UNRIC Publication List


Following please find a list with direct links to publications translated by our office into one of the following languages: Dansk, Deutsch, Ελληνικά, ĺslenska, Italiano, Nederlands, Norsk, Português, Suomi & Svenska

For easy reference links to the publications in three of the official UN languages – English, Español & Français – are included as well.

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UN in general

60 ways the UN works (2008)
[Dansk – DPI/2405, October 2005] [Deutsch, updated version 2008] [Ελληνικά – DPI/2405, October 2005] [English] [Español] [Français] [Nederlands – DPI/2405, October 2005] [Português – DPI/2405, October 2005]

192 Member States of the United Nations
[Dansk] [Deutsch] [Ελληνικά] [English] [Español] [Français] [ĺslenska] [Italiano] [Nederlands] [Norsk] [Português] [Suomi] [Svenska]

Basic Facts about the United Nations (DPI/2337, September 2004)
[Deutsch] [Español] [Français] [Nederlands]

The United Nations Today (DPI/2480, July 2008)
(previously known as “Basic Facts about the United Nations”)

Can a new State or Government be recognized by the UN? How does a country become a member of the UN? (Public Inquiries Unit, August 2005)
[Ελληνικά] [English] [Español] [Français]

Charter of the United Nations (DPI/511)
[Dansk] [Deutsch] [Ελληνικά] [English] [Español] [Français] [ĺslenska] [Italiano] [Nederlands] [Norsk] [Português] [Suomi] [Svenska]

Everything you always wanted to know about the United Nations (DPI/1888/Rev.3, August 2008)
[English] [Italiano – 2006]

Frequently Asked Questions about the UN
[Ελληνικά] [English] [Español] [Français]

Image & Reality: Questions and Answers about the United Nations (2006)
[Deutsch – DPI/1838/Rev.1, 1997] [English] [Español] [Français] [Nederlands – DPI/2003, 1999]

In Larger Freedom: Towards Development, Security and Human Rights for All; Report of the Secretary-General (DPI/2386, 2005)
[Dansk] [Deutsch] [English] [Ελληνικά] [Español] [Français] [Íslenska] [Nederlands] [Norsk] [Português] [Suomi]

A more secure world: Our shared responsibility; Report of the Secretary-General’s High-level Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change – EXECUTIVE SUMMARY (DPI/2372, December 2004)
[Deutsch] [English] [Ελληνικά] [Español] [Français] [Italiano] [Português]


Organization Chart of the UN System (DPI/2470, Dezember 2007)
[Deutsch] [Ελληνικά – DPI/2431, August 2006] [English] [Español] [Français] [Italiano – DPI/2431, August 2006]

Press Kit for the 62nd session of the UN General Assembly (DPI/2459, August 2007)
[Deutsch] [English] [Español] [Français] [Português]

A Stronger UN for a Better World – My Priorities as Secretary-General / Ban Ki-moon (DPI/2472, September 2007)
[Deutsch] [Ελληνικά] [English] [Español] [Français] [Português]

This is the United Nations (DPI/1938/Rev.4, May 2007)
[Deutsch] [English] [Nederlands – DPI/1938, Rev.2, 2001]

UN in Brief (DPI/2393, May 2005)
[Deutsch] [Ελληνικά] [English] [Español] [Français] [Italiano] [Svenska]

UN Flag and Emblem
[Deutsch] [Ελληνικά] [English]

United Nations Conferences and Observances (List of International Days, Years and Decades of the United Nations)
[Deutsch] [Ελληνικά] [English] [Français] [Português] [Svenska]

The United Nations in our daily lives (1998)
[English] [Italiano]

United Nations Millennium Declaration (DPI/2163, September 2000)
[Dansk] [Deutsch] [English] [Español] [Français] [Italiano] [Nederlands] [Norsk] [Português] [Svenska]

‘We the Peoples’: the role of the United Nations, 21st century / Kofi A. Annan, Secretary-General of the United Nations (DPI/2103, 2000)
[Deutsch] [Ελληνικά] [English] [Español] [Français] [Italiano] [Português]

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Peace & Security

50 years, 1948-1998 : UN peacekeeping (DPI/2004, October 1998)

2000: International Year for a Culture of Peace

Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy (DPI/2439B/Rev.1, May 2007)
[English] [Italiano]

Honouring 60 Years of UN Peacekeeping (DPI/2429/Rev.2, February 2008)
[Deutsch] [English] [Français] [Italiano] [Português]

Impact of armed conflict on children: report of Graça Machel, expert of the Secretary-General of the United Nations (DPI/1834, 1996)
[English] [Español] [Français] [Português]

International Instruments to Counter Terrorism
[Deutsch] [English] [Español] [Français]


Peacekeeping at a Glance (May 2007)
[Ελληνικά] [English] [Italiano]

Prevention of armed conflict: report of the Secretary-General / Kofi A. Annan (DPI/2256, 2002)
[Deutsch] [English] [Español] [Français] [Português]

United Nations and Darfur (Juli 2007)
[English] [Italiano] [Nederlands]

United Nations and Kenya (February 2008)
[Deutsch] [English]

United Nations and decolonization: questions and answers (DPI/2344/Rev.1, 2004)

United Nations Conference on the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects, New York, 9 – 20 July 2001 (DPI/2183, March 2001)
[Deutsch] [Ελληνικά] [English] [Español] [Français] [Português]

United Nations Interim Adminstration Mission in Kosovo – UNMIK (October 1999)

United Nations peacekeeping: meeting new challenges: frequently asked questions (DPI/2350/Rev.2, June 2006)
[Deutsch] [English] [Español] [Français] [Italiano] [Português]

