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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 2008 - New titles

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UNRIC Library Newsletter - September 2008
New information material
New titles
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NEW TITLES
added to the library collection in September 2008


I    General Information and Reference

Bericht des Generalsekretärs über die Tätigkeit der Vereinten Nationen.
Generalversammlung. Offizielles Protokoll. Dreiundsechzigste Tagung. Beilage 1 (A/63/1).
Vereinte Nationen. New York. 2008. iv, 70 p.
Online version: http://www.un.org/Depts/german/gs/a-63-1.pdf

Index to Proceedings of the Security Council: Sixty-second year – 2007.
United Nations. New York. 2008. xxiv, 266 p. (ST/LIB/SER.B/S.43)
Sales No. E.08.I.13. ISBN 978-92-1-101167-8.

Millennium Development Goal 8: Delivering on the Global Partnership for Achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDG Gap Task Force Report 2008).
United Nations. New York. 2008. xiii, 52 p.
Sales No. E.08.I.17. ISBN 978-92-1-101172-2.
Online version: http://www.un.org/esa/policy/mdggap/mdg8report_engw.pdf

The Millennium Development Goals Report 2008.
United Nations. New York. 2008. 52 p.
Sales No. E.08.I.18. ISBN 978-92-1-101173-9.
Online version: http://mdgs.un.org/unsd/mdg/Host.aspx?Content=Products/ProgressReports.htm  

Objectifs du Millénaire pour le développement: Rapport 2008.
Nations Unies. New York. 2008. 52 p.
Sales No. F.08.I.18. ISBN 978-92-1-200288-0.
Online version: http://mdgs.un.org/unsd/mdg/Host.aspx?Content=Products/ProgressReports.htm

Objetivos de desarrollo del Milenio: Informe de 2008.
Nationes Unidas. Nueva York. 2008. 52 p.
Sales No. S.08.I.18. ISBN 978-92-1-300234-6.
Online version: http://mdgs.un.org/unsd/mdg/Host.aspx?Content=Products/ProgressReports.htm  

Report of the Secretary-General on the work of the Organization.
General Assembly. Official Records. Sixty-third Session. Supplement No. 1.
United Nations. New York. 2008. iv, 71 p. (A/63/1)
Online version: http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/asp/ws.asp?m=A/63/1(SUPP)


II.A    Business, Economics, Science and Technology

National Development Strategies: Policy Notes.
United Nations. New York. 2008. xxv, 349 p.
Sales No. E.08.II.A.4. ISBN 978-92-1-104579-6.


II.C    World Economy

Rapport sur la situation économique et sociale dans le monde, 2006: Divergence de la croissance et du développement.
Nations Unies. New York. 2008. xxxiii, 208 p. (E/2006/50/Rev.1-ST/ESA/306)
Sales No. F.06.II.C.1. ISBN 978-92-1-209090-7.


II.D    Trade, Finance and Commerce

Le développement économique en Afrique: Résultats à l’Exportation après la Libéralisation du Commerce ; Quelques Tendances et Perspectives.
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2008. ix, 105 p. (UNCTAD/DGS/AFRICA/2008)
Sales No. F.08.II.D.12. ISBN 978-92-1-212359-2.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/fr/docs/aldcafrica2008_fr.pdf

Economic Development in Africa: Export Performance Following Trade Liberalization; Some Patterns and Policy Perspectives.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2008. viii, 103 p. (UNCTAD/DGS/AFRICA/2008)
Sales No. E.08.II.D.22. ISBN 978-92-1-112754-6.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/aldcafrica2008_en.pdf

Examen de la politique de l'investissement: Maroc.
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2008. xv, 142 p. (UNCTAD/ITE/IPC/2006/16)
Sales No. F.07.II.D.4. ISBN 978-92-1-212339-4.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/Templates/Download.asp?docid=8096&lang=2&intItemID=4028

Rapport 2008 sur les pays les moins avancés: Aperçu général par le Secrétaire général de la CNUCED.
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2008. 23 p. (UNCTAD/LDC/2008 (Overview))
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/fr/docs/ldc2008overview_fr.pdf

Rapport sur le commerce et le développement, 2008: Aperçu géneral.
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2008. 24 p. (UNCTAD/TDR/2008 (Overview))
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/fr/docs/tdr2008overview_fr.pdf

Trade and Development Report, 2008: Commodity prices, capital flows and the financing of investment.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2008. xiii, 201 p. (UNCTAD/TDR/2008)
Sales No. E.08.II.D.21. ISBN 978-92-1-112752-2.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/Templates/Download.asp?docid=10438&lang=1&intItemID=1397

Transnational Corporations, Volume 17, Number 1, April 2008. v, 179 p.
United Nations Conferences on Trade and Development. Division on Investment, Technology and Enterprise Development.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/Templates/webflyer.asp?docid=10124&intItemID=2926&lang=1

UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2008 / Manuel de Statistiques de la CNUCED 2008.
United Nations / Nations Unies. New York and Geneva / New York et Genève. 2008. DVD.
Sales No. E/F.08.II.D.17. ISBN 978-92-1-012067-8.
Online version: http://stats.unctad.org/handbook/ReportFolders/ReportFolders.aspx?
CS_referer=&CS_ChosenLang=en


UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2008 / Manuel de Statistiques de la CNUCED 2008.
United Nations / Nations Unies. New York and Geneva / New York et Genève. 2008. xlii, 468 p. (TD/STAT.33)
Sales No. E/F.08.II.D.18. ISBN 978-92-1-012069-2.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/tdstat33_en.pdf


II.E    Economic Commission for Europe (ECE)

Assessment of Capacity for Countries of Eastern and South-Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia to Produce MDG-relevant Statistics.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2008. viii, 50 p. (ECE/CES/STAT/2008/3)
Sales No. E.07.II.E.20. ISBN 978-92-1-116973-7.

