Non-Resident Agencies


The International Atomic Energy Agency is widely known as the world’s “Atoms for Peace” organization within the United Nations family. Set up in 1957 as the world’s centre for cooperation in the nuclear field, the Agency works with its Member States and multiple partners worldwide to promote the safe, secure and peaceful use of nuclear technologies.


The United Nations Environment Programme provides leadership and encourages partnerships in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing, and enabling nations and peoples to improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations.

In Pakistan a project promoting sustainable development in the Karakorum area in Northern Pakistan is improving quality of life for local communities, conserving the environment, architecture and cultural heritage, and improving the abilities of local communities and institutions to adapt to climate change.


Established in 1964, the Unit­ed Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) promotes the development-friendly integration of developing countries into the world economy. Its three key functions are: as a forum for intergovernmental deliberations, supported by discussions with experts and exchanges of experience, aimed at consensus building; undertaking research, policy analysis and data collection for government representatives and expert debates; and providing technical assistance tailored to the specific requirements of developing countries.

In Pakistan UNCTAD provides ad-hoc advisory services in trade facilitation to the National Trade Corridor Improvement Programme. The project assists Pakistan in its WTO negotiations on trade facilitation.