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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 - January 2009 - New titles

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UNRIC Library Newsletter - January 2009
New information material
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NEW TITLES
added to the library collection in January 2009


0    Geneva Publications

Implementing the United Nations Programme of Action on Small Arms and Light Weapons: Analysis of the National Reports Submitted by States from 2002 to 2008 / Silvia Cattaneo and Sarah Parker.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2008. xxiv, 165 p. (UNIDIR/2008/15)
Sales No. GV.E.08.0.4. ISBN 978-92-9045-191-4.
Online version: http://www.unidir.ch/bdd/fiche-ouvrage.php?ref_ouvrage=92-9045-008-H-en

Security in Space: The Next Generation; Conference Report 31 March – 1 April 2008.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2008. xxxv, 195 p. (UNIDIR/2008/14)
Sales No. GV.E.08.0.3. ISBN 978-92-9045-192-1.
Online version: http://www.unidir.ch/bdd/fiche-ouvrage.php?ref_ouvrage=978-92-9045-192-1-en

The Value of Diversity in Multilateral Disarmament Work / John Borrie & Ashley Thornton.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2008. xii, 85 p. (UNIDIR/2008/16)
Sales No. GV.E.08.0.5. ISBN 978-92-9045-193-8.
Online version: http://www.unidir.ch/bdd/fiche-ouvrage.php?ref_ouvrage=978-92-9045-193-8-en


I    General Information and Reference

Resolutionen und Beschlüsse der zweiundsechzigsten Tagung der Generalversammlung – Band II- Beschlüsse: 18. September – 22. Dezember 2007.
Generalversammlung. Offizielles Protokoll. Zweiundsechzigste Tagung. Beilage 49 (A/62/49/Vol.II).
Vereinte Nationen. New York. 2008. 36 S.
Online version: http://www.un.org/Depts/german/gv-61/band3/ga61vol3-nr.html

The United Nations and Nepal’s Peace Process.
United Nations Mission in Nepal. October 2008. 115 p.
ISBN 978-9937-2-0696-9.

II.A    Business, Economics, Science and Technology

Handbook on the Least Developed Country Category: Inclusion, Graduation and Special Support Measures.
United Nations. New York. November 2008. xi, 85 p.
Sales No. E.07.II.A.9. ISBN 978-92-1-104574-1.
Online version: http://www.un.org/esa/policy/devplan/cdppublications/2008cdphandbook.pdf


II.E    Economic Commission for Europe (ECE)

Investing in Energy Security Risk Mitigation. (The ECE Energy Series, No. 34)
United Nations. New York and Geneva. vii, 61 p. (ECE/ENERGY/74)
Sales No. E.08.II.E.16. ISBN 978-92-1-116993-5.

Porcine meat – carcases and cuts: 2006 Edition. (UNECE Standard)
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2008. vi, 36 p. (ECE/TRADE/369)
Sales No. E.07.II.E.1. ISBN 978-92-1-116953-9.
Online version: http://www.unece.org/trade/agr/standard/meat/e/Porcine_2006_e_Publication.pdf

Viande porcine – carcasses et découpes: Édition 2006. (Norme CEE-ONU)
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2008. vi, 52 p. (ECE/TRADE/369)
Sales No. F.07.II.E.1. ISBN 978-92-1-216489-2.
Online version: http://www.unece.org/trade/agr/standard/meat/f/Porcine_2006_f_Publication.pdf


II.H    Public Administration

Governance in the Middle East, North Africa and Western Balkans: Challenges and Priorities in Reforming Public Administration in the Mediterranean Region.
United Nations. New York. 2008. xxxv, 386 p. (ST/ESA/PAD/SER.E/85)
Sales No. E.07.II.H.9. ISBN 978-92-1-123169-4.
Online version: http://unpan1.un.org/intradoc/groups/public/documents/UN/UNPAN030371.pdf


III.D    United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Our Planet: Living Legacy – The future of forests. September 2008. 
United Nations Environment Programme. 31 p.
Online version: http://www.unep.org/pdf/ourplanet/OP-2008-09-en-FULLVERSION.pdf

Notre Planète: Un patrimoine vivant - L’avenir des forêts. Septembre 2008.
Programme des Nations Unies pour l’environnement. 31 p.
Online version: http://www.unep.org/pdf/ourplanet/OP-2008-09-fr-FULLVERSION.pdf

Nuestro Planeta: Legado vivo – El futuro de los bosques. Septiembre de 2008.
Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Medio Ambiente. 31 p.
Online version: http://www.unep.org/PDF/OurPlanet/2008/sept/SP/OP-2008-09-sp-FULLVERSION.pdf


III.T    International Trade Centre (UNCTAD/WTO)

International Trade Forum, Issue 1 & 2, 2008. 46 p.
“Enviroment & Ethics, Consumer Choice & Trade Opportunities”
Online version: http://www.tradeforum.org/news/categoryfront.php/id/1000

IV    Social Questions

Dialogue participatif: vers une société stable, sûre et juste pour tous.
Nations Unies. New York. 2007. (ST/ESA/310)
Sales No. F.07.IV.3. ISBN 978-92-1-230261-4.

