The principal organ of the UN system was the United Nations itself, and consists of six principal organs established by the Charter of the United Nations.Principal organs of the United Nations
|UN General Assembly
- Deliberative assembly of all UN member states (each country has one vote) -
- Administrative organ of the UN - its chairman is the UN Secretary General -
|International Court of Justice
- Universal court for international law (based in The Hague) -
|UN Security Council
- For international security issues -
|UN Economic and Social Council
- For global economical and social affairs -
|UN Trusteeship Council
- Was administering trust territories (currently not active) -
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