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Organizational structure of the UN Secretariat

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The organizational structure of the UN Secretariat is governed by the following Staff Regulations and Rules:

Organizational structure of the UN Secretariat

Staff Regulations, 1.2

For more detailed provisions please refer to the administrative issuances related to this topic.

Secretary-General's Bulletin(s)

ST/SGB/2021/3 Organization of the Department for General Assembly and Conference Management
ST/SGB/2021/1 Organization of the Office of Legal Affairs
ST/SGB/2020/2 Organization of the United Nations Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States
ST/SGB/2020/1 Organization of the Office for Outer Space Affairs
ST/SGB/2018/2 Senior Management Group
ST/SGB/2018/1/Rev.1 Staff Regulations and Rules of the United Nations
ST/SGB/2016/11 Organization of the Office of Information and Communications Technology (OICT)
ST/SGB/2016/7 Terms of reference for the Office of the United Nations Ombudsman and Mediation Services
ST/SGB/2015/3 Organization of the Secretariat of the United Nations
ST/SGB/2013/5 Organization of the Department of Safety and Security
ST/SGB/2013/1 Organization of the Office of Central Support Services
ST/SGB/2011/4 Organization of the Office of Human Resources Management
ST/SGB/2011/3/Amend.2 Management Committee
ST/SGB/2011/3 Management Committee (Consolidated)
ST/SGB/2011/3 Management Committee
ST/SGB/2010/9 Organization of the Department of Management
ST/SGB/2010/7 Organization of the secretariat of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia
ST/SGB/2010/3 Organization and terms of reference of the Office of Administration of Justice
ST/SGB/2010/2 Organization of the Department of Field Support
ST/SGB/2010/1 Organization of the Department of Peacekeeping Operations
ST/SGB/2009/14 Organization of the United Nations Office for Partnerships
ST/SGB/2009/13/Corr.1 Organization of the Department of Political Affairs
ST/SGB/2009/13 Organization of the Department of Political Affairs
ST/SGB/2009/3 Organization of the United Nations Office at Nairobi
ST/SGB/2008/12 Departmental focal points for women in the Secretariat
ST/SGB/2008/9 Organization of the secretariat of the Economic Commission for Europe
ST/SGB/2008/8 Organization of the Office for Disarmament Affairs
ST/SGB/2007/11 United Nations system-wide application of ethics: separately administered organs and programmes
ST/SGB/2007/11 United Nations system-wide application of ethics: separately administered organs and programmes (Consolidated)
ST/SGB/2006/14 Amendment to Secretary-General's bulletin ST/SGB/2005/16 on new mechanisms to strengthen the executive management of the United Nations Secretariat
ST/SGB/2006/13 Organization of the secretariat of the United Nations Environment Programme
ST/SGB/2005/22 Ethics Office - establishment and terms of reference
ST/SGB/2005/16 New mechanisms to strengthen the executive management of the United Nations Secretariat
ST/SGB/2005/16 New mechanisms to strengthen the executive management of the United Nations Secretariat [SECTION 2.1 ONLY]
ST/SGB/2005/12 Organization of the secretariat of the Economic Commission for Africa
ST/SGB/2005/11 Organization of the secretariat of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
ST/SGB/2004/6 Organization of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
ST/SGB/2004/5 Organization of the United Nations Office at Vienna
ST/SGB/2003/16 Organization of the Office of Programme PlanningBudget and Accounts
ST/SGB/2003/6 Office of the Special Adviser on Africa
ST/SGB/2002/18 New nomenclature for staff of the United Nations
ST/SGB/2002/14 Organization of the secretariat of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme
ST/SGB/2002/7 Organization of the Office of Internal Oversight Services
ST/SGB/2001/7 Procedures to be followed by the departments offices and regional commissions of the United Nations with regard to treaties and international agreements
ST/SGB/2000/5 Organization of the secretariat of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
ST/SGB/2000/4 Organization of the United Nations Office at Geneva
ST/SGB/1999/10 Organization of the Department of Public Information
ST/SGB/1999/8 Organization of the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
ST/SGB/1998/18 Organization of the Executive Office of the Secretary-General
ST/SGB/1998/1 Organization of the Secretariat of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
ST/SGB/1997/10 Organization of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
ST/SGB/1997/9 Organization of the Department of Economics and Social Affairs