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Last Updated:
July 12, 2006  
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Official Index Site | Millennium Report of the SGAlternative Unofficial Index Sites | UN System Sites

Official Index Site

  • Official Web Site Locator for the United Nations System of Organizations
    A consolidated effort to provide access to official U.N. web sites.  Among its features:
    • an alphabetical index of all United Nations Organizations (UNOs)
    • a classified index
    • a subject index.

    The site, which features English and French language versions, also offers access to UN-related sites.

  • The United Nations, Department of Public Information, United Nations.   This web site covers the following categories of information: UN Overview; Global Issues; UN News; Documents (with search capability of the Daily List of Documents); Departments; Information Resources (including the Dag Hammerskjöld Library); Photos; Conferences; Publications and Sales; and New on the Web.

Millennium Report of the Secretary-General

Released on April 3, 2000, U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan's detailed report sets the agenda for the UN Millennium Summit, an extraordinary meeting of Heads of State and Government around the globe to be convened September 6-8, 2000, on the eve of the first UN General Assembly of the new millennium.  "We the Peoples: The Role of the United Nations in the 21st Century" seeks to provide "the most comprehensive presentation of the UN's mission in its fifty-five year history, containing numerous specific goals and programme initiatives."

Users can read the full text of the report in six languages (English, French, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, Arabic) in .pdf or HTML format, as well as a summary, fact sheet, press release, key proposals, and the Secretary-General's statement to the General Assembly at the UN site. Additional resources include Annan's statement from the press conference, photos, and an archived webcast of his speech before the General Assembly.

Alternative Unofficial Index Sites

  • UN News   Includes access to:
    • the UN Journal
    • Daily Highlights
    • UN Press Releases (with search capability)
    • Facts about the United Nations
    • Development Update
    • DPI Update (Department of Public Information)
  • United Nations Chronicle  Complete tables of contents and selected full-text articles from recent issues of the UN Chronicle.
  • UN Wire -  A daily news summary covering the United Nations, global affairs and key international issues.
    UN Wire is available free of charge. 
  • International Organizations, Indiana University.   Features a comprehensive listing of IGO and foreign government sites on the web.

UN System Sites

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