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Humanitarian Affairs
S-1861 · Serie · 1993 - 1997
Parte de United Nations Observer Mission in Liberia (UNOMIL)

Humanitarian Assistance Coordination Office (HACO), Demobilization and Reintegration Unit
The Humanitarian Assistance Coordination Office (HACO) was established by the United Nations Department of Humanitarian Affairs (DHA) to support the Humanitarian Coordinator based in Monrovia. The Humanitarian Coordinator was appointed by the Secretary-General and reported to the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Liberia (SRSG). The Office’s Demobilization and Reintegration Unit assisted in coordinating the efforts of United Nations agencies involved in relief and resettlement activities and the provision of assistance to demobilizing soldiers.

The files for the Demobilization and Reintegration Unit include concept papers and plans generated by the Unit, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), and the World Health Organization concerning disarmament, demobilization, reintegration, lessons learned, child soldiers, the impact of the Liberian conflict on women and children, and health care services for demobilized soldiers.

There are also records of the Disarmament, Demobilization, and Reintegration Task Force, which was comprised of representatives of UNOMIL, United Nations agencies, NGOs, and the Liberian government, as well as donors to the Task Force. The records include terms of reference, working papers, and meeting minutes concerning: demobilization and reintegration of child soldiers; the demobilization process and policies; obtaining and distributing humanitarian aid; and providing education, medical assistance, and food for demobilized soldiers.

Also present are records of the Unit’s Technical Committee, which provided administrative and management assistance to the Unit. These records include memoranda about the time frame of the demobilization process and a glossary created by the Committee to supplement the Unit’s working papers.

In addition, the records contain statistics on demobilized soldiers and site reports concerning the demobilization process, sanitation, water needs, medical operations, and security. Other reports generated by HACO concern faction compliance with the implementation of the Abuja Agreement of 19 August 1995, UNICEF involvement in demobilization of child soldiers, the consequences of intimidation and re-armament of demobilized children, and demobilization activities of interest to foreign dignitaries. There are also memoranda on the demobilization process prepared by the Humanitarian Coordinator for the SRSG, the Senior Humanitarian Officer for the Humanitarian Coordinator, and by HACO staff for the Complex Emergency Division.

Humanitarian Assistance Coordination Office (HACO), Humanitarian Assistance Coordination Unit
The Humanitarian Assistance Coordination Unit supported humanitarian work carried out by non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and international organizations.

The records of the Humanitarian Assistance Coordination Office consist of reports, meeting summaries, working papers, and memoranda. Included are reports detailing humanitarian assistance projects in Liberia and their policies; quarterly reports concerning the political climate, security, humanitarian advocacy, humanitarian field work, working relationships with partners, and lessons learned; assessment reports about Liberian counties’ humanitarian needs; and a report on internally displaced persons authored by the Refugee Policy Group, dated March 1997. Summaries of meetings with the United Nations Country Team, NGOs, and donors concern humanitarian need assessments, humanitarian projects, the political climate, and security.

Working papers in the files focus on internally displaced persons and the relationship between agencies involved in humanitarian coordination. There are also memoranda concerning the role of HACO and the funding and logistics of humanitarian projects exchanged by the Humanitarian Coordinator; representatives of NGOs, United Nations agencies, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS); and leaders of warring factions. Additionally, there are: minutes of meetings of the Programme Compliance and Violations Committee, which investigated violations of international standards of conduct, human rights, and principles and protocols for humanitarian operations; and investigation reports of security incidents concerning sporadic fighting, looting, and harassment, as well as restrictions of humanitarian aid workers’ freedom of movement and access to civilian populations.

Records relating to bridging projects, the initial reintegration projects for demobilized soldiers, include terms of reference and minutes of meetings of the Task Force on Bridging Operations. Meeting minutes of the Task Force concern the projects of the agencies and NGOs in attendance. Also present are project proposals and updates; working papers on the transition to the next phase of reintegration; and guidelines for the funding of projects.

