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UN Card: 11 Facts

The 2021 edition of The UN Card brings an update to 11 actions of the UN that show in quantifiable terms how the daily work of the UN and its agencies affects the lives of people around the globe.


UN System Chart (July 2021 version)

UN Systel Chart

The UN System Chart is a public information and non-exhaustive document, which reflects the structure of the Organization. This document is updated every two years by the Department of Global Communications, with the support of the Office of Legal Affairs and various other Departments in the Secretariat.

The 2021 version of the chart in French, English and Spanish, reflecting the changes that took place in the structure of the Organization in the last two years, are currently already available. The chart in all other languages still shows the 2019 version, those will be updated soon.

The next review process has been scheduled for 2023.

German version: https://www.un.org/depts/german/pdf/organigramm.pdf



Infographic – Security Council Monthly Programme

The Security Council has primary responsibility for the maintenance of international peace and security. It has 15 Members, and each Member has one vote.

The presidency of the Council is held by each of the members in turn for one month, following the English alphabetical order of the Member States names.

The United Nations Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (DPPA) produces a monthly infographic with the programme of work of the Security Council. It can be found on the DPPA twitter account: @UNDPPA



Climate Change