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UNO - UNITED NATIONS ORGANISATION


Founded in 1945 after the Second World War by 51 countries, committed to maintaining international peace and security, developing friendly relations among nations and promoting social progress, better living standards and human rights.



Mission

The United Nations Organisation is an international organisation founded in 1945 after the Second World War by 51 countries committed to maintaining international peace  and security, developing friendly relations among nations and  promoting social progress, better living standards and human rights.
UN Head Quarters in New York, where 192 countries meet to solve international problems in a consensual manner.
Due to its unique international character, and the powers vested in its founding Charter, the Organisation can take action on a wide range of issues, and provide a forum for its 192 Member States to express their  views through the General Assembly, the Security Council, the Economic and Social Council and other bodies and committees.

Structure

The Charter established six main bodies of the United Nations Organisation: The General Assembly, the Security Council, the Economic and Social Council, the Trusteeship Council, The International Court of Justice and the Secretariat.

The Interpretation Service

The Interpretation Service is part of the Department for General Assembly and Conference Management (DGACM). With more than 1100 staff members in New York and 2200 worldwide, including the conference-serving staff based in Geneva, Vienna and Nairobi, the DGACM is one of the largest departments in the Organisation. The six official languages of the United Nations are: Arabic, Chinese, English, French Russian and Spanish.

Leaders
 - Secretary‑GeneralSouth Korea Ban Ki-moon
 - Deputy Secretary-GeneralSweden Jan Eliasson
 - General Assembly PresidentUganda Sam Kutesa
 - Economic and Social Council PresidentAustria Martin Sajdik
 - Security Council PresidentAustralia Gary Quinlan


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