Saturday, 25 November 2017

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UNRIC Library Backgrounders

The UNRIC Info Point & Library issues backgrounders on various subjects that list relevant URLs within the UN system.

Included are links to

  • various UN organizations working on the specific subject
  • relevant UN documents, treaties, declarations
  • Secretary-General reports
  • a selection of speeches and statements by UN officials
  • articles in UN journals, etc.


The following backgrounders are currently available in English, French & Spanish:

Countries / Regions
Afghanistan English French
Burundi English French
Central African Republic English French
Democratic People’s Republic of Korea English French
Democratic Republic of the Congo English French
Egypt English  
Gambia English French
Gaza English  
Iraq English French
Kosovo English French
Libya English  
Mali English French
Middle East English French
Myanmar English French
Somalia English French
South Sudan English  
Sri Lanka English French
Sudan/Darfur English French
Syrian Arab Republic English  
Ukraine English  
Yemen English  

   

Topics
Appointment of the Secretary-General English    
Arms Trade English    
Biodiversity English French  
Civil Society English French Spanish
Climate Change English French  
Desertification English French  
Development English French  
Disability English French  
Disarmament English French  
Ebola English    
Educational Resources English French  
Food Waste English French  
Forests English French  
Genocide English French  
Human Rights English French Spanish
Landmines English French  
Migration English French  
Oceans English French  
Participation of the European Union
in the work of the United Nations
English French  
Peacekeeping English French Spanish
Poverty English French  
Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict English    
Racism English French  
Refugees and Migrants English French  
Responsibility to Protect English    
Rule of Law English    
Special Tribunals & other mechanism English    
Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) English French Spanish
Terrorism English    
Transitional Justice English French  
UN Press & Media Contacts English French  
Youth English French   

   

Archive (no longer updated)
Global Food Crisis English French
Human Rights Council English French
Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) English French
Nuclear Disarmament English  
Nuclear Non-Proliferation English French
Peacebuilding Commission English French
Post-2015 Development Agenda English French
Sustainable Development English French

   

   

Visit the UNRIC Info Point & Library

Here you can find a collection of UN documents and publications in English, French and Spanish, as well as general information materials about the work of the United Nations.

library lobby

Opening hours:
upon appointment