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This new, up to date version of simple proof in regards to the United countries displays the multitude of how during which the United international locations touches the lives of individuals in all places. It chronicles the paintings of the association in such parts as peace, improvement, human rights, humanitarian counsel, disarmament and overseas legislations. In describing the paintings of the United international locations relations of businesses, this e-book offers a entire account of the numerous demanding situations sooner than the overseas group, in addition to the joint ongoing efforts to discover suggestions.

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The UN also benefits from its partnership with various members of civil society, including the business and labour communities and international charitable organizations, as well as the support of prominent figures in all fields of endeavour. From the children who “Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF”, to the educational activities of some 5,000 UNESCO Clubs in more than 120 countries, to thousands of NGOs on the ground, people all around the world are engaged in helping the UN make this world a better place.

Its 28 members are the: United Nations, FAO, IAEA, ICAO, IFAD, ILO, IMF, IMO, ITU, UNCTAD, UNDP, UNEP, UNESCO, UNFPA, UN-HABITAT, UNHCR, UNICEF, UNIDO, UNODC, UNRWA, UNWTO, UPU, WFP, WHO, WIPO, WMO, World Bank and WTO. org/documents/st) The United Nations Secretariat consists of departments and offices, described below. The Executive Office of the Secretary-General, composed of the Secretary-General and his senior advisers, establishes general policies and provides overall guidance to the Organization.

Shtml) Under-Secretary-General Ms. Susana Malcorra (Argentina) On 29 June 2007, the General Assembly formally established the Department of Field Support, as proposed by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon earlier in the year. The reform, undertaken in the face of growing demand for UN peacekeeping, aims to strengthen the capacity of the Organization to manage and sustain such operations. It is to be phased in over a period of 12 months. Under the new arrangement, DPKO is responsible for strategic oversight and operational political guidance, while DFS is charged with planning, deployment and maintenance.

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