United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Windhoek Reference Library plays a major role in providing public access to a comprehensive collection of United Nations publications, reports and official records. The National Information Officer and the Public Information Assistant provide personalized service and guidance to visitors in accessing the growing volume of information available in the library and on the Internet.

Additionally, the Reference Library often personally assists with information request needs of senior Government officials, Diplomatic Corps, Development Partners, Civil Society, researchers, students, business community, media, general public and etc.

Print Information Materials

The following list provides examples of the types of materials that might be found in a UNIC Windhoek reference library:

  • Reference materials of the UN and its funds, programmes and agencies;
  • UN documents and publications such as:
  • Charter of the United Nations
  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights
  • UN yearbooks
  • The UN Today
  • Books, periodicals, maps and posters
  • Online Information Materials

Rare source materials, special reference collections can also be obtained electronically from the UN Headquarters with the assistance of the UNIC Windhoek team.

UNIC Windhoek also maintains a video collection that are available on loan to local broadcasters, non-governmental organizations and educational institutions. A poster collection of International Observances never fail to delight and fascinate the Centre’s educational outreach initiatives with local educational institutions.

The Centre supports quality education and research through access of UN information resources, and disseminate print information material including maps and posters to schools and public libraries across the country.

Additional information

Please visit the UNIC Windhoek to find out more about our library services:

Physical Address: UN House

38 Stein Street

Klein Windhoek

Windhoek – Namibia


Operating Hours:

Monday – Thursday   08:30 – 16:30

Lunch                          13:00 – 14:00

Fridays                         08:30 – 14:00