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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 - September 2007

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UNRIC Library Newsletter - September 2007
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NEW WEBSITES WITHIN THE UN SYSTEM

UN in General

Agenda of the sixty-second session of the General Assembly (A/62/251)
English, French, Spanish: http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/asp/ws.asp?m=A/62/251
The agenda for the 62nd session of the General Assembly is now available (A/62/251). The agenda was adopted at the 3rd plenary meeting of the General Assembly on 21 September 2007 and includes a total of 163 items.

General Assembly - 62nd Session
English: http://www.un.org/ga/
French: http://www.un.org/french/ga/index.shtml
Spanish: http://www.un.org/spanish/aboutun/organs/ga/62/
The President of the General Assembly opened the 62nd session of the General Assembly on 18 September 2007. In addition to the general debate from 25 September to 5 October, several high level events will also be taking place during the session, including:

  • 21 September: Meeting of the Enlarged Contact Group on Darfur
  • 22 September: High-level meeting on Iraq
  • 23 September: High-level meeting on Afghanistan and a meeting of Middle East Quartet principals
  • 24 September: High-level event, organized by the Secretary-General, entitled: The Future in Our Hands: Addressing the Leadership’s Challenge of Climate Change: http://www.un.org/climatechange/2007highlevel/
  • 25 September: High-level meeting of the Security Council
  • 4 and 5 October: High-level Dialogue on Interreligious and Intercultural Understanding and Cooperation for Peace convened by the General Assembly: http://www.un.org/ga/president/61/follow-up/hld-interreligious.shtml
  • 22 and 23 October: High-level Dialogue on Financing for Development: http://www.un.org/esa/ffd/
  • 11 and 12 December: Commemorative high-level plenary meeting devoted to the follow-up to the outcome of the Twenty-Seventh Special Session on Children will be convened.

Report of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organization (A/62/1)
English, French, Spanish: http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/asp/ws.asp?m=A/62/1(SUPP)
German: http://www.un.org/depts/german/gs/a-62-1.pdf

Secretary-General’s visit to Sudan
http://www.un.org/apps/news/infocusRel.asp?infocusID=132&Body=xxxxxx&Body1=

United Nations Messengers of Peace – new website
English: http://www.un.org/sg/mop/
French: http://www.un.org/french/sg/mop/
Spanish: http://www.un.org/spanish/sg/mop/

Peace & Security

AU-UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (S/2007/517)
English, French, Spanish: http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/asp/ws.asp?m=S/2007/517
A new report outlines the steps taken to arrange for the deployment of the African Union - United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) (S/2007/517). Information is included about headquarters operating capability, UN support to the AU mission, preparations for the transfer of authority, force and personnel generation, logistical arrangements, administrative and legal arrangements, and financial arrangements. The Security Council authorized the operation in Resolution 1769.

Civil Society participation in Peacebuilding Commission (PBC/1/OC/12)
English, French, Spanish: http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/asp/ws.asp?m=PBC/1/OC/12
The Peacebuilding Commission has issued Provisional guidelines for the participation of civil society in the meetings of the Peacebuilding Commission. This includes guidance regarding participation in formal and informal meetings of the Commission, "other than in the Organizational Committee configuration."

Disarmament Yearbook 2005
http://disarmament.un.org/e-yearbook.html
The UN Disarmament Yearbook is now available online. Coverage includes volumes 27-30 (2002-2005).

Report on UNCTAD assistance to the Palestinian people (TD/B/54/3)
http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/tdb54d3_en.pdf
UNCTAD´s latest report argues that limiting the vulnerability of the Palestinian economy to Israeli restrictive measures requires expanding the policy space available to Palestinian decision-makers and re-orienting Palestinian trade within a context of regional transit transport agreements.

Suicide attacks in Afghanistan (2001-2007)
Full text: http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/RWFiles2007.nsf/FilesByRWDocUnidFilename/
EKOI-76W52H-Full_Report.pdf/$File/Full_Report.pdf

Summary: http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/RWB.NSF/db900SID/EKOI-76W52H?OpenDocument
The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan has issued this new report. The study of suicide attackers in Afghanistan found that people, including children, are being coerced or duped into carrying out attacks.

