Series documents confidential meetings held with various heads-of-state and foreign representatives. Records are primarily meeting minutes and other confidential notes. Arranged chronologically.
Series consists of incoming and outgoing code cables and associated records (e.g. handwritten notes, press statements, situation reports, translations, etc.) relating to political contact with various countries or regions, and with UN representation within those countries or regions. Correspondents are primarily senior UN officials, but also include military commanders and non-UN representatives. Arranged alphabetically by country, city, or mission in the following order: Addis Ababa, Athens, Bangkok, Beirut, Cairo, Cyprus, Damascus, Geneva, India/Pakistan/Bangladesh, Ismalia, Nicosia, general, Jerusalem, Latin America, Lusaka, Middle East, Namibia, Naguora, Nicosia, Santiago, Seoul, Southern Rhodesia, Syria, Teheran, Timor, UNHCR, UNRWA, and miscellaneous.
Variations in title: Previously called 'Political matters - code cables'
Source of title: Title based on record type.
Series is comprised of a small collection of files about several topics, i.e., the Charter, "decolonization", etc. Records include correspondence, handwritten notes, press releases, etc. Arranged in topical sections and therein chronologically.
Series contains the General Assembly session files (the 26th Session to the 36th Session, as well as the 6th Special Session to the 11th Special Session). Records are primarily UN documents, with additional subfiles containing correspondence, handwritten notes, press releases, and so forth. Appended is a set of files on the 'Permanent Representatives of United Nations Member States'. Arranged in the following broad categories (and therein chronologically, numbered by meeting): General Assembly Sessions (regular and special), then a set of 'exxcerpts from verbatim records', and finally the chronological set of files concerning 'Permanent Representatives of United Nations Member States'.
Series documents the liaison of the Secretary-General with the specialized agencies of the United Nations: the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the International Labour Organization (ILO), the Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization (IMCO), the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the Universal Postal Union (UPU), the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank), the World Health Organization (WHO), the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), and the World Meterological Organization (WMO). Records include correspondence, handwritten notes, news clippings, etc. Arranged alphabetically by organization.
Series documents the period of world concern about the nuclear power struggle, particularly the period when the annual World Disarmament Conference was held, 1972-1976. The chronological disarmament files span 1972-1981. Records include correspondence, code cables, press releases, speeches, and documents. Correspondents include the Under-Secretary-General for Political - and Security Council Affairs and the Special Representative of the Secretary-General to the Committee on Disarmament. Arranged in broad topical categories in the following order: 'chronological files', 'World Disarmament Conference', 'Advisory Board / Committee on Disarmament', and miscellaneous records (and therein chronologically).
Series documents the liaison of the Secretary-General with the subsidiary bodies of the United Nations and other related bodies: the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Disaster Relief Coordinator (UNDRO), the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the United Nations International School (UNIS), the United Nations Institute for Training (UNITAR), the United Nations Relief Works Agency (UNRWA), the United Nations University (UNU), and the University for Peace. Records include correspondence, handwritten notes, speeches, UN documents, etc. Arranged alphabetically by organization, and therein chronologically.
Series comprises the documented record of the Secretary-General's involvement in peacekeeping, diplomacy, and humanitarian assistance coordination in the region of India, West Pakistan, and East Pakistan (the latter two subsequently Pakistan and Bangladesh). Represented are the following United Nations missions: UNEPRO, UNROB, and UNROD (United Nations East Pakistan Relief Operation, United Nations Relief Operation in Bangladesh, and United Nations Relief Operation in Dacca). Records include correspondence with the appointed focal point of the humanitarian operations, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, and the participating organizations (UNICEF, WFP, FAO, WHO, and League of Red Cross Societies). Correspondents include numerous senior UN officials and heads-of-state including Zulfikar Ali Bhutto (President of Pakistan), Sheik Mujibur Rahman (Prime Minister of Bangladesh), and Indira Gandhi (Prime Minister of India). Arranged in the following broad categories: general subject files on relief and peacekeeping matters, clear cables, Chronological files (Pakistan files contain correspondence between Bhutto and Gandhi), and United Nations documents on the admission to the United Nations of the new nation of Bangladesh.
Variations in title: Previously called 'Political matters : India, Pakistan, Bangladesh'
Source of title: Title based on function and contents
Series documents the relationship between the Secretary-General and the United Nations Associationss such as the World Federation of United Nations Associationss and affiliated national bodies. Unarranged, except in general chronological sequence.