On the eve of International Women’s Day, lawyers in Isfahan navigate the UN online

On 7 March 2013, the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) helped some 40 lawyers of Isfahan Bar Association to broaden their knowledge of the UN.

UNIC Reference Assistant Nazanin Ghaemmaghami addressed them on how to retrieve UN documentation and information from UN and UNIC websites, the Dag Hammarskjold Library’s (DHL), and OHCHR web page during a workshop at the Association’s building in Isfahan.

Ms. Ghaemmaghami elaborated on basic UN facts and gave an overview of important information-searching tools located through DHL resources and databases, including the United Nations Bibliographic Information System, Official Document System and UN Info Quest as well as press releases and the UN Yearbook.

UN women, International Women’s Day and the UN Secretary-General’s campaign on unite to end violence against women web pages were introduced and explained to the participants.

Persian copies of the UN Charter, Universal Declaration of Human Rights and United Nations in Iran were also distributed among participants of the four-hour workshop.