FAO (United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization) is a specialized United Nations agency at the forefront of international efforts to eliminate hunger in the world. Its goal is to achieve food safety for all people and ensure regular access to food of a quality sufficiently high to lead an active and healthy life. With its 194 Member States, FAO operates in more than 130 countries around the globe. FAO often collaborates with: The WHO (World Health Organization), founded on 22 July 1946, is a special UN health agency with headquarters in Geneva. It has a membership of 193 nations. As its Constitution states, the organization is committed to ensuring all peoples the highest possible level of health, which it defines as “a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity”. The WHO is a member of the United Nations Development Group. The WTO (World Trade Organization) is an international organization created for the purpose of supervising the numerous trade agreements between its 164 member states, which are joined by 22 observer nations and who together account for 95% of global commerce in goods and services. It has been headquartered since 1995 in Geneva, Switzerland.