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Model United Nations: Introduction

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This handbook details the structure of the United Nations, the main issues, UN contributions to international peace and security, economic and social development, human rights; humanitarian action, international law; and decolonization. A series of appendices documents UN membership, peacekeeping operations, budget, and contact information for UN information centers, services and offices.


The Model United Nations Research Guide is a resource finder for country information, United Nations issues, voting records, and statistics.  Click the tabs above for additional information.

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