S-1860 · Serie · 1996 - 1997
Parte de United Nations Observer Mission in Liberia (UNOMIL)

Electoral Division
The Electoral Division was headquartered in Monrovia and headed by the Senior Electoral Officer (SEO), Carlos Valenzuela. UNOMIL’s electoral mandate for the 1997 Liberian elections was to observe and verify the election process. This was to be conducted in consultation with the Organization of African Unity and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). The role of the Electoral Division grew to encompass logistic, operational, and civic education assistance to the Independent Elections Commission (IECOM), the independent organization mandated to organize and administer the elections. The elections were held in July 1997.

Chronological files are included in the records of the Electoral Division consist in part of periodic reports from: the SEO to the SRSG about the registration process; the IECOM to the SEO, titled “Elections Magistrates County Assessment Reports” about operations, personnel and accommodation for polling sites; and from the NGO Refugee Policy Group about the repatriation of refugees and the electoral process.

Chronological files also include notes to file and briefs about: disarmament and the electoral process; revisions to electoral law, the electoral budget, the elections timetable, and to the Code of Conduct for Political Parties; analyses of ECOWAS meetings about the assessment of preparations for the election; meetings with the European Union (EU) Electoral Mission; drafts of the Secretary-General’s briefs to the Security Council about the electoral process with hand-written notes by the SEO.

The records of the Electoral Division also consist of daily, weekly, and monthly field electoral observation reports sent from the SEO to the SRSG which cover such topics as: the roles of UNOMIL and IECOM in the preparation for the elections; and summaries of complaints made by political parties of political intimidation.

Highlights of the Division records include: an 18 January 1997 code cable from the SRSG to UNNY titled “Advanced Planning for UNOMIL’s Electoral Division”, about the status of the mission’s electoral mandate; a 17 June 1997 memorandum titled “Electoral Observation Requirements” to the SRSG from the Electoral Assistance Division (EAD), Department of Political Affairs, UNNY; and a briefing for the Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Marrack Goulding’s 12-15 May 1997 visit to the mission to asses the electoral process.

S-1859 · Serie · 1992 - 1998
Parte de United Nations Observer Mission in Liberia (UNOMIL)

Legal Section
The UNOMIL legal records detail the development of mission-related legal agreements.

Several legal agreements between UNOMIL and Liberia are present in the records, such as Status of Mission Agreements (SOMA); Status of Forces Agreements (SOFA); and Memoranda of Understanding (MOU). Also included are lease agreements pertaining to the UNOMIL Headquarters (Hotel Africa) in Monrovia, Liberia.

The records also contain memoranda exchanged between Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Kofi Annan and Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) Anthony Nyakyi, describing the implementation of the 28 December 1994 Accra Agreement and the 19 August 1995 Abuja Agreement.

Also included is a legal chronological file, containing memoranda exchanged between the UNOMIL Legal Officer and other UNOMIL officials: SRSG; Chief Administrative Officer (CAO); Chief Financial Officer (CFO); and Chief Procurement Officer (CPO). Documents of note in the chronological file are communications between the Legal Officer and the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) and/or the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), regarding the development of mission-related legal affairs and agreements such as: drafts of lease agreements for UNOMIL Headquarters; draft MOU; and preliminary, interim, and final reports prepared by the UNOMIL Ad-Hoc Committee of Inquiry about the Sinje Massacre that took place on 28 September 1996 in Singe, Grand Cape Mount County.

S-1858 · Serie · 1994 - 1997
Parte de United Nations Observer Mission in Liberia (UNOMIL)

Chief Military Observer
The Chief Military Observer (CMO) was tasked with the command of the Military Division of UNOMIL. The CMO was posted at UNOMIL headquarters in Monrovia, Liberia, and reported directly to the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) on matters regarding military operations of the UNOMIL mandate. The post was held by Major General Daniel Ishmael Opande, succeeded in April 1997 by Major General Sikandar Shami.

The records contain incoming and outgoing code cables, exchanged between the CMO and United Nations Headquarters, New York (UN-NY) and between the SRSG and: Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Marrack Goulding; Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Bernard Miyet; and Margaret Carey, Africa Specialist with the Department of Peacekeeping Operations. Topics of the cables pertain to military operations and developments of the mission.

The records also contain operational reports such as reconnaissance reports ordered by the CMO and conducted by Military Observers (MILOBS) and/or Electoral Officers to ascertain viability of establishing a field station; or to obtain data on the population and infrastructure necessary for electoral staff. Daily and weekly situation reports and monthly assessments of main developments sent to the SRSG relay information about developments in military and electoral operations.

