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This virtual dialogue focused on gender equality in the Open Science suite of activities
In 2021, the Dag Hammarskjöld Library considerably increased its global reach and initiated new ways of collaborating with UN and research communities during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The Dag Hammarskjöld Library (in the Department of Global Communications) and the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) recently held the second global Open Science Conference under the theme From Tackling the Pandemic to Addressing Climate Change.
The UN Digital Library has been awarded the 2021 Jus Gentium Research Award by the American Society of International Law (ASIL).
In 2020, the Dag Hammarskjöld Library increased its global reach and found new ways of working with the UN community during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
If you have searched the Dag Hammarskjöld Library catalogue recently, you may have noticed a new feature: the addition of pink PDFs in your results list which link to the full text of open access articles. The new links are supported by the Unpaywall database, a non-profit service that has indexed over 27 million open access scholarly articles.
In the early 1970s, as the world faced a severe food crisis, the UN General Assembly, pursuant to recommendations by the 17th Conference of the Food and Agriculture Organization, decided to convene a World Food Conference in 1974. The Dag Hammarskjöld Library has now digitized the complete documentation of the Conference.
The majority of Trusteeship Council documents are now accessible in full-text in the UN Digital Library.
At the beginning of each session of the General Assembly, world leaders gather at UN Headquarters to share their views on the world stage. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this year's general debate has transitioned to a mainly virtual format.
Want to learn more about which speakers have represented your country over the years? Which speaker gave the longest speech? Which Heads of State have delivered statements since 1946? Ask DAG has the answers!
The Dag Hammarskjöld Library is celebrating the milestone of creating over one million bibliographic metadata records in the UN Digital Library, its online catalogue.
To celebrate the 75th anniversary of the United Nations, the Dag Hammarskjöld Library has unveiled an online exhibit of key documents that have shaped international relations and led to remarkable changes in the lives of the peoples of the world.
The Dag Hammarskjöld Library has now digitized the complete documentation of the "First International Technical Conference on the Conservation of the Living Resources of the Sea", consisting of technical and working papers, meeting records, and committee reports.
We invite you to explore these historical documents in the UN Digital Library.
Did you know that the UN Dag Hammarskjold Library offers a digital collection of oral history interviews and transcripts with senior UN officials and diplomats that offer insider views and personal perspectives on the Organization's work to maintain world peace? This is the UN Oral History Collection, a joint project of the UN Library and Yale University.
The global discussion on human settlements began as early as 1965 when the General Assembly identified inadequate housing as one of the most urgent problems necessitating immediate solutions and called upon all nations to mobilize resources and make strong efforts to improve the housing conditions for millions of people.
Researchers can now delve into the UN Conference on Human Settlements documentation which was recently digitized by the Dag Hammarskjöld Library.