UN Links

Corporate Business
Human Rights
Millennium Development Goals
Public Information
Regional Offices
Secretary General
Special Advisers


Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) http://www.opcw.org/

United Nations Review Conference on Small Arms http://www.un.org/smallarms2006/


International Institute on ageing (INIA) http://www.inia.org.mt/

Agencies, Offices, Funds and Programmes

Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) http://www.fao.org/

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) http://www.iaea.org/index.html

International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) http://www.icao.int/index.html

International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) http://www.ifad.org/

International Labour Organisation (ILO) http://www.ilo.org/

International Maritime Organisation (IMO) http://www.imo.org/

International Monetary Fund (IMF) http://www.imf.org/external/news/default.aspx

International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) http://www.incb.org/incb/index.html

International Organisation for Migration (IOM) http://www.iom.int/

International Telecommunication Union (ITU) http://www.itu.int/newsroom/index.html

Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) http://www.unaids.org/

Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) http://ochaonline.un.org/

United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) http://www.uncdf.org/

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) http://www.unctad.org/

United Nations Development Fund for Women (UN Women) http://www.unifem.org/

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) http://www.undp.org/

United Nations Educational, Scientific Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) http://www.unesco.org/

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) http://www.unep.org/

United Nations Fund for International Partnership http://www.un.org/unfip/

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCHR) http://www.unhchr.ch/

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) http://www.unhcr.ch/

United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN HABITAT) http://www.unchs.org/

United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) http://www.unido.org/

United Nations Non-Governmental Liaison Services (UN-NGLS) http://www.un-ngls.org/

United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) http://www.unops.org/

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) http://www.unodc.org/

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) http://www.unfpa.org/

United Nations Relief and Work Agency (UNWRA) http://www.un.org/unrwa/

Universal Postal Union (UPU) http://www.upu.int/

World Bank (WB) http://www.worldbank.org/

World Food Programme (WFP) http://www.wfp.org/english/

World Health Organisation (WHO) http://www.who.int/en/

World Intellectual Proporty Organisation (WIPO) http://www.wipo.int/portal/index.html.en

World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) http://www.wmo.ch/

World Tourism Organisation (WTO) http://www.world-tourism.org/

World Trade Organisation (WTO) http://www.wto.org/


10 stories the world should hear more about http://www.un.org/events/tenstories/

Fight Hunger http://www.fighthunger.org/

Food Force http://www.food-force.com/

Millennium Development Goals http://www.un.org/millenniumgoals/

Stand UP Against Poverty http://www.standagainstpoverty.org/

Corporate Business and Trade

Guidelines on cooperation between the United Nations and the Business Community http://www.un.org/partners/business/otherpages/guide.htm

Inter-Agency Procurement Services Office http://www.iapso.org/about/

International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) http://www.worldbank.org/icsid/

International Trade Centre (ITC) http://www.intracen.org/
United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) http://www.uncitral.org/

United Nations Global Compact (UNCG) http://www.unglobalcompact.org/

Courts and Tribunals

International Court of Justice (ICJ) http://www.icj-cij.org/

International Crimical Court (ICC) http://www.icc-cpi.int/

International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) http://www.un.org/ictr/

International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) http://www.itlos.org/


Decolonization http://www.un.org/Depts/dpi/decolonization/


African Regional Model United Nations Conference (ARMUN) http://student.sun.ac.za/armun/

Committee on Teaching about the UN http://www.ctaun.org/

Cyberschoolbus http://cyberschoolbus.un.org/

Global Education Motivators (GEF) http://www.gem-ngo.org/

World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) http://www.wfuna.org/index.cfm

Environment and Energy

International Seabed Authority (ISA) http://www.isa.org.jm/

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change http://www.ipcc.ch/

Sustainable Land Management (SLM) http://www.gsu.co.za/

GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP) http://sgp.undp.org/

Global Network on Energy for Sustainable Development (GNESD) http://www.gnesd.org/

Global Village Energy Partnership (GVEP) http://www.gvep.org/

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) http://unfccc.int/2860.php

United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) http://www.unccd.int/

United Nations Development Programme on Climate Change http://www.undp.org/climatechange/

United Nations Development Programme on Energy and Environment http://www.za.undp.org/energyandenvironment/index.html