There are also summaries of meetings of the inter-agency Ceasefire Violations Committee (CFVC), which was chaired by the CMO. The meeting summaries detail the Committee’s discussion of alleged ceasefire violations. The records also include letters of complaint sent by the Economic Community of West African States Monitoring Group (ECOMOG) to the CMO, reporting factions’ allegations of ceasefire violations.

Head of Mission
S-1857 · Serie · 1993 - 1998
Parte de United Nations Observer Mission in Liberia (UNOMIL)

Special Representative for the Secretary-General (SRSG)
The Office of the Special Representative for the Secretary-General (SRSG) to Liberia was located at UNOMIL headquarters in Monrovia, Liberia. Records derive from the tenures of Mr. Anthony Nyakyi (December 1994 - April 1997) and Mr. Tuliameni Kalomoh, who succeeded Nyakyi in April 1997. The documents primarily consist of incoming and outgoing code cables and subject files which relate to the SRSG’s activities as Head of the Mission.

The code cables were sent from SRSG Nyakyi to United Nations Headquarters, New York and include: drafts and final progress reports to the Secretary-General; daily and weekly situation reports, sent to Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Kofi Annan, detailing political and military developments in the mission; and summaries of meetings between the SRSG and Heads of State, Foreign Affairs Ministers, and faction leaders. Memoranda are also included in the outgoing code cables, describing: the electoral process; analyses of ceasefire violations as relating to the 28 December 1994 Accra Agreement and the 19 August 1995 Abuja Agreement; and deployment of UNOMIL and Economic Community of West African States Monitoring Group (ECOMOG) observers. The code cables also contain notes for file prepared by the Political Affairs Officer (PAO) and by the Human Rights Officer (HRO). The notes for file offer summaries and analyses of the meetings with high-level officials and human rights investigations, respectively.

Also present in the records are incoming code cables from Annan and the Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Marrack Goulding to SRSG Nyakyi on topics such as the Brussels Conference held to support the peace process in Liberia (December 1996); the Mission of the Secretary-General’s Special Envoy to Liberia (April 1996); and human rights violations (December 1995).

Other files relate to meetings held by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), including meetings of the Chiefs of Staff; the Council of Ministers; the Committee of Four on Sierra Leone; the Committee of Nine on Liberia; and sessions of Authority Heads of State and Government. Documents relating to these meetings include agenda; minutes from the meetings; draft and final reports; notes verbal; and final communiqués. There are also statements presented at meetings by ECOWAS member states’ Ministers of Foreign Affairs and SRSG Nyakyi.

Also included are files about the disarmament and demobilization process: correspondence between the SRSG and representatives of warring factions about the progress of disarmament; meeting summaries of, and attendance lists for, the inter-agency Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration Task Force, chaired by the Humanitarian Coordinator of the United Nations Humanitarian Assistance Coordination Office in Liberia (UN-HACO); working papers about the disarmament and demobilization process; and correspondence between the UN-HACO Humanitarian Coordinator and the SRSG.

There are also subject files which relate to the ECOWAS Military Observer Group (ECOMOG), which include meeting reports of the ECOMOG Disarmament Committee. Records of the inter-agency Ceasefire Violation Committee (CFVC) are also present. These contain meeting minutes summarizing faction allegations of ceasefire violations, and letters of protest from factions and sent to the CFVC.

Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Also included are documents from the UNOMIL Office of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), who reported to the SRSG. These include: UNOMIL organization charts; code cables sent from both the SRSG and the CAO to United Nations Headquarters, New York; daily, weekly, and monthly situation reports detailing political and military activities, in particular the activities of President Charles Taylor; and daily press briefings summarizing the daily briefing delivered by Spokesman of the Secretary-General, Fred Eckhard.


S-1852 consists of records documenting the ICFY’s monitoring of UNPROFOR and the military activities of warring factions in the former Yugoslavia. Included are UNPROFOR-generated records copied to the ICFY as well as ICFY high-level summaries of UNPROFOR reports.

