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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 titles

Article Index
UNRIC Library Newsletter - February 2009
New information material
New titles
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NEW TITLES
added to the library collection in February 2009

I    General Information and Reference

Index to Proceedings of the General Assembly: Sixtieth-first session – 2006/2007 – Part II –Index to Speeches.
United Nations. New York. 2008. xi, 436 p. (ST/LIB/SER.B/A.70 (Part II))
Sales No. E.08.I.8. ISBN 978-92-1-101162-3.

Resolutions and Decisions adopted by the General Assembly during its sixty-second session - Volume III: 23 December 2007 – 15 September 2008.
General Assembly. Official Records. Sixty-second Session. Supplement No. 49 (A/62/49/Vol.III).
United Nations. New York. 2008. 116 p.
Online version: http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/asp/ws.asp?m=A/62/49(Vol.III)(SUPP) 

Résolutions et décisions du Conseil de sécurité: 1er août 2007 – 31 juillet 2008.
Conseil de sécurité. Documents officiels.
Nations Unies. New York. 2008. vii, 294 p. (S/INF/63)
Online version: http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/asp/ws.asp?m=S/INF/63

Resolutionen und Beschlüsse der zweiundsechzigsten Tagung der Generalversammlung – Band I- Resolutionen: 18. September – 22. Dezember 2007.
Generalversammlung. Offizielles Protokoll. Zweiundsechzigste Tagung. Beilage 49 (A/62/49/Vol.I).
Vereinte Nationen. New York. 2008. 600 S.
Online version: http://www.un.org/Depts/german/gv-62/band1/ga62vol1.pdf


II.A    Business, Economics, Science and Technology

Achieving Sustainable Development and Promoting Development Cooperation: Dialogues at the Economic and Social Council.
United Nations. New York. 2008. xiv, 295 p.
Sales No. E.08.II.A.11. ISBN 978-92-1-104587-1.
Online version: http://www.un.org/esa/desa/desalert/2009/Jan/sustdev_desa.pdf

II.C    World Economy

La situation économique et sociale dans le monde, 2007: Le développement dans un monde en vieilissement.
Nations Unies. New York. 2008. xxxvi, 199 p. (E/2007/50/Rev.1-ST/ESA/314)
Sales No. F.07.II.C.1. ISBN 978-92-1-209091-7.

World Economic Situation and Prospects 2009.
United Nations. New York. 2008. xxii, 160 p.
Sales No. E.09.II.C.2. ISBN 978-92-1-109158-8.
Online version: http://www.un.org/esa/policy/wess/wesp2009files/wesp2009.pdf


II.D    Trade, Finance and Commerce

Contribution du commerce au renforcement du développement et à la réduction de la pauvreté: aspects liés à la mobilité de la main-d’œuvre et au commerce des compétences.
United Nations. New York et Genève. 2008. v, 79 p. (UNCTAD/DITC/TNCD/2007/8)
Sales No. F.08.II.D.9. ISBN 92-1-212354-7.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/fr/docs/ditctncd20078_fr.pdf

Étude sur les Transports Maritimes, 2007: Rapport du secrétariat de la CNUCED.
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2007. xiii, 1629 p.  (UNCTAD/RMT/2007)
Sales No. F.07.II.D.14. ISBN 978-92-1-212344-8.

FDI and Tourism: The Development Dimension; East and Southern Africa. (UNCTAD Current Studies on FDI and Development N° 6)
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2008. xiv, 264 p. (UNCTAD/DIAE/IA/2008/6)
Sales No. E.08.II.D.28. ISBN 978-92-1-112761-4.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/diaeia20086_en.pdf

Identifying core elements in investment agreements in the APEC region. (UNCTAD Series on International Investment Policies for Development)
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2008. xv, 137 p. (UNCTAD/DIAE/IA/2008/3)
Sales No. E.08.II.D.27. ISBN 978-92-1-112760-7.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/diaeia20083_en.pdf

