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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 - November 2008 - New titles

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


I    General Information and Reference

Resolutions and decisions of the Economic and Social Council: Organizational session for 2007 - New York, 17 and 22 January, 6, 9 and 15 February, 2 and 15 March and 16 April 2007; Resumed organizational session for 2007 - New York, 25 and 26 April and 24 May 2007; Substantive session of 2007 - Geneva, 2–27 July 2007; Resumed substantive session of 2007 - New York, 4 and 17 October 2007.
Economic and Social Council. Official Records, 2007. Supplement No. 1.
United Nations. New York. 2008. 166 p. (E/2007/99)
Online version: http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/asp/ws.asp?m=E/2007/99(Supp)

Résolutions et décisions du Conseil économique et social: Session d’organisation pour 2007 - New York, 17 et 22 janvier, 6, 9 et 15 février, 2 et 15 mars, et 16 avril 2007; Reprise de la session d’organisation pour 2007 - New York, 25 et 26 avril, et 24 mai 2007; Session de fond de 2007 - Genève, 2 au 27 juillet 2007; Reprise de la session de fond de 2007 - New York, 4 et 17 octobre 2007.
Conseil économique et social. Documents officiels, 2007. Supplément no 1.
Nations Unies. New York. 2008. 176 p. (E/2007/99)
Online version: http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/asp/ws.asp?m=E/2007/99(Supp)

The United Nations Today (previously known as “Basic Facts about the United Nations”)
United Nations. New York. 2008. xviii, 369 p. (DPI/2480.)
Sales No. E.08.I.6. ISBN 978-92-1-101160-9.


II.D    Trade, Finance and Commerce

Rapport 2008 sur les pays les moins avancés: Croissance, pauvreté et modalités du partenariat pour le développement.
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2008. xii, 189 p. (UNCTAD/LDC/2009)
Sales No. F.08.II.D.20. ISBN 978-92-1-212357-8.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/fr/docs/ldc2008overview_fr.pdf  


II.E    Economic Commission for Europe (ECE)

Environmental Performance Review: Kazakhstan; Second Review.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2008. xxii, 195 p. (ECE/CEP/142)
Sales No. E.08.II.E.11. ISBN 978-92-1-116989-8.

Forest Products Annual Market Review 2007-2008. (Geneva Timber and Forest Study Paper 23)
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2008. xvi, 153 p. (ECE/TIM/SP/23)
Sales No. E.08.II.E.13. ISBN 978-92-1-116990-4.
Online version: http://www.unece.org/timber/docs/fpama/2008/FPAMR2008.pdf


III.H    United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Estado de la población mundial 2008: Ámbitos de convergencia; Cultura, género y derechos humanos.
Fondo de la Población de las Naciones Unidas. Nueva York. 2008. iii, 99 p.
Sales No. S.08.III.H.1. ISBN 978-0-89714-890-0.
Online version: http://www.unfpa.org/swp/2008/presskit/docs/sp-swop08-report.pdf

État de la population mondiale 2008: Lieux de convergence; culture, genre et droits de la personne.
Fonds des Nations Unies pour la population. New York. 2008. iii, 99 p.
Sales No. F.08.III.H.1. ISBN 978-0-89714-891-7.
Online version: http://www.unfpa.org/swp/2008/presskit/docs/fr-swop08-report.pdf

Generación del cambio: los jóvenes y la cultura; Estado de la población mundial 2008 – Suplemento jóvenes.
Fondo de la Población de las Naciones Unidas. Nueva York. 2008. vii, 44 p.
Sales No. S.08.III.H.2. ISBN 978-89714-904-4.
Online version: http://www.unfpa.org/swp/2008/presskit/docs/sp_yswop08.pdf

Une génération de changement: les jeunes et la culture; État de la population mondiale 2008 - supplément jeunesse.
Fonds des Nations Unies pour la population. New York. 2008. vii, 44 p.
Sales No. F.08.III.H.2. ISBN 978-89714-903-7.
Online version: http://www.unfpa.org/swp/2008/presskit/docs/fr_yswop08.pdf

Generation of Change: Young People and Culture; State of the World Population 2007 - Youth Supplement.
United Nations Population Fund. New York. 2008. vii, 44 p.
Sales No. E.08.III.H.2. ISBN 978-0-89714-902-0.
Online version: http://www.unfpa.org/swp/2008/presskit/docs/en-yswop08.pdf

State of World Population 2008: Reaching Common Ground; Culture, Gender and Human Rights.
United Nations Population Fund. New York. 2008. iii, 99 p.
Sales No. E.08.III.H.1. ISBN 978-0-89714-889-4.
Online version: http://www.unfpa.org/swp/2008/presskit/docs/en-swop08-report.pdf


III.Q    United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT)

State of the World’s Cities 2008/2009: Harmonious Cities.
UN-Habitat. Nairobi. 2008. xvi, 264 p.
ISBN 978-1-84407-696-3.


III.T    International Trade Centre (UNCTAD/WTO)

Guía del Exportador de Algodón
Centro de Comercia Internacional. Ginebra. 2007. xxix, 375 p. (ITC/P218.S/PMD/MDS/07-XI)
Sales No. S.08.III.T.1. ISBN 92-9137-359-1.

Todo sobre la Promoción del Comercio de Servicios: Manual complete.
Centro de Comercia Internacional. Ginebra. 2007. xi, 150 p.
(ITC/P219.S/PMD/TSS/07-XI)
Sales No. S.08.III.T.2. ISBN 92-9137-375-5


IV    Social Questions

Regional Dimensions of the Ageing Situation.
United Nations. New York. 2008. xiii, 176 p. (ST/ESA/318)
Sales No. E.08.IV.1. ISBN 978-92-1-130263-9.
Online version: http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/ageing/documents/publications/cp-regional-dimension.pdf


XIII    Demography

Urban Agglomerations 2007.
United Nations. New York. 2008. Wall chart. (ST/ESA/SER.A/277)
Sales No. E.08.XIII.12. ISBN 92-1-151447-6.
Online version: http://www.un.org/esa/population/publications/wup2007/
2007_urban_agglomerations_chart.pdf



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

United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
United Nations .Geneva. September 2008. 59 p. (HR/PUB/08/4)
Online version:
http://www.ohchr.org/Documents/Publications/Declaration_indigenous_en.pdf   


XVII     International Statistics

Monthly bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin mensuel de statistique: Issue No. 1047, Vol. LXII, No. 9, September / Edition no. 1047, Vol. LXII, no. 9, septembre.
United Nations/Nations Unies. New York. 2008. xii, 337 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.Q/429)
Online version: http://unstats.un.org/unsd/mbs


World Bank

Global Monitoring Report: MDGs and the Environment; Agenda for Inclusive and Sustainable Development.
The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development / The World Bank. Washington, DC. 2008. xx, 250 p.
ISBN 978-0-8213-7384-2.
Online version: http://siteresources.worldbank.org/INTGLOMONREP2008/Resources/4737994-1207342962709/8944_Web_PDF.pdf


World Health Organization (WHO)

Bulletin of the World Health Organization: Volume 86, Number 11, November 2008, p. 817-908.
Online version: http://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/86/11/en/


Non-Governmental Liaison Service (NGLS)

The United Nations Human Rights System: How to Make It Work for You.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2008. v, 24 p. (UNCTAD/NGLS/2008/2)
Online version: http://www.un-ngls.org/site/IMG/pdf/Final_logo.pdf




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