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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

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A creative campaign to clean the oceans

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YOU and the EU vs the plastic bag

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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 - November 2009 - New titles

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UNRIC Library Newsletter - November 2009
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I    General Information and Reference

Chronique ONU, Volume XLVI, Numéro 1&2, 2009. 78 p.
« Nous devons désarmer »

Ninth United Nations Regional Cartographic Conference for the Americas; New York, 10-14 August 2009: Report of the Conference.
United Nations. New York. 2009. iii, 21 p. (E/CONF.99/3)
Sales No. E.09.I.16. ISBN 978-92-1-101204-0
Online version: http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/asp/ws.asp?m=E/CONF.99/3(Supp)

Resolutions and decisions of the Economic and Social Council: Organizational session for 2008 - New York, 14 January, 5 and 8 February and 14 April 2008; Resumed organizational session for 2008 - New York,29 April, 20-22 May and 12 and 20 June 2008; Substantive session of 2008 – New York, 30 June-25 July 2008; Resumed substantive session of 2008 - New York, 12 September and 19 December 2008.
Economic and Social Council. Official Records, 2008. Supplement No. 1.
United Nations. New York. 2009. 145 p. (E/2008/99)
Online version: http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/asp/ws.asp?m=E/2008/99(Supp)  


II.A    Business, Economics, Science and Technology

Implementing the Millennium Development Goals: Health Inequality and the Role of Global Health Partnerships (Policy Note).
United Nations. New York. July 2009.
Sales No. E.09.II.A.2. ISBN 978-92-1-104595-6.
Online version: http://www.unicef.org/health/files/MDG_and_Health_Inequalities_UN_2009.pdf

Rapport de la Conférence sur la crise financière et économique mondiale et son incidence
sur le développement; New York, 24-30 juin 2009.
Nations Unies. New York. 2009. iii, 64 p. (A/CONF.214/9)
Sales No. F.09.II.A.6 ISBN 978-92-1-204254-1
Online version: http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/asp/ws.asp?m=A/CONF.214/9(Supp)

Report of the Conference on the World Financial and Economic Crisis and Its Impact on Development; New York, 24-30 June 2009.
United Nations. New York. 2009. iii, 56 p. (A/CONF.214/9)
Sales No. E.09.II.A.6 ISBN 978-92-1-104597-0
Online version: http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/asp/ws.asp?m=A/CONF.214/9(Supp)


II.C    World Economy

Étude sur la situation économique et sociale dans le monde, 2009: Promouvoir le développement, protéger la planète; Aperçu general.
Nations Unies. New York. 2009. 27 p.
Online version: http://www.un.org/esa/policy/wess/wess2009files/wess09/overview_fr.pdf

World Economic and Social Survey 2009: Promoting Development, Saving the Planet; Overview.
United Nations. New York. 2009. 24 p.
Online version: http://www.un.org/esa/policy/wess/wess2009files/wess09/overview_en.pdf


II.D    Trade, Finance and Commerce

The economic dimensions of prolonged occupation: Continuity and change in Israeli policy towards the Palestinian economy; A special report commemorating twenty-five years of UNCTAD’s programme of assistance to the Palestinian people.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2009. v, 31 p. (UNCTAD/GDS/2009/2)
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/gds20092_en.pdf

Information Economy Report 2009: Trends and Outlook in Turbulent Times.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2009. xvii, 134 p. (UNCTAD/IER/2009)
Sales No. E.09.II.D.18. ISBN 978-92-1-112778-2.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/ier2009_en.pdf

UNCTAD Training Manual on Statistics for FDI and the Operations of TNCs; Volume I:
FDI Flows and Stocks.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2009. xii, 150 p. (UNCTAD/DIAE/IA/2009/1)
Sales No. E.09.II.D.2. ISBN 978-92-1-112763-8.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/diaeia20091_en.pdf

UNCTAD Training Manual on Statistics for FDI and the Operations of TNCs; Volume II:
Statistics on the Operations of Transnational Corporations.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2009. xii, 126 p. (UNCTAD/DIAE/IA/2009/2)
Sales No. E.09.II.D.6. ISBN 978-92-1-112766-9.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/diaeia20092_en.pdf

UNCTAD Training Manual on Statistics for FDI and the Operations of TNCs; Volume III:
Collecting and Reporting FDI/TNC Statistics: Institutional Issues.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2009. xi, 92 p. (UNCTAD/DIAE/IA/2009/4)
Sales No. E.09.II.D.17. ISBN 978-92-1-112777-5.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/diaeia20094_en.pdf


