United Nations Secretariat

What is United Nations Secretariat?

United Nations Secretariat meaning

established – 26 June 1945; effective – 24 October 1945


aim – to serve as the primary administrative organ of the UN; a Secretary General is appointed for a five-year term by the General Assembly on the recommendation of the Security Council


members – the UN Secretary General and staff



reference: The World Factbook 2017. Washington, DC: Central Intelligence Agency, 2017. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html