What is the United Nations Oral History Collection?
Last Updated: May 30, 2018
The United Nations Oral History Collection includes interviews conducted over several years with Secretariat officials, ambassadors, and other eminent people on the establishment of the United Nations and UN involvement in various situations around the world.
From the United Nations Oral History page:
"Interviews were conducted by United Nations staff and Yale University researchers on events surrounding the founding of the Organization, crises and wars of independence of selected Nations, and the First Gulf (Iraq) War and its aftermath. The collection represents a special and primary source of information of value to researchers, the press and the general public on the role of the United Nations during this turbulent time in world affairs."
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