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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 - June 2011 - New titles

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UNRIC Library Newsletter - June 2011
New information material
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NEW TITLES
added to the library collection in June


I    General Information and Reference


Basic Facts about the United Nations.
United Nations. New York. 2011. xvii, 309 p.
Sales No. E.11.I.2. ISBN 978-92-1-101235-4.
Online version: http://bit.ly/k0r4cC


II.D    Trade, Finance and Commerce

Implementing WSIS Outcomes: Experience to Date and Prospects for the Future.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2011. xii, 150 p. (UNCTAD/DTL/STICT/2011/3)
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/dtlstict2011d3_en.pdf

Water for Food: Innovative water management technologies for food security and poverty alleviation. (UNCTAD Current Studies on Science, Technology and Innovation, No. 4)
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2011. vi, 31 p. (UNCTAD/DTL/STICT/2011/2)
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/dtlstict2011d2_en.pdf


II.E    Economic Commission for Europe (ECE)

The Development of Regional Biomass Action Plans of the Russian Federation.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. xi, 32 p. (ECE/CECI/10)
Sales No. E.11.II.E.4. ISBN 978-92-1-117040-5.

Promoting Innovation in the Services Sector: Review of Experiences and Policies.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2011. x, 210 p. (ECE/CECI/9)
Sales No. E.11.II.E.3. ISBN 978-92-1-117039-9.

Road Map for Mainstreaming Ageing in Armenia.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2011. xii, 90 p. (ECE/WG.1/12)
Sales no. E.11.II.E.2. ISBN 978-92-1-117038-2.
Online version: http://live.unece.org/index.php?id=18554

SIGNI : Signalisation des voies de navigation intérieure ; Révision 2.
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2011. 64 p. (ECE/TRANS/SC.3/108/Rev.2)
Sales No. F.11.II.E.11. ISBN 978-92-1-216527-1.

SIGNI: Signs and Signals on Inland Waterways; Revision 2.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2011. v, 61 p. (ECE/TRANS/SC.3/108/Rev.2)
Sales No. E.11.II.E.11. ISBN 978-92-1-117088-1.

Système général harmonisé de classification et d’étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH): Quatrième édition révisée.
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2011. vi, 615 p. (ST/SG/AC.10/30/Rev.4)
Sales No. F.11.II.E.6. ISBN 978-92-1-216526-4.


III.T    International Trade Centre (UNCTAD/WTO)

Forum de comercio internacional, numéro 4, 2011. 39 p.
“Cadenas de valor mundiales”
Online version: http://www.forumdecomercio.org/news/categoryfront.php/id/886

Forum du commerce international, numéro 4, 2010. 39 p.
“Chaînes de valeur mondiales”
Online version: http://www.forumducommerce.org/news/categoryfront.php/id/899


VIII    Transport and Communications

Recommandations relatives au transport des marchandises dangereuses : Règlement type ; Volume I : Dix-septième édition revisée.
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2011. vi, 451 p. (ST/SG/AC.10/1/Rev.17(Vol.I))
Sales No. F.11.VIII.1. ISBN 978-92-1-239127-4.

Recommandations relatives au transport des marchandises dangereuses : Règlement type ; Volume II : Dix-septième édition revisée.
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2011. viii, 396 p. (ST/SG/AC.10/1/Rev.17(Vol.II))
Sales No. F.11.VIII.1. ISBN 978-92-1-239127-4.


IX    Disarmament and Atomic Energy

Disarmament forum, one,  2011: Beyond the BTWC RevCon / Forum du désarmement, un, 2011: Au-delà de la Conférence d'examen de la CIAB (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=1020-7287-2011-1-en
French online version: http://www.unidir.org/bdd/fiche-periodique-fr.php?ref_periodique=1020-7287-2011-1-fr


XIII    Demography

World Abortion Policies 2011.
United Nations. New York. 2011. Wall chart. (ST/ESA/SER.A/302)
Sales No. E.11.XIII.4. ISBN 978-92-1-151480-3.
Online version: http://www.un.org/esa/population/publications/2011abortion/2011wallchart.pdf

World Contraceptive Use 2011.
United Nations. New York. 2009. Wall chart. (ST/ESA/SER.A/301)
Sales No. E.22.XIII.2. ISBN 978-92-1-151478-0.
Online version: http://www.un.org/esa/population/publications/contraceptive2011/contraceptive2011.htm


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

National Human Rights Institutions: History, Principles, Roles and Responsibilities (Professional Training Series No. 4, Rev.1)
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2010. vi, 211 p. (HR/P/PT/4/Rev.1)
Sales No. E.09.XIV.4. ISBN 978-92-1-154189-2.
Online version: http://www.ohchr.org/Documents/Publications/PTS-4Rev1-NHRI_en.pdf

United Nations Declaration on the Right to Development.
United Nations. Geneva. May 2011. 27 p. (HRC/NONE/2011/35.)
Online version: http://www.ohchr.org/Documents/Issues/Development/RTD_booklet_en.pdf


XVII     International Statistics

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin mensuel de statistique: Issue No. 1078, Vol. LXV, No. 4, April 2011 / Edition n° 1078, Vol. LXV, n° 4, avril 2011.
United Nations/Nations Unies. New York. 2011. xi, 338 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.Q/460)
Online version: http://unstats.un.org/unsd/mbs


UNESCO

La crise cachée : les conflits armés et l’éducation (Rapport mondial de suivi sur l’EPT 2011).
Paris. UNESCO. 2011. x, 448 p.
Online version: http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0019/001917/191794f.pdf


World Health Organization (WHO)

Bulletin of the World Health Organization: Volume 89, Number 6, April 2011, p. 393-468.
Online version: http://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/89/6/en/


 



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