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Structure of the template[edit]

Dear all, I propose to make a small change in the structure of the template. I find that the first line "UN System" is somehow misleading because the UN System is equal to the entirety of the numerous formal institutions, international agreements, etc., which the template as such is trying to reflect (i.e., we are saying the same thing twice over). The only reference to "UN System", which I could find, by the UN itself, is in this organizational chart provided the UN General Assembly: http://www.un.org/en/aboutun/structure/org_chart.shtml.

My suggestions: 1) The first line should say "UN Principal Organs" instead of "UN System", 2) as a consequence, the entry for UNDESA should be removed because it is "only" a department of the UN Secretariat, which already shows in the template, and 3) a separate line for the members and observers should be created. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Karl Magnus (talkcontribs) 09:14, 24 August 2012 (UTC)


Hello. What do the arrows in this template mean? (talk) 03:42, 4 January 2013 (UTC)

Something is missing[edit]

No edits for a long while

Typhoon2885 (talk) 09:10, 1 October 2016 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 20 February 2018[edit]

Change "António Guterres, Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General Peter Thomson, General Assembly President" to "António Guterres, Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General Miroslav Lajcak, General Assembly President" (talk) 01:02, 20 February 2018 (UTC)

 Done. Thank you for pointing this out. Note that I removed your second request because it was a duplicate of this one. Anon126 (notify me of responses! / talk / contribs) 03:55, 20 February 2018 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 31 October 2018[edit]

Since September 2018 the General Assembly President is María Fernanda Espinosa, please update the template accordingly (talk) 18:06, 31 October 2018 (UTC)

 Done, and thank you. You caught something that nobody else has for all this time. Randy Kryn (talk) 18:28, 31 October 2018 (UTC)
 Note: Just closing out request since it was answered to help with backlog. ♪♫Alucard 16♫♪ 21:50, 31 October 2018 (UTC)