United Nations Secretariat

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Secrétariat des Nations unies
United Nations Headquarters in New York City, view from Roosevelt Island.jpg
Org type Primary Organ

Secretary-General of the United Nations

Ban Ki-moon
 Republic of Korea
Status Active
Established 1945
Website www.un.org/en/index.html

The United Nations Secretariat is the executive body of the United Nations. It has the primary responsibility for the maintenance of international peace and security. The head of the Secretariat is the Secretary-General of the United Nations, who is appointed by the United Nations General Assembly.