UNITED NATIONS ONLINE DATABASES
Readers with access to a computer and modem can access online sources of information about the United Nations via the internet. Current United Nations press releases, resolutions, and documents and breaking information on the UN's international conferences are maintained on the Internet at www.un.org/News . Many UN databases are accessible over the Internet at www.un.org/databases . They include:
UNISPAL (United Nations Information System on the Question of Palestine) http://domino.un.org/unispal.nsf
Provides users with full-text documents of the UN system relevant to the question of Palestine and the Arab-Israeli conflict in the Middle East since 1946.
Millennium Indicators Database http://unstats.un.org/unsd/mi/mi_goals.asp
A framework of 8 goals, 18 targets and 48 indicators to measure progress towards the Millennium Development goals established in 2000. Each indicator is linked to millennium data series as well as to background series related to the target in question.
A global learning project for middle and secondary students with statistical information on countries.
United Nations Population Information Network http://www.un.org/popin/
A guide to population statistics on UN system websites. Includes data, information on publications, conferences, and organizations.
Relief Web http://www.reliefweb.int/w/rwb.nsf
A source of information from OCHA (UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs) and its news agency. Contains information on the latest updates in humanitarian issues, including emergencies and natural disasters. Also contains background information by country.