International Organizations

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Transparency International, UNICEF and Save the Children are international non-governmental organizations. This note provides information about various international organizations working for the welfare of people, society, nation and the world.
International Organizations

Transparency International

Transparency International is an international non-governmental organization. It was established in 1993 AD. It is the global civil society organization leading the fight against corruption. It monitors and publicizes corporate and political corruption in international development.It publishes an annual Global Corruption Barometer and Corruption Perception Index, a comparative listing of corruption worldwide. The headquarters are located in Berlin, Germany.The organization defines corruption as the abuse of entrusted power for private gain which eventually hurts everyone who depends on the integrity of people in a position of authority.

Transparency International consists of over 100 locally established, independent national chapters as well as an international secretariat in Berlin, Germany. Each chapter tackles corruption in their respective country, constructing methods relevant to their national context in order to bring about change. The secretariat provides support and cooperation among chapters, as well as collaborating with these chapters in order to approach corruption on a global and regional scale. Transparency International is the global civil society organization leading the fight against corruption. It brings people together in a powerful worldwide coalition to end the devastating impact of corruption on men, women and children around the world. Transparency International's mission is to create change towards a world free of corruption.Transparency International does not undertake investigations of single cases of corruption or expose individual cases. It develops tools for fighting corruption and works with other civil society organizations, companies, and governments to implement them.

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United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF)

United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) was founded on 11th December 1946 A.D. in New York, USA. It is a United Nations Program that provides long-term humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries. It is one of the members of the United Nations Development Group and its Executive Committee. It was created to provide emergency food and healthcare to children in countries that had been devastated by World War II. Ludwik Rajchman, a Polish bacteriologist, is regarded as the founder of UNICEF and was its first chairman from 1946 to 1950.

Functions:

  1. It protects child rights as well as takes care of women.
  2. It improves the health of children and develops their skills.
  3. It conducts various programs regarding nutrition, primary health care, and vaccination.
  4. It protects children from being tortured or exploited.

Save the children

Save the Children Fund is an international non-governmental organization. It was founded in London, England, on 15 April 1919 by Eglantyne Jebb and her sister Dorothy Buxton as an effort to alleviate starvation of children in Germany and Austria-Hungary during the Allied blockade of Germany of World War I which continued after the Armistice. It promotes children's rights, provides relief and helps support children in developing countries. It promotes policy change in order to gain more rights for young people especially by enforcing the UN Declaration of the Rights of the Child. Alliance members coordinate emergency relief efforts, helping to protect children from the effects of war and violence. Save the Children has general consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council.

Things to remember
  • Transparency International is an international non-governmental organization. 
  • United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) was founded on 11th December 1946 A.D. in New York, USA.
  •  Transparency International is the global civil society organization leading the fight against corruption.
  • Save the Children Fund is an international non-governmental organization which was founded in London, England, on 15 April 1919 by Eglantyne Jebb and her sister Dorothy Buxton.
  • It includes every relationship which established among the people.
  • There can be more than one community in a society. Community smaller than society.
  • It is a network of social relationships which cannot see or touched.
  • common interests and common objectives are not necessary for society.
Videos for International Organizations
Corruption Perceptions Index from Transparency International
Corruption's Impact on Development -- Transparency International, ADB
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Save the Children - Nepal - Who We Are
UNICEF in Nepal - where and how we work
UNICEF PSA_on DRR with_English Subtitle
Questions and Answers

The Transparency International publishes the corruption perception index and reports about the status of corruption in every country annually.

The two important programmes of UNICEF are:

  • Conservation of water resources
  • Construction of easily obtainable and hygienic latrine.

The two objective of UNICEF are as follows:

  1. To help the affected children of the world by conducting various programmes.
  2. To help in the protection and promotion of child rights.

United Nations International Children Emergencies fund was established in 1946 AD. It has conducted its programmes in 128 countries of the world.

The main areas of UNICEF in Nepal are:

  • Education
  • Nutrition
  • Drinking water supply
  • Environmental solutions

The following are the functions of UNICEF: -

  1. It protects child rights as well as takes care of women.
  2. It improves the health of children and develops their skills.
  3. It conducts various programs regarding nutrition, primary health care and vaccination.
  4. It protects children from being tortured or exploited.

Save the Children Fund is an international non-governmental organization. It was founded in London, England, on 15 April 1919 by Eglantyne Jebb and her sister Dorothy Buxton as an effort to alleviate starvation of children in Germany and Austria-Hungary during the Allied blockade of Germany of World War I which continued after the Armistice. It promotes children's rights, provides relief and helps support children in developing countries. It promotes policy change in order to gain more rights for young people especially by enforcing the UN Declaration of the Rights of the Child. Alliance members coordinate emergency relief efforts, helping to protect children from the effects of war and violence. Save the Children has general consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council.

United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) was founded on 11th December 1946 A.D. in New York, USA. It is a United Nations Program that provides long-term humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries. It is one of the members of the United Nations Development Group and its Executive Committee. It was created to provide emergency food and healthcare to children in countries that had been devastated by World War II. Ludwik Rajchman, a Polish bacteriologist, is regarded as the founder of UNICEF and was its first chairman from 1946 to 1950.

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