A-Z Site Index

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.

Our backgrounders are sorted by ‘country | region‘ , ‘topic‘ and our ‘archives‘. They are available in English, French and/or Spanish:

Countries / Regions

Afghanistan EN FR
Burundi EN FR
Central African Republic EN FR
Democratic People’s Republic of Korea EN FR
Democratic Republic of the Congo EN FR
Egypt EN
Gambia EN FR
Gaza EN
Iraq EN FR
Kosovo EN FR
Libya EN
Middle East EN FR
Myanmar EN FR
Somalia EN FR
South Sudan EN
Sri Lanka EN FR
Sudan/Darfur EN FR
Syrian Arab RepublicEN


Appointment of the Secretary-GeneralEN
Arms TradeEN
BiodiversityEN FR
Civil SocietyEN FR ES
Climate ChangeEN FR
Counter-TerrorismEN FR
DesertificationEN FR
DevelopmentEN FR
DisabilityEN FR
DisarmamentEN FR
Educational ResourcesEN FR
Food WasteEN FR
ForestsEN FR
GenocideEN FR
Human RightsEN FR ES
LandminesEN FR
MigrationEN FR
Participation of the European Union in the work of the United NationsEN FR
PeacekeepingEN FR ES
PovertyEN FR
Protection of Civilians in Armed ConflictEN
RacismEN FR
Refugees and MigrantsEN FR
Responsibility to ProtectEN
Rule of LawEN
Special Tribunals & other mechanismEN
Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)EN FR ES
Transitional JusticeEN
UN Press & Media ContactsEN FR
YouthEN FR

Archive (no longer updated)

Global Food Crisis ENFR
Human Rights Council EN FR
Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) ENFR
Nuclear Disarmament EN
Nuclear Non-Proliferation ENFR
Peacebuilding Commission ENFR
Post-2015 Development Agenda ENFR
Sustainable Development ENFR

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