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70 Years, 70 Documents

70 Years, 70 Documents

To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, the Dag Hammarskjöld Library is presenting an exploration of the seventy key documents that have shaped the United Nations and our world.


1996 - Working towards ending all nuclear testing

1997 - A new protocol targets greenhouse gas emissions

1998 - A permanent International Criminal Court is established

1999 - Assisting East Timor's journey to independence

2000 - The United Nations looks towards the 21st Century

2001 - A global response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic

2002 - A special session devoted to children

2003 - Closing the global digital divide

2004 - The greatest threats to security in the 21st century

2005 - Building peace in countries emerging from conflict