Read about the different executive bodies in the United Nations.
The Security Council has a primary responsibility for the maintenance of international peace and security.
The General Assembly
Established in 1945 under the Charter of the United Nations, the General Assembly occupies a central position as the chief deliberative, policymaking and representative organ of the United Nations.
The Economic and Social Council
The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) is the principal organ to coordinate economic, social, and related work of the 14 UN specialized agencies, functional commissions and five regional commissions.
The International Court of Justice
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations.