Yearbook of the United Nations 2001

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The Yearbook of the United Nations, comprehensive and reliable, is the primary reference work on the United Nations. This fifty-fifth volume of the Yearbook details the many activities of the Organization and its organs, programmes and bodies in 2001. It provides an overview of the major challenges the Organization has addressed in a variety of areas, including peacekeeping and peacemaking; disarmament; human rights; refugees and displaced persons; international crime and corruption; natural resources and energy; and System-wide Special Initiative on Africa. This 1,500 pages volume is fully indexed and reproduces all major General Assembly, Security Council and Economic and Social Council resolutions issued during the year. It will be a valuable resource for diplomats, government officials, scholars, journalists and others with a serious interest in international and United Nations affairs.



World Health Organization (WHO)

In 2001 the World Health Organization (WHO) continued to implement its corporate strategy by addressing the burden of ill-health among poor populations; tracking and assessing risks to health and helping societies take action to reduce them; improving the performance of health systems and encouraging national policies that promoted health. The strategy also included WHO’s core functions of eradicating epidemics and other diseases, research, the establishment of international conventions and regulations, partnership-building, innovation and the development and monitoring of norms and standards.


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