Llama/Alpaca meat – carcases and cuts: 2006 Edition. (UNECE Standard)
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2008. vi, 36 p. (ECE/TRADE/368)
Sales No. E.07.II.E.3. ISBN 978-92-1-116955-3.
Online version: http://www.unece.org/trade/agr/standard/meat/e/Llama_2008_e_Publication.pdf

Viande de lama/alpaga – carcasses et découpes: Édition 2006. (Norme CEE-ONU)
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2008. vi, 36 p. (ECE/TRADE/368)
Sales No. F.07.II.E.3. ISBN 978-92-1-216491-5.
Online version: http://www.unece.org/trade/agr/standard/meat/f/Llama_2008_f_Publication.pdf


III.D    United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

CCCC: Kick the Habit; a UN Guide to Climate Neutrality.
United Nations Environment Programme. Nairobi. 2008. 200 p.
ISBN 978-92-807-2926-9.
Online version: http://www.unep.org/publications/ebooks/kick-the-habit/

TUNZA: Le magazine du PNUE pour les jeunes.
Vol. 6, No. 1: Non à la dépendance. 23 p.
Online version: http://www.unep.org/pdf/tunza/Tunza_6.1_FR.pdf


IV    Social Questions

Growing Together. Youth and the Work of the United Nations.
United Nations Programme on Youth. 2008. 101 p.
Online version: http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/unyin/documents/growing_together.pdf


V    International Law

Ecosystem approaches and oceans: panel presentations during the United Nations Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea (Consultative Process), 7th meeting, United Nations Headquarters, New York, 12 to 16 June 2006.
United Nations. New York. 2008. xiv, 144 p. Includes CD-ROM containing PowerPoint presentations by panelists.
Sales No. E.07.V.4. ISBN 978-92-1-133758-7.

The Law of the Sea: A Select Bibliography, 2006.
United Nations. New York. 2008. v, 122 p. (LOS/LIB/21)
Sales No. E.08.V.3. ISBN 978-92-1-133772-3.

The Law of the Sea: A Select Bibliography, 2007.
United Nations. New York. 2008. v, 124 p. (LOS/LIB/22)
Sales No. E.08.V.12. ISBN 978-92-1-133785-3.

Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 64.
United Nations. New York. 2007. iv, 52 p.
ISBN 978-92-1-133771-6.

Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 65.
United Nations. New York. 2008. iv, 49 p.
ISBN 978-92-1-133774-7.


VIII    Transport and Communications

ADR en vigueur le 1er janvier 2008: Accord européen relatif au transport international des marchandises dangereuses par route; Volume I.
Nations Unies. New York et Genève, 2008. xxii, 622 p. (ECE/TRANS/202 (Vol.I)
Sales No. F.08.VIII.1. ISBN 978-92-1-239119-9.


IX    Disarmament and Atomic Energy

Disarmament forum, two, 2008: Arms control in the Middle East / Forum du désarmement, deux, 2008: La maîtrise des armements au Moyen-Orient  (UNIDIR - United Nations Institut for Disarmament Research / Institut des Nations Unies pour la Recherche sur le Désarmement)
English online version: http://www.unidir.org/bdd/fiche-periodique.php?ref_periodique=1020-7287-2008-2-en   
French online version: http://www.unidir.org/bdd/fiche-periodique-fr.php?ref_periodique=1020-7287-2008-2-fr

United Nations Disarmament Yearbook - Volume 32 (Part II): 2007.
United Nations. New York. 2008. xvii, 304 p.
Sales No. E.08.IX.1. ISBN 978-92-1-142260-3.
Online version: http://disarmament.un.org/e-yearbook.html


XIV    Human Rights (including Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights - OHCHR)

2007 Report: Activities and Results.
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. Geneva. 2008. 183 p.
Online version: http://www.ohchr.org/Documents/Press/OHCHR_Report_07_Full.pdf


XVII      International Statistics

Classification type pour le commerce international: Quatrième version révisée.
(Études statistiques, Série M n° 34/Rev.4)
Nations Unies. New York. 2008. xii, 224 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.M/34/Rev.4)
Sales No. F.06.XVII.10. ISBN 978-92-1-261209-6.

Femmes dans le monde, 2005: Progrès en statistiques.
Nations Unies. New York. 2007. viii, 176 p.(ST/ESA/STAT/SER.K/17)
Sales No. F.05.XVII.7. ISBN 978-92-1-261206-5.

Monthly bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin mensuel de statistique: Issue No. 1045, Vol. LXII, No. 7, July / Edition n° 1045, Vol. LXII, n° 7, juillet.
United Nations/Nations Unies. New York. 2008. xii, 305 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.Q/427)
Online version: http://unstats.un.org/unsd/mbs

National Accounts Statistics: Analysis of Main Aggregates, 2006.
United Nations. New York. 2008. x, 286 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.X/38)
Sales No. E.08.XVII.2. ISBN 978-92-1-161507-4.




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