The UN System is the name given to a complex group of organizations, institutions and entities.
This guide provides an overview of some of the key members of the UN System, with a focus on documents, publications and information resources. Here we capture some of the information formerly found the Library's legacy database UN-I-QUE.
For each body, we identify information such as:
For more detailed information, please see the website of the organization.
The documentation patterns of international organizations usually reflect the structure and working practices of the organization. While each organization is unique, in the UN family of organizations, there are some common characteristics that can be distinguished.
Most organizations in the UN System have: