Administrative history: The Registry Section was established ca. 1954; the system was discontinued in 1979, after the decision to move to a decentralized records management system. Function was the centralization of Secretariat record-keeping in one large classification system. Predecessor was Central Registry Section. Succeeded by decentralized record-keeping by departments in consultation with the Archives Section's records management programme.
Series consists of the Registry Section's files relating to UNCTAD and UNIDO. Arranged numerically according to filing plan, and therein chronologically.