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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 - July 2009 - New titles

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


I    General Information and Reference

Index to Proceedings of the Economic and Social Council: Organizational session – 2006, Substantive session - 2006.
United Nations. New York. 2009. xx, 117 p. (ST/LIB/SER.B/E.84)
Sales No. E.09.I.6. ISBN 978-92-1-101192-0.

Index to Proceedings of the General Assembly: Sixtieth-second session – 2007/2008 – Part I – Subject Index.
United Nations. New York. 2009. xi 351 p. (ST/LIB/SER.B/A.71 (Part I))
Sales No. E.09.I.2. ISBN 978-92-1-101188-3.
 
The Millennium Development Goals Report 2009.
United Nations. New York. 2009. 56 p. Includes 2009 Progress Chart.
Sales No. E.09.I.12. ISBN 978-92-1-101196-8.
Report: http://mdgs.un.org/unsd/mdg/Resources/Static/Products/Progress2009/
MDG_Report_2009_En.pdf

Progress Chart: http://mdgs.un.org/unsd/mdg/Resources/Static/Products/
Progress2009/MDG_Report_2009_Progress_Chart_En.pdf


Resolutionen und Beschlüsse des Sicherheitsrats: 1. August 2007 – 31. Juli 2008.
Sicherheitsrat. Offizielles Protokoll. (S/INF/63).
Vereinte Nationen. New York. 2008. vii, 298 S.
Online version: http://www.un.org/Depts/german/sr/sr_07-08/s-inf-63.pdf


II.D    Trade, Finance and Commerce


Assessing the impact of the current financial and economic crisis on global FDI flows.
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. April 2009. ix, 62 p. (UNCTAD/DIAE/IA/2009/3)
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/diaeia20093_en.pdf

Le développement économique en Afrique : Rapport 2009 ; Renforcer l’intégration
économique régionale pour le développement de l’Afrique.
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2009. viii, 127 p. (UNCTAD/ALDC/AFRICA/2009)
Sales No. F.09.II.D.7 ISBN: 978-92-1-212365-3.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/fr/docs/aldcafrica2009_fr.pdf

Directives de comptabilité et d’information financière pour les petites et moyennes entreprises : Orientations pour les PME du niveau III.
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2009. vi, 16 p. (UNCTAD/DIAE/ED/2009/2)
Sales No. F.09.II.D.3. ISBN no 978-92-1-212363-9
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/fr/docs/diaeed20092_fr.pdf

Economic Development in Africa 2009: Strengthening regional economic integration for Africa’s development.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2009. viii, 115 p. (UNCTAD/ALDC/AFRICA/2009)
Sales No. E.09.II.D.7 ISBN: 978-92-1-112768-3.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/aldcafrica2009_en.pdf

Examen de la politique de l'investissement: Burkina Faso.
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2009. xi, 120 p. (UNCTAD/ITE/IPC/2009/4)
Sales No. F.09.II.D.5. ISBN 978-92-1-212364-6.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/fr/docs/diaepcb20094_fr.pdf

Examen de la politique de l'investissement de la Mauritanie.
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2009. xi, 120 p. (UNCTAD/ITE/IPC/2008/5)
Sales No. F.08.II.D.16. ISBN 978-92-1-212356-1.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/fr/docs/iteipc20085_fr.pdf

Policy Alternatives for Sustained Palestinian Development and State Formation.
United Nations. New York and Geneva, 2009. xii, 55 p. (UNCTAD/GDS/APP/2008/1)
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/gdsapp20081_en.pdf

 
II.E    Economic Commission for Europe (ECE)

Policy Options and Instruments for Financing Innovation: A Practical Guide to Early-Stage Financing.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2009. ix, 62 p. (ECE/CECI/7)
Sales No. E.09.II.E.3. ISBN 978-92-1-116998-0
Online version: http://www.unece.org/ceci/publications/fid2.pdf


II.H    Public Administration

People Matter: Civic Engagement in Public Governance; World Public Sector Report 2008.
United Nations. New York. 2009. xix, 139 p. (ST/ESa/PAD/SER.E/108)
Sales No. E.07.II.H.11. ISBN 978-92-1-123172-4.
Online version: http://unpan1.un.org/intradoc/groups/public/documents/UN/UNPAN028608.pdf


