29, 2013)  
Which of the following is not associated with the UNO?

Harikrishna said: (Oct 19, 2013)  
UNO is an international body which seeks all member nations to be peaceful and locates New York established in 1945.

Vishnu Kumar said: (Nov 12, 2013)  
UNO is an international which established in after second world war in 1945 to make agreement in all the countries.

Dilip Kumar said: (Jun 25, 2014)  
The ILO was founded in 1919, in the wake of a destructive war, to pursue a vision based on the premise that universal, lasting peace can be established only if it is based on social justice. The ILO became the first specialized agency of the UN in 1946.

he main aims of the ILO are to promote rights at work, encourage decent employment opportunities, enhance social protection and strengthen dialogue on work-related issues.

The ILO has four strategic objectives
Promote and realize standards and fundamental principles and rights at work
Create greater opportunities for women and men to decent employment and income
Enhance the coverage and effectiveness of social protection for all
Strengthen tripartism and social dialogue

The International Labour Office is the permanent secretariat of the International Labour Organization. It is the focal point for International Labour Organization's overall activities, which it prepares under the scrutiny of the Governing Body and under the leadership of the Director-General.

The Office employs some 2,700 officials from over 150 nations at its headquarters in Geneva, and in around 40 field offices around the world. Among these officials, 900 work in technical cooperation programmes and projects.

WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.

In the 21st century, health is a shared responsibility, involving equitable access to essential care and collective defence against transnational threats.

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations is a political and economic organization of ten countries located in Southeast Asia, which was formed on 8 August 1967 by Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. Since then, membership has expanded to include Brunei, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar (Burma) and Vietnam. Its aims include accelerating economic growth, social progress, sociocultural evolution among its members, protection of regional peace and stability, and opportunities for member countries to discuss differences peacefully.

ASEAN covers a land area of 4.46 million km, which is 3% of the total land area of Earth, and has a population of approximately 600 million people, which is 8.8% of the world's population. The sea area of ASEAN is about three times larger than its land counterpart. In 2012, its combined nominal GDP had grown to more than US$ 2.3 trillion. If ASEAN were a single entity, it would rank as the eighth largest economy in the world.

Doris Mugambi said: (Oct 29, 2014)  
Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is a political and economical organisation of 10 countries in South East Asia.

Aryan Saran said: (Sep 28, 2016)  
ASEAN is a small countries group to made for own purpose but it is the branch of the whole world.

Teja said: (Dec 2, 2016)  
Where the head quarters of WHO is located?

Akanksha said: (Dec 9, 2016)  
@Teja.

Geneva, Switzerland.

Aryan said: (Jun 18, 2017)  
WHO was formed in which year and when it became a part of UNO?

Anomi said: (Sep 8, 2017)  
ASEAN is an official United Nations Observer.

Neeraj said: (Jan 23, 2018)  
Where is HQ of ASEAN?

Yamuna M said: (May 24, 2018)  
Please provide more information of ASEAN.

Noushin said: (Jan 1, 2020)  
ASEAN Headquarters Jakarta, Indonesia.

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