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Comparative Youth Justice - UN Resources & Related Websites

Course Number: CC615

Subject: Criminology

United Nations & UN Documents Online 

Please contact Hélène LeBlanc if you need assistance with locating UN materials.

United Nations News - News articles and press releases about the UN.

UN Member States on the Record - Participation records of all UN members.

UN Official Documents System - Database of official UN publications. Contains 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. Click here for an explanation of UN Document Symbols.

United Nations Digital Library - The Dag Hammarskjöld Library creates content, data and metadata related to UN information, resources, publications, and documents. Products include: bibliographic metadata, Index to Proceedings, Index to Speeches, Voting Records, UNBIS Thesaurus, research guides and frequently asked questions. UNDL Help page.

UNDL Research Guides - Guides on various topics to help you find the right documents.

UNBIS Thesaurus - The UNBIS Thesaurus is a multilingual database of the controlled vocabulary used to describe UN documents and other materials in the Library's collection.

UN Data - Statistics from the United Nations.

UN Human Rights Office - Home page for the UNHRO.

UNICEF - Home page.

United Nations and the Rule of Law - Home page for the UN Rule of Law Unit.

United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime - Home page for the UNODC.

United Nations Home Page

Related Websites

IGO Search - This custom Google search targets international governmental organizations. A list of the covered URLs can be found here.

World Legal Information Institute (WorldLII) List of Countries - WorldLII provides quick access to various countries' legal and legislative websites.

International Human Rights - Government of Canada - Learn how Canada promotes and protects human rights and reflects Canadian values on the international stage.

Human Rights Internet - Since 1976 HRI has promoted human rights and social justice through leadership opportunities and documentation projects, publications, events, and more recently though small grants.

Laurier Library Resources

Readex Access UN - Index of microfiche-available UN publications.

Indexes to Proceedings - Various print and online indexes to help search for various types of UN reports, speeches, and records.

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