United Nation Secretariat
Headquarter:- New York (United States)
Head:- Secretary General (Chief Administrative officer)
Current SG:- Antonio Guterres (Portugal)
UNSG / SG Term:- 5 Year
Session:- In July (each year)
Type:- Principal Organ of the United Nations (UN) under Art 7 of UN Charter.
FUNCTIONS & POWERS of UN SECRETARIAT
⇒To service the other principal organs of the United Nations.
⇒To Administers the programmes and policies laid down by other bodies of the Union.
⇒To inform the world’s communications media about the work of the United Nations.
⇒To Organize international conferences on issues of worldwide concern.
⇒To Prevent Conflicts or Promote peaceful settlement of disputes between countries.
⇒To Interpret speeches and translate documents into the Organization’s official language.
DEPARTMENTS & OFFICES
EOSG, DESA, DFS, DGACM, DM, DPA, DPI, DPKO, DSS, OCHA, OHCHR, OIOS, OLA, OSAA, PBSO, SRSG / CAAC, SRSG / SVC, UNISDR, UNODA, UNODC, UNOG, UN-OHRLLS, UNON, UNOP, UNOV
#UN Secretariat is the Principal Administrative Department of the UN.
#Secretary General is Appointed by GA upon the recommendation of UNSC.
#UN Secretariat is Defined under Chapter 15 (Article 97-101) of the UN Charter.
#P5 (permanent member) cannot be the part of Secretary General.
#Trygve Lie (from Norway) was the 1st Secretary General of UN.
#Secretary General acts as the de facto spokesperson of the UN.
#UN Secretariat has around 40,000 staff members around the world.
#Annual Budget of UN presented by Secretary General.
#All UN Member States must abide by the policies and programmes of the United Nations, If the Latter is to succeed.