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Selected UN Web Sites and Directories


United Nations Homepage

International Court of Justice

The judicial organ of the United Nations.

International Criminal Court

This Web site is being created by the Advance Team of the International Criminal Court. The court was established by the Rome Statute of the International Court, which was entered into force on July 1, 2002. For additional information about this court and the statute that created it, you can visit the United Nations' Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court Web page.

Official Web Site Locator for the United Nations System of Organizations

An alphabetical index of UN sites. No keyword search mechanism is provided, so use your browser's "find" function if you wish to search using a keyword.

Departments of the UN Secretariat

Linking the Web sites of various departments and their divisions..

United Nations Human Rights Web sites - see the many links included on our Human Rights page.


UN Documents and Research Sources


Official Document System of the United Nations

Searches UN documents.

UN Documentation Centre

Maintained by the UN, this site provides access to UN documents available on UN Web sites. Includes links to documents produced by the UN General Assembly, Security Council, Economic & Social Council, Secretariat, International Court of Justice and the Trusteeship Council. If you can't find particular documents you are looking for, try the "Readex AccessUN" site, listed below. Not all UN documents are available on the Web, but if you have document citations you can ask our Reference Librarians where you might be able to obtain the documents. The CUNY School of Law Library does have selected UN documents relating to human rights and disarmament in its microfiche collection.


Research Guides


ASIL Guide to Electronic Resources for International Law - United Nations

An excellent research guide maintained by the American Society of International Law.

United Nations Documentation: Research Guide

A guide prepared by the United Nations Dag Hammarskjold Library that "provides an overview of the various types of documents and publications issued by the Organization (e.g, reports, resolutions, meeting records, sales publications, press releases) and gives guidance on how to work with them. This is an excellent introduction to UN research.

United Nations Scholars' Workstation

A guide to UN research provided by Yale University. Some databases and materials referenced are specific to Yale's collection, but it's a good research guide for anyone.