(See also - United Nations)

The UN is composed of six principal organs and numerous subordinate agencies and bodies as follows:

  1. Secretariat

  2. General Assembly:

    United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East
    UNRWA
    United Nations Special Fund
    United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
    UNCTAD
    United Nations Development Program
    UNDP
    United Nations Environment Program
    UNEP
    United Nations Population Fund
    UNFPA
    United Nations Office of High Commissioner for Refugees
    UNHCR
    United Nations Children's Fund
    UNICEF
    United Nations Institute for Training and Research
    UNITAR
    United Nations Research Institute for Social Development
    UNRISD
    United Nations University
    UNU
    World Food Council
    WFC
  3. Security Council:

    Peacekeeping Forces and Organizations
    United Nations Mission for the Referndum in Western Sahara
    MINURSO
    United Nations Assistance Mission for Rwanda
    UNAMIR
    United Nations Angola Verification Mission
    UNAVEM III
    United Nations Confidence Restoration Operations in Croatia
    UNCRO
    United Nations Disengagement Observer Force
    UNCRO
    United Nations Force in Cyprus
    UNFICYP
    United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon
    UNIFIL
    United Nations Iran-Kuwait Observation Mission
    UNIKOM
    United Nations Mission in Haiti
    UNMIH
    United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan
    UNMOGIP
    United Nations Mission of Observers in Tajikistan
    UNMOT
    United Nations Observer Mission in Georgia
    UNOMIG
    United Nations Observer Mission in Liberia
    UNOMIL
    United Nations Preventive Deployment Forces
    UNPREDEP
    United Nations Protection Force
    UNPROFOR
    United Nations Truce Supervision Organization
    UNTSO

    Commissions Established Pursuant to SC Res.687
    United Nations Special Commission
    UNSCOM
    United National Compensation Commission
    United Nations Iraq/Kuwait Boundary Demarcation Commission
  4. Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC):

    Specialized agencies
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
    FAO
    International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
    IBRD
    International Civil Aviation Organization
    ICAO
    International Development Association
    IDA
    International Fund for Agricultural Development
    IFAD
    International Finance Corporation
    IFC
    International Labor Organization
    ILO
    International Monetary Fund
    IMF
    International Maritime Organization
    IMO
    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 Trade Organization
    WTrO

    Related organizations
    General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
    (subsumed by the World Trade Organization 1 January 1995, but will exist until 31 December 1995)
    GATT
    International Atomic Energy Agency
    IAEA

    Regional commissions
    Economic Commission for Africa
    ECA
    Economic Commission for Europe
    ECE
    Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
    ECLAC
    Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
    ESCAP
    Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia
    ESCWA

    Functional commissions
    Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice
    Commission on Human Rights
    Commission on Narcotics Drugs
    Commission on Population and Development
    Commission on Science and Technology for Development
    Commission for Social Development
    Commission on the Status of Women
    Commission on Sustainable Development
    Statistical Commission
  5. Trusteeship Council (inactive; no trusteeships at this time)

    Note: The Trusteeship Council's mandate was ended on 1 October 1994 when the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands (Palau) became the Republic of Palau, a self-governing territory in free association with the US.
  6. International Court of Justice (ICJ)







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