Economic & Social Development

Afghanistan Opium Survey 2007 (UNODC report)
http://www.unodc.org/pdf/research/AFG07_ExSum_web.pdf
Opium production in Afghanistan soared to frightening record levels in 2007. However, the number of opium-free provinces in the centre and north of Afghanistan more than doubled compared to 2006.

CDM Bazaar web site
http://www.cdmbazaar.net/
A new web site called CDM Bazaar, launched by the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change secretariat and the UN Environment Programme, is designed to spur the exchange of information among buyers, sellers and service providers engaged in the Kyoto Protocol’s clean development mechanism (CDM). The Web site allows stakeholders in the CDM to post information, such as potential emission reduction projects looking for financing, CERs available for sale, buyers looking for carbon credits to purchase, services available, carbon market related events, and employment opportunities.

Climate Change and Tourism (UNWTO)
http://www.unwto.org/climate/index.php
The World Tourism Organization has created an information gathering web resource called "Climate and Tourism Information Exchange Service", which displays data, studies, policy papers, videos and other materials as part of its effort to combat climate change. Registration (free) is required. The organization has spearheaded the study of linkages between climate and ourism.

EC/UN Partnership on Gender Equality for Development and Peace
http://www.gendermatters.eu/
The EC/UN Partnership on Gender Equality for Development and Peace is a joint initiative of the European Commission (EC), the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) and the International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization (ITC/ILO). The new three-year programme (2007-2009) will be implemented in 12 countries: Cameroon, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Honduras, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, Nicaragua, Papua New Guinea, Suriname, and the Ukraine.

Economic and Social Rights in Afghanistan II - August 2007
(AIHCR/UNHCR report)

http://www.aihrc.org.af/Rep_ESRII_Eng_Full_Text_30_Aug_2007.pdf
According to the report, published by the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, many Afghan refugees upon returning home find themselves unable to find employment, education, adequate health care and affordable and secure housing.

Education for Some, more than Others? A regional study on education in Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CEE/CIS) (UNICEF report)
http://www.unicef.org/media/files/Regional_Education_Study_-.pdf
Millions in Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States enter the workforce each year without any formal education. A key indicator of these systemic failures was that there are an estimated 2.4 million ‘missing children’ of primary-school age and almost 12 million missing secondary-school children who should be in school but are not.

Global Outlook for Ice & Snow (UNEP report)
http://www.unep.org/geo/geo_ice/PDF/full_report_LowRes.pdf
The report provides an up-to-date, concise review of the state of the environment and the trends in ice and snow-covered regions (cryosphere) of the world. It features case studies, illustrations, graphics and maps and serves as an educational and reference publication.

Indigenous women and the United Nations system: good practices and lessons learned
http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/publications/Indigenous/indwomen07.htm
This new publication offers an overview of the work of the Task Force on Indigenous Women of the Inter-Agency Network on Women and Gender Equality (IANGWE). In 2005-2006, the Task Force collected 18 case studies submitted by various United Nations agencies about their work with indigenous women in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Key Indicators of the Labour Market (KILM), Fifth Edition (ILO report)
English: http://www.ilo.org/public/english/employment/strat/kilm/
French summary: http://www.ilo.org/public/french/employment/strat/kilm/download/exsum.pdf
Spanish summary: http://www.ilo.org/public/french/employment/strat/kilm/download/exsum.pdf
While productivity levels have increased worldwide over the past decade, gaps remain wide between the industrialized region and most others, although South Asia, East Asia, and Central & South-Eastern Europe (non-European Union) & CIS have begun to catch up, the International Labour Office (ILO) said in a new report.

MDG data recently updated
http://mdgs.un.org/unsd/mdg/Data.aspx
The UN Statistics Division has recently updated more than 70 series of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) data and more updates will be uploaded soon.

Online discussion: Women in Africa (4 September -14 October 2007)
English: http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/forum/
forum-daw-politicalparticipation2007.htm

French: http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/forum/
forum-daw-politicalparticipation2007_FR.htm

UN Division for Advancement of Women of Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) and the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) in cooperation with the E-Network of National Gender Equality Machineries in Africa have organized on online discussion on Women, political participation and decision-making in Africa. The discussion will run for 6 week from 4 September to 14 October 2007, and the topics include - participation of women in decision-making, politics, education, private sector, civil society and the media; and building alliances with women in decision-making positions.

