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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 - May 2012 - New titles

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UNRIC Library Newsletter - May 2012
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NEW TITLES
added to the library collection in May


0    Geneva Publications

Annual Report 2011: United Nations Office at Geneva ; Meeting current challenges together / Rapport annuel 2011 : Office des Nations Unies à Genève; Agir ensemble pour relever les défies de notre temps.
United Nations/Nations Unies. Geneva/Genève. April 2012. viii, 50 p. / viii, 50 p. (ODG/2011/8)
Online version: http://www.unog.ch/80256EDD006AC19C/(httpPages)/96B4529FBC62AF1E80256EF3005DC06B?OpenDocument#


II.D    Trade, Finance and Commerce

Rapport 2011 sur l’économie de l’information: Les TIC, catalyseur du développement du secteur privé.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2011. xiv, 168. (UNCTAD/IER/2011)
Online version: http://unctad.org/fr/PublicationsLibrary/ier2011_fr.pdf

Reclaiming Multilateralism: For People, Rights and Sustainable Development.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2012. xi, 82 p. (UNCTAD/NGLS/2012/1)
Sales No. E.12.II.D.8. ISBN 978-92-1-112849-9.

Trade and Development Report, 1981-2011: Three decades of thinking development.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2012. viii, 126 p. (UNCTAD/GDS/2012/1)
Sales No. E.12.II.D.5. ISBN 978-92-1-112845-1.
Online version: http://unctad.org/en/PublicationsLibrary/gds2012d1_en.pdf


II.E    Economic Commission for Europe (ECE)

Fostering Innovative Entrepreneurship: Challenges and Policy Options.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2012. ix, 68 p. (ECE/CECI/13)
Sales No. E.12.II.E.3. ISBN 978-92-1-117056-6.
Online version: http://www.unece.org/fileadmin/DAM/ceci/publications/fie.pdf

Innovation Performance Review: Kazakhstan.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2012. xxviii, 155 p. (ECE/CECI/14)
Online version: http://www.unece.org/fileadmin/DAM/ceci/publications/icp5.pdf

The North American Forest Sector Outlook Study, 2006-2030.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2012. 65 p. (ECE/TIM/SP/29)
Sales No. E.11.II.E.4. ISBN 978-92-1-117057-3.
Online version: http://www.unece.org/fileadmin/DAM/timber/publications/SP-29_NAFSOS.pdf


III.T    International Trade Centre (UNCTAD/WTO)

International Trade Forum, Issue 1, 2012. 39 p.
“Inclusiveness and sustainability in global trade”.
Online version: http://www.tradeforum.org/01-2012/

V    International Law

Annuaire de la Commission du droit international 2005. Volume II : Rapport de la Commission à l’Assemblée générale sur les travaux de sa cinquante-septième session.
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2012. xviii, 263 p. (A/CN.4/SER.A/2005/Add.1 (Part 2))
Sales No. F.11.V.5. ISBN 978-92-1-233503-2.

Yearbook of the International Law Commission 2005, Volume I: Summary records of the meetings of the fifty-seventh session, 2 May - 3 June and 11 July - 5 August 2005.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2011. xviii, 252 p. (A/CN.4/SER.A/2005)
Sales No. E.11.V.3. ISBN 978-92-1-133705-1.
Online version: http://untreaty.un.org/ilc/publications/yearbooks/2005.htm


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

Principes directeurs relatifs aux entreprises et aux droits de l’homme.
Nations Unies. New York et Genèva. 2011. iv, 41 p. (HR/PUB/11/4)
Online version: http://www.ohchr.org/Documents/Publications/GuidingPrinciplesBusinessHR_FR.pdf

Principes et directives concernant les droits de l’homme et la traite des êtres humains : Recommandations; Commentaire.
Nations Unies. New York et Genèva. 2010. 261 p. + CD-ROM. (HR/PUB/10/2)
Sales No. F.10. XIV.1. ISBN 978-92-1-254173-0.
Online version: http://www.ohchr.org/Documents/Publications/Commentary_Human_Trafficking_fr.pdf


World Health Organization (WHO)

Bulletin of the World Health Organization: Volume 90, Number 4, April 2012, p. 321-400.
“Special theme: e-health”
Online version: http://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/90/5/en/ 



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