The United Nations Documents Index provides information on documents and publications issued by United Nations offices worldwide. The information is presented in nine sections covering the areas of documents and publications; official records; sales publications; United Nations maps included in UN documents; United Nations sheet maps; United Nations document series symbols; author index; title index; and subject index. The Index is a two-volume set.
"The vision forged in 2005 continues to animate our work as we move, in the phase of this Yearbooks theme, 'towards development, security and human rights for all'." - Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations The Yearbook of the United Nations provides the most comprehensive coverage of the activities of the United Nations system. It is an indispensable reference tool for the research community, diplomats, government officials and the public at large seeking to gain a deeper understanding of the work of the organization. The Yearbook is subject oriented and divided into six parts covering political and security questions; human rights issues; economic and social questions; legal questions; institutional, administrative and budgetary questions; and intergovernmental organizations related to the United Nations. Chapters and topical headings present summaries of pertinent UN activities, including those of intergovernmental and expert bodies,
The Index is an annual bibliographic guide to the proceedings and documentation of the Council and includes indices to the activities of each session, as well as information on organizational matters such as membership. A further part of the Index is devoted to resolutions, documents, and reports.