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United Nations Research Guide: Directories / Contacts

Key Resources

Directories and Contacts for the United Naitons

  1. Europa World Year Book. London: Europa, 1978–
    fD2 .E83 (Latest Main Ref)
    Extensive descriptions of the United Nations principal organs, related and autonomous agencies, and a large number of regional and functional IGOs. Descriptions include addresses, phone and fax numbers, organizational histories and goals, and major publications.
  2. Permanent Missions to the United Nations. New York: United Nations, 1946–1995
    Government Pulications, JX1977 .A37 P4
    Semiannual publication listing members of permanent missions to UN Headquarters, including member countries, countries with observer status, and other international governmental organizations. Also includes listing of current membership of the Security Council, Economic and Social Council, International Court of Justice, and the Trusteeship Council. On the Web, see Permanent Missions to the UN—New York, and Permanent Missions to the UN— Geneva.
  3. Political Handbook of the World (subscription). The International Organizations section of this title offers a comprehensive look at the United Nations and its related organizations.

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