American Model United Nations International
From your syllabus: "American Model United Nations (AMUN) is a non-profit, educational organization founded in 1989 to provide students with the highest quality, most professionally run simulation of the United Nations available. AMUN strives to combine educational quality with highly realistic simulations of the United Nations to give students an unparalleled Model UN learning experience."
United Nations' Websites
Links to information about the United Nations:
About the United Nations
Information about the history of the UN, its organization, its programs, and its members.
Activities of the Member States
From your syllabus: "This resource provides basic information on Member States’ interactions in the primary United Nations organs and key United Nations reporting on Member States. It is an ideal place to begin researching the relationship between a given State and the United Nations system."
Addresses several global issues including: safeguarding peace, protecting human rights, establishing the framework for international justice and promoting economic and social progress, climate change, international terrorism and AIDS.
UN Voting Records
From Dag Hammarskjöld Library's website: "Voting records for all resolutions adopted by the General Assembly and the Security Council from 1946 onwards."
Publications by the United Nations:
Index to Proceedings of the UN
From Dag Hammarskjöld Library's website: "The annual publication is comprised of a subject index to all the documents issued by the body in question during a particular session/year and an index to speeches delivered before the forum in question during a particular session/year."
Index to Speeches - United Nations Bibliographic Information System
From Dag Hammarskjöld Library's website: " provides access to statements delivered at official meetings at the General Assembly, Security Council, Economic and Social Council and Trusteeship Council from 1983 onwards."
Journal of the United Nations
From the website: "The Journal is a complete picture and an historical record of the life of United Nations Headquarters on any given day – what meetings are being held, when and where, what topics are being discussed and what documents are the basis of those discussions. It gives a complete list of official documents issued that day, which can be accessed via hyperlink, and a summary of the meetings of the previous day."
Official Documents System
From the website: "... an online database of UN documents that was first launched in 1993 and updated in 2016. ODS has full-text, born-digital UN documents published from 1993 onward, including documents of the Security Council, the General Assembly, the Economic and Social Council and their subsidiaries, as well as administrative issuances and other documents."
Guides and Tutorials About the United Nations
United Nations: A Guide
From your syllabus: "This publication explains the governance and decision-making processes of the United Nations, with sections on how the principal organs work, the nature of bloc negotiating, the types of documents produced by these bodies and their weight in the international community."
Research Guides from Dag Hammarskjöld Library
An organized collection of webpages with links and advice about how to research specific topics of interest using the United Nations' resources.