Sunday, 19 November 2017

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UN Research Guides


The Libraries of the UN System have an impressive selection of research guides on a variety of topics available.

For easier access you can now find the links to all guides in alphabetical order below.

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Included in this list are the research guides and LibGuides issued by the following libraries: Dag Hammarskjöld Library, UNOG Library, UN Library Vienna, Joint World Bank - IMF Library, Knowledge and Library Services Section of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), Library of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the Maritime Knowledge Centre (MKC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO)

Links to our UNRIC Library Backgrounders have also been added.

Additional topics in Spanish can be found here.

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70 Years, 70 Documents (Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
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9th Session of the CSD and the Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (ECA Library)
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ADF9: Innovative financing for Africa’s transformation (ECA Library)
AfIGF-2015: 4th African Internet Governance Forum (ECA Library)
Afghanistan (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
Africa Resources (Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
African Peer Review Mechanism (ECA Library)
African Statistics: Sites and sources of information (ECA Library)
Agriculture and Rural Development (Joint World Bank - IMF Library)
AIDS – see “HIV and AIDS”
Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions from International Shipping (IMO Maritime Knowledge Centre)
Alternative Development (UN Library Vienna)
Appointment of the Secretary-General (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
ARIA VI: Harmonizing Policies to Transform the Trading Environment (ECA Library)
Arms Trade – see "Conventional Weapons and the Arms Trade"
Arms Trade (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
Asylum Seekers – see “Refugees and Asylum Seekers”
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Biodiversity (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
Biological Weapons (UNOG Library)
Boundaries – see "Maps, Flags, Boundaries"
Budget – see “UN Documentation: Regular Budget”
Burundi (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
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Central African Republic (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)  
Central Banks & International Financial Institutions (IFIs) (Joint World Bank - IMF Library)
Charter of the United Nations (Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
Charter – see also "Researching the Articles of the UN Charter"
Chemical Weapons (UNOG Library)
Child labour (ILO Library)
Civil society – see “Women, youth, civil society & the post-2015 development agenda”
Civil Society (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
Climate Change (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
Climate Change (Joint World Bank - IMF Library)
Climate Change - A Global Issue (Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
Collective bargaining (ILO Library)
Commission on the Status of Women (Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
Communities of Practice (CoPs) (Joint World Bank - IMF Library)
Conventional Weapons and the Arms Trade (UNOG Library)
Cooperatives (ILO Library)
Corporate social responsibility (ILO Library)
Corruption (UN Library Vienna)
The Cost of Hunger in Africa (ECA Library)
Counter-Terrorism (Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
Country Risk & Sovereign Debt (Joint World Bank - IMF Library)
Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice  (UN Library Vienna)
Criminal Justice – see “Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice”
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Dag Hammarskjöld (Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
Democratic Republic of the Congo (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
Desertification (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
Development (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
Disability (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
Disability (ILO Library)
Disarmament (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
Disarmament: Global Issues (UNOG Library)
Disarmament – see also “UN Documentation: Disarmament”
Disaster Prevention (UN Libraries)
Disaster Risk Management (Joint World Bank - IMF Library)
Domestic workers (ILO Library)
Drafting of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
Drug prevention, treatment and care (UN Library Vienna)
Drug trafficking (UN Library Vienna)
Dynamic Industrial Policy in Africa (ECA Library)
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Ebola (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
Ebola – see "Resources on Ebola"
Ebola Virus Outbreak (Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
ECA – see also "Subregional Offices of the ECA"
ECA Resources on Green Economy (ECA Library)
ECA Resources on International Law (ECA Library)
ECA Resources on Social Development (ECA Library)
The Economic and Social Council: Did You Know? (UN Pulse - Dag Hammarskjöld Library):
Economic and Social Council – see also “UN Documentation: Economic and Social Council”
Economic and social sectors (ILO Library)
Education (Joint World Bank - IMF Library)
Educational Resources (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
Egypt (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
eHealth (Joint World Bank - IMF Library)
Energy & Extractives (Joint World Bank - IMF Library)
Environment – see “UN Documentation: Environment”
Environment & Natural Resources (Joint World Bank - IMF Library)
European Union – see "Participation of the European Union in the work of the United Nations"
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Fair Fact-finding Missions – see "International Commissions of Inquiry and Fact-finding Missions"
Fair Treatment of Seafarers (IMO Maritime Knowledge Centre)
Fighting for equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) persons (UN Pulse - Dag Hammarskjöld Library):
Finance & Markets (Joint World Bank - IMF Library)
Financial Crisis (Joint World Bank - IMF Library)
Firearms (UN Library Vienna)
Flags – see "Maps, Flags, Boundaries"
Food & Fuel Crisis (Joint World Bank - IMF Library)
Food Security and Nutrition - A Global Issue (Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
Food Waste (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
Forced labour (ILO Library)
Forest Crime – see “Wildlife and Forest Crime”
Forests (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
Fourth meeting of the African Internet Governance Forum - AfIGF 2015 - see "AfIGF-2015: 4th African Internet Governance Forum"
Fragility and Conflict (Joint World Bank - IMF Library)
Freedom of Religion or Belief (Library Talks, 10 March 2016 - UNOG Library)
Fridtjof Nansen, First High Commissioner for Refugees - Selected Resources (UNOG Library)
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Gambia (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
Gaza
(UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
