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21 Sep 2017 - Navigating information on peace and security

Finding UN information and documentation workshop participants Finding UN information and documentation workshop participants

Tehran - In a joint event held by the Iranian Association of UN Studies (IAUNS) and United Nations Information Centre (UNIC)-Tehran, some 40 researchers, students and members of IAUNS were briefed about retrieving the UN-related information and documentation.

The discussion focused on peace and security and it was held on International Day of Peace 21 September 2017 at the UN building. 

At the beginning of the session, UN Secretary-General’s video message on International Day of Peace was screened. Then University of Tehran professor Dr. Amir-Saed Vakil delivered a speech on “A Review on the Evolution of the Concept of International Peace and Security” followed by some question and answer.

UNIC Reference Assistant Ms. Nazanin Ghaemmaghami elaborated on an overview of peace and security as a global issue and its related links such as University for peace. Then the participants navigated through the webpage of “Maintaining International Peace and Security” including Security Council, General Assembly, peacekeeping, Peacebuilding Commission, countering terrorism and disarmament.

Ms. Ghaemmaghami also explained how to retrieve UN documentation and information from Dag Hammarskjold Library’s (DHL) web page and gave an overview of document symbols and important information-searching tools located through DHL resources and databases, including the United Nations Bibliographic Information System (UNBISnet), Official Document System(ODS).

Copies of the UN Charter and the UN System Chart in Persian were distributed among students. 

Workshops “Finding UN Information and Documentation” are regularly organized by the UNIC for all interested groups. For more information about how to attend these workshops and learn how to navigate the UN web site, please contact UN Information Center: Reference Assistant Ms. Nazanin Ghaemmaghami (e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  – Tel. No.: 0098 21 22873837)

For more information, please visit the link below:  https://goo.gl/Hu9Bwf

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