The Charter of the United Nations


Introductory Note


Chapter I: Purposes and Principals

Chapter II: Membership

Chapter III: Organs

Chapter IV: The General Assembly

Chapter V: The Security Council

Chapter VI: Pacific Settlement of Disputes

Chapter VII: Action with Respect to Threats to the Peace, Breaches of the Peace, and Acts of Aggression

Chapter VIII: Regional Arrangements

Chapter IX: International Economic and Social Co-operation

Chapter X: The Economic and Social Council

Chapter XI: Declaration Regarding Non-Self-Governing Territories

Chapter XII: International Trusteeship System

Chapter XIII: The Trusteeship Council

Chapter XIV: The International Court of Justice

Chapter XV: The Secretariat

Chapter XVI: Miscellaneous Provisions

Chapter XVII: Transitional Security Arrangements

Chapter XVIII: Amendments

Chapter XIX: Ratification and Signature