Gender (Joint World Bank - IMF Library)
Gender Equality (Joint World Bank - IMF Library)
Gender equality (ILO Library)
Gender Regional Agenda (ECLAC Library)
General Assembly - Quick Links (Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
General Assembly: Did You Know? (UN Pulse - Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
General Assembly – see also “UN Documentation: General Assembly”
General Economics Reference (Joint World Bank - IMF Library)
Genocide (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
Genocide (UN Pulse - Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
Governance (Joint World Bank - IMF Library)
Green Economy – see "ECA Resources on Green Economy"
Green Jobs (ILO Library)
Guide to the ECA Library's e-resources on Africa (ECA Library)
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Happiness – see “International Day of Happiness - Measuring Well-Being”
Health, Nutrition & Population (Joint World Bank - IMF Library)
History of the ILO (ILO Library)
HIV and AIDS (UN Library Vienna)
HIV/AIDS (UN Pulse - Dag Hammarskjöld Library) 
HIV/AIDS in Africa (ECA Library)
Human Rights (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
Human Rights
     – see also “Drafting of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights”
     – see also "The Making of International Human Rights"
     – see also “Strengthening of Human Rights Treaty Monitoring Body System”
     – see also “UN Documentation: Human Rights”
Human Rights Timeline (OHCHR Library)
Human trafficking and migrant smuggling (UN Library Vienna)
Hunger – see "The Cost of Hunger in Africa"
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ICT – see also “South-South Cooperation, ICT & the post-2015 development agenda”
ICTs Research Guide (Joint World Bank - IMF Library)
Income Inequality (Joint World Bank - IMF Library)
Indigenous Issues (Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
Indigenous peoples (ILO Library)
Informal economy (ILO Library)
Innovation and Technology (ECA Library)
International Commissions of Inquiry and Fact-finding Missions (OHCHR Library)
International Court of Justice – see “UN Documentation: International Court of Justice”
International Day of Happiness - Measuring Well-Being (Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
International Financial Institutions (IFIs) – see “Central Banks & International Financial Institutions (IFIs)”
International Human Rights – see "The Making of International Human Rights"
International labour migration (ILO Library)
International Law – see "ECA Resources on International Law"
International Law – see “UN Documentation: International Law”
International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS Code) - see “Maritime Security and ISPS Code”
International Trade (Joint World Bank - IMF Library)
Iraq (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
Islamic Banking & Finance (Joint World Bank - IMF Library)
ISPS Code – see “Maritime Security and ISPS Code”
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Jobs (Joint World Bank - IMF Library)    
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Kosovo (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
Knowledge Management (Joint World Bank - IMF Library)
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Labour inspection (ILO Library)
Labour migration (ILO Library)
Labour law (international) (ILO Library)
Labour law (national) (ILO Library)
Labour statistics (ILO Library)
Land Policy in Africa (ECA Library)
Landmines (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
Landmines and Explosive Remnants of War (UN Libraries)
League of Nations (United Nations Archives at Geneva)  
League of Nations: Disarmament (United Nations Archives at Geneva)   
Legal Research Guide (UNOG Library)
Legal Research Resources (Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
LGBTI  – see “Fighting for equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) persons”
Libya (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
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Macroprudential Frameworks and Policies (Joint World Bank - IMF Library)
Mali (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
Maps, Flags, Boundaries (Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
Maritime Crime and Piracy (UN Library Vienna)
Maritime Security and ISPS Code (IMO Maritime Knowledge Centre)
Member States – see “UN Member States on the Record”
Microfinance (ILO Library)
Middle East (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
Migrant smuggling – see “Human trafficking and migrant smuggling”
Migration (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
Migration (UN Pulse - Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
Migration and Development (Joint World Bank - IMF Library)
Millennium Development Goals (Joint World Bank - IMF Library)
Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)   
Minimum wages (ILO Library)
Mining and Extractives (Joint World Bank - IMF Library)
Mining in Africa (ECA Library)
Money-Laundering (UN Library Vienna)
Multilingualism at the United Nations: Selected Resources (UNOG Library)
Myanmar (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
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Namibia & the Security Council (Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
Nansen, Fridtjof – see "Fridtjof Nansen, First High Commissioner for Refugees"
Natural Resources – see “Environment & Natural Resources”
Ninth African Development Forum: Innovative financing for Africa’s transformation – see "ADF9: Innovative financing for Africa’s transformation"
Ninth Session of the Committee on Sustainable Development and the Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development – see "9th Session of the CSD and the Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Dev't"
Nobel Laureates in Economics (Joint World Bank - IMF Library)
Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) – see "UN and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs): A Quick Guide"
Nuclear Weapons (UNOG Library)
Nutrition – see "Food Security and Nutrition"
Nutrition – see "Health, Nutrition & Population"
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Oceans (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
Organized Crime (UN Library Vienna)
Outer Space – see “Peaceful uses of Outer Space”
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Participation of the European Union in the work of the United Nations (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
Peace  (UNOG Library)
Peaceful uses of Outer Space (UN Library Vienna)
Peacekeeping – see “UN Documentation: Peacekeeping”
Peacekeeping (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
People of African Descent (UNOG Library)
Piracy – see “Maritime Crime and Piracy”
Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships (IMO Maritime Knowledge Centre)
Places of Refuge (IMO Maritime Knowledge Centre)
Population – see “Health, Nutrition & Population”
Poverty (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
Poverty Reduction (Joint World Bank - IMF Library)
Press & Media Contacts – see "UN Press & Media Contacts"
Promoting a “Plan of Action to Prevent Violent Extremism” (UN Pulse - Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
Public Financial Management (Joint World Bank - IMF Library)
Public-Private Partnerships (Joint World Bank - IMF Library)