Periodic reports authored by ICFY personnel for the Co-Chairmen include the ICFY daily operational reports, reviewing UNPROFOR and warring faction military activities throughout the former Yugoslavia. There are also UNPROFOR-generated military periodic reports, including: the Force Commander’s daily briefings; daily situation reports prepared by the Force Commander; and military information summaries.

There are also daily reports detailing air-detected and ground-observed violations of the no fly zone in the airspace of Bosnia and Herzegovina investigated by the Monitoring and Close Air Support Coordination Centre (MCCC). Daily reports on activities in the no fly zone also note medical evacuations (MEDEVACS) and casualty evacuations (CASEVACS), as well as operations of NATO aircraft. Records pertaining to air support include: the Force Commander’s concept of employment of air power dating from 1994; release authority requests issued for UNPROFOR military exercises; and code cables sent between Co-Chairman Thorvald Stoltenberg and the Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Kofi Annan about close air support (CAS) and air strikes.

There is also a collection of maps produced by the UNOPROFOR Geographic Branch (G2) in Bosnia and Herzegovina Command headquarters, and G2 personnel stationed at the headquarters of the British Force (BRITFOR) in Split, Croatia. The maps depict: boundaries of United Nations Protected Areas (UNPAs); lines of confrontation; the disposition of warring factions in Bosnia and Herzegovina; and supply routes. The maps also feature summaries of military information about warring faction activities.

S-1852 also contains: the UNPROFOR Force Standard Operating Procedures (SOP); the Force Commander’s operation orders and policy directives; casualty statistics of UNPROFOR personnel; briefs on battalion deployment; memoranda and reports on the deployment and operations of the Rapid Reaction Force; and briefs on demilitarization in Sector North.

The records of S-1851 are comprised of high-level code cables reporting on diplomatic and operational activities of the ICFY. Code cables document the collaboration between the following agencies: the International Conference on the Former Yugoslavia (ICFY); the United Nations Protection Force (UNPROFOR); the Department of Peace Keeping Operations (DPKO); and the European Community Monitoring Mission (ECMM). The code cables were sent or copied to the UN headquarters in New York City and the ICFY Secretariat located in Geneva.

The Office of the Co-Chairmen of the ICFY initially was headed by Co-Chairmen Cyrus Vance and Lord David Owen and later in May 1993, by Lord Owen and Thorvald Stoltenberg. The Office of the Co-Chairmen reported diplomatic and operational developments directly to the Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali and to the Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations and Special Envoy for the Former Yugoslavia, Kofi Annan, at the UN headquarters in New York and the Theatre Headquarters in Zagreb, Croatia. Outgoing code cables from the Co-Chairmen relay information about high-level meetings and communications with leaders of warring parties and international diplomatic and governmental organizations. Topics covered include: Co-Chairmen’s progress in the development of a constitution for Bosnia and Herzegovina; the progress of ICFY working groups on issues related to confidence building and security measures, minorities, and economic relations; the forensic examination of alleged mass grave sites in the conflict area; and the possible results of the withdrawal of UNPROFOR (February 1995).

Also included are the Co-Chairmen’s reports to the Security Council about the activities of the ICFY. In addition, a memorandum written by International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) Justice Richard Goldstone describes the preparation of indictments against the Bosnian Serb leadership (June 1995).

The UNPROFOR Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG), Yasushi Akashi, sent reports on diplomatic and operational developments primarily to Kofi Annan. Akashi’s code cables consist of periodic reports to the Security Council and the Secretary-General relaying mission and operation specific information such as: the general situation in the mission areas; battalion deployment; the humanitarian situation; political developments in Croatia; and UN sanctions against the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM).

Included among the code cables are precise details of the Srebrenica Massacre, pursuant to Security Council Resolutions 1009 and 1010 (1995); and the final and comprehensive report on the Sarajevo Mortar Incident of 28 August 1995 (2nd Markale Massacre) prepared by UNPROFOR Lt. Col. J.R.J. Baxter.

The files also contain code cables prepared by UNPROFOR Force Commander Satish Nambiar, who was based in Zagreb, Croatia. He reported to UN headquarters in New York on topics such as: the implementation of the no-fly zone; NATO air strikes against the Bosnian Serb Army (BSA); the mining of Peruca dam by the forces of the “Republic of Serbian Krajina” (RSK); and the safe passage of civilians, commercial goods, and humanitarian aid to and from Sarajevo. There are also cables relaying details of high-level discussions on the renewal of the UNPROFOR mandate (February 1994).

