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The UN Bookshop is located at United Nations Headquarters in New York. It serves UN staff, delegates and the general public, and organizes book launches and “Meet the Author” events with prominent writers.

HOW TO ORDER All merchandise in this catalogue can be purchased at the United Nations Bookshop, located in the concourse level of the General Assembly building at UN Headquarters in New York, accessible through the visitor’s entrance at 1st Avenue & 46th Street.


HOURS: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Monday - Friday) 10:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m. (Saturday - Sunday)

ORDERS CAN ALSO BE PLACED BY* PHONE (1-212-963-7680) OR EMAIL (BOOKSHOP@UN.ORG). *Minimum purchase amount: $15





UN EMBLEM ESSENTIALS ABOUT THE EMBLEM The design of the UN emblem was patterned on an “azimuthal north polar projection of the world”, in which the land masses were spun around a concentric circle with the United States, as the host nation, in the center. The “diagram” was then encircled by crossed branches of olive. In 1945, soon after the San Francisco Conference ended and the United Nations was established, the map on the logo was slightly tilted so that the international dateline became the centerpiece, symbolizing the East-West world. As a side note, the “UN blue” was chosen at this time. Although slightly different than the UN Blue used today (Pantone Matching System 279), this colour choice became an integral part of the visual identity of the Organization. Blue represents peace in opposition to red, for war.

MAGNET US$ 3 Rectangular magnet Printed on metal shell with magnetic backing DIMENSIONS 3” L x 2” W Product nr: X2359



US$ 9 Light weight, easy to carry Reusable, durable and environmentally friendly alternative to disposable plastic water bottles DIMENSIONS 2.75” W x 2.75” D x 7.5” H (17 oz) Product nr: X2869


US$ 7 Blue with Silver Rings With UN emblem, engraved silver rings and plastic barrel Stainless-steel retractable pen tip for ease of use DIMENSIONS 5.5” L Product nr: X2840


US$ 17 Rosewood pen and pencil set in a double slot wooden box UN emblem and metallic gold accents engraved on pens and box DIMENSIONS 6.5” W x 2” D x 1”H Product nr: X3151 5

MAGNET (UN SECRETARIAT) US$ 3 Rectangular magnet features the UN Secretariat Building Printed on metal shell with a flat magnetic backing DIMENSIONS 3” L x 2” W Product nr: X2358


US$ 4 Round silver-plated small lapel pin with the UN Emblem in the middle Hard enamel design stamped on polished nickel plating Butterfly clutch on the back DIMENSIONS 0.875” D Product nr: X2393

PORTFOLIO US$ 11 Blue and silver document portfolio featuring a white UN emblem DIMENSIONS 8.5 “ X 11”


The Universal Declaration of Human Rights sets out the basic rights and fundamental freedoms that are inherent to all human beings. NEW MULTI-LINGUAL EDITION NOW AVAILABLE AT THE UN BOOKSHOP / SHOP.UN.ORG 7

Adopted by the United Nations in 2015, the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) constitute a global agenda that calls for action by all countries to end poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and tackle climate change by 2030. UN Publications markets a variety of products including books, statistical databases, and other digital resources on action areas of the SDGs.

MUG US$ 9 Ceramic mug featuring the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals Dishwasher and microwave-safe 3.75”H x 3.25”D (12 Oz) Product nr: X3242



US$ 35 Special edition S’well bottle featuring the Sustainable Development Goals High-perfomance vaccum-sealed bottle Food-grade 304 18/8 Stainless-steel / double wall insulated bottle keeps cold drinks cold for up to 24 hours and hot drinks hot for up to 12 10”H x 2.75”D (17 Oz) Product nr: X3269


US$ 3 1” silver plated metal lapel pin with a 5/6” wide hole center Made of recycled materials in 17 soft enamel colors Butterfly clutch on the back Product nr: X3238

LANYARD US$ 6 Snap-on tag holder Made from recycled plastic Metal crimp vv/ retractable badge reel with SDG logo DIMENSIONS ¾” x 32” Product nr: X3243 9

UNITED NATIONS: TRANSLATING WAR INTO PEACE Iconic design by Armando Milani Poster (18” X 24”) US$ 8 10


US$ 3 Rectangular magnet features the War & Peace image by artist Armando Milani Printed on metal shell with a flat magnetic backing DIMENSIONS 3” L x 2” W Product nr: X2388


US$ 25 Executive folding arc umbrella with wind reflex frame and wooden handle Automatic and compact Featuring the War & Peace image by artist Armando Milani DIMENSIONS 42”


US$ 3 War & Peace image by artist Armando Milani Hard enamel design stamped on polished nickel plating Butterfly clutch on the back DIMENSIONS 1” L x 1.5”W Product nr: X2394 11

United Nations Merchandise Catalog  

United Nations Merchandise Winter 2016 catalog by the United Nations Bookshop

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