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The Yearbook Pre-press complements the published Yearbook collection, offering draft chapters or detailed chapter research outlines from Yearbooks currently in production. The Pre-press is updated frequently as new material becomes available.

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Welcome to the multilingual Yearbook Express! The Express features the chapter introductions of recent Yearbooks, along with the report of the Secretary-General on the work of the Organization in those years, in all six UN official languages.

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Users of the Yearbook of the United Nations conversant in Arabic and Chinese will be glad to know that the 2010 Yearbook Express is now available in these two United Nations official languages as well as English. The Arabic translation was completed by a team of volunteers working through the UNV Online Volunteering service, while the Chinese translation was prepared by students and teachers at Soochow University in Suzhou, Jiangsu, China.

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24 April 2015

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23 April 2015

2011 Pre-press chapters complete!

Users of the Yearbook of the United Nations who have discovered the Yearbook Pre-press section will be glad to know that the 2011 Pre-press is now effectively complete. Detailed chapter outlines with hyperlinks to key UN official documents and even numerous draft chapters for all 33 Yearbook chapters on United Nations activities and concerns in 2011 can now be reviewed and downloaded for reading and research.

20 March 2015

YUN 2010 now on website!

The published version of the 2010 Yearbook of the United Nations is now available in full for reading and research on the Yearbook website!

17 December 2014

New 2015 UN Calendar app for iPhone and Android devices released

Download the new 2015 UN Calendar of Observances: Making a Difference app for iPhone and now Android devices, which uses international days and weeks to illustrate the breadth of United Nations activities around the world, for free!

15 December 2014

2010 Yearbook launched on 15 December!

The United Nations today released the sixty-fourth volume of the Yearbook of the United Nations, covering the Organization’s global activities in 2010. The Acting Head of the Department of Public Information, Maher Nasser, launched the volume in a celebration attended by United Nations delegates, journalists, researchers, librarians and United Nations staff.

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The Yearbook of the United Nations—published by the Department of Public Information—stands as the authoritative reference work on the activities and concerns of the Organization. Based on official UN documents, the Yearbook provides comprehensive coverage of political and security matters, human rights issues, economic and social questions, legal issues, and institutional, administrative and budgetary matters.

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