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Basic Facts about the United Nations

42nd Edition

United Nations Department of Public Information (author)

ISBN: 9789211013504

Publication Date: Jun 2017

Format: Paperback

This comprehensive handbook explains the structure of the United Nations, how the Organization works, the main issues it addresses and its importance for people everywhere. In addition to setting out the various roles played by principle UN organs, this book documents the Organization's contributions to international peace, economic and social development, human rights, and international law.
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This comprehensive handbook designed for the general public explains the structure of the United Nations, how the Organization works, the main issues it addresses and its importance for people everywhere. In addition to setting out the various roles played by principle UN organs and related organizations, Basic Facts about the United Nations documents the Organization's contributions to international peace and security, economic and social development, human rights, humanitarian action, international law and decolonization. Appendices contain current data on UN membership and peacekeeping operations, as well as contact information for UN information centres, services and offices. This latest edition, published in 2017, has been revised to take account of significant developments in the world and the Organization itself since 2014.
Pages 296
Dimensions 229 x 152
Date Published 30 Jun 2017
Publisher United Nations Publications
Subject/s Encyclopaedias & reference works   United Nations & UN agencies  

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