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Title Basic facts about the United Nations.

Publication Info. New York, NY : United Nations Department of Public Information, [2017]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    341.23 BAS 2017    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition Forty-second edition.
Description xvi, 276 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Note Includes index.
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.
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."-- Publisher's description.
Subject United Nations.
Added Author United Nations. Department of Public Information, issuing body.
ISBN 921101350X

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