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UN Digital Library

Access to UN-produced content including UN documents and publications. Links to full text appear when available. Voting information for resolutions adopted by the General Assembly and Security Council, and citation to speeches made in the principal organs.

United Nations Official Document System (ODS)

Full text search of documents issued since 1993; resolutions of all principal organs & Security Council plenary documents since 1946. Includes the Daily Journals of New York and Geneva.

Yearbook of the United Nations

The Yearbook is the principal reference work of the United Nations and provides a detailed overview of the Organization's activities.

UN iLibrary

The United Nations iLibrary is the comprehensive global search, discovery, and viewing source for digital content created by the United Nations.

All UN Databases

Full listing of databases from the UN System.

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees - UNHCR

Logo of UNHCRThe Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. (A/RES/429 (V))

The agency is mandated to lead and co-ordinate international action to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems worldwide.

UNHCR Official Documents (UN Digital Library Search)

UNHCR Archives and Records

Executive Committee of the High Commissioner's Programme (ExCom)

Other United Nations Entities