Main United Nations sites


New York

  • United Nations General Assembly
  • United Nations Security Council
  • Economic and Social Council
  • Trusteeship Council
  • United Nations Secretariat

Other programmes and funds, such as:

  • United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
  • United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF)
  • United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM)

The Hague

  • International Court of Justice (ICJ)


  • United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG)

Other subsidiary organs, such as:

  • Human Rights Council (HRC)
  • Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
  • Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  • United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR)
  • United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)
  • United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC)

Specialised institutions such as the International Labour Organisation (ILO), International Telecommunication Union (ITU), World Health Organisation (WHO) and UNAIDS.

Geneva also hosts the headquarters of the World Trade Organisation, a related organisation.


  • United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV)

Organisations of the United Nations Secretariat:

  • United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
  • Office for Outer Space Affairs (OOSA)

Vienna also hosts the headquarters of the International Atomic Energy Authority (IAEA), a related organisation.


  • United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON)

Programmes of the United Nations system:

  • United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
  • United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT)

Other cities

Other cities throughout the world also host bodies of the United Nations system, such as,

  • Bern: Universal Postal Union (UPU)
  • Copenhagen: Inter-Agency Procurement Services Office (IAPSO)
  • London: International Maritime Organisation (IMO)

· Madrid: United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO)

  • Montreal: International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO)
  • Paris: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)
  • Rome: Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), World Food Programme (WFP) and International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
  • Tokyo: United Nations University (UNU)
  • Washington, D.C.: International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank Group

Update : July 2010