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Organization Releases ‘Yearbook of the United Nations’, Covering Global Activities in 2010

The United Nations releas


ed the sixty-fourth volume of Yearbook of the United Nations, covering the Organization’s global activities in 2010.

With its comprehensive coverage of political and security matters, human rights issues, economic and social questions, legal concerns, and institutional, administrative and budgetary proceedings, theYearbook of the United Nations stands as the authoritative reference work on the activities of the Organization.

Fully indexed, the 33-chapter, 1,581-page Yearbook includes all General Assembly, Security Council and Economic and Social Council resolutions and decisions, placing them in a narrative context of United Nations consideration, deliberation and action.

The Art Deco-inspired cover, designed by the award-winning United Nations Graphic Design Unit, celebrates the establishment of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN-Women).

The Yearbook has been published since 1946–47. All volumes of the Yearbook collection can be accessed in full online on the Yearbook website:

The Yearbook Express, available on the website, features chapter introductions to selected Yearbooks in all six United Nations official languages. The Twitter account @UNYearbook provides an historical perspective on current United Nations activities and concerns.

The Yearbook of the United Nations 2010, volume 64, xvi + 1,581pp., Sales No. E.12.I.1 H, ISBN: 978-92-1-101276-7, eISBN: 978-92-1-056089-4, can be obtained through bookstores worldwide, and ordered from United Nations Publications, PO Box 960, Herndon, Virginia 20172, United States, or from

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