- 1923 - 1979 (Creation)
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Size/Number of Items/Parts: 33 linear ft. of textual records, No. of Boxes: 64
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Established in 1967 as a division of the Department of Social and Economic Affairs; in 1970 became a separate department. Ceased to exist at the end of 1978.
The functions of the Office were: to assist the Secretary-General in strengthening coherence of the United Nations system; to represent the Secretary-General in communication with specialized agencies, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IEAE), and other intergovernmental organizations; to assist departments and related bodies in matters of coordination with specialized agencies the IAEA, and other intergovernmental organizations; to assist with coordination and resolving of differences between inter-organizational bodies; to assist the General Assembly, the Economic and Social Council, their subsidiary organs and other intergovernmental organizations in the formulation of decisions involving system-wide activities; to exercise initiative with regard to inter-organizational problems; to serve as the secretariat for the Administrative Committee on Coordination (ACC); to assist with implementation of the Secretary-General's policies in regard to specialized agencies, the IAEA, and other organizations (ST/SGB/Organization, Section G, March 1976).
The Under-Secretary-General for Interagency Affairs and Coordination was C. V. Narasimhan.
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Fonds consists of the following series.
S-1003 Under-Secretary-General's working files 1951-1978
S-0575 Administrative Committee on Coordination records
Assistant Secretary-General's records
Division of Narcotic Drugs records
Representation and Liaison Unit records
Under-Secretary-General's Mekong Committee records
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Most of the records in this fonds have unrestricted access
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One series entered in database