Wednesday, 16 April 2014

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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 – Special edition for the World Summit 2005

NEW WEBSITES WITHIN THE UN SYSTEM

 

World Summit 2005 / Sommet Mondial 2005 / Cumbre Mundial 2005
High-level plenary meeting of the 60th session of the General Assembly, 14-16 September 2005
English: http://www.un.org/summit2005/
French: http://www.un.org/french/summit2005/
Spanish: http://www.un.org/spanish/summit2005/

World Summit Treaty Event - Focus 2005: Responding to Global Challenges
English: http://untreaty.un.org/English/Media_Alert/announcement.asp
French: http://untreaty.un.org/French/Media_Alert/announcement.asp

2005 World Summit: Everyone’s a delegate – because the outcome affects us all” (Ad campaign)
http://www.un.org/summit/

UN Non-governmental Liaison Service: World Summit 2005
http://www.un-ngls.org/UN-summit.htm
“UN-NGLS is pleased to bring you this special webpage showcasing civil society statements and position papers commenting on the UN World Summit and its Outcome Document. The views reflected within the statements and papers are those of the authors and not UN-NGLS or the UN System.”

General Assembly – 60th session
http://www.un.org/ga/60/
Please note: The web site of the 60th session of the General Assembly will be available on Tuesday, 13 September 2005.

Annotated preliminary list of items to be included in the provisional agenda of the sixtieth regular session of the General Assembly (A/60/100)
English, French and Spanish: http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/asp/ws.asp?m=a/60/100

Report of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organization, 2005 (A/60/1)
English, French and Spanish: http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/asp/ws.asp?m=A/60/1(SUPP) 
German: http://www.un.org/Depts/german/gs/a60-1.pdf

60th anniversary of the United Nations
English: http://www.un.org/un60/
French: http://www.un.org/french/un60/
Spanish: http://www.un.org/spanish/un60/

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