The United Nations System Staff College (UNSSC) is the UN organization mandated by the General Assembly to contribute to a more effective, results-oriented and agile United Nations through learning, training and knowledge dissemination. UNSSC provide inter-agency learning and knowledge services for staff of the United Nations system. UNSSCs headquarters are located in Turin (Italy) and its second campus in Bonn (Germany).


UNSSC's learning and training activities focus on the thematic areas of:

  • leadership and management
  • peace and security
  • sustainable development

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The UNSSC website offers background information, news, publications and courses.

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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.
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Last modified: 2024-02-15