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The UN (United Nations) is an international organization founded in 1945 after the Second World War by 51 countries committed to maintaining international peace and security, developing friendly relations among nations and promoting social progress, better living standards and human rights.

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TEN YEARS OF A UN MONTHLY DIARY

10 Years of a UN Monthly Diary

13 Jul 2007
Dedicated to Kofi Annan, Secretary-General of the United Nations, this book tells the story of ten years at the UN as seen from the inside by the editor of the staff magazine for international civil servants in Geneva. The book is an ode to the absurdity of the UN bureaucracy, which itself epitom...
MB 78TH YR NO 7/8 JULY 2005

Monthly Bibliography, July 2005

10 Feb 2006
The Monthly Bibliography is compiled by the United Nations Library in Geneva. The Monthly Bibliography contains references to works (books, official documents and multimedia products) recently acquired by the Library in the subject areas that reflect the activities of the Organization. It also co...
QUAND JE: SERAI GRANDE

Quand Je Serai Grande

Les Objectifs du Millénaire pour le Développement à l'Attention des Enfants

3 May 2005
MB 78TH YR NO 6 JUNE 2005

Monthly Bibliography, June 2005

2 Dec 2005
The Monthly Bibliography is compiled by the United Nations Library in Geneva. The Monthly Bibliography contains references to works (books, official documents and multimedia products) recently acquired by the Library in the subject areas that reflect the activities of the Organization. It also co...
MB 78TH YR NO 5 MAY 2005

Monthly Bibliography, May 2005

2 Dec 2005
The Monthly Bibliography is compiled by the United Nations Library in Geneva. The Monthly Bibliography contains references to works (books, official documents and multimedia products) recently acquired by the Library in the subject areas that reflect the activities of the Organization. It also co...
WHEN I GROW UP COLOURING BOOK

When I Grow Up

Colouring Book

2 Dec 2005
This Colouring Book, through its drawings and its short and simple texts, will help children understand the basic objectives of the Millennium Development Goals.
WORLD SUMMIT ON THE INFORMATION SO

The World Summit on the Information Society

Moving from the Past into the Future

Series:
ICT Task Force Series
3 Nov 2008
This book is a collection of more than fifty short papers, providing readers with first hand insights from key players who participated in the making of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Declaration of principles and the WSIS Plan of Action. The contributors represent a broad va...
METHODS FOR IMPURITY PROFILING

Methods for Impurity Profiling of Heroin and Cocaine

Manual for use by National Drug Testing Laboratories

18 Nov 2005
In order to successfully counter the ever-growing drug problem, there is an increasing need to identify conspiracy links and trafficking routes and to gather background intelligence concerning both the number of sources of drugs and whether those sources are within a country or are “international...
GLOSSARY TERMS FOR UN DELEGAT

Glossary of Terms for UN Delegates, A

18 Nov 2005
The United Nations annually convenes as many as 20,000 formal and informal meetings and conferences. Effective participation at these meetings requires not only a solid level of knowledge of the substance of the issues being negotiated, but also a thorough understanding and working vocabulary of ...
INTL GENEVA YRBK 2005

International Geneva Yearbook 2005-2006

Organization and Activities of International Institutions in Geneva

18 Nov 2005
The International Geneva Yearbook is an essential reference source on international activities and organizations in Geneva. This comprehensive Yearbook includes information on activities, people and addresses of United Nations bodies; specialized agencies and other organizations with different st...
RIGHT TO ADEQUATE FOOD AS A HUMAN

Right to Adequate Food as a Human Right

Series:
Human Rights Study
1 Jan 1989
Focusing on the basic premise that everyone has a right to food, this book presents the views of an international group of scholars on the economic, social and legal implications of this vitally important world problem.
PARTICIP WOMEN DECIS MAKING SWEDEN

Participation of Women in Decision-making for Peace

Case Study on Sweden

1 Jan 1989
Nations have expressed their concern, there have been conventions, declarations and even commissions set up but information still suggests that women have virtually been excluded from the formulation of and influence on the foreign policy of their own countries. In an effort to ascertain the part...
UN SECURITY COUNCIL

United Nations Security Council

1 Jan 1989
This booklet outlines the work of the Security Council which is one of the principal organs of the United Nations.
PEPITO

Pepito's World

1 Jan 1988
Pepito believes that differences between people and nations can be resolved through negotiation not bullets.
PEPITO

Pepito's Journey

1 Jan 1987
The story of Pepito's adventures and travels in Latin America.
INTL CIVIL SERVICE COMMISION STATU

International Civil Service Commission

Statute and Rules of Procedure

1 Jan 1987
A full text of the rules and procedures adopted by the International Civil Service Commission of the United Nations.
COMISION DE ESTUPEF INDICES 2000/4

Comisión de Estupefacientes Indice Acumulativo 2000-2004

Leyes y Reglamentos Nacionales de Fiscalización de Estupefacientes y Substancias Sicotrópicas

3 Nov 2005
La presente publicación del índice abarca las leyes y reglamentos nacionales sobre la fiscalización de drogas comunicados por los gobiernos al Secretario General durante el período entre 2000 y 2004.