United Nations


International organizations, in general, work to facilitate the co-operation among their Member States.The United Nations, established, at the end of World War II, with the entry into force of its Charter the 24th October 1945, pursues:

"To maintain international peace and security...To reaffirm faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of the human person, in the equal rights of men and women and of nations large and small, and to establish conditions under which justice and respect for the obligations arising from treaties and other sources of international law can be maintained, and to promote social progress and better standards of life in larger freedom (Article 1)"

In this page you could find the details of the main bodies being part of the United Nations system

Secretariat

General Assembly

Security Council

Trusteeship Council

Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)


International Court of Justice


United Nations Regional Commissions

Economic Commission for Europe (ECE)

Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)

Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)

Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)

Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA)


Other United Nations Bodies

Office for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

United Nations Human Settlements Programme—UN-Habitat

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA)

United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI)

United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)

United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD)

United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR)

International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (INSTRAW)

World Food Programme (WFP)

Specialized Agencies Within The UN System

Food and Agriculture Organization of the ­United Nations (FAO)

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

International Bank for Reconstruction and Development—IBRD (World Bank)

International Development Association (IDA)

International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA)

International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)

International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

International Labour Organization (ILO)

International Maritime Organization (IMO)

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

Universal Postal Union (UPU)

World Health Organization (WHO)

World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

World Tourism Organization

United Nations Peace-keeping


UN Peace-keeping Missions

United Nations Mission in the Central African Republic and Chad (MINURCAT)
African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID)
United Nations Mission in the Sudan (UNMIS) United Nations Operation in Côte d'Ivoire (UNOCI)
United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL)
United Nations Organization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUC)
United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO)
United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH)
United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (UNMIT)
United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP)
United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA)
United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP)
United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK)
United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF)
United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL)
United Nations Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO)


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