Yearbook of the United Nations 1996

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The Yearbook of the United Nations stands as the authoritative reference work on the activities and concerns of the Organization. Based on official UN documents, the Yearbook provides comprehensive coverage of political and security matters, human rights issues, economic and social questions, legal issues, and institutional, administrative and budgetary matters.



World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) was founded in 1950 to facilitate worldwide cooperation in the establishment and maintenance of systems for making, exchanging and standardizing weather-related information, and to further the application of meteorology to aviation, shipping, water problems, agriculture and other activities to benefit mankind. In 1996, environmental issues continued to be at the forefront of WMO activities. Continuing its leadership role on climate issues, WMO promoted the "Climate Agenda", a framework for coordinating the climate-related programmes and initiatives of international organizations.


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