“The Quest for Water”
focuses on ensuring availability and sustainable management of water for all. The articles explore important issues such as ecosystems in the global water cycle and the role of gender and social inclusion in achieving the water-related goals and targets. This issue of the digital magazine of the UN system “buoys” the launch of the International Decade for Action, “Water for Sustainable Development”, 2018-2028. ©Front cover by Bob Sherman Photography.
iLibrary is the latest UN official online, full-text source of information.
The new digital library, provides librarians, information specialists, scholars, students, policy makers, influencers and the general public with a single digital destination for seamlessly accessing publications, journals, data, and series published by the United Nations Secretariat, and its funds and programs.
United Nations iLibrary offers an extensive list of features that deliver flexibility, speed, and efficiency such as intuitive navigation, integrated search results, granular content, citation tool, DOI identification, and multilingual content.
Every year around 500 new titles are planned to be added to United Nations iLibrary. Approximately 70% of are in English.
Visiting the Library
You are always welcome to visit us at the UNIC
Our business hours and contact
OUR BUSINESS HOURS -
MONDAY TO FRIDAY ( 8:00 AM TO 4:00 PM) - GENERAL VISITS
MONDAY TO FRIDAY ( 10:00 AM TO 3:00 PM ) - LIBRARY VISITS
( UNIC is usually closed in public holidays) There are some holidays that we may be open - Call first to inquire.
WHERE WE ARE LOCATED:
2ND FLOOR BRETTON HALL, 16 VICTORIA AVENUE, PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO
Bretton Hall compound houses, UNIC and Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and other businesses.
Landmarks on Victoria Avenue - Government Printery, Tranquility Government Secondary School, Inida High Commission, Venezuela (BR) Embassy, TGI Fridays, BPTT
No parking is available on Bretton Hall compound for visitors. We suggest you park on the Avenue or the private carpark on Melville Lane (per hour fee).
Telephone - (868) 623 4813 or 8438, Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
for your security
FOR YOUR SECURITY:
(1) NO BAGS , LARGE PARCELS OR BACKPACKS ARE ALLOWED IN UNITED NATIONS OFFICES
(2) YOU MAY TAKE PHOTOGRAPHS IN APPROVED SPACES
(3) YOU SHOULD KEEP A FORM OF IDENTIFICATION
(4) FOLLOW UNIC EVACUATION INSTRUCTIONS IN ANY EMERGENCY
The Reference Library includes a wide collection of audio and video products.
they include : DVDs, VHS tapes and CDs.
Some of the topics they cover include:
- Climate Change
- the Environment
- the Holocaust
- and more
You can schedule a visit by yourself or as a group to view the videos. Let us know ahead of time so we can set up our conference room for you to enjoy the experience.
Reference Libraries have special lending procedures - If your organisation would like to borrow a title or multimedia product, your library staff can contact the Library or the Registry to make a request for a library to library loan.
Conditions of Loans:
- Must be for a non-profit reason
- Must be for a non-political event or activity
- loan period is for a maximum of two weeks
UNIC Reference Library catalogue includes official documents from:
UN Secretariat - Secretary-General reports and other publications ; Security Council Resolutions ;Economic and Social Council resolutions, reports and special publications ;Trusteeship Council resolutions and reports ; General Assembly resolutions, reports and special publications ; International Court of Justice reports and publications
The library is also a place to conduct research
We offer free Internet wireless access for our visitors who come to do research. The Reading room also includes public access computers, and feature documents such as the latest titles in human rights, climate change, development and annual reports. Researchers include students, teachers, government officials, other UN Staff and the general public.
The library is a place where you can come to relax, read a journal or magazine if you want to make up some time while up-town.
Visiting Hours - 09:30 to 4:00 - Monday to Friday except on public holidays.