UNIFEM annual report 2006-2007
http://www.unifem.org/attachments/products/UAR07-Final.pdf
United Nations Development Fund for Women published its latest annual report "10 years: UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women" covering the Fund's work during 2006 and 2007. The report also commemorates the 10th anniversary of the UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women.

Update for Partners on the Situation of Children in Iraq (UNICEF report) http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/RWB.NSF/db900SID/LSGZ-76GDVA/$File/Full_Report.pdf
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has issued a new report, about growing risks to tens of thousands of displaced children due to pervasive heat, poor hygiene and lack of water.

Vienna Climate Change Talks 2007
http://unfccc.int/meetings/intersessional/awg_4_and_dialogue_4/items/3999.php
Around 1,000 representatives from governments, business and industry, environmental organizations and research institutions are gathered this week for the Vienna Climate Change Talks 2007. The talks, held under the auspices of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), aim at setting the stage for the United Nations Bali Conference, next December.

World Health Report 2007:  A safer future: global public health security in the 21st century (WHO)
English: http://www.who.int/whr/2007/en/index.html
French: http://www.who.int/whr/2007/fr/index.html
Spanish: http://www.who.int/whr/2007/es/index.html
With new diseases emerging at an unprecedented rate in an increasingly interconnected world, often with the ability to cross borders rapidly, global public health security depends on international cooperation and surveillance more than at any previous time in history.

Human Rights

Civil Society Questionnaire: Human Rights and Disability
English: http://www.ohchr.org/english/issues/disability/docs/QuestionnaireEnglish.doc
French: http://www.ohchr.org/english/issues/disability/docs/QuestionnaireFrancais.doc
Spanish: http://www.ohchr.org/english/issues/disability/docs/CuestionarioEsp.doc

Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/unpfii/
http://www.ohchr.org/english/issues/indigenous/declaration.htm
The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples has been adopted today as General Assembly resolution 61/295 (A/RES/61/295).

INFO60: Newsletter - 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Issue No. 1 - English & French: http://www.ohchr.org/english/about/docs/newsletter_60th_n1.pdf
Issue No. 2 - English: http://www.ohchr.org/english/about/docs/newsletter_60th_n2_en.pdf
Issue No. 2 – French: http://www.ohchr.org/english/about/docs/newsletter_60th_n2_fr.pdf
Issue No. 2 - Spanish: http://www.ohchr.org/english/about/docs/newsletter_60th_n2_sp.pdf
Info60 will bring you information to help inspire people everywhere to mark the 60th anniversary of the UDHR throughout the year leading up to 10 December 2008. The first issue was published in August 2007.

Humanitarian Affairs

Handbook on Housing and Property Restitution for Refugees and Displaced Persons
http://www.ohchr.org/english/about/publications/docs/pinheiro_principles.pdf
The Handbook on Housing and Property Restitution for Refugees and Displaced Persons: Implementing the Pinheiro Principles (http://www.cohre.org/store/attachments/Pinheiro%20Principles.pdf) is the latest addition to the efforts to improve the situation of refugees and displaced persons, guiding the humanitarian workers through the complexities of restitution rights and explaining the role of international organizations in assisting the refugees and displaced persons.

International Law

Focus 2007 Treaty Event:  Towards Universal Participation and Implementation –
A Comprehensive Legal Framework for Peace, Development and Human Rights

English, French, Spanish: http://untreaty.un.org/English/treaty.asp
The ninth treaty event will take place at Headquarters on 25-27 September and 1-2 October. The event is intended to facilitate participation by Member States in the multilateral treaties deposited with the UN Secretary-General.  This year's event focuses on universal participation in and implementation of the legal framework for peace, development and human rights. 43 treaties will be highlighted this year.  

