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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.
Since 1946–47, the Yearbook has served as the UN system’s flagship reference work, providing comprehensive coverage of political and security matters, human rights issues, economic and social questions, legal issues, and institutional, administrative and budgetary matters. The Yearbook website made its debut in 2008, offering free access to the entire Yearbook collection.
The new website boasts a powerful search engine and enhanced, e-book quality readability across all platforms and mobile devices. A scrolling gallery of Yearbook cover art provides clickable access to each of the 63 Yearbook volumes. The new Yearbook Pre-press offers a look at Yearbooks currently in production, with draft Yearbook chapters and detailed chapter outlines added regularly. The Yearbook Express, our online-only publication comprising all Yearbook chapter introductions in the six official UN languages, returns, with the 2009 and other editions coming soon. ...