The records also include reports prepared by the European Community Monitoring Mission (ECMM) in the Former Yugoslavia and sent to the ECMM Liaison Office in Geneva, the ECMM Headquarters in Zagreb, Croatia, and copied to the ICFY. The reports primarily consist of overviews of the political, operational, and humanitarian situation in the conflict area.

Also included are high-level clear and code cables from the aforementioned offices, covering topics such as: the situation in FYROM; periodic UNPROFOR operational reports; the cessation of operations of UN Civilian Police (UNCIVPOL); and the status of the International Police Task Force and the UNCIVPOL in Bosnia and Herzegovina following the expiration of the United Nations Confidence Restoration Operation (UNCRO) mandate. Also included are working drafts of the Secretary-General’s report concerning arrangements for the liquidation of headquarters of the United Nations Peace Forces (UNPF) and the establishment of the United Nations Mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina (UNMIBH), the United Nations Mission of Observers in Prevlaka (UNMOP) and the United Nations Transitional Administration for Eastern Slavonia, Baranja and Western Sirmium (UNTAES) (31 January 1996).

In addition, the series contains daily situation reports generated by the following Force Commanders of the United Nations Protection Force (UNPROFOR):

Lieutenant-General Satish Nambiar of India, March 1992 to March 1993
Lieutenant-General Lars-Eric Wahlgren of Sweden, March 1993 to June 1993
General Jean Cot of France, June 1993 to March 1994

The situation reports were sent simultaneously to: United Nations headquarters in New York; Cyrus R. Vance and Thorvald Stoltenberg, the Co-Chairmen of the ICFY representing the United Nations Secretary-General in Geneva; and the Liaison Office in Vicenza, Italy of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).

The situation reports describe military activities in: the United Nations Protected Areas (UNPA); in Sector Sarajevo and in various locations of Bosnia and Herzegovina Command; in Croatia in Sectors North, South, East and West; and in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Command. They note activities of warring factions; ceasefire violations (CFVs); incidents involving the security of United Nations personnel and premises; and the activities of UNPROFOR battalions, United Nations Military Observers (UNMO) and humanitarian convoys.

There are also situation reports sent from Bosnia and Herzegovina Command to UNPROFOR headquarters in Zagreb, Croatia.

Records contained in S-1835 document political coordination and negotiation led by the Co-Chairmen of the International Conference on the Former Yugoslavia (ICFY) with former Yugoslav leaders in partnership with the European Community, United Nations agencies, and intergovernmental organizations. The records also document the Co-Chairmen’s internal discussions with high-level officials in the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO), the Department of Political Affairs (DPA), and the United Nations Protection Force (UNPROFOR).

S-1835 contains records of the ICFY’s Steering Committee, which was established at The London Conference held on 26-27 August 1992. Records of the Steering Committee consist of: reports on Steering Committee meetings for ICFY internal use; briefs delivered by the Co-Chairmen; memoranda regarding membership of the Committee; letters to the Co-Chairmen from representatives of foreign countries; and lists of delegates attending meetings. Also included are records relating to the Coordination Body for the Implementation of the Vance-Owen Peace Plan and the Arbitration Commission.

Other records concern working groups created by the ICFY, including: the Working Group on Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Working Group on Confidence and Security-Building and Verification Measures, the Economic Issues Working Group, the Working Group on Ethnic and National Communities and Minorities, the Humanitarian Issues Working Group, the Mostar Working Group, and the Working Group on Secession Issues. Meetings often were conducted at the ICFY Secretariat at the Palais de Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. Attendees included: representatives of United Nations agencies and Member States; ambassadors and government representatives; and delegations of former Yugoslav republics. Records of working groups consist of: programme agenda; lists of meeting attendees; discussion papers related to the meeting agenda; statements delivered by the Co-Chairmen and by meeting attendees; and summaries of meetings and periodic reports on the activities of working groups.

