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UN Web SearchPart 1: Indexes

Dag Hammarskjöld Library

Department of Public Information

United Nations Headquarters, New York

E-mail: http://www.un.org/Depts/dhl/sendmail/dhlusss.asp

un home page http www un org english
UN Home Page:http://www.un.org/english

* A useful, easy-to-use site index with access to full-text documents is available by clicking on Index

un site index http www un org site index
UN Site Index:http://www.un.org/site_index/

* Subject index

* Access to web sites of UN departments and bodies

Examples:- Charter of the United Nations- Millennium Declaration- Security Council presidential statements- Short Biographies of the UN Secretaries-General

official web site locator for the un system http www unsystem org
Official Web Site Locator for the UN System:http://www.unsystem.org/

* Accessible from the UN Home Page by selecting UN System Sites then Official Web Locator for the UN System

* Quick access to United Nations and Specialized Agency web sites as well as smaller bodies within the UN system

* Access to full-text documents

Examples: - UNESCO- Chief Executives Board for Coordination- International Computing Centre- International Centre for Theoretical Physics

un departments http www un org depts
UN Departments:http://www.un.org/depts

* Accessible from the UN Home Page through About the United Nations

* For departments, offices, etc., within the UN Secretariat

Examples: - Publications Service- Procurement Division- German Translation Service


Issues on the UN Agenda:http://www.un.org/partners/civil_society/agenda.htm

* Accessible from the UN Home Page through Issues on the UN Agenda

* Broad subjects from which full-text documents may be accessed

Examples: - Key UN and non-UN web sites within each subject- Information on NGOs- Key documents from upcoming and recent conferences- Speeches of the Secretary-General, the Deputy S-G, and other high-level officials


Economic and Social Development:http://www.un.org/esa/

* Accessible from the UN Home Page through Economic & Social Development

* Broad subject fields with which the Economic and Social Affairs Department is concerned; behind these broad subject areas are links to other more specific web sites

* Links to UN System Index (see next page)

Examples: - Social Development- Sustainable Development- Non-governmental organizations


Economic and Social Development Index:http://esa.un.org/subindex/

* Very detailed index with links to web pages on issues relating to economic and social affairs

Resources:- Documents on Africa: http://esa.un.org/subindex/pgViewSites.asp?termCode=YA- Economic and Social Council Documents (2004): http://www.un.org/esa/coordination/ecosoc/

human rights index http www unhchr ch index htm
Human Rights Index:http://www.unhchr.ch/index.htm

* Accessible from the UN Home Page through Human Rights, then Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and then Issues

* Very detailed index on human rights issues and the United Nations

* Full-text site for human rights documents, State Party reports, declarations, treaties, basic principles, codes of conduct, minimum rules, etc

Examples:- Migration- Poverty- Racism


Peace and Security:http://www.un.org/peace/index.html

* Accessible from the UN Home page through Peace and Security

* The items shown in yellow - Peace & Security, Economic & Social Development, Human Rights, Humanitarian Affairs and International Law - on the UN home page are major areas of concern to the Organisation

* Passing the cursor over the headings on this page reveals the information to be found within that heading, for example, Peacekeeping contains Current & completed missions, maps, documents.

Resources:-UN Documentation Research Guide Special Topics: Peacekeeping: http://www.un.org/Depts/dhl/resguide/specpk.htm



* Conventions on disarmament are accessible from this web page. On the left-hand side under the section Disarmament Resources see Status and Text of Treaties to obtain the full text and status of disarmament treaties.