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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

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Boletín sobre las actividades del sistema de las Naciones Unidas y las organizaciones intergubernamentales relacionadas con la cuestión de Palestina, Septiembre de 2010, Volumen XXXIII, Boletín núm. 9.
Naciones Unidas. División de los Derechos de los Palestinos. 29 p.
Online version:  http://unispal.un.org/pdfs/11-33171s.pdf

Bulletin on action by the United Nations system and intergovernmental organizations relevant to the question of Palestine, September 2010, Volume XXXIII, Bulletin No. 9.
United Nations. Division for Palestinian Rights. 25 p.
Online version: http://unispal.un.org/UNISPAL.NSF/0/4D8C0043ACAE185C8525788C0054EB32

Bulletin on action by the United Nations system and intergovernmental organizations relevant to the question of Palestine, August 2010, Volume XXXIII, Bulletin No. 8.
United Nations. Division for Palestinian Rights. 24 p.
Online version: http://unispal.un.org/UNISPAL.NSF/0/15172F69A5EE713985257817005500F1

Postcard: Nelson Mandela International Day - 18 July: „Take action, Inspire change“.
Online version: http://www.un.org/en/events/mandeladay/pdfs/ENG_mandela%20day%20postcard_web.pdf

Poster: Nelson Mandela International Day – 18 July: “For freedom, justice and democracy”.
United Nations. New York. June 2010.
Online version: http://www.un.org/en/events/mandeladay/resources.shtml

Poster: 64th Annual United Nations Department of Public Information / Non-Governmental Organization Conference: “Sustainable Societies, Responsive Citizens”. Bonn, Germany, 3-5 September 2011.




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