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Basic facts about the United Nations

Label
Basic facts about the United Nations
Language
eng
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Basic facts about the United Nations
Oclc number
987824662
Summary
"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." -- Publisher's description
Table Of Contents
United Nations system chart -- UN charter, structure and system -- International peace and security -- Economic and social development -- Human rights -- Humanitarian action -- International law -- Appendices
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