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  1. First Committee: Disarmament and International Security

    On 6 November 2012, First Committee adopted, without a vote, the draft resolution on women, disarmament, non-prolifer

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  2. The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY)

    The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) is a United Nations court of law dealing with wa

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  3. UN Women

    On July 2, 2010 the General Assembly voted unanimously to create a dynamic new entity called UN Entity for Gender Equ

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  4. CEDAW Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women

    The United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), an expert body established i

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  5. CSW Commission on the Status of Women

    The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the principal global intergovernmental body exclusively dedicated to t

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  6. IANWGE Inter-Agency Network on Women and Gender Equality

    The Inter-Agency Network on Women and Gender Equality (IANWGE) is a network of United Nations entities, specialized a

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  7. UN Action UN Action Against Sexual Violence in Conflict

    UN Action is an internal body within the UN system that unites the work of 13 UN entities with the goal of ending sex

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  8. Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) on Sexual Violence in Conflict

    The Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict (SRSG-SVC) serves as

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  9. Second Committee: Economic and Financial

    The Economic and Financial Committee (Second Committee) deals with issues relating to economic growth and development

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  10. Third Committee: Social, Humanitarian and Cultural

    The General Assembly allocates to its Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Affairs Committee, commonly referred to as th

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  11. Fourth Committee: Special Political and Decolonization

    The Special Political and Decolonization Committee deals with a variety of subjects which include those related to de

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  12. Fifth Committee: Administrative and Budgetary

    The Fifth Committee is the Committee of the General Assembly with responsibilities for administration and budgetary m

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  13. Sixth Committee: Legal

    The Sixth Committee is the primary forum for the consideration of legal questions in the General Assembly.

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  14. Special Committee on Peace-keeping Operations (C34)

    The practice of peacekeeping began in 1948.

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  15. Human Rights Council

    The Human Rights Council is a subsidiary body of the General Assembly and was established in 2006 in order to address

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  16. IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency

    The IAEA is widely known as the world's "Atoms for Peace" organization within the United Nations family.

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  17. WTO World Trade Organisation

    The World Trade Organization (WTO) is the only global international organization dealing with the rules of trade betw

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  18. ICTY International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia

    The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) is a United Nations court of law dealing with wa

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  19. ICTR International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda

    The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) is a United Nations (UN) court of law prosecuting individuals f

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  20. Peacekeeping Operations

    Peacekeeping operations have had mandates ranging from traditional methods of resolving disputes peacefully under Cha

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  21. Counter-Terrorism and Non-Proliferation Committees

    The United Nation's Counter-Terrorism and Non-Proliferation Committees consists of two commttees.

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  22. Sanctions Committees

    Under Chapter VII of the Charter, the Security Council can take enforcement measures to maintain or restore internati

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  23. Peacebuilding Commission

    The United Nations Peacebuilding Commission was established by the UN Security Council and General Assembly on Decemb

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  24. Commission on Population and Development

    Established in 1946, and expanded to address development issues in 1994, the CPD is composed of 47 Member States whic

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  26. Commission on Sustainable Development

    Established in 1992, the CSD monitors the implementation of UN Environment and Development initiatives and commitment

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  27. United Nations Forum on Forests

    On October 2000, the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC), in its Resolution2000/35 established

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  28. Statistical Commission

    The United Nations Statistical Commission, established in 1947, is the apex entity of the global statistical system.

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  29. Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

    The Commission guides the activities of the United Nations in the field of crime prevention and criminal justice.

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  30. Commission on Narcotic Drugs

    The Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) was established by the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) resolution 9(I) in

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  31. Commission on Science and Technology for Development

    The Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) is a subsidiary body of the Economic and Social Counc

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  32. ECA United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

    The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) was established by the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Na

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  33. ECE United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

    The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) was set up in 1947 by ECOSOC.

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  34. ECLAC Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean

    The Economic Commission for Latin America (ECLA) -the Spanish acronym is CEPAL- was established by Economic and Socia

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  35. ESCAP Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

    The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) is the regional development arm of

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  36. ESCWA Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia

    The Economic Commission for Western Asia (ECWA) was established on 9 August 1973 pursuant to the Economic and Social

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  37. UNPFII Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

    The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) is an advisory body to the Economic and Social Counc

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  38. EOSG Executive Office of the Secretary-General

    According to Chapter XV of the United Nations (UN) Charter, the UN Secretary-General is the “chief administrative off

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  39. DPKO Department of Peacekeeping Operations

    The United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations was officially founded in 1992, although the first United Na

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  40. DFS Department of Field Support

    The Department of Field Support (DFS) constitutes part of the United Nations Peacekeeping work, together with Departm

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  41. DPA Department of Political Affairs

    The United Nations Department of Political Affairs was established in 1992 and in 1997 was designated as the lead ent

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  42. DESA Department of Economic and Social Affairs

    The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) current structure and mandate was developed in 19

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  43. DPI Department of Public Information

    In 1946, the Department of Public Information (DPI) was established by the General Assembly through Resolution 13(1).

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  44. DSS Department of Safety and Security

    The Department of Safety and Security is responsible for providing leadership, operational support and oversight of t

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  45. DM Department of Management

    The Department of Management (DM) provides services to backstop the day-to-day operations of the global United Nation

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  46. DGACM Department for General Assembly and Conference Management

    With about 1,200 staff at United Nations Headquarters in New York and 2,000 worldwide, including the conference manag

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  47. ODA Office for Disarmament Affairs

    The Office of Disarmament Affairs (formerly called the Department of Disarmament Affairs) was established in 1998 as

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  49. OCHA Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

    The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) was established in 1991 through General

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  50. OLA Office of Legal Affairs

    The Office of Legal Affairs (OLA) was originally established in 1946 and receives its mandate from the General Assemb

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