An overview shot over the United Nations Office at Nairobi

The United Nations: An Overview

An image of a serene and healthy forest.

Forest Ecosystems Management

The Security Council has primary responsibility, under the UN Charter, for the maintenance of international peace and security.  It has 15 Members (5 permanent and 10 non-permanent members). Each Member has one vote.

Structure of the United Nations

World Humanitarian Day: UNHCR pays tribute to courage and sacrifice of aid workers

The UN's Humanitarian Work

Waste Management Bins

The UN's Role In Waste Management