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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 2011 - New titles

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UNRIC Library Newsletter - July 2011
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NEW TITLES
added to the library collection in July


The Holocaust and the UN Outreach Programme

Women and the Holocaust: Courage and Compassion; Study Guide / produced by the Holocaust and the United Nations Outreach Programme in partnership with the USC Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education .
United Nations. March 2011. 42 p.
Online version: http://www.un.org/holocaustremembrance/Women%20and%20the%20Holocaust%20study.pdf

Les femmes et l’Holocauste: courage et compassion; Guide éducatif / élaboré par le Programme de communication sur le thème « L’Holocauste et les Nations Unies » en partenariat avec le Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education de l’Université de Californie du Sud et Yad Vashem, l’Institut commémoratif des martyrs et des héros de l’Holocauste.
Nations Unies. Mars 2011. 44 p.

Las mujeres y el Holocausto: Valentia y compassión; guia de estudio / Elaborada por el Programa de divulgación sobre “El Holocausto y las Nacíones Unidas”, en asociación con el Instituto de Historia y Educación Visuales de la Fundación Shoá de la universidad del Sur de California y Yad Vashem, la dirección de Conmemoración de los Mártires y Héroes del Holocausto.
Naciones Unidas. Mayo de 2011. 43 p.

Further material available at the UNRIC Library: http://www.unric.org/en/unric-library/14


I           General Information and Reference

Chronique ONU, Volume XLVII, Numéro 4, 2010. 50 p.
« Le numéro des jeunes: les jeunes s'expriment »
Online version : http://www.un.org/wcm/content/site/chronicle/lang/fr/home/archive/issues2010/pid/14533

The MDGs in Europe and Central Asia: Achievements, Challenges and the Way Forward.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2010. xiv, 126 p. (ECE/INF/2010/2)
Online version: http://www.unece.org/commission/MDGs/2010_MDG.pdf

The Millennium Development Goals Report 2011.
United Nations. New York. 2010. 67 p. Includes 2011 Progress Chart.
Sales No. E.11.I.10. ISBN 978-92-1-101244-6.
Report: http://www.un.org/millenniumgoals/11_MDG%20Report_EN.pdf
Progress Chart: http://www.un.org/millenniumgoals/pdf/(2011E)_MDReport2011_ProgressChart.pdf

Objectifs du Millénaire pour le développement: Rapport de 2011.
Nations Unies. New York. 2011. 67 p.
Sales No. F.11.I.10. ISBN 978-92-1-200321-4.
Online version: http://www.un.org/fr/millenniumgoals/pdf/report_2011.pdf
Tableau de suivi:http://mdgs.un.org/unsd/mdg/Resources/Static/Products/Progress2011/11-31330%20(F)%20MDG%20Report%202011_Progress%20chart%20LR.pdf

Objetivos de desarrollo del Milenio: Informe de 2011.
Nationes Unidas. Nueva York. 2011. 67 p.
Sales No. S.11.I.10. ISBN 978-92-1-300251-9.
Online version: http://www.un.org/es/comun/docs/?path=/spanish/millenniumgoals/pdf/MDG_Report_2011_SP.pdf
Tabla de progreso: http://mdgs.un.org/unsd/mdg/Resources/Static/Products/Progress2011/11-31333%20(S)%20MDG%20Report%202011_Progress%20Chart%20LR.pdf

UN Chronicle. Volume XLVIII, Number 1, 2011. 42 p.
“HIV/AIDS – the fourth decade”
Online version: http://www.un.org/wcm/content/site/chronicle/home/archive/issues2011/hivaidsthefourthdecade


II.D     Trade, Finance and Commerce

Economic Development in Africa 2011: Fostering industrial development in Africa in the new global environment.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2011. ix, 123 p. (UNCTAD/ALDC/AFRICA/2011)
Sales No. E.10.II.D.14. ISBN 978-92-1-112825-3.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/aldcafrica2011_en.pdf

Rapport 2010 sur l’économie de l’information: TIC, entreprises et atténuation de la pauvreté.
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2011. xviii, 154 p. (UNCTAD/IER/2010)
Sales No. F.10.II.D.17. ISBN 978-92-212389-9.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/Templates/webflyer.asp?docid=13912&intItemID=3594&lang=2&mode=downloads

Transnational Corporations, Volume 19, Number 3, December 2010. v, 115 p.
United Nations Conferences on Trade and Development. Division on Investment, Technology and Enterprise Development. (UNCTAD/DIAE/IA/2010/5 (Vol.19, No.3))
ISBN 978-92-1-112821-5.


II.E      Economic Commission for Europe (ECE)

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS): Fourth revised edition.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2011. vi, 561 p. (ST/SG/AC.10/30/Rev.4)
Sales No. E.11.II.E.6. ISBN 978-92-1-117042-9.


II.K      Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)

Economic Report on Africa 2011: Governing development in Africa – the role of the state in economic transformation.
Economic Commission for Africa / African Union. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 2011. xii, 130 p.
Sales No. E.11.II.K.1. ISBN 978-92-1-125116-6.
Online version: http://www.uneca.org/era2011/


VIII     Transport and Communications

Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Model Regulations; Volume 1 – Seventeenth revised edition.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2011. vi, 429 p. (ST/SG/AC.10/1/Rev.17 (Vol.I))
Sales No. E.11.VIII.1. ISBN 978-92-1-139141-1.

Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Model Regulations; Volume 2 – Seventeenth revised edition.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2011. vii, 374 p. (ST/SG/AC.10/1/Rev.17 (Vol.II))
Sales No. E.11.VIII.1. ISBN 978-92-1-139141-1.


XIII     Demography

2008 Demographic Yearbook / Annuaire démographique: Sixtieth issue / Soixantième édition.
United Nations/Nations Unies. New York. 2010. viii, 893 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.R/39)
Sales No. E/F.11.XIII.1. ISBN 978-92-1-051103-2.
Online version: http://unstats.un.org/unsd/demographic/products/dyb/dyb2008.htm


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

Déclaration des Nations Unies sur le droit au développement.
United Nations. Genèva. Mai 2011. 27 p. (HRC/NONE/2011/35)
Online version: http://www.ohchr.org/Documents/Issues/Development/RTD_booklet_fr.pdf


XVII    International Statistics

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin mensuel de statistique: Issue No. 1079, Vol. LXV, No. 5, May 2011 / Edition n° 1079, Vol. LXV, n° 5, mai 2011.
United Nations/Nations Unies. New York. 2011. xii, 305 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.Q/461)
Online version: http://unstats.un.org/unsd/mbs


World Health Organization (WHO)

Bulletin of the World Health Organization: Volume 89, Number 7, July 2011, p. 468-544
Online version: http://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/89/7/en/


  



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