II.H    Public Administration

The Contribution of the United Nations to the Improvement of Public Administration: A 60-Year History.
United Nations. New York. 2009. viii, 87 p. plus CD-ROM (ST/ESA/PAD/SER.E/115)
ISBN 978-92-1-123179-3
Online version: http://unpan1.un.org/intradoc/groups/public/documents/UN/UNPAN030594.pdf


III.D    United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

The Natural Fix? The Role of Ecosystems in Climate Mitigation: A UNEP Rapid Response Assessment
UNEP WMMC. Cambridge, UK. 2009. 65 p.
ISBN 978-82-7701-057-1.
Online version: http://www.unep.org/pdf/BioseqRRA_scr.pdf and http://www.grida.no/_res/site/file/publications/natural-fix/BioseqRRA_scr.pdf

Le remède naturel ? Le rôle des écosystèmes dans l’atténuation des changements climatiques : une évaluation rapide du PNUE.
UNEP-WCMC. Cambridge, Royaume-Uni. 2009. 65 p.
ISBN 978-92-807-3050-0.
Online version: http://www.grida.no/_res/site/file/publications/natural-fix/natural-fix-french.pdf

¿La solución natural? El papel de los ecosistemas en la mitigación del cambio climático : Evaluación rápida del PNUMA
UNEP-WCMC. Cambridge, UK. 2009. 76 p.
ISBN 978-92-807-3033-3.
Online version: http://www.grida.no/_res/site/file/publications/natural-fix/natural-fix-spanish.pdf

Our Planet: “Sustainable Transport on the right track”. September 2009.
United Nations Environment Programme. 35 p.
Online version: http://www.unep.org/pdf/OP_sept/EN/OP-2009-09-en-FULLVERSION.pdf

Notre Planète : « Les transport durables sur la bonne voie ». Septembre 2009.
Programme des Nations Unies pour l’environnement. 34 p.
Online version: http://unep.org/ourplanet/2009/sept/fr/

Nuestro Planeta: “Transporte sostenible por el camino correcto”. Septiembre 2009.
Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Medio Ambiente. 35 p.
Online version: http://unep.org/ourplanet/2009/sept/sp/


III.H    United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

À la frontière : Les jeunes et les changements climatiques; État de la population mondiale 2009 - supplément jeunesse.
Fonds des Nations Unies pour la population. New York. 2009. vii, 44 p.
Sales No. F.09.III.H.2. ISBN 978-0-89714-965-5.
Online version: http://www.unfpa.org/webdav/site/global/shared/swp/frenchyouthsupplement.pdf

At the Frontier: Young People and Climate Change; State of the World Population 2009 - Youth Supplement.
United Nations Population Fund. New York. 2009. vii, 44 p.
Sales No. E.09.III.H.2. ISBN 978-0-89714-902-0.
Online version: http://www.unfpa.org/webdav/site/global/shared/swp/englishyouthswop.pdf

En la frontera: Jóvenes y cambio climático; Estado de la población mundial 2009 – suplemento jóvenes.
Fondo de la Población de las Naciones Unidas. Nueva York. 2009. vii, 44 p.
Sales No. S.09.III.H.2. ISBN 978-0-89714-966-2.
Online version: http://www.unfpa.org/webdav/site/global/shared/swp/spanishyouthsupplement.pdf

Estado de la población mundial 2009: Frente a un mundo cambiante; las mujeres, la población y el clima.
Fondo de la Población de las Naciones Unidas. Nueva York. 2009. v, 94 p.
Sales No. S.09.III.H.1. ISBN 978-0-89714-960-0.
Online version: http://www.unfpa.org/swp/2009/es/pdf/ES_SOWP09.pdf

État de la population mondiale 2009: Face à un monde qui change ; les femmes, la population et le climat.
Fonds des Nations Unies pour la population. New York. 2009. iii, 94 p.
Sales No. F.09.III.H.1. ISBN 978-0-89714-959-4.
Online version: http://www.unfpa.org/swp/2009/fr/pdf/FR_SOWP09.pdf

State of World Population 2009: Facing a changing world; Women, population and climate.
United Nations Population Fund. New York. 2009. v, 94 p.
Sales No. E.09.III.H.1. ISBN 978-0-89714-958-7.
Online version: http://www.unfpa.org/swp/2009/en/pdf/EN_SOWP09.pdf


III.W    International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR)

Basic Documents and Case Law: 2007-2008 CD-ROM.
International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. Arusha, Tanzania. 2009.
Sales No. E.09.III.P.1. ISBN 978-92-1-056728-2.
Online version: http://www.ictrcaselaw.org/