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Racism (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
Recycling of Ships (IMO Maritime Knowledge Centre)
Refugees and Asylum Seekers (UNOG Library)
Refugees and Migrants (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
Researching the Articles of the UN Charter (UN Pulse - Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
Resources on Ebola (ECA Library)
Responsibility to Protect (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
Rule of Law (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
Rural development (ILO Library)
Rural Development – see “Agriculture and Rural Development“
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Sanitation – see “Water and Sanitation”
Seafarers – see “Fair Treatment of Seafarers”
Secretariat – see “UN Documentation: Secretariat”
Secretary-General
     – see also “Appointment of the Secretary-General”
     – see also “United Nations Secretary-General: Did You Know”
Security Council - Quick Links (Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
Security Council Presidency: Did You Know? (UN Pulse - Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
Security Council – also see “UN Documentation: Security Council”
The Situation in Ukraine (Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
Small Island Developing States (Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
Social and Cultural Development (Joint World Bank - IMF Library)
Social Development – see "ECA Resources on Social Development"
Social Protection & Labour (Joint World Bank - IMF Library)
Somalia (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
South Sudan (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
Sovereign Debt – see “Country Risk & Sovereign Debt”
Special Tribunals & other mechanism (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
Sri Lanka (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
Statelessness (UN Pulse – Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
Statistics Resource Guide (UNOG Library)
Stowaways, Illegal Migrants, Treatment of Persons Rescued at Sea (IMO Maritime Knowledge Centre)
Strengthening of Human Rights Treaty Monitoring Body System (Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
Subregional Offices of the ECA (ECA Library)
Sudan/Darfur (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) (UN Pulse - Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
Sustainable Development Goals: Resources
(UNOG Library)
Syrian Arab Republic (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
Syrian Crisis - United Nations Response (UN Pulse - Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
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Technology – see "Innovation and Technology"
Terrorism (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
Terrorism Prevention (UN Library Vienna)
Time for Global Action: 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development (ECA Library)
Torture – see UN Convention against Torture
Tourism (Joint World Bank - IMF Library)
Transitional Justice (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
Transport (Joint World Bank - IMF Library)
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Ukraine (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
Ukraine – see also “The Situation in Ukraine”
UN and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs): A Quick Guide (Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
UN Convention against Torture (1984-2014) (UNOG Library)
UN Documentation: Disarmament (Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
UN Documentation: Economic and Social Council (Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
UN Documentation: Environment (Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
UN Documentation: General Assembly (Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
UN Documentation: How to Find UN Documents (Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
UN Documentation: Human Rights (Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
UN Documentation: International Court of Justice (Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
UN Documentation: International Law (Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
UN Documentation: Overview (Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
UN Documentation: Peacekeeping (Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
UN Documentation: Regular Budget (Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
UN Documentation: Secretariat (Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
UN Documentation: Security Council (Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
UN Information for Young People (Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
UN Member States on the Record (Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
UN Press & Media Contacts (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
UN Resources (Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
[email protected]: ECA documents throughout the years (ECA Library) 
UNDP: Did You Know? (UN Pulse - Dag Hammarskjöld Library) 
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) (UNOG Library)
United Nations Libraries (Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
United Nations Secretary-General: Did You Know? (UN Pulse - Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UNOG Library)
Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UN Pulse - Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
Universal Declaration of Human Rights - see also “Drafting of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights” 
Urban Development (Joint World Bank - IMF Library)
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Violence against Women (ECA Library)

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Water (Joint World Bank - IMF Library)
Water and Sanitation (UN Pulse - Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
Wildlife and Forest Crime (UN Library Vienna)
Women – see also “Commission on the Status of Women”
Women – see also "Violence against Women"
Women and Gender Equality (UNOG Library)
Women and gender issues in Africa (ECA Library)
World Humanitarian Summit: Quick Guide (Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
World Wildlife Day (UN Pulse - Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
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Yemen (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
Youth (UNRIC Library Backgrounder)
Youth – see “UN Information for Young People”
Youth and Sustainable Development: Quick Guide (Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
Youth employment (ILO Library)
Youth, Security and Peace (UN Pulse - Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
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