United Nations System Network on Rural Development and Food Security (RDFS)http://www.rdfs.net/index.htm


United Nations http://www.un.org/

United Nations General Assembly http://www.un.org/ga/61/

United Nations Security Council http://www.un.org/Docs/sc/

United Nations Trusteeship Council http://www.un.org/documents/tc.htm


Global Fund http://www.theglobalfund.org/en/


Former United Nations Secretary Generals http://www.un.org/sg/formersgs.shtml

United Nations 60 http://www.un.org/un60/

United Nations History http://www.un.org/aboutun/history.htm

United Nations Pictorial History http://www.un.org/av/photo/unhistory/index.html

Human Rights

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights http://www.ohchr.org/

Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief

Consolidated Appeals Process (CAP) http://ochaonline.un.org/webpage.asp?Site=cap

Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) http://ochaonline.un.org/webpage.asp?Page=2101

International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) http://www.unisdr.org/

Reliefweb http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/dbc.nsf/doc100?OpenForm


Financing for Development http://www.un.org/esa/ffd/

Joint Inspection Unit of the United Nations System (JIU) http://www.unsystem.org/jiu/

United Nations Board of Auditors http://www.unsystem.org/auditors/

United Nations Common Supplier System http://www.ungm.org/

United Nations Development Group http://www.undg.org/

United Nations Reform http://www.un.org/reform/

United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination http://www.unsystemceb.org/

Messengers and Ambassadors

Messengers for Peace http://www.un.org/News/ossg/factmess.htm

Millennium Development Goals

Millennium Development Goals (MDG’s) http://www.un.org/millenniumgoals/

Millennium Project http://www.unmillenniumproject.org/

UNDP Millennium Development Goals Country Reports http://www.undp.org/mdg/countryreports.html

Organisations of the Economic and Social Council

United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) http://www.uneca.org/

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) http://www.unescap.org/

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) http://www.unece.org/

United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) http://www.eclac.org/default.asp?idioma=IN/

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) http://www.escwa.org.lb/

Functional Commissions

Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ) http://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/crime_cicp_commission.html/

Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) http://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/commissions/CND/

Commission on Population and Development (CPD) http://www.un.org/esa/population/

Commission on Science and Technology for Development (STDEV) http://stdev.unctad.org/

Commission for Social Development (SocDev) http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/csd/

Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD) http://www.un.org/esa/sustdev/

Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/csw/

Statistical Commission http://unstats.un.org/unsd/statcom/commission.htm


United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) http://www.un.org/Depts/dpko/dpko/

Public Information and News

Africa Renewal Magazine http://www.un.org/ecosocdev/geninfo/afrec/

Conferences and Observances http://www.un.org/events/ref43.htm

DPI Updates http://www.un.org/Depts/dpi/dpi_updates/

Information Service Centres http://www.un.org/aroundworld/unics/english/issues_youth.htm

Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN) http://www.irinnews.org/

News http://www.un.org/News/

Publications http://www.un.org/Pubs/

Radio http://radio.un.org/

Reliefweb http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/dbc.nsf/doc100?openForm

Sales and Marketing https://unp.un.org/

Satellite Transmissions (UNIFEED) http://www.un.org/unifeed/

System Calendar of Media Events http://www.un.org/events/calendar/

UN Chronicle Online http://www.un.org/Pubs/chronicle/

United Nations Dag Hammarskjold Library New York http://www.un.org/depts/dhl/

United Nations Picture Library http://www.un.org/av/photo/

United Nations Information Centres http://www.un.org/aroundworld/unics/

Regional UN Offices

United Nations Office in Geneva (UNOG) http://www.unog.ch/

United Nations Office in Vienna (UNOV) http://www.unvienna.org/unov/index.html

United Nations Office in Nairobi (UNON) http://www.unon.org/

Reports and Documents

In Larger Freedom http://www.un.org/largerfreedom/

Millennium Development Report http://www.unmillenniumproject.org/reports/index.htm

Human Development Report 2006 (HDR) http://hdr.undp.org/

The State of the World’s Food Insecurity http://www.fao.org/docrep/008/a0200e/a0200e00.htm

