Further information

This sections provides links to other sources of information of use in preparing for a MUN conference.

You can also find links to video resources here. 

UN at a glance

The United Nations Charter: https://www.un.org/en/about-us/un-charter

History of the UN Charter: https://www.un.org/en/about-us/history-of-the-un/preparatory-years

The Founding of the United Nations: A photographic exhibition to commemorate 60 years of the UN Charter: http://www.un.org/av/photo/un60/index.html

Milestones in United Nations History, Selected Chronology: http://www.un.org/en/sections/history/milestones-1941-1950/index.html 

Text of Declaration of St. James Palace: http://avalon.law.yale.edu/imt/imtjames.asp

Text of the Atlantic Charter: http://avalon.law.yale.edu/wwii/atlantic.asp

Text of Declaration by the United Nations (1 January 1942): http://avalon.law.yale.edu/20th_century/decade03.asp 

Text of the Moscow Conference, October 1943: http://avalon.law.yale.edu/wwii/moscow.asp 

Text of the Teheran Conference, December 1943: http://avalon.law.yale.edu/wwii/tehran.asp

Text of Dumbarton Oaks Conference, October 1944: http://www.ibiblio.org/pha/policy/1944/441007a.html

Text of Yalta Conference, February 1945: http://avalon.law.yale.edu/wwii/yalta.asp

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


UN General Assembly

Current session of the General Assembly

General Assembly resolutions

General Assembly Rules of Procedure

The PGA Handbook: A practical guide to the United Nations General Assembly

Dag Hammarskjöld Library Research Guide

Different Phases in Implementing Main Committee Workplans: A presentation for MUN New York Workshop 2013


UN Security Council

Overview of the Security Council

Security Council resolutions

Provisional Rules of Procedure

Security Council Working Methods Handbook

Introduction to the Work of the Security Council: A presentation for MUN New York Workshop 2013


UN Documents

Overview of UN Documents: http://research.un.org/en/docs

How to find UN Documents: http://research.un.org/en/docs/find

UN Document Symbols: http://research.un.org/content.php?pid=320836&sid=2626142

Tools and Resources for Accessing UN documents: A presentation for MUN New York Workshop 2013


Other Online Resources

UN Bibliographic Information System (UNBISNET):  http://unbisnet.un.org/

Official Document System (ODS):  http://documents.un.org/ (complex search screen) or http://www.un.org/en/documents/ods/ (Google search)

UN Member States on the Record:  http://www.un.org/depts/dhl/unms<

Press Releases:  https://www.un.org/press/en

Daily Journal:  http://www.un.org/en/documents/journal.asp

UN Terminology database (UNTERM): http://unterm.un.org/

UN-I-Que database:  http://lib-unique.un.org/DPI/DHL/unique.nsf


Additional Resources

The UN Yearbook:  http://unyearbook.un.org/

Human Resources_Part 1: A presentation for MUN New York Workshop 2013

Human Resources_Part 2: A presentation for MUN New York Workshop 2013


UN Apps

Complete list at http://www.unric.org/en/apps-directory

Language app: UNEPDApp