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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 - December 2008 - New information material

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Acting on Climate Change: The UN System Delivering as One.
United Nations System. Chief Executives Board for Coordination. November 2008. 36 p. (DPI/2526)
Online version: http://www.un.org/climatechange/pdfs/Acting%20on%20Climate%20Change.pdf

Boletín sobre las actividades del sistema de las Naciones Unidas y las organizaciones intergubernamentales relacionadas con la cuestión de Palestina, Junio de 2008, Volumen XXXI, Boletín No. 6.
Naciones Unidas. División de los Derechos de los Palestinos. 19 p.
Online version: http://domino.un.org/pdfs/08-59073s.pdf

Building a Stronger UN for a Better World: The Secretary-General’s Vision.
United Nations. New York. Reprint October 2008.
Online version: http://www.undg.org/docs/9474/822-200809151231514511193.pdf

Conférence internationale de suivi sur le financement du développement chargée d’examiner la mise en œuvre du Consensus de Monterrey. Doha, Qatar, 29 novembre - 2 décembre 2008. Nations Unies. Département de l’information des Nations Unies. Octobre 2008. DPI/2520.

Conférence internationale des Nations Unies sur les réfugiés de Palestine: Organisée au Siège de l’Organisation des Nations Unies pour l’éducation, la science et la culture, à Paris, les 29 et 30 avril 2008.
Nations Unies. Division des droits de Palestiniens. 25 p.

Conferencia internacional de seguimiento sobre la financiación para el desarrollo encargada de examinar la aplicación del Consenso de Monterrey. Doha, Qatar, 29 de noviembre a 2 de diciembre de 2008.
Naciones Unidas. Departamento de Información Pública. Agosto de 2008. DPI/2520.

Día Internacional de Solidaridad con el Pueblo Palestino: Nota informativa.
Naciones Unidas. División de los Derechos de los Plaestinos. 2 p.
Online version: http://domino.un.org/pdfs/08-59784s.pdf

Everything You Always Wanted to Know about the United Nations: For Students at Intermediate and Secondary Levels.
United Nations. Department of Public Information. New York. August 2008. 63 p. (DPI/1888/Rev.3)

Follow-up International Conference on Financing for Development to Review the Implementation of the Monterrey Consensus. Doha, Qatar, 29 November – 2 December 2008.
United Nations Department of Public Information. September 2008. DPI/2520.

International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.
United Nations. Division for Palestinian Rights. 1 p.
Online version: http://domino.un.org/UNISPAL.NSF/22f431edb91c6f548525678a0051be1d/6a2dced648969
c848525750600696859!OpenDocument


Journée internationale de solidarité avec le peuple palestinien : Note d’information.
Nations Unies. Division des droits des Palestiniens. 2 p.
Online version: http://domino.un.org/pdfs/08-59784f.pdf

Special Bulletin on the Commemoration of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People 2007.
United Nations. Division for Palestinian Rights. v, 85 p.
Online version: http://domino.un.org/UNISPAL.NSF/1ce874ab1832a53e852570bb006dfaf6/467553613a1c
2d71852574f10052d47d!OpenDocument


Universal Declaration of Human Rights: Members of the Drafting Committee formed by the UN Commission on Human Rights / Declaration universelle des droits de l’homme : membres du Comité de rédactionk Commission des droits de l’homme.
Outreach Division, DPI. October 2008. DPI/2511A.



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