Grandir ensemble: les jeunes et l’action des Nations Unies.
Programme des Nations Unies sur la jeunesse. 2008. 101 p.
Online version: http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/unyin/documents/growing_together_fr.pdf

Progress of the World’s Women 2008/2008: Who Answers to Women, Gender & Accountability. United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM). 2008. vii, 152 p.
ISBN 1-932827-70-6.
Online version: http://www.unifem.org/progress/2008


V    International Law

Bulletin du droit de la mer. No. 63.
Nations Unies. New York. 2008. iv, 95 p.
ISBN 978-92-1-233436-3.

Bulletin du droit de la mer. No. 62.
Nations Unies. New York. 2008. iii, 161 p.
ISBN 978-92-1-233433-2.

Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 66.
United Nations. New York. 2008. iv, 109 p.
ISBN 978-92-1-133784-6.

Recueil de jurisprudence internationale concernant le droit de la mer.
Nations Unies. New York. 2008. iv, 257 p.
Sales No. F.07.V.5. ISBN 978-92-1-233432-5


VIII     Transport and Communications

ADR applicable as from 1 January 2009: European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road; Volume I.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2008. xxii, 600 p. (ECE/TRANS/202 (Vol.I))
Sales No. E.08.VIII.1. ISBN 978-92-1-139131-2.

ADR applicable as from 1 January 2009: European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road; Volume II.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2008. xi, 646 p. (ECE/TRANS/202 (Vol.II))
Sales No. E.08.VIII.1. ISBN 978-92-1-139131-2.

ADR en vigueur le 1er janvier 2009: Accord européen relatif au transport international des marchandises dangereuses par route; Volume II.
Nations Unies. New York et Genève, 2008. xiii, 676 p. (ECE/TRANS/202 (Vol.II)
Sales No. F.08.VIII.1. ISBN 978-92-1-239119-9.


IX    Disarmament and Atomic Energy

Disarmament forum, three, 2008: Uranium Weapons / Forum du désarmement, trois, 2008: Les armes à l’Uranium  (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=1020-7287-2008-3-en
French online version: http://www.unidir.org/bdd/fiche-periodique-fr.php?ref_periodique=1020-7287-2008-3-fr


XIII    Demography

2005 Demographic Yearbook / Annuaire démographique: Fifty-seventh issue/Cinquante-septième édition.
United Nations/Nations Unies. New York. 2008. viii, 756 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.R/36)
Sales No. E/F/08.XIII.1. ISBN 978-92-1-051099-8.
Online version: http://unstats.un.org/unsd/demographic/products/dyb/dyb2005.htm


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

Pratiques de bonne gouvernance pour la protection des droits de l’homme.
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2007. iv, 88 p. (HR/PUB/07/4)
Sales No. F.07.XIV.10. ISBN 978-92-1-254161-7.
Online version: http://www.ohchr.org/Documents/Publications/GoodGovernance_fr.pdf

Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment: Selected Decisions of the Committee against Torture; Volume I: Eleventh to thirty-eighth session (November 1993 – May 2007).
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2008. iii, 244 p. (HR/CAT/PUB/1)
Sales No. E.08.XIV.8. ISBN 978-92-1-154185-4.
Online version: http://www.ohchr.org/Documents/Publications/SDecisionsCATVolIen.pdf


XVII     International Statistics

2005 International Trade Statistics Yearbook: Volume I; Trade by Country / Annuaire statistique du commerce international: volume I; Commerce par pays.
United Nations / Nations Unies. New York. 2008.  xlvi, 1195, A.75 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.G/54)
Sales No. E/F.07.XVII.7 (Vol. I). ISBN 978-92-1-061227-2.

Designing Household Survey Samples: Practical Guidelines. (Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 98)
United Nations. New York. xi, 227 p. 2008. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.F/98)
Sales No. E.06.XVII.13. ISBN 978-92-1-161495-4.

Monthly bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin mensuel de statistique: Issue No. 1049, Vol. LXII, No. 11, November / Edition no 1049, Vol. LXII, no 11, novembre.
United Nations/Nations Unies. New York. 2008. xii, 369 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.Q/431)
Online version: http://unstats.un.org/unsd/mbs


Non-Governmental Liaison Service (NGLS)

International Development Cooperation Today: Emerging Trends and Debates.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2008. vi, 33 p. (UNCTAD/NGLS/2008/3)
Online version: http://www.un-ngls.org/site/IMG/pdf/IDC_final.pdf

NGLS Roundup 134, July 2008. 4 p. June 2008.
High-Level Meeting on AIDS: Moving into a Forward-Looking Phase?
Online version: http://www.un-ngls.org/site/IMG/pdf/RU134.pdf

NGLS Roundup 136, October 2008. 6 p.
The Helsinki Process on Globalisation and Democracy: Building into the Future
Online version: http://www.un-ngls.org/site/IMG/pdf/RU136.pdf



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