The 3 Steps

This website contains guidelines for the three essential steps you must go through in order to create a United Nations website. UN web developers should review these steps before proceeding with any work on the new site. If you have any questions, contact the Web Services Section of DPI through the contact form in the footer.


The planning phase involves gathering inputs, content and information needed for making key decisions during the conception, design and development phases of the website.

blue prints of a website


The purpose of the design phase is to translate the site’s objectives into a visual solution and to define the site’s “look and feel”.



The purpose of this phase is to build and integrate all the components and elements of the site in accordance with all applicable requirements and constraints.

snapshot of a UN website