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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 2005

Article Index
UNRIC Library Newsletter – July 2005
New information material
New titles
All Pages
NEW WEBSITES WITHIN THE UN SYSTEM

UN in General

E/2005/INF/2: Resolutions and Decisions adopted by the Economic and Social Council at its organizational and resumed organizational sessions for 2005 (4 February, 1 March, 31 March, 27-28 April and 9 June 2005)
English, French and Spanish: http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/asp/ws.asp?m=E/2005/INF/2

Office of the Special Adviser on Africa:  new website
http://www.un.org/special-rep/osaa/index.asp

Peace & Security

International Day for Peace 2005 [observed on 21 September]
http://www.un.org/events/peaceday/2005/

Second Biennial Meeting of States to Consider the Implementation of the Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in all its aspects
New York, 11-15 July 2005
http://www.un.org/events/smallarms2005/

Economic & Social Development

The C8 Children’s Forum, 3 - 5 July
http://www.unicef.org.uk/c8/
“The C8 is a children and young people’s version of the G8 meeting. C8 will be held in Scotland in July. Young people from around the globe will be travelling to Scotland to debate and take action on the most pressing issues facing young people today. Young people from 8 of the world’s poorest countries will meet with young people from G8 countries, to debate, discuss and firmly place their issues on the agenda of the G8 leaders. They will produce their own recommendations to take to the G8 leaders.”

Communication and information for Africa (UNESCO)
English: http://portal.unesco.org/ci/en/ev.php-URL_ID=19377&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html
French: http://portal.unesco.org/ci/fr/ev.php-URL_ID=19377&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html   
“Communication and information have great potential for human development. Africa being one of the main policy issues of the G8 Gleneagles Summit 2005 (6-8 July 2005), WebWorld’s "In Focus" features UNESCO’s recent communication and information activities in Africa with special attention to the free flow of ideas, universal access to information, the expression of pluralism and diversity and access for all to ICT.”  
 
Crime and Development in Africa (UNODC report)
http://www.unodc.org/pdf/African_report.pdf

Ecosystems and Human Well-Being: Opportunities and Challenges for Business and Industry (Report of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment series)
http://www.maweb.org/documents/PrivateSectorFinal.pdf

International Day of the World’s Indigenous People [observed 9 August]
http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/unpfii/news/news_internationalday2005-1.htm

International Youth Day [observed on 12 August]
Theme for 2005: “WPAY+10 and Making Commitments Matter”
http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/unyin/iyouthday.htm

World Drug Report 2005 (UNODC report)
http://www.unodc.org/unodc/world_drug_report.html

Human Rights

Annual Report 2004: Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
http://www.ohchr.org/english/about/docs/annualrep04.pdf
 
The OHCHR Plan of Action: Protection and empowerment
English, French and Spanish: http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/asp/ws.asp?m=A/59/2005/Add.3

International Law

Darfur Report (International Criminal Court)
On 29 June 2005, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court reported to the United Nations Security Council on the situation in Darfur on 29 June 2005.
English: http://www.icc-cpi.int/press/pressreleases/108.html
French: http://www.icc-cpi.int/press/pressreleases/108.html


NEW INFORMATION MATERIAL

Single copies of the following titles can be ordered via e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Afrique Renouveau: Vol. 19, No.1, Avril 2005. 24 p. 
Départment de l‘information des Nations Unies.
Online version : http://www.un.org/ecosocdev/geninfo/afrec/ar2/prevar.htm

Calendar of Conferences and Meetings as of 1 July 2005.
Online version: http://conf.un.org/DGAACS/Meetings.nsf/wByYear?OpenForm

network: The UN Women’s Newsletter, vol. 8, No. 3, July, August, September 2004. 19 p.
Office of the Special Advisoer on Gender Issues and Advancement of Women, DESA
Online version: http://www.un.org/womenwatch/osagi/network/Newtork-Vol-8-3.pdf

Objectifs du Millénaire pour le développement : Rapport 2005.
Nations Unies. New York. 2005. 43 p. (DPI/2390)
Online version: http://millenniumindicators.un.org/unsd/mi/pdf/MDG%20Book_fr.pdf

Objetivos de desarrollo del Milenio: Informe de 2005.
Naciones Unidas. New York. 2005.  43 p. (DPI/2390)
Online version: http://millenniumindicators.un.org/unsd/mi/pdf/MDG%20BOOK_SP_new.pdf

Population and HIV/AIDS 2005.
United Nations. New York. 2005. Wall chart. (ST/ESA/SER.A/241)
Online version: http://www.un.org/esa/population/publications/POP_HIVAIDS2005/HIV_AIDSchart_2005.pdf

Réunion internationale des Nations Unies sur les répercussions de la construction du mur dans le territoire palestinien occupé, y compris à Jérusalem-Est et alentour. Office des Nations Unies à Genève, 15 et 16 avril 2004.
Division des droits des Palestiniens. 49 p.

