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Information Sources and Use of the UN Specialized Agencies (국제연합 전문기구의 정보원과 이용에 관한 연구)

  • Lee, Sook-Hee
    • Journal of the Korean Society for Library and Information Science
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    • v.38 no.2
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    • pp.5-27
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    • 2004
  • The purpose of this study is to enhance the access and the use of international information sources by analyzing the types and the characteristics of information services and resources of the UN specialized agencies. A brief review of the goals and activities of the 16 specialized agencies involving every aspects of international affairs, such as agriculture, food standards, alleviating poverty, financial stability, labor conditions and health care, are presented with the discussions of the useful documents and publications available at the each agency's WWW page as well as access tools for the resources and information services of the agencies. Finally, some suggestions for more effective international information services are made.

The UNESCO Action Plan and 2030 Agenda of Sustainable Development Goals for Climate Change

  • Thriveni, Thenepalli;Ramakrishna, Chilakala;Habte, Lulit;Ahn, Ji Whan
    • Journal of Energy Engineering
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    • v.27 no.2
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    • pp.89-94
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    • 2018
  • UNESCO is an international specialized agency based on the United Nations (UN) located in the Paris. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization abbreviated as UNESCO. The mission and goal of UNESCO are to maintain the peace and security throughout the globe by encouraging international collaborations through educational, scientific, and cultural heritage in order to increase respect for principals of justice, international rules of law, and international human rights. Recently, the UNESCO published a new set of 17 goals for the nation's sustainable society. The Organization ensures to actively participate in UN activities to improve harmony and planning within the United Nations system. The 2030 agenda is primarily about shifting the world on to a sustainable and most in-depth. Currently, UNESCO launched broad goals and objectives for the international community including the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Among these sustainable goals, climate change, water security is more significant. In this paper, we briefly reviewed the seventeen goals by UNESCO.