This chapter focuses on the UN Security Council’s subsidiary organs and its power under Article 29 of the UN Charter to establish such organs to help in the performance of its functions. It also discusses the roles and functions of various Council organs, which include the Military Staff Committee, the Peacebuilding Commission, and subsidiary bodies concerned with Council procedure and with United Nations membership. Other Council organs include thematic subsidiary bodies and subsidiary bodies concerned with the maintenance of international peace and security. The chapter concludes with a look at the appointment of bureaux of subsidiary bodies and reporting by subsidiary bodies.
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