 


 

NEW INFORMATION MATERIAL

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A/61/100 (15 June 2007): Annotated preliminary list of items to be included in the provisional agenda of the sixtieth regular session of the General Assembly
Online version: http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/asp/ws.asp?m=A/62/100

A/61/100 (15 de junio de 2007): Lista preliminar anotada de temas que se incluirán en el programa provisional del sexagésimo primer período ordinario de sesiones de la Asamblea General
Online version: http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/asp/ws.asp?m=A/62/100

A/61/100 (15 juin 2007): Liste préliminaire annotée des questions à inscrire à l’ordre du jour provisoire de la soixantième session ordinaire de l’Assemblée générale
Online version: http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/asp/ws.asp?m=A/62/100

Affiche: Le changement climatique – En quoi il nous concerne tous. 2007.

Affiche: Journée internationale de la paix – 21 septembre.
Online version: http://www.un.org/french/events/peaceday/2007/poster.html

Afrique Renouveau: Vol. 21, No. 2, Juillet 2007. 24 p.
L’Afrique affronte les changements climatiques.
Online version: http://www.un.org/french/ecosocdev/geninfo/afrec/vol21no2/index.html

Boletín sobre las actividades del sistema de las Naciones Unidas y las organizaciones intergubernamentales relacionadas con la cuestión de Palestina, Abril de 2007, Volumen XXX, Boletin No. 4.
Naciones Unidas. División de los Derechos de los Palestinos. 6 p.
Online version: http://domino.un.org/pdfs/07-43877s.pdf

Boletín sobre las actividades del sistema de las Naciones Unidas y las organizaciones intergubernamentales relacionadas con la cuestión de Palestina, Marzo 2007, Volumen XXX, Boletin No. 3.
Naciones Unidas. División de los Derechos de los Palestinos. 17 p.
Online version: http://domino.un.org/pdfs/07-43844s.pdf

Bulletin on action by the United Nations system and intergovernmental organizations relevant to the question of Palestine, March 2007, Volume XXX, Bulletin No. 2.
United Nations. Division for Palestinian Rights. 16 p.
Online version: http://unispal.un.org/unispal.nsf/1ce874ab1832a53
e852570bb006dfaf6/535f387a057661bf852572f9006c19c6!OpenDocument


Bulletin des activités du système des Nations Unies et des organisations intergouvernementales concernant la question de Palestine, mars 2007, Volume XXX, Bulletin N° 3.
Nations Unies. Division des droits des Palestiniens. 18 p.
Online version: http://domino.un.org/pdfs/07-43844f.pdf

Bulletin sur les mesures prises par les organismes des Nations Unies et les organisations intergouvernementales concernant la question de Palestine, avril 2007, Volume XXX, Bulletin N° 4.
Nations Unies. Division des droits des Palestiniens. 6 p.
Online version: http://domino.un.org/pdfs/07-43877f.pdf

Calendar of Conferences and Meetings as of 1 September 2007.
Online version: http://conf.un.org/DGAACS/Meetings.nsf/wByYear?OpenForm

Carte postale: Journée internationale de la paix – 21 septembre.

Cartel: Día Internacional de la Paz – 21 de septiembre
Online version: http://www.un.org/spanish/events/peaceday/2007/IDP2007_Spanish.jpg

Postales: Día Internacional de la Paz – 21 de septiembre.

Postcard: International Day of Peace – 21 September.

Poster: International Day of Peace – 21 September.
Online version: http://www.un.org/events/peaceday/2007/images/idp-poster-07.gif

Poster: Climate Change – How it impacts us all. 2007.

Press Kit: United Nations General Assembly, Sixty-second Session. September 2007 – September 2008.
United Nations. Department for Public Information. DPI/2459. August 2007.
Online version:  http://www.un.org/ga/president/62/presskit/president.shtml

Press Kit: Nations Unies. Assemblée générale, Soixante-deuxième session. Septembre 2007 – septembre 2008.
Département de l’information des Nations Unies. DPI/2459. Août 2006.
Online version:  http://www.un.org/french/ga/president/62/presskit/president.shtml

Special Bulletin on the Commemoration of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People 2006.
United Nations. Division for Palestinian Rights. v, 69 p.
Online version: http://domino.un.org/UNISPAL.NSF/fd807e46661e368985257
0d00069e918/12f75e8614f664d685257338006ef4fa!OpenDocument


This is the United Nations.
United Nations. Department of Public Information. DPI/1938/Rev.4. May 2007. 30 p.
Online version: http://www.un.org/geninfo/faq/thisistheun.pdf

