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United Nations Introduction

The main governing document is the UN Charter .Our collection contains the Charter of the United Nations: A Commentary by edited by Bruno Simma; in collaboration with Hermann Mosler, et. al., Oxford University Press, 2002.  The charter and other organization documents cans be found electronically on HeinOnline.

The United Nations website has navigational tabs at the top of the home page that summarize its missions: peace and security, development, human rights, humanitarian affairs and international law. Its UN at a Glance page provides an overview of the organization (193 member states). 

The Charter provides that the pricinpal organs of the United Nations are a General Assembly, a Security Council, an Economic and Social Council, a Trusteeship Council, an International Court of Justice and a Secretariat.

International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia

 

International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia

Books in the Library

Assessing the Legacy of the ICTY - Richard H. Steinberg (Editor)
Call Number: KZ1203.A12 A87 2011
ISBN: 9789004186248
Publication Date: 2011-05-23

 

Recent Ttiles on the United Nations

Use Stella+ to find recent titles on the United Nations.  The "advanced search" lets the reader use checkboxes and other devices to make searches more precise, i. e. date limits, books from the catalog.

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The United Nations Convention Against Torture - Manfred Nowak; Elizabeth McArthur
Call Number: K5304.A41984 N69 2008
ISBN: 9780199280001
Publication Date: 2008-06-02

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The United Nations, the Evolution of Global Values and International Law - Otto Spijkers
Call Number: JZ4984.5 .S658 2011
ISBN: 1780680368
Publication Date: 2011-11-30

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United Nations Sanctions and the Rule of Law - Jeremy Matam Farrall
Call Number: KZ6373 .F37 2007
ISBN: 9780521878029
Publication Date: 2007-12-13

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Uncitral Convention on Contracts for the International Carriage - Ziegler
Call Number: K1176 .R685 2010
ISBN: 9789041131485
Publication Date: 2010-06-15

Bank Guarantees in International Trade - R. I. V F. Bertrams
ISBN: 9284213460
Publication Date: 2004-01-01

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United Nations Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Affairs (Third Committee)

 

Library Resources: UN Peace and Security

The following resources were identified by a search in our STELLA+ database which includes paper and electronic resouces, through a keyword search "United Nations peace and security.  For the sake of precision,

United Nations Human Rights

 

Library Resources on UN Development

Finding library resources on UN goals such as development is facilitated by use of STELLA+.  A key word search limited to items in the catalog and further limited by date will retrieve up to date books and articles on the subject.  The book below is a sample of our offerings.  You can click on the books call number and see similar items.

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The United Nations, the Evolution of Global Values and International Law - Otto Spijkers
Call Number: JZ4984.5 .S658 2011
ISBN: 1780680368
Publication Date: 2011-11-30

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