During the event the Managing Editor of the dust jacket design.The Art Deco-inspired cover celebrates the establishment of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. Dana Neacşu who is a Reference Librarian and Lecturer-in-Law at the Arthur W.
Participating in the event was also Peter Bengston, International Trade Specialist at SIBL.Final remarks were offered by Maher Nasser, Acting Head of Department of Public Information who also officially launched the new Also launched at the event was the UN Calendar of Observances which was described by the Yearbook Associate Editor, Natalie Alexander.This free app for i OS and Android devices features official United Nations observances and links to related videos and further information.but—and I'm sorry to disappoint you here—it is not fashioned after your high school yearbook. The —published by the Department of Public Information and available at the NYPL—stands as the authoritative reference work on the activities and concerns of the organization. For as much as it would be interesting to see all these pictures (if only to supplement Humans of New York project which has recently featured the president and CEO of the NYPL Tony Marx) the publication in question is a different type of yearbook.
Based on official UN documents, the provides comprehensive coverage of political and security matters, human rights issues, economic and social questions, legal issues, and institutional, administrative and budgetary matters.Each of the sixty-four volumes of the , dating back to the 1946–47 edition, includes the texts of all major General Assembly, Security Council and Economic and Social Council resolutions and decisions, and places them in a narrative context of UN consideration, deliberation and action.While the —of which an increasing number of editions are also available as ebooks—can be found on Twitter, where @UNYearbook provides a unique historical perspective on current UN issues by linking these to their background in related published was published in December 2014 and was officially launched at UN headquarters in New York on December 15.Why does it take four years to prepare this yearbook?In addition to its size (1,500+ pages) one should also remember that for many UN documents it takes two years to be released.The event, which took place at the Woodrow Wilson reading room on the second floor of Dag Hammarskjöld Library, was led by Finn Summerell, an accomplished scholar and Chief of the Yearbook Unit in the Publications and Editorial Section, Outreach Division, United Nations Department of Public Information.