S-1835 also contains summaries of Co-Chairmen’s meetings held in Geneva with representatives of governments of the former Yugoslavia. Additionally, there are summaries of meetings that took place during the Co-Chairmen’s visits to the former Yugoslavia to meet with political leaders. Also included in S-1835 are the personal subject files of Co-Chairman Cyrus R. Vance and Deputy Co-Chairman Herbert S. Okun.

Also included in S-1835 are records pertaining to the development of peace agreements, constitutional agreements, ceasefire agreements, and economic agreements brokered by the ICFY. Among these are: the Invincible Plan of July and August 1993; constitutional agreement for Bosnia and Herzegovina, dating from 1993 and 1994; the Washington Agreement of 1994; the Economic Agreement of 2 December 1994; the Agreement on the Krajina, Slavonia, Southern Baranja and Western Sirmium of 1994 and 1995; and the Dayton Agreement of 1995. Records include: draft and final agreements; briefs and outlines for proposed changes to agreements; hand-marked maps depicting areas in the former Yugoslavia; and correspondence about the agreements.

In addition, there are files pertaining to countries in the former Yugoslavia. These primarily hold code cables exchanged between: the Co-Chairmen; the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG); and Kofi Annan, the Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations at United Nations headquarters in New York. Also included in country files are internal documents produced by the ICFY Co-Chairmen and their advisors, such as: talking points; working papers; draft agreements; and briefs on political and military developments in regions. Additionally, there are letters between the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) and government representatives, including: the President of the Republic of Serbia Slobodan Miloševic; the President of Republika Srpska, Dr. Radovan Karadžic; the President of Bosnia and Herzegovina Alija Izetbegovic; the President of the Croatian Republic of Herceg-Bosna, Mate Boban; and the leader of the Autonomous Province of Western Bosnia, Fikret Abdic.

Additionally, S-1835 contains: draft reports prepared by the Co-Chairmen on the activities of the ICFY and submitted to the Security Council; summaries of meetings between United Nations officials and representatives of UNPROFOR, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), and the North Atlantic Council (NAC); briefs written by the Co-Chairmen and sent to the SRSG on developments in the peace process with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO); periodic reports on the activities of the ICFY’s Mission to the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (FRY) undertaken in 1995 and 1996; memoranda prepared by the Legal Advisor to the ICFY about matters concerning the administration of Mostar and Sarajevo in Bosnia and Herzegovina by the European Union and the United Nations; briefs on the implementation of sanctions against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (FRY), authored by the Co-Chairmen and sent to the Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations; periodic situation reports issued by the Sanctions Assistance Missions Communication Centre (SAMCOMM) of the European Union’s European Commission; press statements issued by the Co-Chairmen of the ICFY; and petitions and appeals urging cessation of conflict in the region, sent to the ICFY from non-governmental organizations and individuals.

Photographs and Records
S-0526 · Serie · 1941 - 1964
Parte de United Nations Korean Reconstruction Agency (UNKRA) (1950-1958)

The United Nations Korean Reconstruction Agency (UNKRA) was established in 1950 in order to undertake relief and rehabilitation programs in Korea. It ceased operating in 1959, and liquidation was completed in 1960.

Records include registry files, 1950-1960, containing correspondence, memos, reports, and many other types of documents concerning all aspects of the United Nations Korean Reconstruction Agency; also project files, 1952-1960, containing correspondence, project agreements, lists of required supplies generated by UNKRA's establishment of projects in the areas of food and agriculture, rural resettlement, transportation, communications, education, health, sanitation and welfare, natural resources, housing, technical assistance, and other projects.
Also included are files concerning personnel, finances, and other matters having to do with the administration of UNKRA, 1951-1960, and containing correspondence, legal documents, minutes, accounts, and photographs.
Historical files, 1951-1960, were assembled in order to write a history of UNKRA, and contain examples of the types of documents mentioned, as well as drafts of a history of UNKRA.

It contains PAG-4/3.0, subseries (3.0) Registry Files; (2) Project Files; (3.1) General Administration Non-Registry Files; (3.2) General Administration Photos; (4) Personnel Office Non-Registry Files; (4.1) Finance Office Non-Registry Files; (4.2) Finance Office Ledgers; (5) Historical Files.