The Security Council takes the lead in determining the existence of a threat to the peace or act of aggression. It calls upon the parties to a dispute to settle it by peaceful means and recommends methods of adjustment or terms of settlement. In some cases, the Security Council can resort to imposing sanctions or even authorize the use of force to maintain or restore international peace and security.
It considers all disarmament and international security matters within the scope of the Charter or relating to the powers and functions of any other organ of the United Nations; the general principles of cooperation in the maintenance of international peace and security, as well as principles governing disarmament and the regulation of armaments; promotion of cooperative arrangements and measures aimed at strengthening stability through lower levels of armaments.
Social, Humanitarian, and Cultural Committee. The Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Affairs Committee (SOCHUM) is the third General Assembly of the United Nations, tasked with a broad mandate surrounding social, humanitarian and human rights issues from around the world.
The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is a United Nations System inter-governmental body whose 47 member states are responsible for promoting and protecting human rights around the world.
The National Assembly of Pakistan is the country’s sovereign legislative body. It embodies the will of the people to let themselves be governed under the democratic, multi-party Federal Parliamentary System. The National Assembly makes laws for the Federation in respect of the powers enumerated in the Federal Legislative list.
N-Women (The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women), established in 2010, is a sub-organization of the UN dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. As inequalities remain deeply entrenched in every society, developing or developed, UN-Women works for the elimination of discrimination upon women and girls, empowerment of women, as well as achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security. UN Women engages with women’s movements to help them increase their effectiveness, such as by sharing knowledge on women’s rights and successful advocacy practices. Around the world, UN Women acts to build women’s participation and influence in decision-making to prevent and resolve conflicts. UN Women collaborates with the UN system, national AIDS councils and civil society partners on breaking the links between violence and HIV and AIDS. UN Women assisted Rwanda in integrating HIV and AIDS into its Gender-Based Violence Policy and Strategy Plan, and Kenya in aligning its National Framework to Address Gender-Based Violence with HIV prevention.
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is the primary judicial branch of the United Nations. It is based in the Peace Palace in The Hague, Netherlands. Its main functions are to settle legal disputes submitted to it by states and to provide advisory opinions on legal questions submitted to it by duly authorized international branches, agencies, and the UN General Assembly.