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This month in UNRIC’s newsletter

This month in UNRIC’s newsletter

Plastic waste is the main theme of the month. The Icelandic tourist industry promotes Iceland as a "natural" and "pure" destination. But French photographer Julien Joly encountered an unexpected sight when he visited the remote beaches of Hornstrandir - namely plastic. Lots of plastic. It has long been a widespread... Read more

Paradise lost to plastic?

Paradise lost to plastic?

Hornstrandir, the northwestern most part of Iceland has been abandoned for over a century, when the las... Read more

There is no “away” for plastic

There is no “away” for plastic

For a long time, many people thought that marine litter consists of a few pieces of rubbish scattered a... Read more

A creative campaign to clean the oceans

A creative campaign to clean the oceans

What would you name the vortex of rubbish in the Pacific Ocean, also called the 8th continent? And did ... Read more

YOU and the EU vs the plastic bag

YOU and the EU vs the plastic bag

What the EU is doing and how you can helpEU could radically reduce its use of disposable plastic carrie... Read more

Interview of the month: Bo Shack, UNHCR

Interview of the month: Bo Shack, UNHCR

Mr Bo Shack is currently serving as the UNHCR representative in Afghanistan. Despite nearly 30 years in... Read more

UNRIC Library Newsletter - June 2007 - New titles

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UNRIC Library Newsletter - June 2007
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NEW TITLES
added to the library collection in June 2007


I    General Information and Reference

Resolutions and Decisions adopted by the General Assembly during its sixty-first session - Volume I: Resolutions, 12 December - 22 September 2006.
General Assembly. Official Records. Sixty-first session. Supplement No. 49 (A/61/49/Vol.I).
United Nations. New York. 2007. 545 p.
Online version: http://www.un.org/Depts/dhl/resguide/r61.htm 

II.E   Economic Commission for Europe (ECE)

Compendium of Legal Instruments, Norms and Standards.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2007. vi, 39 p. (ECE/INF/2007/03)
Online version: http://www.unece.org/pub_cat/topics/annual_report_2007.pdf

Environmental Performance Review: Ukraine; Second Review.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2007. xxiv, 195 p. (ECE/CEP/133)
Sales No. E.07.II.E.6. ISBN 978-92-1-116958-4.
Online version: http://unece.org/env/epr/studies/Ukraine_2/welcome.htm

Looking Back and Peering Forward: A Short History of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. 1947-2007.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2007. x, 157 p. (ECE/INF/2007/4)

Managing Statistical Confidentiality & Microdata Access: Principles and Guidelines of Good Practice.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2007. v, 102 p. (ECE/CES/STAT/2007/3)
Sales No. E.07.II.E.7. ISBN 978-92-1-116959-1.

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe: Report 2007.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2007. 52 p. (ECE/INF/2007/1)
Online version: http://www.unece.org/pub_cat/topics/annual_report_2007.pdf

III.D   United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Global Outlook for Ice & Snow.
United Nations Environment Programme. Nairobi. 2007. 235 p.
ISBN 978-92-807-2799-9.
Online version: http://www.unep.org/geo/geo%5Fice/PDF/full_report_LowRes.pdf

TUNZA: The UNEP Magazine for Youth.
Vol. 5, Number 1: Melt down. 23 p.
Online version: http://www.unep.org/pdf/tunza/Tunza_5.1_English_v7.pdf

TUNZA: Le magazine du PNUE pour les jeunes.
Vol. 5, No. 1: La fonte des glaces. 23 p.
Online version: http://www.unep.org/pdf/tunza/Tunza_5.1_French_v7.pdf

IV   Social Questions

Participatory Dialogue: Towards a Stable, Safe and Just Society for All.
United Nations. New York. 2007. xvii, 168 p. (ST/ESA/310)
Sales No. E.07.IV.3. ISBN 978-92-1-130259-2.
Online version: http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/prtcptry-dlog/prtcptry_dlg(full_version).pdf

V   International Law

Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 62.
United Nations. New York. 2006. iv, 164 p.
ISBN 978-92-1-133760-0.

The Work of the International Law Commission: Seventh edition; Volume I.
United Nations. New York. 2007. xii, 409 p.
Sales No. E.07.V.9. ISBN 978-92-1-133763-1. 

The Work of the International Law Commission: Seventh edition; Volume II: Instruments.
United Nations. New York. 2007. x, 324 p.
Sales No. E.07.V.9. ISBN 978-92-1-133763-1.

Yearbook of the International Law Commission 1995, Volume II, Part One: Documents of the forty-seventh session.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2006. iv, 178 p. (A/CN.4/SER.A/1995/Add.1 (Part 1))
Sales No. E.97.V.2 (Part I). ISBN 978-92-1-133518-7.

XI   Narcotic Drugs (including United Nations Office on Drug and Crime - UNODC)

Competent National Authorities under the International Drug Control Treaties: With introductory texts in Arabic, Chinese and Russian / Autorités nationales compétentes au titre des traités internationaux concernant le contrôle des drogues: Avec une introduction en arabe, en chinois et en russe / Organismos nacionales competentes en virtud de los tratados internacionales de fiscalización de drogas : Con introducciones en árabe, chino y ruso.
United Nations – Nations Unies – Naciones Unidas. New York 2007. xiv, 128 p. (ST/NAR.3/2006/1/(E/NA))
Sales No. T.07.XI.8. ISBN 978-92-1-048106-9.

XIII   Demography

Perspectives de baisse du taux de fécondité dans les pays à taux de fécondité élevé.
(Bulletin démographique des Nations Unies, Numéro spécial, nos 46/47 2002)
Nations Unies. New York. 2006. viii, 362 p. (ST/ESA/SER.N/46-47)
Sales No. F.02.XIII.11. ISBN 978-92-1-251117-7

XV   United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)

Glossaire à l’usage des délégués à l’ONU (Conférences et diplomatie multilatérales)
Institut des Nations Unies pour la formation et la recherche. Genève. 2007. 190 p.
ISBN 978-92-9182-042-9.

A Glossary of Terms for UN Delegates (Multilateral Conferences and Diplomacy.
United Nations Institute for Training and Research. Geneva. 2005. 188 p.
ISBN 92-9182-036-8.

XVII   International Statistics

2004 Energy Statistics Yearbook / Annuaire des statistiques de l’énergie.
United Nations / Nations Unies. New York. 2007. xlix, 569 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.J/48)
Sales No. E/F.07.XVII.2. ISBN 978-92-1-061222-7.

Comptabilité nationale: introduction pratique. (Etudes méthodologiques, Série F, n° 85)
Nations Unies. New York. 2007.viii, 128 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.F/85)
Sales No. F.04.XVII.4. ISBN 978-92-1-261201-0

National Accounts Statistics: Analysis of Main Aggregates, 2004-2005.
United Nations. New York. 2007. x, 276 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.X/37)
Sales No. E.07.XVII.3. ISBN 978-92-1-161496-1.

Technical reference manual for the standardization of geographical names: United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names.
United Nations. New York. 2007. vii, 194 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.M/87)
Sales No. E.07.XVII.5. ISBN 978-92-1-161500-5.

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

State of the World’s Forests, 2007.
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Rome. 2007. xi, 144 p.
ISBN 978-92-5-105586-1.
Online version: http://www.fao.org/docrep/009/a0773e/a0773e00.htm

Situation des forêts du monde, 2007.
Organisation des Nations Unies pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture. Rome. 2007. xi, 143 p.
Online version: http://www.fao.org/docrep/009/a0773f/a0773f00.htm



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