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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 - April 2009 - New information material

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Affiche: Conférence d’examen de Durban – Genève 2009.
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Affiche: Les cicatrices du génocide sont profondes : il nous faut venir en aide aux survivants ! (DPI/2154)
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Affiche: La violence sexuelle – en temps de guerre ou de paix – constitute un crime ! (DPI/2155)
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Affiche: Tous unis pour mettre fin à la violence à l’égard des femmes.
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Boletín sobre las actividades del sistema de las Naciones Unidas y las organizaciones intergubernamentales relacionadas con la cuestión de Palestina, noviembre de 2006, Volumen XXIX, Boletín No. 11.
Naciones Unidas. División de los Derechos de los Palestinos. 41 p.

Bulletin: Mesures prises par les organismes des Nations Unies et les organisations intergouvernementales concernant la question de Palestine, novembre 2006, Volume XXIX, Bulletin N° 11.
Nations Unies. Division des droits des Palestiniens. 41 p.

Calendar of Conferences and Meetings as of 1 April 2009.
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Cartel: Conferencia de Examen de Durban – Ginebra 2009

Cartel: Unidos para poner fin a la violencia contra las mujeres.
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Politically speaking: Bulletin of the United Nations Department of Political Affairs, Spring 2009. 24 p.
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Postcard: International Days. 2009.
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Poster: Durban Review Conference – Geneva 2009.
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Poster: Sexual Violence – in war or peace – is a crime. (DPI/2155)
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Poster: The scars of genocide run deep: Support the survivors (DPI/2154)
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UN Chronicle. Volume XLV, Number 2/3, 2008 (Special Double Issue). 87 p.
“Speaking to our common humanity: 60 years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights”.
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United Nations Publications: Model UN. 2009. 6 p.
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United Nations Publications: Population. 2009. 6 p.
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United Nations Peace Operations: Year in Review 2008.
Produced by the Peace and Security Section of the United Natins Department of Public Information. 52 p. (DPI/2521, February 2009)
Sales No. E.09.I.5. ISBN 978-92-1-101191-3. 43 p.
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