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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 - February 2009 - New information material

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Africa Renewal, Volume 22, No. 4, January 2009. 24 p.
Online version: http://www.un.org/ecosocdev/geninfo/afrec/vol22no4/index.html

Afrique Renouveau, Vol. 22, No. 4, janvier 2009. 24 p.
Online version: http://www.un.org/french/ecosocdev/geninfo/afrec/vol22no4/index.html

Bulletin on action by the United Nations system and intergovernmental organizations relevant to the question of Palestine, September 2008, Volume XXXI, Bulletin No. 9.
United Nations. Division for Palestinian Rights. 29 p.
Online version: http://unispal.un.org/unispal.nsf/1ce874ab1832a53e852570bb006dfaf6/a2c46a9ad350301585257545005ca1b2!OpenDocument

Calendar of Conferences and Meetings as of 2 February 2009.
Online version: http://conf.un.org/DGAACS/Meetings.nsf/wByYear?OpenForm

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



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