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In order to give to the world organization which they were creating, a stable organizational structure, the founding states of the UN in San Francisco devised an international Secretariat which would support the other principal organs in their work with regard to organization (Principal Organs, Subsidiary Organs, Treaty Bodies), would record their decisions and monitor their implementation, and would conduct communications with the member states. The Secretariat prepares the sessions of the UN bodies in terms of organization. It collects social and economic data and information about political conflicts and violations of human rights, and edits them in a large number of reports and studies upon which the decisions of the UN bodies are to be based. At present the Secretariat has the following structure: the top organizational level is formed by the Secretary-General and his small Executive Office of the Secretary-General (EOSG).

Keywords: EOSG; Secretariat; Secretary-General



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