International Investment rule-making: stocktaking, challenges and the way forward. (UNCTAD Series on International Investment Policies for Development)
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2008. xi, 111 p. (UNCTAD/ITE/IIT/2007/3)
Sales No. E.08.II.D.1. 978-92-1-112731-7.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/iteiit20073_en.pdf 

Investment Policy Review: Viet Nam.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2008. xiii, 158 p. (UNCTAD/ITE/IPC/2007/10)
Sales No. E.08.II.D.12. ISBN 978-92-1-112744-7.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/iteipc200710_en.pdf

Répondre à la crise alimentaire globale: Les politiques essentielles pour le commerce, l’investissement et les produits de base afin d’assurer la sécurité alimentaire durable et d’atténuer la pauvreté
United Nations. New York et Genève. 2008. v, 53 p. (UNCTAD/OSG/2008/1)
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/fr/docs/osg20081_fr.pdf

Review of Maritime Transport, 2008: Report by the UNCTAD secretariat.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2008. xv, 184 p. (UNCTAD/RMT/2008)
Sales No. E.08.II.D.26. ISBN 978-92-1-112758-4.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/rmt2008_en.pdf

Transnational Corporations, Volume 17, Number 2, August 2008. v, 135 p.
United Nations Conferences on Trade and Development. Division on Investment, Technology and Enterprise Development.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/diaeia20082_en.pdf 

WSIS Follow-up Report 2008.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2008. vii, 82 p. (UNCTAD/DTLS/STICT/2008/1)
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/none20081_en.pdf


II.E    Economic Commission for Europe (ECE)

Compendium of Good Practices in Promoting Knowledge-based Development.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2008. ix, 70 p. (ECE/CECI/5)
Sales E.08.II.E.17. ISBN 978-92-1-116994-2.

Developing Entrepreneurship in the UNECE Region: country experiences in reducing barriers to enterprise development.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2008. xi, 62 p. (ECE/CECI/6)
Sales No. E.08.II.E.18. ISBN 978-92-1-116996-6.

Putting Economic Governance at the Heart of Peacebuilding.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2008. vi, 80 p. (ECE/INF/2008/2)
Sales No. E.09.II.E.2. ISBN 978-92-1-116997-3.


III.D    United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Our Planet: Renewable Energy – Generating power, jobs and development. December 2008. 
United Nations Environment Programme. 31 p.
Online version: http://www.unep.org/PDF/OurPlanet/2008/Dec/EN/OP-2008-12-en-FULLVERSION.pdf

Notre Planète: Energies renouvelables - Produire de l’énergie, créer des emplois et assurer le développement. Décembre 2008.
Programme des Nations Unies pour l’environnement. 31 p.
Online version: http://www.unep.org/PDF/OurPlanet/2008/dec/FR/OP-2008-12-fr-FULLVERSION.pdf 

Nuestro Planeta: Energía renovable - Creación de energía, empleos y promoción del desarrollo. Diciembre de 2008.
Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Medio Ambiente. 31 p.
Online version: http://www.unep.org/PDF/OurPlanet/2008/dec/SP/OP-2008-12-sp-FULLVERSION.pdf


III.H    United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Population Newsletter, Number 84, December 2007 / issued by the Population Division, UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs. 20 p.
Online version: http://www.un.org/esa/population/publications/popnews/newsltr84.pdf


III.T    International Trade Centre (UNCTAD/WTO)

Guide de l’exportateur de coton.
Centre du commerce international. Genève. 2007. xxix, 363 p. (ITC/P218.F/PMD/MDS/07-XI)
Sales No. F.08.III.T.1. ISBN 92-9137-363-X.

