Commission on population and development

The United Nations Commission on Population and Development was established in 1946 as a permanent subsidiary organ to the ECOSOC. The Commission assists the Council by arranging for studies and advising the ECOSOC and other UN organs on population matters.

The United Nations has always addressed the relationship between population and development in many ways. There are, in fact, a number of organs within the UN organization working with these issues. The financial support to the programmes, funds and agencies is channelled through the UN secretariat.

The Commission follows population issues and trends as well as the implementation of the Programme of Action of the International UN Conferences on Population and Development.

Mer om befolkningskommissionen

De enskilda dokumenten från befolkningskommissionen har följande koder:

E/ Ekonomiska och sociala rådet

-/CN.9 Kommission nummer 9 = Befolkningskommissionen



Ex. E/CN.9/2003/8 Ekonomiska och sociala rådet, befolkningskommissionen, år 2003, dokument nr 8

  • På befolkningskommissionens webbplats finns information om dess arbete och sammansättning samt dokumentation från de senaste åren.
  • Kommissionen lämnar en årsrapport till ECOSOC för granskning. Den innehåller information om det senaste verksamhetsåret och referenser till olika dokument och publiceras i serien Supplements to the Official Records of the Economic and Social Council, med symbolen E/CN.9/ÅR/NR.
  • För de senaste åren finns årsrapporterna även publicerade som sessionsdokument bland ECOSOC 'documents'.

UN documents and publications in catalogues and databases

  • United Nations Digital Library offers UN documents and open access publications, UN voting data and speeches, UN maps, Content in 6+ languages. Replaces the traditional online catalogue UNBISnet.
  • UN iLibrary UN publications online covering different topics.
  • ODS full-text UN documents published from 1993 onward and scanned documents published between 1946 and 1993 in the official languages of the UN.
  • Daily list of documents (ODS). Documents published for the day, with full text links, can be found in the United Nations full text database ODS.
  • UNBIS Thesaurus a multilingual database of the controlled vocabulary used to describe UN documents.
  • Index to proceedings is an annual bibliographic guide to the proceedings and documentation of the major UN organs. The index includes:
    • a list of all documents
    • a comprehensive subject index
    • an index to speeches
    • a voting chart of resolutions
  • United Nations Documents Index (United Nations Digital Library) References to all documents by subject area are published. A collection of indexes is held by the Dag Hammarskjöld and Law Library, Uppsala, and the Libraries at UN Headquarters in New York and Geneva.
Last modified: 2023-11-23