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Official Records and Indexes in print

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If you are looking for a particular document and can't find it in any of the databases you might also try searching by title in one of our Library Catalogs or if you have the UN Document Symbol we probably have it on microfiche.

Discovery Tools for Locating Digitized UN Documents

  • Access UN  
    Commercial database. Access restricted to currently enrolled students, faculty, and staff at the U of C.
  • Documents (ODS)  
    Official UN source for PDF files. Mostly recent documents but some historical as well.
  • HeinOnline: United Nations Law Collection (UNLC)  
    Commercial database. Access restricted to currently enrolled students, faculty, and staff at the U of C.
  • International Court of Justice  
    The Court, The Registry, cases, basic documents, jurisdiction, press releases, and more.
  • International Law Commission  
    Since its inception in 1949, the work product (documentation, reports, texts and instruments etc) of the International Law Commission has accumulated into an extensive body of research into a wide range of aspects of public international law.
  • Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)  
    The High Commissioner for Human Rights is the principal human rights official of the United Nations. The High Commissioner heads OHCHR and spearheads the United Nations' human rights efforts.
    - Catalog of documents and publications indexed by the UN Dag Hammarskjöld Library and the Library of the UN Office at Geneva.
    - Voting records for resolutions which were adopted - either without a vote or by roll-call or recorded vote - by the General Assembly beginning with its 1st session (1946-) and the Security Council beginning with its 1st year (1946-).
    - Index to Speeches.
    Links to full-text usually provided.
  • United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL)
    Commission that formulates and regulates international trade in cooperation with the World Trade Organisation.
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)  
    Areas of work:
    - Africa, Least Developed Countries and Special Programmes
    - Globalization and Development
    - International Trade and Commodities
    - Investment and Enterprise
    - Technology and Logistics
  • United Nations Rule of Law (ROL)  
    Official and unofficial UN rule of law tools and materials including UN norms and standards, resolutions, reports, guidance materials, training materials, and programming materials, lessons learned and evaluations, and more.

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