UN Chronicle. Volume XLIV, Number 2, June 2007. 79 p.
“Green Our World!”
Online version: http://www.un.org/Pubs/chronicle/2007/issue2/0207cont.htm  

 


 

NEW TITLES
added to the library collection in September 2007


I   General Information and Reference

Chronique ONU, Volume XLIV, Numéro 2, juin 2007. 79 p.
Pour un monde vert!
Online version : http://www.un.org/french/pubs/chronique/2006/numero3/0306cont.htm


II.D   Trade, Finance and Commerce

Informe sobre el comercio y el desarrollo, 2007: Panorama general.
Naciones Unidas. Nueva York y Ginebra. 2007. 40 p. (UNCTAD/TDR/2007 (Overview))
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/sp/docs/tdr2007overview_sp.pdf

International Accounting and Reporting Issues: 2006 Review.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2007. xi, 193 p. (UNCTAD/ITE/TEB/2007/2)
Sales No. E.07.II.D.5. ISBN 978-92-1-112714-0.

Investment Policy Review: Rwanda.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2006. xi, 136 p. (UNCTAD/ITE/IPC/2006/11)
Sales No. E.06.II.D.15. ISBN 978-92-1-112709-6.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/iteipc200611_en.pdf

Investment Policy Review: Zambia.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2006. xi, 76 p. (UNCTAD/ITE/IPC/2006/14)
Sales No. E.06.II.D.17. ISBN 978-92-1-112711-9.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/iteipc200614_en.pdf

Model Law on Competition: Substantive Possible Elements for a competition law, commentaries and alternative approaches in existing legislations. (UNCTAD Series on Issues in Competition Law and Policy)
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2007. v, 108 p. (TD/RBP/CONF.5/7/Rev.3)
Sales No. E.07. II.D.7. ISBN 978-92-1-112716-4.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/tdrbpconf5d7rev3_en.pdf

Rapport sur le commerce et le développement, 2007: Aperçu général.
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2007. 33 p. (UNCTAD/TDR/2007 (Overview))
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/fr/docs/tdr2007overview_fr.pdf

Trade and Development Report, 2007: Regional cooperation for development.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2007. xxi, 194 p. (UNCTAD/TDR/2007)
Sales No. E.07.II.D.11. ISBN 978-92-1-112721-8.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/tdr2007_en.pdf

Trade and Development Report, 2007: Overview.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2007. 40 p. (UNCTAD/TDR/2007 (Overview))
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/tdr2007overview_en.pdf

Transnational Corporations, Volume 16, Number 1, April 2007.
United Nations Conferences on Trade and Development. Division on Investment, Technology and Enterprise Development.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2007. v, 175 p.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/TEMPLATES/Page.asp?intItemID=2926&lang=1


II.E   Economic Commission for Europe (ECE)

Environmental Performance Review: Republic of Montenegro; Second Review.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2007. xix, 140 p. (ECE/CEP/135)
Sales No. E.07.II.E.13. ISBN 978-92-1-116966-9.

Norme CEE-ONU: Viande de poulet; carcasses et parties. Édition 2006.
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2007. vi, 56 p. (ECE/TRADE/355)
Sales No. F.04.II.E.14. ISBN 978-92-1-216475-5.

A Primer for Trade Finance in Transition Economies.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2007. v, 28 p. (ECE/TRADE/361)
Sales No. E.06.II.E.6. ISBN 978-92-1-116940-9.

Recommendations on Payments for Ecosystem Services in Integrated Water Resources management.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2007. vii, 51 p. (ECE/MP.WAT/22)
Sales No. E.07.II.E.12. ISBN 978-92-1-116965-2.
Online version: http://www.unece.org/trans/osce/osceunece/misc_Zaragoza_Recommendations.pdf

UNECE Standards: Chicken meat; Carcases and parts. 2006 edition.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2007. vi, 58 p. (ECE/TRADE/355)
Sales No. E.04.II.E.14. ISBN 978-92-1-116914-0.