International Trade Forum, Issue 3 & 4, 2008. 46 p.
“Women and the Global Marketplace”
Online version: http://www.tradeforum.org/news/categoryfront.php/id/1042/Women_and_the_Global_Marketplace.html

V   International Law

Yearbook of the International Law Commission 1998, Volume II, Part One: Documents of the fiftieth session.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2008. v, 340 p. (A/CN.4/SER.A/1998/Add.1 (Part 1))
Sales No. E.00.V.11 (Part 1). ISBN 978-92-1-133637-5.
Online version: http://untreaty.un.org/ilc/publications/yearbooks/1998.htm


IX    Disarmament and Atomic Energy

Disarmament forum, four, 2008: The complex dynamics of small arms in West Africa / Forum du désarmement, quatre, 2008: La dynamique complexe des armes légères en Afrique de l'Ouest (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=1020-7287-2008-4-en
French online version: http://www.unidir.org/bdd/fiche-periodique-fr.php?ref_periodique=1020-7287-2008-4-fr 


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

Perspectives, Issue 6, November 2008: Synthetic drugs on the rise.
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.  19 p.

Rapport de l’Organe international de contrôle des stupéfiants pour 2008.
Nations Unies. New York. 2008. ix, 144 p. (E/INCB/2008/1)
Sales No. F.09.XI.1. ISBN 978-92-1-248162-3.
Online version: http://www.incb.org/incb/fr/annual-report-2008.html

Report of the International Narcotics Control Board 2008.
United Nations. New York. 2008. ix, 132 p. (E/INCB/2008/1)
Sales No. E.09.XI.1. ISBN 978-92-1-148232-4.
Online version: http://www.incb.org/incb/en/annual-report-2008.html


XIII    Demography

2006 Demographic Yearbook / Annuaire démographique: Fifty-eighth issue/Cinquante-huitième édition.
United Nations/Nations Unies. New York. 2008. viii, 924 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.R/37)
Sales No. E/F.09.XIII.1. ISBN 978-92-1-051101-8.
Online version: http://unstats.un.org/unsd/demographic/products/dyb/dyb2006.htm

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

Revendiquer les objectifs du Millénaire pour le développement: une approche fondée sur les droits de l’homme.
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. viii, 66 p. (HR/PUB/08/3)
Sales No. F.08.XIV.6. ISBN 978-02-1-254167-9.


XVII     International Statistics

2005 Industrial Commodity Statistics Yearbook (1996-2005) / Annuaire de statistiques industrielles par produit (1996-2005) - Volume I: Physical Quantity Data / Données sur les quantités physiques.
United Nations/Nations Unies. New York. 2008. xvii, 724 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.P/45)
Sales No. E/F.07.XVII.10. ISBN 978-92-1-061245-6.

2005 Industrial Commodity Statistics Yearbook (1996-2005) / Annuaire de statistiques industrielles par produit (1996-2005) - Volume II: Monetary Value Data / Données sur les valeurs monétaires.
United Nations/Nations Unies. New York. 2008. xvii, 558 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.P/45)
Sales No. E/F.07.XVII.10. ISBN 978-92-1-061245-6.

2005 International Trade Statistics Yearbook: Volume II; Trade by Commodity / Annuaire statistique du commerce international: Volume II; Commerce par produit.
United Nations/Nations Unies. New York. 2008.  xlvi, 669 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.G/54)
Sales No. E/F.07.XVII.7 (Vol. II). ISBN 978-92-1-061227-2.

Monthly bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin mensuel de statistique: Issue No. 1050, Vol. LXII, No. 12, December / Edition n° 1050, Vol. LXII, n° 12, décembre.
United Nations/Nations Unies. New York. 2008. xii, 305 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.Q/432)
Online version: http://unstats.un.org/unsd/mbs


World Health Organization (WHO)

Bulletin of the World Health Organization: Volume 87, Number 2, February 2008, p. 81-160.
Online version: http://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/87/2/en/

Progress in preventing injuries in the WHO European Region: Implementing the WHO Regional Committee for Europe resolution EUR/RC55/R9 on prevention of injuries in the WHO European Region and the Recommendation of the Council of the European Union on the prevention of injury and promotion of safety.
WHO Regional Office for Europe, WHO European Centre for Environment and Health. Rome. 2008, ix, 40 p.
ISBN 978-92-890-7199-4.
Online version: http://www.euro.who.int/document/E91710.pdf



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