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Internet, Websites Of The UN System In The

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The United Nations has used the Internet since its inception. Since the middle of the nineties the Department of Public Information (DPI), being part of the UN Secretariat, works hard to put the relevant information quickly onto the Internet. The easiest access to the United Nations via Internet is through the UN Headquarters in New York, with the Internet address, and in Europe through the UN Office in Geneva, at A well-structured gateway to the texts of the UN principal organs: General Asembly, Security Council, Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), Secretariat, International Court of Justice (ICJ) and Trusteeship Council is provided on the website Documents The Official Document System of the United Nations (ODS), (http://documents., a full-text retrieval system for United Nations documents and official records, offers on the Advanced Search website two main search areas: UN Documents and Resolutions.

Keywords: Department of Public Information (DPI); ECOSOC; International Court of Justice (ICJ); Official Document System of UN (ODS); UN Internet website; UN Secretariat



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