- 1997 - 2006
Series contains records pertaining to the development and implementation of United Nations-wide policy. Files in the series which pertain to the Office of the Deputy Secretary-General consist of reports to the Deputy Secretary-General about United Nations activities, correspondence between the Deputy Secretary-General and senior officials, press material covering the Deputy Secretary-General's activities, text of messages and statements issued by the Deputy Secretary-General, and records documenting communication between the Deputy Secretary-General and the Secretary-General. Also contained in the series are files which pertain to the activities of Under Secretary-General Maurice F. Strong and which regard the Secretary-General's programme for reform and developments in the Korean peninsula. Series also contains agendas and notes of meetings of the Policy Committee of the Strategic Planning Unit (SPU). Files of the Strategic Planning Unit include background notes for the Secretary-General on meetings of the Policy Committee; records regarding decisions made by the Secretary-General with regard to meetings of the Policy Committee; and policy submissions made to the Policy Committee about United Nations strategies for action in the following countries: Iraq, Afghanistan, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Cote d'Ivoire, Burundi and Sudan. Series also contains records documenting the admission of countries to the United Nations. Records consist of correspondence, reports, memoranda, notes of meetings, notes to the file, and United Nations press releases.