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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 - December 2010 - New titles

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UNRIC Library Newsletter - December 2010
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NEW TITLES
added to the library collection in December



I    General Information and Reference

UN Chronicle. Volume XLVII, Number 3, 2010. 42 p.
 “What is the UN Academic Impact?”
Online version: http://www.un.org/wcm/content/site/chronicle/home/archive/
issues2010/un_academic_impact


II.D    Trade, Finance and Commerce

The Least Developed Countries Report 2010: Towards a New International Development Architecture for LDCs.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2010. xvi, 258 p. (UNCTAD/LDC/2010)
Sales No. E.10.II.D.5. ISBN 978-92-1-112813-0.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/ldc2010_en.pdf

The Least Developed Countries Report 2010: Towards a New International Development Architecture for LDCs; Overview by the Secretary-General of UNCTAD.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2010. 39 p. (UNCTAD/LDC/2010 (Overview))
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/ldc2010overview_en.pdf

Rapport 2010 sur les pays les moins avancés: Vers une nouvelle architecture internationale du développement pour les PMA ; Aperçu général du Sécretaire général de la CNUCED.
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2010. 52 p. (UNCTAD/LDC/2010 (Overview))
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/fr/docs/ldc2010overview_fr.pdf


II.E    Economic Commission for Europe (ECE)

Environmental Performance Reviews: Georgia; Second Review.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2010. xxxii, 222 p. (ECE/CEP/157)
Sales No. E.10.II.E.9. ISBN 978-92-1-117025-2.
Online version: http://www.unece.org/env/epr/epr_studies/Kyrgyzstan%20II%20En.pdf

Intergenerational Family Relationships in Ageing Societies.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2010. iii, 19 p.
Sales No. E.10.II.E.13. ISBN 978-92-1-117030-6.
Online version: http://www.unece.org/pau/pub/Intergenerational.htm


III.T    International Trade Centre (UNCTAD/WTO)

Forum de comercio internacional, numéro 2, 2010. 39 p.
“Mercados cambiantes”
Online version: http://www.forumdecomercio.org/news/categoryfront.php/id/850

Forum du commerce international, numéro 2, 2010. 39 p.
“Les marchés en mutation”
Online version: http://www.forumducommerce.org/news/categoryfront.php/id/849


V    International Law

Annuaire de la Commission du droit international 2003. Volume I: Comptes rendus analytiques des séances de la cinquante-cinquième session, 5 mai–6 juin et 7 juillet-8 août 2003.
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2010. xxiii, 287 p. (A/CN.4/SER.A/2003)
Sales No. F.09.V.2. ISBN 978-92-1-233455-4.

Annuaire de la Commission du droit international 2003. Volume II, Deuxième partie : Rapport à l’Assemblée générale sur les travaux de sa cinquante-cinquième session.
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2010.iii, 107 p. (A/CN.4/SER.A/2003/Add.1 (Part 2))
Sales No. F.09.V.7 (Part 2). ISBN 978-92-1-233470-7.

Annuaire de la Commission du droit international 2000. Volume II, Première partie: Documents de la cinquante-deuxième session.
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2010. iv, 304 p. (A/CN.4/SER.A/2000/Add.1 (Part 1))
Sales No. F.03.V.7 (Part 1). ISBN 978-92-1-233379-3.


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

Recommended Principles and Guidelines on Human Rights and Human Trafficking: Commentary.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2010. 255 p. + CD-ROM. (HR/PUB/10/2)
Sales No. E.10. XIV.1. ISBN 978-92-1-154190-8.
Online version: http://www.ohchr.org/Documents/Publications/Commentary_Human_Trafficking_en.pdf


XVII     International Statistics

Monthly bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin mensuel de statistique: Issue No. 1071, Vol. LXIV, No. 9, September 2010 / Edition n° 1071, Vol. LXIV, n° 9, septembre 2010.
United Nations/Nations Unies. New York. 2010. xii, 368 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.Q/453)
Online version: http://unstats.un.org/unsd/mbs


World Health Organization (WHO)

Bulletin of the World Health Organization: Volume 88, Number 12, December 2010, p. 877-956.
Online version: http://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/88/12/en/




 



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