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How to locate the main documents produced by the United Nations

Reference works

The Yearbook of the United Nations (1946/47-)
Main reference book on the work of the UN, its concerns and activities.
341.123(06) HEIA 465
HEICD 81 (1946-2002)

United Nations Juridical Yearbook
341.123(058) HEIA 2235 (1963-)
HEICD 487 (2010)

Annuaire juridique des Nations Unies
341.123(058) HEIA 2234 (1963-2001)

Encyclopedia of the United Nations and international agreements / E.S. Osmánczyk
Acronyms and names of organisations, treaties and meetings.
(New York; London: Routledge, 2003 (3rd ed., 4 vol.))
341.123(031) HEIA 29700

Basic facts about the United Nations
Reviews the work of the Organisation in such areas as peace, development, human rights, humanitarian assistance, disarmament, and international law.

(New York: UN, 2011)
341.123(035) HEIA 78035

United Nations Handbook (pdf file)
A clearly ordered guide to the organisations that make up the United Nations, the basis of their structure, their aims and their membership. An IPhone/IPad apps is also available.
(
Wellington: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, 1961-)
341.123(035) HEIA 3254

International Geneva Yearbook : organization and activities of international institutions in Geneva / Centre for Research on International Institutions
Addresses and activities of international organisations, permanent missions and NGOs in Geneva.
(
Dordrecht [etc]: M. Nijhoff [puis] Genève: Eco'Diagnostic, 1988-)
341.12(058) HEIA 1692

Liste mensuelle d'ouvrages catalogués à la Bibliothèque de la Société des Nations = Monthly list of books catalogued in the Library of the League of Nations 
Contains references to works (books, official documents and multimedia products) recently acquired by the Library in the subject areas that reflect the activities of the Organisation, as well as analysis of selected articles from some 350 periodicals.

(Genève : Société des Nations/Bibliothèque, 1928-1946)
341.123(050) HEIA 6182

UN Chronicle (1961-) = Chronique ONU (1964-)
Quarterly journal.
P 2/12 (eng)
P 2/3 (fre)

Understanding the UN Jargon