III.T   International Trade Centre (UNCTAD/WTO)

Guía para la Comunidad Empresarial: Medidas Comerciales Correctivas en los Estados Unidos: Legislación, prácticas y procedimientos antidumping, compensatorios y de salvaguardia; Edición revisada.
Centro de Comercio Internacional. Ginebra. 2006. xvi, 253 p. (ITC/P208.S/TSS/BAS/06-X).
Sales No. S.06.III.T.3. ISBN 92-9137-342-7.


V   International Law

Multilateral Treaty Framework: An Invitation to Universal Participation; Focus 2007: Towards Universal Participation and Implementation; A Comprehensive Legal Framework for Peace, Development and Human Rights. Treaty Event 25-27 September and 1-2 October 2007, United Nations Headquarters / Traités multilatéraux: Pour une participation universelle; Thème 2007: Vers une participation et une mise en oeuvre universelles; Un cadre juridique général pour la paix, le développement et les droits de l’homme. Cérémonie des traités 25-27 septembre et 1er-2 octobre 2007, Siège de l’Organisation des Nations Unies.
United Nations / Nations Unies. New York. 2007. xiii, 195, xiii, 210 p.
English online version: http://untreaty.un.org/English/TreatyEvent2007/book_english.pdf
French online version: http://untreaty.un.org/English/TreatyEvent2007/book_french.pdf


VIII   Transport and Communications

Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Good: Manual of Test and Criteria; Fourth revised edition , Amendment 2.
United Nations. New York et Genève. 2007. v, 8 p. (ST/SG/AC.10/11/Rev.4/Amend.2)
Sales No. E.07.VIII.2. ISBN 978-92-1-139125-1.

Recommendations relatives aux transport des marchandises dangereuses: Manuel d’épreuves et de critères – Quatrième édition révisée, Amendement 2.
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2007. v, 8 p. (ST/SG/AC.10/11/Rev.4/Amend.2)
Sales No. F.07.VIII.2. ISBN 978-92-1-239113-7.


XVII   International Statistics

Monthly bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin mensuel de statistique: Issue No. 1033, Vol. LXI, No. 7, July / Edition n? 1033, Vol. LXI, n? 7, juillet.
United Nations/Nations Unies. New York. 2007. xii, 283 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.Q/415)
Online version: http://unstats.un.org/unsd/mbs

National Accounts Statistics: Main Aggregates and Detailed Tables, 2005; Part I.
United Nations. New York. 2007. xxvi, 970 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.X/36, Part I)
Sales No. E.06.XVII.11. ISBN 978-92-1-161494-7.

National Accounts Statistics: Main Aggregates and Detailed Tables, 2005; Part II.
United Nations. New York. 2007. xxvi, 984 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.X/36, Part II)
Sales No. E.06.XVII.11. ISBN 978-92-1-161494-7.

National Accounts Statistics: Main Aggregates and Detailed Tables, 2005; Part III.
United Nations. New York. 2007. xxvi, 982 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.X/36, Part III)
Sales No. E.06.XVII.11. ISBN 978-92-1-161494-7.


LI   Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

unasylva 1947-2006: The international journal of forests and forestry.
Three CD-Roms containing separate English, French and Spanish editions.
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Rome. 2007.
English online version: http://www.fao.org/forestry/site/unasylva/en/
French online version: http://www.fao.org/forestry/site/unasylva/fr/
Spanish online version: http://www.fao.org/forestry/site/unasylva/es/
 

World Health Organization (WHO)

The World Health Report 2007: A Safer Future; Global Public Health Security in the 21st Century.
World Health Organization. Geneva. 2007. xxiii, 72 p.
Online version: http://www.who.int/whr/2007/en/index.html

Rapport sur la santé dans le monde 2007: Un avenir plus sûr; La sécurité sanitaire mondiale au XXIe siècle.
Organisation mondiale de la santé. Genève. 2007. xxiii, 72 p.
Online version: http://www.who.int/whr/2007/fr/index.html

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International Mother Earth Day (22 April)

On selected International Days, UNRIC, in partnership with the GoodPlanet Foundation, post video clips from the 7 billion Others project to communicate the fears, dreams, ordeals and hopes of citizens from all over world.

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Every day should be #Happyday

Short video testimonies to bring a smile to your face - in partnership with GoodPlanet's '7 billion Others' project.