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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 titles

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

II.D    Trade, Finance and Commerce

Practical implementation of international financial reporting standards: Lessons learned; Country case studies on IFRS.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2008. x, 143 p. (UNCTAD/DIAE/ED/2008/1)
Sales No. E.08.II.D.25. ISBN 978-92-1-12757-1.
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II.E    Economic Commission for Europe (ECE)

Revue annuelle du marché des produits forestiers. (Études de Genève sur le bois et la forêt, no 22)
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2007. xxi, 202 p. (ECE/TIM/SP/22)
Sales No. F.07.II.E.18. ISBN 978-92-1-216494-6.

III.B    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Rapport mondial sur le développement humain 2007/2008: La lutte contre le changement climatique : un impératif de solidarité humaine dans un monde divisé.
Programme des Nations Unies pour le développement. New York. 2007. xvi, 382 p.
ISBN 978-2-7071-5356-2.
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III.T    International Trade Centre (UNCTAD/WTO)

Clothing Demand from Emerging Markets: An opportunity for LDC suppliers.
International Trade Centre. Geneva. 2008. xvii, 278 pages. (ITC/P224.E/PMD/SC/08-III)
Sales No. E.08.III.T.3. ISBN 92-9137-358-3

Tout savoir sur la promotion du commerce des services: Manuel complet.
Centre du commerce international. Genève. 2007. xi, 156 p.
Sales No. F.08.III.T.2. ISBN 92-9137-360-5.

V    International Law

International Instruments related to the Prevention and Suppression of International Terrorism.
United Nations. New York. 2008. xii, 440 p.
Sales No. E.08.V.2. ISBN 978-92-1-133777-8.

Nations Unies Annuaire Juridique 2001.
Nations Unies. New York. 2008. xxiii, 738 p. (ST/LEG/SER.C/39)
Sales No. F.04.V.12. ISBN 978-92-1-233400-4.

IX    Disarmament and Atomic Energy

Annuaire des Nations Unies sur le désarmement: Volume 28; 2003.
Nations Unies. New York. 2008. xv, 499 p.
Sales No. F.04.IX.1. ISBN 978-92-1-242145-2.

Annuaire des Nations Unies sur le désarmement: Volume 29; 2004.
Nations Unies. New York. 2008. xvii, 459 p.
Sales No. F.05.IX.1. ISBN 978-92-1-242147-6.

XI    Narcotic Drugs (including United Nations Office on Drug and Crime - UNODC)

Crime and its impact on the Balkans and affected Countries.
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. Vienna. 2008. 126 p.
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XVII     International Statistics

International Standard Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities (ISIC), Rev. 4. (Statistical Papers, Series M, No. 4, Rev.4)
United Nations. New York. 2008. xiv, 291 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.M/4/Rev.4)
Sales No. E.08.XVII.25. ISBN 978-92-1-161518-0.

Monthly bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin mensuel de statistique: Issue No. 1048, Vol. LXII, No. 10, October / Edition no. 1048, Vol. LXII, no. 10, octobre.
United Nations/Nations Unies. New York. 2008. xii, 303 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.Q/430)
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World Health Organization (WHO)

Atlas of health in Europe: 2nd edition 2008.
World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe. Copenhagen. 2008. viii, 126 p.
ISBN 978-92-890-1410-6
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Non-Governmental Liaison Service (NGLS)

Les droits de l’homme et le système des Nations Unies: Des clés pour agir.
Nations Unies. New York and Geneva. 2008. v, 24 p. (UNCTAD/NGLS/2008/2)
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