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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 - August 2008 - New titles

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UNRIC Library Newsletter - August 2008
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added to the library collection in August 2008

II.D    Trade, Finance and Commerce

International Accounting and Reporting Issues: 2007 Review.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2008. x, 186 p. (UNCTAD/ITE/TEB/2007/5)
Sales No. E.08.II.D.2. ISBN 978-92-1-112732-4.

Investment Promotion Provisions in International Investment Agreements. (UNCTAD Series on International Investment Policies for Development)
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2008. xiii, 103 p. (UNCTAD/ITE/IIT/2007/7)
Sales No. E.08.II.D.5. ISBN 978-92-1-112735-5.
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The Least Developed Countries Report 2008: Growth, Poverty and the Terms of Development Partnership; Overview
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2008. 20 p. (UNCTAD/LDC/2008/ Overview)
Sales No. E.08.II.D.20. ISBN 978-92-1-112751-5.
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Transnational Corporations, Volume 16, Number 3, December 2007. v, 157 p.
United Nations Conferences on Trade and Development. Division on Investment, Technology and Enterprise Development.
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II.E    Economic Commission for Europe (ECE)

Guidebook on Promoting Good Governance in Public-Private Partnership.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2008. ix, 91 p. (ECE/CECI/4)
Sales No. E.08.II.E.1. ISBN 978-92-1-116979-9.
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Non-Observed Economy in National Accounts: Survey of Country Practices.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2008. 340 p. (ECE/CES/STAT/2008/1)
Sales No. E.08.II.E.8. ISBN 978-92-1-116987-4.

IX    Disarmament and Atomic Energy

Disarmament – 2007: Critical Disarmament Issues: Panel discussions organized by the NGO Committee on Disarmament, Peace and Security in cooperation with the Office for Disarmament Affairs on 11, 12, 19 April and 19 October 2007.
United Nations. New York. 2008. vii, 92 p.
Sales No. E.08.IX.4. ISBN 978-92-1-142261-0.
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Effects of Ionizing Radiation: United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation; UNSCEAR 2006: Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes, Volume I.
United Nations. New York. 2008. v, 383 p.
Sales No. E.08.IX.6. ISBN 978-92-1-142263-4.

Small Arms and Light Weapons: Selected United Nations Documents; 2008 Edition.
United Nations. New York. v, 99 p.
Sales No. E.08.IX.7. ISBN 978-92-1-142264-1.
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XVII      International Statistics

Monthly bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin mensuel de statistique: Issue No. 1044, Vol. LXII, No. 6, June / Edition no 1044, Vol. LXII, no 6, juin.
United Nations/Nations Unies. New York. 2008. xii, 303 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.Q/426)
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United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF)

2007 Rapport annuel axé sur les résultats.
Le Fonds d’Équipement des Nations Unies. New York. 2008. 44 p.
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