Basic Documents and Case Law: 1995-2008 DVD-ROM.
International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. Arusha, Tanzania. 2009.
Sales No. E/F.09.III.P.2. ISBN 978-92-1-056727-5.
Online version: http://www.ictrcaselaw.org/


IV    Social Questions

Addiction, Crime and Insurgency: The transnational threat of Afghan opium.
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. Vienna. 2009.
Sales No. E.09.IV.15. ISBN 978-92-1-130285-1. 143 p.
Online version: http://www.unodc.org/documents/data-and-analysis/Afghanistan/Afghan_Opium_Trade_2009_web.pdf


V    International Law

Nations Unies Annuaire Juridique 2004.
Nations Unies. New York. 2009. xxvii, 460 p. (ST/LEG/SER.C/42)
Sales No. F.07.V.1. ISBN 978-92-1-233437-0.

Les approches écosystémiques et les océans : Esposés faits à loccassion de la septième réunion du Processus consultatif officieux ouvert à tous sur les océans et le droit de la mer, tenue au Siège de l’Organisation des Nations Unies, à New York, du 12 au 16 juin 2006.
Nations Unies. New York. 2009. xi, 148 p.
Sales No. F.07.V.4. ISBN 978-92-1-233431-8.

Yearbook of the International Law Commission 2002, Volume I: Summary of the meetings of the fifty-fourth session, 29 April–7 June and 22 July–16 August 2002.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2009. iii, 106 p. (A/CN.4/SER.A/2002)
Sales No. E.08.V.7. ISBN 978-92-1-133775-4.
Online version: http://untreaty.un.org/ilc/publications/yearbooks/yearbooks.htm


XIII     Demography

Suivi de la situation mondiale en matière de population : Consacré à la répartition de la population, à l’urbanisation, aux migrations internes et au développement ; Rapport consis.
Nations Unies. New York. 2009. vi, 58 p.(ST/ESA/SER.A/284)
Sales No. F.09.XIII.3. ISBN 978-92-1-251130-6.

World Population Monitoring: Focusing on Population Distribution, Urbanization, Internal Migration and Development; the Concise Report.
United Nations. New York. 2009. vi, 55 p. (ST/ESA/SER.A/284)
Sales No. E.09.XIII.3. ISBN 978-92-1-151451-3.


IX    Disarmament and Atomic Energy

Disarmament: A basic guide / by Melissa Gillis.
United Nations. New York. August 2009. 96 p.
Online version: http://www.un.org/disarmament/HomePage/ODAPublications/AdhocPublications/PDF/guide.pdf

Disarmament forum, three, 2009: Tackling illicit brokering / Forum du désarmement, trois, 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=1020-7287-2009-3-en
French online version: http://www.unidir.org/bdd/fiche-periodique.php?ref_periodique=1020-7287-2009-3-fr

United Nations Disarmament Yearbook - Volume 33 (Part II): 2008.
United Nations. New York. 2009. xv, 321 p.
Sales No. E.09.IX.1. ISBN 978-92-1-142267-2.
Online version: http://disarmament.un.org/e-yearbook.html

Space Security 2009: Moving towards a Safer Space Environment; Conference Report 15-16 June 2009.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2009. xvi, 25 p. (UNIDIR/2009/9)
Online version: http://www.unidir.org/pdf/ouvrages/pdf-1-92-9045-009-E-en.pdf


XVII     International Statistics

2006 Energy Statistics Yearbook / Annuaire des statistiques de l’énergie.
United Nations / Nations Unies. New York. 2000. l, 561 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.J/50)
Sales No. E/F.09.XVII.4. ISBN 978-92-1-061261-6.

Monthly bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin mensuel de statistique: Issue No. 1059, Vol. LXIII, No. 9, September 2009 / Edition n° 1059, Vol. LXIII, n° 9, septembre 2009.
United Nations/Nations Unies. New York. 2009. xii, 336 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.Q/441)
Online version: http://unstats.un.org/unsd/mbs

National Accounts Statistics: Main Aggregates and Detailed Tables, 2007; Part III.
United Nations. New York. 2008. xxv, 883 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.X/40, Part III)
Sales No. E.09.XVII.2. ISBN 978-92-1-161523-4.
National Accounts Main Aggregates Database: http://unstats.un.org/unsd/snaama/dnllist.asp


World Health Organization (WHO)

Bulletin of the World Health Organization: Volume 87, Number 11, November 2009, p. 805-884.
Online version: http://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/87/11/en/



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