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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 - June 2009 - New titles

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UNRIC Library Newsletter - June 2009
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NEW TITLES
added to the library collection in June


0    Geneva Publications

Multilateralization of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle: Assessing the Existing Proposals.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2009. xvi, 105 p. (UNIDIR/2009/4)
Sales No. GV.E.09.0.6. ISBN 978-92-9045-195-2.
Online version: http://www.unidir.ch/pdf/ouvrages/pdf-1-978-92-9045-195-2-en.pdf


I    General Information and Reference

Cadre global d’action, juillet 2008: Équipe spéciale de haut niveau sur la crise mondiale de la sécurité alimentaire.
Nations Unies. New York. Janvier 2009. xi, 47 p.
Online version: http://www.un.org/french/issues/food/taskforce/frameworkofaction.pdf

Comprehensive Framework for Action, July 2008: High-Level Task Force on the Global Food Security Crisis.
United Nations. New York. Reprint December 2008. xi, 40 p.
Online version:
http://www.un.org/issues/food/taskforce/Documentation/CFA%20Web.pdf

Marco Amplio para la Acción, Julio de 2008: Equipo de Tareas de Alto Nivel sobre la Crisis Mundial de la Seguridad Alimentaria.
Nationes Unidas. Nueva York. Enero 2009. xi, 52 p.
Online version:
http://www.un.org/spanish/issues/food/taskforce/FINAL_CFA_July_2008.pdf


Resolutions and Decisions adopted by the General Assembly during its sixty-third session - Volume I: Resolutions, 16 September - 24 December 2008.
General Assembly. Official Records. Sixty-third Session. Supplement No. 49 (A/63/49/Vol.I).
United Nations. New York. 2009. 618 p.
Online version: http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/asp/ws.asp?m=A/63/49(Vol.I)(SUPP)


II.D    Trade, Finance and Commerce

Transnational Corporations, Volume 17, Number 3, December 2008. viii, 143 p.
United Nations Conferences on Trade and Development. Division on Investment, Technology and Enterprise Development. (UNCTAD/DIAE/IA/2008/7 (Vol.17, No.3))
ISBN 978-92-1-112762-1.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/diaeiia20083_en.pdf

World Trade Law and Renewable Energy: The Case of Non-Tariff Barriers.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2009. iii, 18 p. (UNCTAD/DITC/TED/2008/5)

The WTO Negotiations on Environmental Goods and Services: A Potential Contribution to the Millennium Development Goals.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2009. iii, 41 p. (UNCTAD/DITC/TED/2008/4)


II.E    Economic Commission for Europe (ECE)

Self-made Cities: in search of sustainable solutions for informal settlements in the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe region.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2009. xxi, 113 p. (ECE/HBP/155)
Sales No. E.09.II.E.9. ISBN 978-92-1-117005-4.
Online version: http://www.unece.org/publications/oes/SelfMadeCities.pdf

 

III.D    United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Annuaire du PNUE 2009: Avancées scientifiques et developpements dans notre environnement en mutation.
Programme des Nations Unies pour l’environnement. Nairobi. 2009. iv, 64 p.
ISBN 978-92-807-2988-7.
Online version: http://www.unep.org/geo/yearbook/yb2009/PDF/FR-GEO_09-Low.pdf

TUNZA: The UNEP Magazine for Youth.
Vol. 7, Number 1, 2009: Your Planet needs you. 23 p.
Online version: http://www.unep.org/pdf/tunza/Tunza_7.1_English.pdf

TUNZA: Le magazine du PNUE pour les jeunes.
Vol. 7, No. 1, 2009 : Votre planète a besoin de vous !. 23 p.
Online version: http://www.unep.org/pdf/tunza/Tunza_7.1_English.pdf

UNEP Year Book 2009: New Science and Developments in Our Changing Environment.
United Nations Environment Programme. Nairobi. 2009. iv, 64 p.
ISBN 978-92-807-2987-0.
Online version: http://www.unep.org/geo/yearbook/yb2009/


III.Q    United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT)

2008 Annual Report.
UN-Habitat. Nairobi. 2009.
ISBN 978-92-1-132086-2. 56 p.
Online version:
http://www.unhabitat.org/pmss/getElectronicVersion.asp?nr=2634&alt=1



V    International Law

Bulletin du droit de la mer. No. 65.
Nations Unies. New York. 2009. iv, 46 p.
ISBN 978-92-1-233446-2.

Bulletin du droit de la mer. No. 66.
Nations Unies. New York. 2009. iv, 106 p.
ISBN 978-92-1-233454-7.

Bulletin du droit de la mer. No. 67.
Nations Unies. New York. 2009. iv, 66 p.
ISBN 978-92-1-233459-2.

Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 68.
United Nations. New York. 2009. iv, 70 p.
ISBN 978-92-1-133661-0.

United Nations Juridical Yearbook 2005.
United Nations. New York. 2009. xxv, 574 p. (ST/LEG/SER.C/43)
Sales No. E.08.V.1. ISBN 978-92-1-133664-1.


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

Guidelines on Indigenous Peoples’ Issues / United Nations Development Group.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2009. iii, 63 p. (HR/P/PT/16)
Online version: http://www2.ohchr.org/english/issues/indigenous/docs/guidelines.pdf

Lignes directrices sur les questions relatives aux Peuples autochtones / Groupe des Nations Unies pour le développement.
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2009. iii, 67 p. (HR/P/PT/16)


XIII    Demography

World Population 2008.
United Nations. New York. 2009. Wall chart. (ST/ESA/SER.A/279)
Sales No. E.09.XIII.2. ISBN 978-92-1-151450-6.


XVII     International Statistics

2006 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, 1197, A.73 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.G/55)
Sales No. E/F.08.XVII.24 (Vol. I). ISBN 978-92-1-061246-3.


Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

State of the World’s Forests, 2009.
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Rome. 2009. xi, 152 p.
ISBN 978-92-5-106057-5.
Online version: http://www.fao.org/docrep/011/i0350e/i0350e00.htm

Situation des forêts du monde, 2009.
Organisation des Nations Unies pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture. Rome. 2009.
x, 143 p.
ISBN 978-92-5-206057-4.
Online version: http://www.fao.org/docrep/011/i0350f/i0350f00.htm

Situación de los Bosques del Mundo, 2009.
Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Agricultura y la Alimentación. Roma. 2009. xi, 158 p.
ISBN 978-92-5-306057-3.
Online version: http://www.fao.org/docrep/011/i0350s/i0350s00.htm


World Health Organization (WHO)

Bulletin of the World Health Organization: Volume 87, Number 6, June 2009, p. 405-484.
Online version: http://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/87/6/en/



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