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World-Cultures United Nations Agencies: UNESCO

UN CyberSchoolBus http://www.un.org/Pubs/CyberSchoolBus/
Contains general information about the UN organization, including statistics, profiles, and an introduction to the organization.
International Year for the Culture of Peace (2000) http://www3.unesco.org/iycp/
Information on how individuals, local organizations, and international organizations can promote peace and non-violence.
United Nations International School (UNIS) http://www.unis.org/
Independent, international K-12 school founded by parent employees of the UN in New York.
International Year of Volunteers (2001) http://www.iyv2001.org/
Volunteer activities, stories, resources, event materials and contact information.
International Year of Older Persons (1999) http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/iyop/
Recognizing the importance independence, participation, self-fulfillment and dignity of older persons as more people live longer lives.
International Year of the Ocean (1998) http://ioc.unesco.org/iyo/
Emphasizing the importance of the oceans and the marine environment as resources for sustainable development.
Committee on Teaching About the United Nations http://www.teachun.org/
Association of educators and non-governmental organizations discussing ways to introduce the UN in classrooms.




MODEL UN


Regional High School Model United Nations (RHSMUN) http://www.rhsmun.org/
Regional High School MUN. Geared towards the Southwestern US and Mexico.
Canadian International Model UN Conference (CANIMUN) http://www.canimun.org
Canada's only bilingual international MUN Conference for University and College students. Organized and administered by the United Nations Association in Canada (UNA-Canada).
IMUNA http://www.imuna.org/
Non-profit, volunteer organization holding Non-Governmental Organization status with the UN. Dedicated to furthering secondary-school education in global issues.
National High School Model UN http://www.nhsmun.org/
New York-based. Comprehensive (Security; GA & ECOSOC committees; ICJ; specialized agencies)
United Nations CyberSchoolBus - Model UN Headquarters http://cyberschoolbus.un.org/modelun/index.asp
Resources for MUN advisors and students includes links, forms, and research materials.



Midwest Model United Nations http://www.mmun.org/
Furnishing a structure for students to work with pressing international issues outside of the classroom, and to broaden their awareness of the world of politics. News, information on upcoming events, and scholarships.
Western Carolina University Model United Nations http://paws.wcu.edu/modelun/
Information about collegiate and high school conferences as well as the WCUMUN team.
London International Model United Nations http://www.limun.org.uk
Conference organized by the University of London.
Cambridge World Model United Nations Trust (CamWorld) http://www.camworld.org.uk/
Purposes to further Model United Nations in Cambridge, UK. It provides financial support and practical advice to organizations and individuals.
UNA-USA Model UN (MUN) http://www.unausa.org/modelun
Resources for educators include education programs, summit and leadership conference, conference calendar, student alliance and publications. USA.
UNA - USA Model United Nations http://www.unausa.org/Programs/modelun.asp
The United Nations Association of United States of America sponsors and promotes model UN related activities.





RESEARCH



United Nations Treaty Collection http://untreaty.un.org/
Offers a comprehensive database of international treaties and related information.

United Nations University http://www.unu.edu/
Seeks to contribute to efforts to resolve the pressing global problems through research.

United Nations Research Institute for Social Development http://www.unrisd.org/
Multidisciplinary research on the social dimensions of contemporary problems affecting development.

United Nations Scholars' Workstation http://www.library.yale.edu/un/
Collection of topical texts, data sets, and pointers to print and electronic information.

United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) http://www.unidir.org/
Independent research on reducing the sizes and roles of militaries. [English, French]




Academic Council on the United Nations System http://www.acuns.org/
International association of scholars, teachers, and practitioners active in the work and study of the United Nations and related organizations.

United Nations Intellectual History Project http://www.unhistory.org/
Compiling commissioned research and oral commentaries on the history of the UN.

United Nations Research Guide from Northwestern University Library http://www.library.northwestern.edu/govpub/resource/internat/unguide.html
The site describes resources and search strategies for researching the United Nations and the publications, events and activities of the United Nations.






United Nations Treaty Collection http://untreaty.un.org/
Offers a comprehensive database of international treaties and related information.
United Nations University http://www.unu.edu/
Seeks to contribute to efforts to resolve the pressing global problems through research.
United Nations Research Institute for Social Development http://www.unrisd.org/
Multidisciplinary research on the social dimensions of contemporary problems affecting development.
United Nations Scholars' Workstation http://www.library.yale.edu/un/
Collection of topical texts, data sets, and pointers to print and electronic information.
United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) http://www.unidir.org/
Independent research on reducing the sizes and roles of militaries. [English, French]
Academic Council on the United Nations System http://www.acuns.org/
International association of scholars, teachers, and practitioners active in the work and study of the United Nations and related organizations.
United Nations Intellectual History Project http://www.unhistory.org/
Compiling commissioned research and oral commentaries on the history of the UN.
United Nations Research Guide from Northwestern University Library http://www.library.northwestern.edu/govpub/resource/internat/unguide.html
The site describes resources and search strategies for researching the United Nations and the publications, events and activities of the United Nations.