List of Serials in the Reference Libray Holdings
A to G
Africa Environment Outlook Africa Renewal Annual Evaluation Report:Evaluation and Oversight Boletin Demografico/Demographic Bulletin CEPAL review Code of safe practice for cargo stowage and securing Code of safe practice for solid bulk cargoes Code of safety for fishermen and fishing vessels Code on Intact Stability for all types of ships covered by IMO instruments CODEX Alimentarius commission Commission for Social Development Report Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Report Commission on Human Rights Report Commission on Narcotic Drugs Commission on Population and Development Reports Commission on Science and Technology for Development. Reports Commission on Sustainable Development: Report Committee of experts on Public Administration Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights - Reports Committee on Fisheries - Reports Committee on Information Commodity Market Review Commodity Yearbook Compendium of Food Additive Specifications Competent National Authorities under the International Drug Control Treaties Costs of Disarmament Delegate's Handbook Directory of non-governmental organizations associated with the DPI Disarmament Forum Disasters ECLAC - Binnenial Report Economic Commission for Europe. Annual report Economic Development in Africa Economic Survey Economic Survey of Europe Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean ECOSOC Yearbook Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles Energy Statistics Yearbook Energy Statistics Yearbook Environmental performance review Environmental Performance Reviews ESCAP population data sheet Expenditures, Investment and Financing for Sustainable Development FAO Annual Yearbook FAO Bulletin of Statistics FAO Fisheries Report FAO fishery statistics FAO Statistical Yearbook Focus Forced Migration Review Foreign Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean Forest and Forest Products General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean Global Environment Outlook
H to R
Human Development Report IAEA Annual Report ICAO Journal IFAD Annual Report IMDG Code IMO News INCB: International Narcotics Control Board. Annual Report Index to Proceedings of the General Assembly Index to Proceedings of the Security Council Industrial Commodity Statistics Yearbook Industrial commodity statistics yearbook Production statistics Industrial Development Report Information Economy Report International accounting and reporting issues International Aeronautical and Maritime and Rescue Manual (IAMSAR) International Court of Justice Yearbook International Labor Review International Migration Report International Narcotics Control Board Report International Trade Forum International Trade Statistics International Trade Statistics Yearbook International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea International Yearbook of Industrial Statistics Investment Policy Review Journal of African Transformation Law of the Sea Bulletin Least Developed Country Report Multilateral Treaties Deposited with the Secretary-General National Accounts Statistics: Main aggregates and detailed tables NOTAS de poblacaion Nuclear Safety Review Permanent Missions to the United Nations Pesticide residue in food Politically Speaking Population & Housing Census demographic report Population and housing census - Households and housing report Population and Vital Statistics Report Preliminary Overview of the Economies of Latin America and the Caribbean Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods Report of the Disarmament Commission Review of basic food policies Review of maritime transport
S to Y
Social panorama of Latin America SOLAS Amendments State of the worlds cities State of the World's Forests state of World Aquaculture 2006 Statement of International Treaties and International Agreements registered or filed and recorded Statistical Yearbook Statistical yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean Studies and Reviews Technical Co-operation Report Technology and Innovation Report The Law of the Sea The State of Food And Agriculture The State of World Population The United Nations Disarmament Yearbook The World Health Report Towards a Knowledge Based Economy Trade and Development Report Trade Point Review Transnational corporations Treaty Series Tunza : acting for a better world UN Chronicle UN Demographic Yearbook 2002 UN Documents Index UNCTAD Annual Report UNCTAD Handbook of statistics UNECE - Forest products annual market review UNECE countries in figures UNFPA Annual Report UNICEF Annual Report UNICEF Annual Report UNIDO Annual Report Union Postale United Nations Juridical Yearbook UNODC – Annual Report WHO year in review WIPO Annual Report WIPO Magazine World Drug Report World Drug Report World Economic and Social Survey World Food Programme Annual Report World Investment Report World population policies World population prospects World Public Sector Report World report on road traffic injury prevention World Report on Violence and Health World Report on Violence and Health: Summary World statistical compendium for raw hides and skins, leather and leather footwear World Trade Organization. Trade Profiles World Trade Report WTO Annual Report WTO International Trade Statistics Yearbook of the International Law Commission Yearbook of the United Nations