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Who Does What

Main General Assembly Security Council Secretariat
International Court of Justice Economic & Social Council Trusteeship Council

The UN's goals may inspire the world, but what does this mammoth organization actually do? How do peacekeepers get sent to Bosnia? Weapons inspectors to Iraq? Medical supplies to refugee camps? To find out, take an interactive look at who does what inside the United Nations.

Organs of the United Nations Photo of the United Nations building
The United Nations is made up of six principle organs.
Click on an organ to find out more about its roles and responsibilities.


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Kofi Annan - Center of the Storm General Assembly Security Council Secretariat International Court of Justice Economic & Social Council Trusteeship Council