Outline of the United Nations

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United Nations sign at the United Nations Office at Geneva (Switzerland).

The following outline is presented as an overview of and topical guide to the United Nations:

United Nations – international organization whose stated aims are facilitating cooperation in international law, international security, economic development, social progress, human rights, and achievement of world peace. The UN was founded in 1945 after World War II to replace the League of Nations, to stop wars between countries, and to provide a platform for dialogue. It contains multiple subsidiary organizations to carry out its missions.

Contents

Legal foundation: The United Nations Charter[edit]

Membership[edit]

United Nations System[edit]

Core structure of the United Nations[edit]

General Assembly[edit]

Security Council[edit]

Economic and Social Council[edit]

United Nations Secretariat[edit]

United Nations Secretariat offices[edit]
  • Office of Legal Affairs (OLA) [10]
  • Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) [11]
  • Office for Disarmament Affairs (ODA)
  • Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)
  • Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
United Nations Secretariat departments[edit]
  • Department of Political Affairs (DPA) [12]
  • Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) [13]
  • Department of Field Support (DFS) [14]
  • Department of Management (DM)
  • Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA)
  • Department of General Assembly and Conference Management (DGACM)
  • Department of Public Information (DPI)

International Court of Justice[edit]

International Court of Justice cases[edit]
International Court of Justice judges[edit]

Trusteeship Council[edit]

Funds and programmes, research and training institutes, and other bodies[edit]

Funds and programmes[edit]

Research and training institutes[edit]

Secretariats of Conventions[edit]

Other entities[edit]

Specialized agencies[edit]

Specialized agencies of the United Nations – autonomous organizations working with the United Nations and each other through the coordinating machinery of the Economic and Social Council.

International Civil Aviation Organization[edit]

ICAO airline designator[edit]
ICAO airport designator[edit]

International Monetary Fund[edit]

Managing directors of the International Monetary Fund[edit]

International Telecommunication Union[edit]

ITU-R recommendations[edit]
ITU-T recommendations[edit]

International Labour Organization[edit]

International Labour Organization Conventions[edit]

UNESCO[edit]

Biosphere reserves[edit]
UNESCO Director Generals[edit]
UNESCO Nomenclature[edit]

Universal Postal Union[edit]

World Bank[edit]

Presidents of the World Bank[edit]
World Bank Chief Economists[edit]

World Health Organization[edit]

Human Development Index[edit]

History of the United Nations[edit]

League of Nations[edit]

League of Nations Mandates[edit]

United Nations Trust Territories[edit]

United Nations peacekeeping missions and operations[edit]

United Nations Mission in Kosovo[edit]

United Nations General Assembly Resolutions[edit]

United Nations Security Council Resolutions[edit]

2002 United Nations Security Council Resolutions[edit]

2003 United Nations Security Council Resolutions[edit]

2004 United Nations Security Council Resolutions[edit]

2005 United Nations Security Council Resolutions[edit]

2006 United Nations Security Council Resolutions[edit]

United Nations reform[edit]

United Nations Parliamentary Assembly[edit]

United Nations relations[edit]

United Nations tribunals[edit]

International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda[edit]

International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda judges[edit]
People charged by the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda[edit]
People convicted by the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda[edit]

International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia[edit]

People charged by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia[edit]
People convicted by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia[edit]
People indicted by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia[edit]

United Nations Oil-for-Food scandal[edit]

United Nations and culture[edit]

United Nations in education[edit]

United Nations schools[edit]

Model United Nations[edit]

United Nations observances[edit]

UNESCO designations[edit]

World Heritage Sites[edit]

World Book Capitals[edit]

Recipients of the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Peace Prize[edit]

L’Oréal-UNESCO Awards for Women in Science laureates[edit]

Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity[edit]

United Nations people[edit]

United Nations officials[edit]

Ambassadors to the United Nations[edit]

List of Australian ambassadors to the United Nations[edit]
Former British Ambassadors to the United Nations[edit]
Former Canadian Ambassadors to the United Nations[edit]
Former Israeli Ambassadors to the United Nations[edit]
Former Russian and Soviet Ambassadors to the United Nations[edit]
United States ambassadors to the United Nations[edit]

FAO experts[edit]

Presidents of the United Nations General Assembly[edit]

United Nations Secretaries-General[edit]

World Health Organisation officials[edit]

Special Rapporteurs to the United Nations[edit]

United Nations Interpreters[edit]

United Nations experts[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]