UNIC and Sergio Vieira de Mello UN Library launches new brochure

The United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) and the Sergio Vieira de Mello United Nations Library have jointly compiled an information brochure with an aim of publicizing and raising awareness of their various functions and services they provide.

The brochure highlights the importance of UNIC as a key component of supporting media within the UN fraternity in Nairobi. UNIC offers advice and support in designing information strategies and disseminating timely information to the press and public. It also gives details of the activities that UNIC organizes and actively participates. e.g. Model United Nations, prompting awareness of the UN Millennium Development Goals in Kenya, organizing UN in Kenya person of the year among many other activities.

The brochure also highlights the role of the Sergio Vieira de Mello UN Library as a resource for developing and maintaining a collection of print and online information on UN-related issues which assists the UN staff and outside users to analyze trends, assess issues and promote activities related to sustainable development. Also the various services offered in the library such as knowledge management, access to online information, capacity building and guided tours are outlined in detail in the brochure.

 

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