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United Nations Editorial Manual Online


Online report-writing course

“Writing for the United Nations” is an online course designed to help you write clear, concise and logically organized reports for the United Nations. Each chapter includes practical exercises that reinforce the material presented. The learner can determine how much material to cover in each session and can return to the course as often as desired.

To get started with the online writing course, click on the link below:





United Nations Editorial Manual 2004–2019 (New York). Prepared and maintained for the United Nations under the authority of the Chiefs of the Editing Sections/Units, Department for General Assembly and Conference Management. Mention of the names of firms and commercial products does not imply the endorsement of the United Nations. For technical or editorial enquiries, please contact the Editing Section at editingny@un.org.