S-1041 is comprised of records pertaining to press conferences with the Secretary-General held at the United Nations headquarters and at international locations, Daily Press Briefings issued by the Department of Public Information, and messages and statements made by the Secretary-General. Series also contains records pertaining to the Centre for Human Rights, the Human Rights Committee and human rights in general.
S-1027 documents matters which came to the Secretary-General for action or which are the products of the Secretary-General's work or authority. A large number of files pertain to personnel, candidates for employment positions, competitive examinations and the retirement of personnel, with numerous files concerning individual United Nations personnel. Additional subject files pertain to the Office of Personnel Services, the Advisory Group on Administrative Reform, the United Nations Staff Recreation Council, the Hospitality Committee for United Nations Delegations, the United Nations Child Care Centre, the International Civil Service Commission and the World Association of United Nations Interns and Fellows. Series also includes the files concerning the Secretary-General's annual reports, the United Nations financial crisis and records concerning the Nobel Peace Prize. Series also contains files on various topics and entities including: aged and the elderly; the Secretary-General's annual report; apartheid and racism; atomic radiation; budget; children; diplomatic asylum; disasters and disaster relief; disarmament; languages; protocol; Arts Committee; UN Library; 40th Anniversary; UN in Geneva; UN in Vienna; various internal offices; finance and debt; administrative reform; UN Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISDI); and Department of International Economic and Social Affairs (DIESA).
S-1024 documents the Secretary-General's contacts and information gathering relating to the member nations of the United Nations. Records include correspondence with heads of states, foreign ministers and representatives, as well as code cables, handwritten notes, speeches, UN documents, news clippings, photographs, etc. Arranged in alphabetical sequences by country.
S-1048 contains records of the United Nations Secretariat departments, including the Executive Office of the Secretary-General; the Office of the Under-Secretary-General for Political and General Assembly Affairs; the Office of the Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Questions; the Office of the Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs; the Department for Political and Security Council Affairs; the Department of Political Affairs, Trusteeship and Decolonisation; the Department of International Economic and Social Affairs (DIESA); the United Nations Centre for Human Settlements (HABITAT); the Office of the Director-General for Development and Economic Co-operation (DIEC); the Centre for Social Development and Humanitarian Affairs; the Department of Technical Cooperation for Development; the Department of Public Information; the Centre for Science and Technology for Development; the Office of Legal Affairs; the Department of Administration, Finance and Management; the Department of Administration and Management; the Office of General Services; the United Nations Office at Vienna; the United Nations Office at Geneva; the Office for Research and Collection of Information; and the United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations. Series also contains records relating to United Nations Information Centres in various cities, the International Year of the Disabled Person, the World Assembly on Aging, International Youth Year, the University for Peace, the financial viability of the United Nations, the United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan, the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF), the Outer Space Affairs Division and press matters. Records include correspondence, reports, notes, code cables and press material.
S-1043 contains correspondence, communications, reports and code cables pertaining to areas undergoing political conflict and/or critical situations relating to economic and social problems. Series is arranged alphabetically by country or region and includes files pertaining to the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP), the Council for Namibia, the Office for Emergency Operations in Africa, the case of Nicaragua vs. United States of America, and the Group of Experts on the Consequences of the Israeli Armed Attack against the Iraqi Nuclear Installations.
S-1031 contains invitations, congratulatory messages, thank you letters and holiday greetings sent to Secretary-General and Mrs. Perez de Cuellar during his two terms as Secretary-General of the United Nations, 1982-1991. The invitations are organized chronologically and are grouped according to invitations accepted, invitations regretted, and invitations having no action taken. Series also contains the Secretary-General's correspondence with universities, colleges, schools, miscellaneous organizations, VIPs and friends. See also S-1032.
S-1028 contains records pertaining to United Nations commissions, committees and conferences, including the Economic Commission for Africa; the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC); the Economic Commission for Europe; the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA); the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP); the Administrative Committee on Coordination; the Special Committee Against Apartheid; the Ad Hoc Committee on the Indian Ocean; the Ad Hoc Group on Equal Rights for Women; the Group of High-Level Intergovernmental Experts to Review the Efficiency of the Administration and Financial Situation of the United Nations (Group of 18); the Third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea; the International Conference on the Question of Palestine; World Conference to Review and Appraise the Achievements of the United Nations Decade for Women; the World Conference of Mayors; Pugwash Conferences; International Year of the Child; and the Second World Conference to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination. Records include correspondence, reports, notes and press material.
S-1051 contains records pertaining to United Nations specialized agencies and other bodies, including the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR); the United Nations Environment Programme; the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF); the World Food Programme; the United Nations Development Programme; the United Nations Fund for Population Activities; the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO); the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD); the United Nations Correspondents Association; United Nations University; the World Tourism Organization; the World Food Council; the United Nations Centre for Human Settlements (HABITAT); and the World Health Organization (WHO); the United Nations Institute for Training and Research; the United Nations Commission on Human Rights; the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO); the Universal Postal Union; the New International Economic Order; International Atomic Energy Agency; the World Meteorological Association; and the United Nations Fund for Drug Abuse Control. Records consist of correspondence, reports, notes, statements and press materials.
S-1046 consists of correspondence, reports, notes and press material pertaining to United Nations emergency and relief operations. Subject files pertain to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), the United Nations Disaster Relief Organization (UNDRO), the United Nations Industrial Organization, the Office of the United Nations Disaster Relief Coordinator, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the Secretary-General's Representative for Co-ordination of Kampuchean Assistance Programmes, and the Coordinator on Assistance for the Reconstruction and Development of Lebanon. Files also pertain to United Nations relief operations for specific disasters occurring in Argentina, Colombia, El Salvador, Mexico and other countries.
Series documents confidential meetings held with various heads of state and foreign representatives. Records are primarily meeting minutes and other confidential notes.