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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 - April 2013 - New titles

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UNRIC Library Newsletter - April 2013
New information material
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NEW TITLES
added to the library collection in April


I    General Information and Reference

Chronique ONU, Volume XLIX, Numéro 4, 2012. 38 p.
« Rendre la justice »
Online version : http://www.un.org/wcm/content/site/chronicle/lang/fr/home/archive/issues2012/deliveringjustice

UN Chronicle. Volume XLIX, Number 4, 2012. 38 p.
 “Delivering Justice”
Online version: http://www.un.org/wcm/content/site/chronicle/home/archive/issues2012/deliveringjustice

 

II.D    Trade, Finance and Commerce

Le développement économique en Afrique : Rapport 2012 ; Transformation structurelle et développement durable en Afrique.
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2012. x, 171 p. (UNCTAD/ALDC/AFRICA/2012)
Sales No. F.12.II.D.10. ISBN 978-92-1-212400-1.

 

III.B    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Human Development Report 2013: The Rise of the South; Human Progress in a Diverse World.
United Nations Development Programme. New York. 2013. ix, 202 p.
ISBN 978-92-1-126340-4.
Online version: http://www.undp.org/content/dam/undp/library/corporate/HDR/2013GlobalHDR/English/HDR2013%20Report%20English.pdf

Rapport mondial sur le développement humain 2013 : L’essor du Sud¬: le progrès humain dans un monde diversifié.
Programme des Nations Unies pour le développement. New York. 2013. x, 214 p.
ISBN 978-92-1-126340-4.
Online version: http://www.undp.org/content/dam/undp/library/corporate/HDR/2013GlobalHDR/French/HDR2013%20Report%20French.pdf

 

III.T    International Trade Centre (UNCTAD/WTO)

Forum de comercio internacional, número 4, 2012. 39 p.
“Crecimiento, innovación e inclusividad”
Online version: http://www.forumdecomercio.org/numero/04-2012/

Forum du commerce international, número 4, 2012. 39 p.
« Croissance, innovation et inclusivité »
Online version: http://www.forumducommerce.org/layouts/TradeForum-three-column.aspx?pageid=66276

International Trade Forum, Issue 4, 2012. 39 p.
“Growth, Innovation and Inclusiveness”
Online version: http://www.tradeforum.org/2012-4/

 

V    International Law

Yearbook of the International Law Commission 2006, Volume II, Part Two: Report of the Commission to the General Assembly on the work of its fifty-eighth session.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2013. iii, 242 p. (A/CN.4/SER.A/2006/Add.1 (Part 2))
Sales No. E.12.V.13. ISBN 978-92-1-133798-3.
Online version: http://untreaty.un.org/ilc/publications/yearbooks/yearbooks.htm

 

IX    Disarmament and Atomic Energy

A New START Model for Transparency in Nuclear Disarmament / Tamara Patton, Pavel Podvig, and Phillip Schell.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2013. viii, 36 p.(UNIDIR/2013/2)
Online version: http://www.unidir.org/files/publications/pdfs/a-new-start-model-for-transparency-in-nuclear-disarmament-en-409.pdf

 

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

Conscientious Objection to Military Service.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2012. iv, 84 p. (HR/PUB/12/1)
Sales No. E.12.XIV.3. ISBN 978-92-1-154196-0.
Online version: http://www.ohchr.org/Documents/Publications/ConscientiousObjection_en.pdf

 

World Health Organization (WHO)

Bulletin of the World Health Organization: Volume 91, Issue 4, April 2013, p. 237-312.
Online version: http://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/91/4/en/

 

 



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