The State of the World’s Children Report (UNICEF) http://www.unicef.org/sowc/

Secretary General Reports for the Security Council http://www.un.org/Docs/sc/sgrep05.htm

Security Council Monthly Reports www.securitycouncilreport.org/

United Nations Charter http://www.un.org/aboutun/charter/

United Nations Chronicle Online http://www.un.org/Pubs/chronicle/

United Nations Documentation Centre http://www.un.org/documents/

United Nations Facts https://news.un.org/en/

United Nations Office Drugs and Crime Annual Report http://www.unodc.org/unodc/annual_report_2005.html

World Population Report (UNFPA) http://www.unfpa.org/swp/

World Youth Report http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/unyin/wyr05.htm/

Research and Training

United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research http://www.unidir.org/html/en/home.html/

International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) http://www.unesco.org/iiep/

International Training Centre International Labour Organisation (ITCILO) http://www.itcilo.it/

United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) http://www.unrisd.org/

United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) http://www.unitar.org/

United Nations International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (INSTRAW) http://www.un-instraw.org/en/

United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) http://www.unicri.it/

United Nations System Staff College (UNSSC) http://www.unssc.org/web1/

United Nations University (UNU) http://www.unu.edu/

Science and Technology

International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) http://www.icgeb.org/

International Centre for Science and High Technology (ICS) http://www.ics.trieste.it/

United Nations Atlas of the Oceans http://www.oceansatlas.org/index.jsp

United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UNOOSA) http://www.unoosa.org/oosa/COPUOS/copuos.html

United Nations Information and Communication Technologies Task Force (UNICT TF) http://www.unicttaskforce.org/index.html

United Nations Geographic Information Working Group (UNGIWG) http://www.ungiwg.org/.

United Nations Satellite Imagery (UNOSAT) http://unosat.web.cern.ch/unosat/asp/default.asp

United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) http://www.unscear.org/unscear/index.html

World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) http://www.itu.int/wsis/index.html



General http://www.un.org/Depts/

Department for Disarmament Affairs (DDA) http://disarmament.un.org/

Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) http://www.un.org/esa/desa/

Department for General Assembly and Conference (DGACM) http://www.un.org/Depts/DGACM/

Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) http://www.un.org/Depts/dpko/dpko/

Department of Political Affairs (DPA) http://www.un.org/Depts/dpa/

Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) http://ochaonline.un.org/

Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) http://www.un.org/Depts/oios/

Office of Legal Affairs (OLA) http://www.un.org/law/lindex.htm

Secretary General

Office of the Secretary General http://www.un.org/sg/

Office of the Spokesperson of the United Nations Secretary General http://www.un.org/News/ossg/index.shtml

Special and Personal Representatives and Envoys of the Secretary General http://www.un.org/Depts/dpko/SRSG/index.htm/

Special Advisers, Reporters and Representatives

Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (OHRLLS) http://www.un.org/special-rep/ohrlls/ohrlls/default.htm/

Office of the Special Adviser on Africa (OSAA) http://www.un.org/africa/osaa/

Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-Genral for Children and Armed Conflict http://www.un.org/children/conflict/english/home6.html/

United Nations Ombudsman http://www.un.org/ombudsman/

United Nations Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission (UNMOVIC) http://www.unmovic.org/


Sport for Development and Peace http://www.un.org/themes/sport/


United Nations Action to Counter Terrorism http://www.un.org/terrorism/

TortureUnited Nations Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture (UNVFVT) http://www.unhchr.ch/html/menu2/9/vftortur.htm

Summits and Conferences

A list with all conferences and summits organised by the United Nations can be found at http://www.un.org/events/conferences.htm

UN Search Engines

United Nations System Pathfinder http://www.un.org/Depts/dhl/pathfind/frame/start.htm

United nations System Web Locator http://www.unsystem.org/

Vacancies at the United NationsJob Vacancies at the United Nations http://unjobs.org/

United Nations Headquarters New York Internship Programme http://www.un.org/Depts/OHRM/sds/internsh/index.htm

United Nations Human Resources https://jobs.un.org

United Nations Volunteers (UNV) Ihttp://www.unvolunteers.org/

United Nations Online Volunteering Services (UNV Online) http://www.onlinevolunteering.org/

YouthYouth at the United Nations http://www.un.org/youth/