How Does The UN Work?

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Created in 1945 after WWII, the UN is divided into six main parts which include the General Assembly and the Security Council. So what do each of these parts do?

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United Nations
http://www.un.org/en/sections/about-un/main-organs/index.html
“The main organs of the UN are the General Assembly, the Security Council, the Economic and Social Council, the Trusteeship Council, the International Court of Justice, and the UN Secretariat. All were established in 1945 when the UN was founded.”

Vote allows raising of Palestinian and Vatican flags at United Nations
http://www.cnn.com/2015/09/10/world/united-nations-palestinian-vatican-flags/
“The U.N. General Assembly adopted a resolution Thursday allowing what it officially recognizes as the “State of Palestine” and the Vatican to raise their flags outside of U.N. Headquarters and U.N. offices.”

Calls Grow at U.N. for Security Council to Do Its Job: Keep the Peace
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/24/world/calls-grow-at-un-for-security-council-to-do-its-job-keep-the-peace.html?mtrref=undefined&gwh=6E1C96B7C6E068870DC78C7B3020AAF4&gwt=pay
“There are calls for the Council to do more to prevent conflict, rather than dispatch peacekeepers to places where there is no peace to keep.”

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