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A list of links on the United Nations

United Nations (UN) -

The United Nations provides an remarkably comprehensive amount of online content. Its "Economic and Social Development Web Site" ( is particularly interesting in that it serves in signposting a large number of other areas in which the UN is involved:

African Development Countries with Special Needs Development Trends Environment Financing for Development Forests Human Rights Human Settlements Narcotic Drugs Population Prevention of Crime Public Administration Regional Cooperation Social Development Statistics Sustainable Development Trade Women

United Nations System of Organizations -

The United Nations encompasses a vast and almost bewildering number of bodies, programs and commissions. The website lists them all in alphabetical order and contains direct links to the individual websites belonging to its special bodies and commissions etc.

Special United Nations bodies and organisations

An overview of the large number of commissions in the United Nations system can be found in a special section of basic course 4 with the scope of this Main Subject Group on D@dalos. Here you will also find a direct link to each of the websites in question:

bulletUnited Nations special bodies: overview and links
bulletUnited Nations special organizations: Overview and links

[Author: Ragnar Müller]

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