United Nations Peacekeeping Operations – Background Note (DPI/1634)
[Deutsch] [Ελληνικά] [English] [Español] [Français] [Italiano] [Svenska] [Norsk]

United Nations Political and Peacebuilding Missions – Background Note (DPI/2166)
[Deutsch] [Ελληνικά] [English] [Español] [Français] [Italiano]

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Economic and Social Development

1999: International Year of Older Persons (October 1999)

2001: United Nations Year of Dialogue among Civilizations
[Deutsch] [Português]

Africa and the Millennium Development Goals (DPI/2458, June 2007)
[English] [Français] [Português]

Fact sheets: Johannesburg Summit 2002: World Summit on Sustainable Development, Johannesburg, South Africa, 26 August-4 September 2002 (DPI/2252, July 2002)

General Assembly Special Session on HIV/Aids, 25-27 June 2001 (DPI/2173, November 2000
[Deutsch] [English] [Português]

General Assembly Special Session on HIV/Aids, 25-27 June 2001 (DPI/2194, April 2001)
[Deutsch] [English] [Português]

Global Compact (January 2001)

“Global Crisis — Global Action” – Declaration of commitment on HIV/AIDS: United Nations General Assembly Special Session on HIV/AIDS, 25-27 June 2001 (DPI/2229, August 2001)
[Deutsch] [English] [Español] [Français]

International Conference on Financing for Development, Monterrey, Mexico, 18-22 March 2002 (DPI/2226, August 2001)

Investing in Development: A Practical Plan to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals (2005)
[Deutsch] [English] [Italiano – Overview] [Português – Overview]

Microfinance and Microcredit: How can $100 change an economy? (DPI/2359, August 2004)
[Deutsch] [English] [Español] [Français] [Italiano]

Millennium Development Goals (DPI/2262, February 2002)
[Dansk] [Deutsch] [Ελληνικά] [English] [Español] [Français] [ĺslenska] [Italiano] [Nederlands] [Norsk] [Português] [Suomi] [Svenska]

Millennium Development Goals Report 2006
[English] [Italiano]

Millennium Development Goals Report 2007
[Deutsch] [English] [Español] [Français] [Português]

Press Kit: Earth Summit + 5 – Special Session of the General Assembly to Review and Appraise the Implementation of Agenda 21, New York, 23-27 June 1997
[Deutsch] [English]

Press Kit: General Assembly Special Session on HIV/Aids, 25-27 June 2001 [Deutsch] [English] [Português]

Press Kit: General Assembly Special Session “Women 2000 – Gender Equality, Development and Peace for the Twenty-first Century”, New York, 5-9 June 2000 (DPI/2035, 1999)
[Deutsch] [English] [Português]

Press Kit: General Assembly, Twentieth Special Session – World Drug Problem – 8-10 June 1998
[Deutsch] [English] [Français]

Press Kit: International Conference on Financing for Development, Monterrey, Mexico, 18-22 March 2002 (DPI/2226, August 2001)

Press Kit: Second World Assembly on Ageing, Madrid, Spain, 8-12 April 2002
(DPI/2264, March 2002)
[Deutsch] [English] [Español] [Français]

Press Kit: Social Summit+5 – 24th Special Session of the United Nations General Assembly, Geneva  26 June – 1 July 2000
[English] [Português]


Press Kit: Third UN Conference on Least Developed Countries, 14-20 May 2001, Brussels, Belgium (DPI/2190, April 2001)
[Deutsch] [English]

Press Kit: World Summit on the Information Society, Geneva 2003 – Tunis 2005
[Deutsch] [English] [Español] [Français]

World Economic and Social Survey 2007: Overview [English] [Español] [Français] [Português]

World Population: Six Billion (October 1999)

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Human Rights

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women
[Ελληνικά] [English] [Español] [Français]

Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
[Ελληνικά] [English] [Español] [Français] [Italiano]

Convention on the Rights of the Child
[Ελληνικά] [English] [Español] [Français]

Convention relating to the status of refugees
[Ελληνικά] [English] [Español] [Français] [Italiano]

Human rights at your fingertips (1997)
[Deutsch] [English]

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
[Ελληνικά] [English] [Español] [Français] [Português]

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
[Ελληνικά] [English] [Español] [Français] [Português]

Press Kit: All human rights for all : 50th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1948 – 1998 (DPI/1937, November 1997)
[Deutsch] [English] [Español] [Français]

Press Kit: United Nations Special Session on Children, New York, 8-10 May 2002
[Deutsch] [English] [Español] [Français]

Universal Declaration of Human Rights (DPI/867/Rev.2)
[Dansk] [Deutsch] [Ελληνικά] [English] [Español] [Français] [ĺslenska] [Italiano] [Nederlands] [Norsk] [Português] [Suomi] [Svenska]

World Conference against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance, South Africa, 2001 (DPI/2091, December 2000)
[Deutsch] [Português]

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Humanitarian Affairs

Facing the humanitarian challenge : towards a culture of prevention / Kofi Annan, Secretary General of the United Nations, September 1999 (DPI/2070)
[Deutsch] [English] [Español] [Français]

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International Law

Conventions, Declarations and Other Instruments found in General Assembly Resolutions (1946 onwards)
[Deutsch] [English] [Español] [Français]

International Criminal Court

Statute of the International Court of Justice (DPI/511)
[Dansk] [Deutsch] [English] [Español] [Français] [ĺslenska] [Italiano] [Nederlands] [Norsk] [Português] [Suomi] [Svenska]    {mospagebreak title=Miscellaneous}


How the European Union and the United Nations Cooperate (January 2007)
[Deutsch] [English]

Italy & United Nations: 50 years (2006)

UN and Olympic Truce: FAQ

UN in Bonn – for sustainable development worldwide (January 2008)

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