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The United Nations website is divided into five broad catagories - peace and security, development, human rights, humanitarian affairs, and international law. Use the tabs at the top of the UN homepage to access the different sections.
UN Documents Center
Here you can link to documents provided by the UN General Assembly, The Security Council, The Economic and Social Council, and The Secretariat, to name a few!
UN Treaty Collection
A collection of treaties and international agreements recorded with The Secretariat since 1946.
Information about Countries
Library of Congress Country Studies
Contains description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world.
CIA - The World Factbook
Information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.
EISIL American Society of International Law
Electronic information system for international law. This searchable database contains primary documents, valuable website links, and research resources
Provides access to European Union government documentation.
International Courts and Tribunals
International Criminal Court
The International Criminal Court (ICC), governed by the Rome Statute, is the first permanent, treaty based, international criminal court established to help end impunity for the perpetrators of the most serious crimes of concern to the international community.
The ICC is an independent international organisation, and is not part of the United Nations system. Its seat is at The Hague in the Netherlands
UN Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunal
In accordance with its mandate, the Mechanism has assumed responsibility for a number of functions of the ICTR and the ICTY. The essential functions include tracking and prosecution of remaining fugitives, appeals and review proceedings, protection of witnesses and victims, etc.
International Court of Justice
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations (UN). It was established in June 1945 by the Charter of the United Nations and began work in April 1946.
UN Office of Legal Affairs
Various links to international law related efforts at the United Nations.