United Nations Bookshop


The United Nations Bookshop at UN Headquarters in New York is located in the Visitors Concourse in the General Assembly Building.
It serves UN staff, delegates and the general public with the latest books published by and about the United Nations, as well as responsibly sourced merchandise.


9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Monday - Friday)
10:00 a.m to 5:30 p.m. (Saturday - Sunday)

Phone: 1-212-963-7680
Email: bookshop@un.org

Mailing Address:
United Nations Bookshop
New York, NY 10017



Tuesday, 17 July 2018
1:00pm - 2:00pm
MEET THE AUTHOR: "The World Economy Through the Lens of the United Nations"

The United Nations Bookshop invites you to a Meet the Author event with author José Antonio Ocampo, the current Chair of ECOSOC’s Committee for Development Policy, and Diana Alarcón, former Chief of Development Strategies and Policy in the United Nations Department for Economic and Social Affairs.

"The World Economy Through the Lens of the United Nations on the occasion of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development" (Oxford University Press) Published to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the World Economic and Social Survey, the oldest continuous publication on the performance of the global economy and social development, the book presents a historical perspective of current challenges and policy dilemma. It illustrates how UN’s reports have often been ahead of the curve and played a critical role in policy debate.

RSVP: http://bit.ly/2MeObCt



Friday, 20 July 2018
2:00pm - 3:00pm
MEET THE AUTHOR: "The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela"

The United Nations Bookshop invites you to AN EXCEPTIONAL BOOK LAUNCH EVENT IN HONOUR OF THE NELSON MANDELA CENTENARY with Sahm Venter and Zamaswazi Dlamini-Mandela Introductory remarks by Andrew Gilmour, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights.

"The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela" (Liveright) 255 letters, many of them never before published, provide exceptional insight into how Mandela maintained his inner spirits and engaged with an outside world that became increasingly outraged by his plight.

RSVP: http://bit.ly/2MZLFkX

UN Bookshop events are open to United Nations pass holders and visitors. Visitors must register in person at the Visitors’ Check-in Office (801 First Avenue at 45th Street) before passing through UN Security screening (46th Street entrance to the main UN building). For those who can't attend the events in person, live streaming or recorded videos of events are available on the UN Publications Facebook page. For further information, please email us at bookshop@un.org








All proceeds from sales support the work of the Organization.