United Nations Secretariat

SECRETARY GENERAL – António Guterres

MANDATE

The mission and work of the United Nations are guided by the purposes and principles contained in its founding charter. The Secretariat, one of the main organs of the UN, is organized along department lines, with each department or office having a distinct area of action and responsibility. Offices and departments coordinate with each other to ensure cohesion as they carry out the day to day work of the Organisation in offices and duty stations around the world.

FORUM OBSERVERSHIP: 2006

DATE FOUNDED: 1945

HEADQUARTERS: New York, United States of America

NO. OF MEMBER COUNTRIES: 193

LANGUAGE: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish

WEBSITE: www.un.org