United Nations Foundation http://www.unfoundation.org/
Created to administer Ted Turner's $1 billion pledge in support of the United Nations. Includes information on the Foundation and its activities, grants given, the grant process, UN news, and background on the global issues the UN confronts daily.

Department of Economic and Social Affairs: Non-Governmental Organizations http://www.un.org/esa/coordination/ngo/
Compiles documentation about NGO's consulting the Economic and Social Council. Offers a list of participating organizations, application forms for new NGO's, and frequently asked questions for the general public.

Third World Network's Home Page http://www.twnside.org.sg/
An NGO involved in research relating to development, the Third World and North-South issues. Also news on global issues.

Women's Environment and Development Organization http://www.wedo.org
An international advocacy network that strives for a healthy planet with social, political, economic and environmental justice for all through the empowerment of women. Features information on environmental links to breast cancer, women's health, gender justice, UN conference followup, particularly monitoring of the Beijing Platform for Action and the Cairo Programme of Action. WEDO also publishes global reports on government and NGO action in response to these plan of actions. Co-founded by Bella Abzug in 1991.
Academic Council on the United Nations System http://www.acuns.org/
International association of scholars, teachers, and practitioners active in the work and study of the United Nations and related organizations.



One World Trust http://www.oneworldtrust.org
This site contains research and educational material about reform and democratisation of the United Nations and other multilateral organisations.
UN Watch http://www.unwatch.org/
Monitors the performance of the United Nations by the yardstick of the UN Charter.
Global Public Policy Networks http://www.globalpublicpolicy.net
Part of the "Visioning the UN" initiative, this research project examines the challenges of globalization and the potential contribution of GPPNs in addressing them.
The Regency Foundation http://www.regency.org/
A not-for-profit organization working with United Nations agencies on issues of agriculture, environment, telecommunications, and development.

Citizens Network for Sustainable Development http://www.citnet.org
CitNet is an independent, non-profit network of US based organizations, communities, and individuals established prior to the UN Earth Summit as a vehicle to work on issues relating to sustainable development, the environment, government policy, and civic participation.



Pro-UN.org http://www.pro-un.org
A site dedicated to the education of the American public about the benefits of UN membership and the essential role the UN must play in global peace and development.
UN Reform: Vision of Youth http://www.un-reform.org
Ideas from young people throughout the world regarding reforms to the United Nations that will allow it to better meet its aims as set out in the Preamble to the Charter.
Council on World Affairs of Canada http://www.cowac.org
This web site contains important information and programs for students, both high school and elementary, engaged in the study of world issues through the medium of model United Nations activities.
Action for UN Renewal http://www.action-for-un-renewal.org.uk/
Action and information page for this organization that seeks to return the United Nations to its roots in child advocacy.
UN Observer.org http://www.unobserver.org
UN Observer.org is an NGO dedicated to encouraging and assisting the United Nations family of organizations to hold itself to the same human rights standards and principles that it promotes.






PERSONALITIES


United Nations Secretary-General http://www.un.org/News/ossg/sg/
Official site provides a biography, daily schedule, statements, photo links and official travel summaries along with profiles of team members and their responsibilities.

PBS: Kofi Annan - Center of the Storm http://www.pbs.org/wnet/un/
Information about Annan's life and work. Includes a timeline of the UN, general details, and classroom materials.

Wikipedia - Kofi Annan http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kofi_Annan
Hyperlinked encyclopedia article about the UN Secretary General includes his biography along with information and links to his speeches, interviews and profiles.

Wikipedia - United Nations Secretary-General http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Nations_Secretary-General
Hyperlinked encyclopedia about current and past Secretaries General and their role, term and selection.

Conversations with History: Kofi Annan http://bmrc.berkeley.edu/cwh/annan/
UC Berkeley's biography.




BBC: Sergio Vieira de Mello http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/2146395.stm
An obituary for the UN's representative in Iraq.

United Nations - Mark Malloch Brown http://www.un.org/News/ossg/sg/stories/brown_bio.asp
Official UN biography of the current Chef de Cabinet and former UNDP Administrator.

Guardian Unlimited: Sergio Vieira de Mello http://www.guardian.co.uk/Iraq/Story/0,2763,1021870,00.html
A portrait of the UN special representative in Iraq who was killed in an attack on UN headquarters in Baghdad.

Ebony: One-on-one with UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan http://www.findarticles.com/cf_dls/m1077/n12_v53/21225422/p1/article.jhtml
Kevin Chappell's interview with Kofi Annan.








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