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United Nations: Specialized Agencies

Finding United Nations documents.


UNESDoc Database 
Index of Unesco documents and publications.

OECDiLibrary 1998-   UT Libraries database
Provides access to OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) statistical data files, periodicals, and books.

Regional Commissions

The Economic and Social Commission oversees five regional commissions headquartered throughout the world.  These commissions include:

  • ECE – Economic Commission for Europe. Geneva. (Europe, North America)
  • ECLAC – Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean. Santiago, Chile.
  • ECA – Economic Commission for Africa. Addis Ababa.
  • ESCAP – Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific. Bangkok.
  • ESCWA – Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia. Amman.