Announcement from the Editor
UNITED NATIONS PUBLISHES LATEST EDITION OF YEARBOOK OF THE UNITED NATIONS
This Reference work is available for the first time in an e-book version. Volumes from 1946-47 through 2005 are available on line and free of charge.
The United Nations issued the sixty-first volume of the Yearbook of the United Nations, the most comprehensive and authoritative reference work on the activities of the Organization, covering developments in 2007.
For the first time, the Yearbook is available in digital format for a variety of e-book readers including Kindle, iPhone/iPad, Nook, Sony e-Book Reader and more. The e-book edition includes full text search, bookmarking and adjustable font-size and color, along with hyper-linked table of contents, indices and references. The electronic edition will be available both in full text and in five individual parts.
The 1,634-page volume provides policymakers, diplomats, researchers, academics, journalists and other readers with comprehensive and in-depth coverage of the United Nations role in the main global political, economic, social and legal developments during the year.
The Yearbook is fully indexed and includes in their entirety the texts of, and votes on, all major General Assembly, Security Council and Economic and Social Council resolutions and decisions. Its 33 chapters deal with political and security questions; human rights; economic and social questions; legal questions; and institutional, administrative and budgetary questions.
All volumes from the first (1946-47) to the fifty-ninth (2005) edition can be accessed in full at http://unyearbook.un.org free of charge.
The print edition of the Yearbook of the United Nations 2007 is available for $175 (Sales No. E.09.I.1 H; ISBN: 978-92-1-101226-2; eISBN: 978-92-1-054327-9; ISSN: 0082-8521) from United Nations Publications, c/o National Book Network, 15200 NBN Way, PO Box 190, Blue Ridge Summit, PA 17214, USA and in bookstores. E-book editions are available on https://unp.un.org/mobileapps.aspx and from all major e-book retailers.