Basic UN Information www.un.org
ECOSOC - For general information about ECOSOC, the UN Economic and Social Council, go to www.un.org/en/ecosoc. There you will find information about ECOSOC’s committees, upcoming meetings, newsletters, reports, and publications.
For specifics about NGO participation at ECOSOC meetings go to www.un.org/esa/coordination/ngo OR http://esango.un.org. There you will find information about obtaining ECOSOC status, grounds passes, and quadrennial reporting requirements.
UN Office in New York – For information that includes the UN Daily Journal of meetings at the NY HQ, information about the Noontime briefings, webcasts, UN document searches, a directory of agencies and list of UN member Permanent Missions, check out www.un.int/index-en/index.html.
UN Office in Vienna – For general information about the Vienna office, check out www.unvienna.org. The Vienna Office includes the UN Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
UN Women - the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, based in New York http://www.unwomen.org/en
UNESCO - the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, based in Paris http://en.unesco.org/
UN NGO Information
Department of Public Information (DPI) - The main communications link with NGOs is at www.un.org/dpi/ngosection/index.asp. There you can find information about DPI conferences, weekly briefings, workshops as well as information about the NGO Resource Center in New York.