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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 – August 2005 - New titles

Article Index
UNRIC Library Newsletter – August 2005
New information material
New titles
All Pages
 

NEW TITLES
added to the library collection in August

I   General Information and Reference

Yearbook of the United Nations 2003: Volume 57.
United Nations. New York. 2005. xv, 1630 p.
Sales No. E.05.I.1. ISBN 92-1-100905-7.

II.D   Trade, Finance and Commerce

Rapport annuel de la CNUCED 2004.
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2005. vii, 51 p. (UNCTAD/EDM/2005/1)

II.E   Economic Commission for Europe (ECE)

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) : First revised edition.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. vi, 537 p. (ST/SG/AC.10/30/Rev.1)
Sales No. E.05.II.E.13. ISBN 92-1-116927-5.

SIGNI: Signalisation des voies de navigation intérieure ; Revision 1.
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2005. v, 62 p. (TRANS/SC.3/108/Rev.1)
Sales No. F.05.II.E.15. ISBN 92-1-216481-1.

Système general harmonisé de classification et d’étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH): Première edition révisée.
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2005. vi, 559 p. (ST/SG/AC.10/30/Rev.1)
Sales No. F.05.II.E.13. ISBN 92-1-216480-3.

III.H   United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

UNFPA Annual Report 2004.
United Nations Population Fund. New York. 2005. iii, 30 p.
ISBN 0-89714-743-X.
Online version: http://www.unfpa.org/about/report/2004/

III.T   International Trade Centre (UNCTAD/WTO)

Get Connected: E-applications in the textile and clothing sector.
International Trade Centre. Geneva. 2005. xiv, 166 p. (ITC/P188.E/PMD/MDS/05-IV)
Sales No. E.05.III.T.4. ISBN 92-9137-300-1.

V   International Law

Yearbook of the International Law Commission 2000, Volume I, Summary records of the meetings of the fifty-second session 1 May – 9 June and 10 July – 18 August 2000.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. xxiv, 410 p. (A/CN.4/SER.A/2000)
Sales No. E.03.V.6. ISBN 92-1-133530-2.

VIII   Transport and Communications

Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Manual of Test and Criteria; Fourth revised edition, Amendment 1.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. v, 12 p. (ST/SG/AC.10/11/Rev.4/Amend.1)
Sales No. E.05.VIII.4. ISBN 92-1-139109-1.

Recommandations relatives au transport des marchandises dangereuses: Manuel d’épreuves et de critères, Quatrième édition révisée, Amendement 1.
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2005. v, 13 p. (ST/SG/AC.10/11/Rev.4/Amend.1)
Sales No. F.05.VIII.4. ISBN 92-1-239100-1.

XI   Narcotic Drugs (including United Nations Office on Drug and Crime - UNODC)

Bolivia Coca Cultivation Survey
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. Vienna. June 2005. 65 p.
Online version: http://www.unodc.org/pdf/andean/Part2_Bolivia.pdf

Coca Cultivation in the Andean Region: A Survey of Bolivia, Colombia and Peru.
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. Vienna. June 2005. 19, 65, 94, 74 p.
Online version: Part 1: http://www.unodc.org/pdf/andean/Part1_excutive_summary.pdf
Part 2: http://www.unodc.org/pdf/andean/Part2_Bolivia.pdf
Part 3: http://www.unodc.org/pdf/andean/Part3_Colombia.pdf
Part 4: http://www.unodc.org/pdf/andean/Part4_Peru.pdf

Colombia Coca Cultivation Survey
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. Vienna. June 2005. 94 p.
Online version: http://www.unodc.org/pdf/andean/Part3_Colombia.pdf

Peru Coca Cultivation Survey
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. Vienna. June 2005. 74 p.
Online version: http://www.unodc.org/pdf/andean/Part4_Peru.pdf

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

Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: Handbook for National Human Rights Institutions. (Professional Training Series No. 12)
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. x, 138 p. (HR/P/PT/12)
Sales No. E.04.XIV.8. ISBN 92-1-154163-8.

Human Rights and Prisons: Manual on Human Rights Training for Prison Officials. (Professional Training Series No. 11)
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. ix, 222 p. (HR/P/PT/11)
Sales No. E.04.XIV.1. ISBN 92-1-154158-1.
Online version: http://www.ohchr.org/english/about/publications/docs/train11.pdf

Human Rights and Prisons: A Pocketbook of International Human Rights Standards for Prison Officials. (Professional Training Series No. 11, Add. 3)
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. ix, 34 p. (HR/P/PT/11/Add.3)
Sales No. E.04.XIV.5. ISBN 92-1-154158-1.
Online version: http://www.ohchr.org/english/about/publications/docs/train11add3.pdf

World Health Organization (WHO)

Bulletin of the World Health Organization: Volume 83, Number 8, August 2005, p. 561-640.
Online version: http://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/83/8/en/

Non-Governmental Liaison Service (NGLS)

Designing a Peacebuilding Infrastructure: Taking a Systems Approach to the Prevention of Deadly Conflict / by Tobi P. Dress. (NGLS Development Dossier)
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. xv, 236 p.
Online version: http://www.un-ngls.org/Designing%20a%20peacebuilding%20infrastructure.pdf

NGLS Go Between no. 107, April – May - June 2005. 28p.
Online version: http://www.un-ngls.org/documents/pdf/go.between/GB107.pdf

NGLS Roundup 122, May 2005. 4 p.
Beijing +10: 49th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women
Online version: http://www.un-ngls.org/documents/pdf/roundup/RU122-Commission-Status-Women.pdf



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