Series Press matters and public relations - S-1097

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S-1097

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Press matters and public relations

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  • 1996 - 2007 (Creation)

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No. of Boxes: 19

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Series contains documents pertaining to United Nations press matters and public relations.
General press matters files consist of documents related to press coverage of the United Nations and the Secretary-General; documents inviting the Secretary-General to write articles or contribute messages and statements; documents regarding articles written by the Secretary-General; documents regarding requests of the Secretary-General for interviews and television appearances; documents regarding political cartoons; and documents pertaining to the Office of the Spokesman for the Secretary-General.

Files in the series which pertain to United Nations Day (24 October), Human Rights Day, the 50th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1998) and the 60th anniversary of the United Nations (2005) include documents regarding preparations for celebratory events, text of statements made and congratulatory letters and statements sent to the United Nations by member states, organizations and the general public.
Also contained in the series are records pertaining to donations of money made to the United Nations and to books, photographs and other items received as gifts by the Secretary-General and his wife Mrs. Nane Annan. Records consist of press releases, press clippings, daily press briefings, correspondence, cards, notes and faxes.

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2006/0156, 2009/0346-0006

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2006/0156

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