Yearbook of the United Nations, Volume 47 (1993)


Fully indexed, the 1993 edition of the Yearbook is the single most current, comprehensive and authoritative reference publication about the work of the United Nations, other international organizations and related bodies. The book is designed not just for use by diplomats, officials and scholars but also by other researchers, writers, journalists, teachers and students.
The year 1993 was a remarkably eventful one for the United Nations and in the conduct of international relations. This volume of the Yearbook details the activities of the United Nations, its many organs, agencies and programmes, working together to rekindle a new form of multilateral cooperation for a better world. It records the diverse and globe-encompassing activities of the United Nations and its enduring efforts to deal with the world's pressing concerns, particularly matters of international peace and security, disarmament, human rights, the settlement of regional conflicts, economic and social development, the preservation of the environment, control of drugs and narcotic substance abuse, crime prevention, adequate shelter, youth and the ageing and humanitarian assistance for refugees as well as disaster relief.

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Foreword by Secretary Boutros Boutros-Ghali. About the 1993 Edition. Abbreviations. Explanatory Note. Part One: Political and Security Questions. I. International Peace and Security. II. Disarmament. III. Trusteeship and Decolonization. IV. Peaceful Uses of Outer Space. V. Other Political Questions. Part Two: Regional Questions. I. Africa. II. Americas. III. Asia and the Pacific. IV. Europe. V. Middle East. VI. Regional Economic and Social Activities. Part Three: Economic and Social Questions. I. Development Policy and International Economic Cooperation. II. Operational Activities for Development. III. Special Economic and Humanitarian Assistance. IV. International Trade, Finance and Transport. V. Transnational Corporations. VI. Natural Resources, Energy and Cartography. VII. Science and Technology. VIII. Environment. IX. Population and Human Settlements. X. Human Rights. XI. Health, Food and Nutrition. XII. Human Resources, Social and Cultural Development. XIII. Women. XIV. Children, Youth and Ageing Persons. XV. Refugees and Displaced Persons. XVI. International Drug Control. XVII. Statistics. XVIII. Institutional Arrangements. Part Four: Legal Questions. I. International Court of Justice. II. Legal Aspects of International Political Relations. III. Law of the Sea. IV. Other Legal Questions. Part Five: Administrative and Budgetary Questions. I. United Nations Financing and Programming. II. United Nations Officials. III. Other Administrative and Management Questions. Part Six: Intergovernmental Organizations related to the United Nations. I. International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). II. International Labour Organisation (ILO). III. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). IV. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). V. World Health Organization (WHO). VI. International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank). VII. International Finance Corporation (IFC). VIII. International Development Association (IDA). IX. International Monetary Fund (IMF). X. International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). XI. Universal Postal Union (UPU). XII. International Telecommunication Union (ITU). XIII. World Meteorological Organization (WMO). XIV. International Maritime Organization (IMO). XV. World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). XVI. International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). XVII. United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). XVIII. Interim Commission for the International Trade Organization (ICITO) and the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT). Appendices. Indexes.