III.B    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

United Nations Development Programme Annual Report 2009.
UNDP. New York. 2009. 40 p.
Online version: http://www.undp.org/publications/annualreport2009/report.shtml

Programme des Nations Unies pour le développement : Rapport annuel 2009.
PNUD. New York. 2009. 40 p.
Online version: http://www.undp.org/french/publications/annualreport2009/report.shtml


IV    Social Questions

Femmes en l’an 2000 et au-delà, décembre 2008: ˝Le rôle des hommes et des garçons
dans l’égalité entre les sexes˝.
Nations Unies. Division de la promotion de la femme. 55 p.
Online version: http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/public/w2000/08-52640_Women2000_FR_REV.pdf


V    International Law

La commission du droit international et son œuvre : Septième édition, Volume I.
Nations Unies. New York. 2009. xii, 411 p.
Sales No. F.07.V.9. ISBN 978-92-1-233434-9.

The Law of the Sea: A Select Bibliography, 2008.
United Nations. New York. 2009. v, 96 p. (LOS/LIB/23)
Sales No. E.09.V.6. ISBN 978-92-1-133667-2.

Nations Unies Annuaire Juridique 2002.
Nations Unies. New York. 2009. xix, 709 p. (ST/LEG/SER.C/40)
Sales No. F.05.V.1. ISBN 978-92-1-233421-9.
Online version: http://www.un.org/law/UNJuridicalYearbook/index.htm


IX    Disarmament and Atomic Energy

Annuaire des Nations Unies sur le désarmement: Volume 30; 2005.
Nations Unies. New York. 2009. xix, 469 p.
Sales No. F.06.IX.1. ISBN 978-92-1-242148-3.
Online version: http://www.un.org/disarmament/HomePage/ODAPublications/
Yearbook/2005/PDF/2005_French.pdf


Assessing the United Nations Register of Conventional Arms.
United Nations. New York. 2009. vi, 29 p. (UNODA Occasional Papers, No. 16, April 2009)
Sales No. E.09.IX.4. ISBN 978-92-1-142269-6.
Online version:
http://www.un.org/disarmament/HomePage/ODAPublications/OccasionalPapers/PDF/OP16.pdf

Disarmament forum, one & two, 2009: Ideas for peace and security / Forum du désarmement, un et deux, 2009: Des idées pour la paix et la sécurité (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=1020-7287-2009-1-en

French online version: http://www.unidir.org/bdd/fiche-periodique.php?
ref_periodique=1020-7287-2009-1-fr
  


XVII     International Statistics

2006 Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles / Bilans énergétiques et profils du secteur de l’électricité.
United Nations / Nations Unies. 2008. xxxvii, 653 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.W/15)
Sales No. E/F.09.XVII.5. ISBN 978-92-1-061262-3.
Sample tables: http://unstats.un.org/unsd/energy/balance/default.htm

Handbook on Geospatial Infrastructure in Support of Census Activities. (Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 103)
United Nations. New York. 2009. xii, 258 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.F/103)
Sales No. E.09.XVIII.8. ISBN 978-92-1-161527-2.
Online version: http://unstats.un.org/unsd/demographic/standmeth/handbooks/Series_F103en.pdf

International Recommendations for Distributive Trade Statistics. (Statistical papers Series M No. 89)
United Nations. New York. 2009. viii, 155 p. ST/ESA/STAT/SER.M/89
Sales No. E.08.XVII.26. ISBN 978-92-1-161519-7
Online version: http://unstats.un.org/unsd/trade/M89%20EnglishForWeb.pdf

World Statistics Pocketbook 2008.
United Nations. New York. 2009. xi, 241 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.V/33)
Sales No. E.09.XVII.3. ISBN 978-92-1-161524-1.
Online version: http://unstats.un.org/unsd/pocketbook/


World Health Organization (WHO)

Bulletin of the World Health Organization: Volume 87, Number 7, July 2009, p. 485-565.
Online version: http://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/87/7/en/ 



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