Can I reproduce UN Geneva records in a book, an article or a dissertation?

Researchers are authorized to reproduce, for non-commercial, personal, or research use only, unrestricted records under the care of UN Geneva Library and Archives in a book, an article or a dissertation with proper citation. The copyright must be mentioned as follows: United Nations Archives at Geneva.

The United Nations holds the copyright for all archival materials produced by the organization and by the League of Nations. However, the United Nations generally does not own rights to secondary or external materials in its collections and cannot give or deny permission to publish or otherwise distribute these materials. It is the patron’s obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other use restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the Archives’ collections.

Concerning restricted records under the care of UN Geneva Archives, an authorization from the office of record must be obtained before reproducing any records. Upon approval, proper citation is required.

A copy of the book, article or dissertation must be sent to UN Geneva Archives.

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