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  
Mali ENFR 
Middle East EN FR 
Myanmar EN FR 
Somalia EN FR 
South Sudan EN  
Sri Lanka EN FR 
Sudan/Darfur EN FR 
Syrian Arab Republic EN  
Ukraine EN  
Yemen EN  
Venezuela EN ES


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 
OceansEN 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Archive (no longer updated)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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