United Nations and Decolonization.
United Nations Department of Public Information. 10 p. February 2005. DPI/2365.


NEW TITLES
added to the library collection in July

I   General Information and Reference

The Millennium Development Goals Report 2005.
United Nations. New York. 2005. 43 p. (DPI/2390)
Sales No. E.05.I.16. ISBN 92-1-100972-3.
Online version: http://millenniumindicators.un.org/unsd/mi/pdf/MDG%20Book.pdf

Objectifs du Millénaire pour le développement : Rapport 2005.
Nations Unies. New York. 2005. 43 p. (DPI/2390)
Sales No. F.05.I.16. ISBN 92-1-100272-2.
Online version: http://millenniumindicators.un.org/unsd/mi/pdf/MDG%20Book_fr.pdf

Objetivos de desarrollo del Milenio: Informe de 2005.
Naciones Unidas. New York. 2005.  43 p. (DPI/2390)
Sales No. S.05.I.16. ISBN 92-1-100203-2.
Online version: http://millenniumindicators.un.org/unsd/mi/pdf/MDG%20BOOK_SP_new.pdf

II.D   Trade, Finance and Commerce

Proceedings of the Fourth Inter-regional Debt Management Conference and WADMO Conference, Geneva, 10-12 November 2003.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. viii 128 p. (UNCTAD/GDS/DMFAS/2004/2)
Sales No. E.05.II.D.11. ISBN 92-1-112670-3.

II.E   Economic Commission for Europe (ECE)

Discover the UN and have fun! From 6 to 96 years.
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. Geneva. 2003. CD-ROM.
Sales No. GV.E/F.03.0.32. ISBN 92-1-101068-3.
Online version (English, French): http://www.unece.org/game/Welcome.html

Discover the UN Family and have fun! From 4 to 94 years.
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. Geneva. 2004. CD-ROM.
Sales No. GV.E/F/S.04.0.6. ISBN 92-1-002115-0.
Online version (English, French, Spanish): http://www.unece.org/game/bird%20game/Welcome.html

Mission Seagull: a change of air!
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. Geneva. 2004. CD-ROM.
Sales No. E/F/G/R/S.05.0.1. ISBN 92-1-002117-7.
Online version (English, French, German, Russian, Spanish): http://www.unece.org/highlights/youth_corner/youth_corner.htm 

Trends in Europe and North America 2005: The Statistical Yearbook of the Economic Commission for Europe.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. xiii, 126 p. Includes CD-ROM.
Sales No. E.05.II.E.14. ISBN 92-1-116928-3.
Online version: http://www.unece.org/stats/trends2005/Welcome.html

III.E   United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

Annual Report 2004: Industrial Development Board, thirtieth session; Programme and Budget Committee, twenty-first session.
United Nations Industrial Development Organization. Vienna. 2005. xvii, 148 p. (IDB.30/2-PBC.21/2)
Online version: http://www.unido.org/file-storage/download/?file_id=37469

Annual Report 2004: Addendum; List of technical cooperation activities.
United Nations Industrial Development Organization. Vienna. 2005. xvii, 48 p. (IDB.30/2-PBC.21/2/Add.1)
Online version: http://www.unido.org/file-storage/download/?file_id=37481

Rapport Annuel 2004: Conseil du développement industriel, trentième session; Comité des programmes et des budgets vingt et unième session.
Vienne. Organisation des Nations Unies pour le développement industriel. 2005. xvii, 154 p. (IDB.30/2-PBC.21/2)
Online version: http://www.unido.org/file-storage/download/?file_id=37471

V   International Law

Yearbook of the International Law Commission 2000, Volume II, Part Two: Report of the Commission to the General Assembly on the work of its fifty-second session.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. iii, 152 p. (A/CN.4/SER.A/2000/Add.1 (Part 2))
Sales No. E.03.V.7 (Part 2). ISBN 92-1-133532-9.

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

2005 World Drug Report, Volume 1: Analysis.
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. Vienna.  2005. 174 p.
Sales No. E.05.XI.10. ISBN 92-1-148200-3.
Online version: http://www.unodc.org/unodc/world_drug_report.html

2005 World Drug Report, Volume 2: Statistics.
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. Vienna.  2005. p. 177-397.
Sales No. E.05.XI.10. ISBN 92-1-148201-1.
Online version: http://www.unodc.org/unodc/world_drug_report.html

Crime and Development in Africa.
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. Vienna. June 2005. xviii, 138 p.
Online version: http://www.unodc.org/pdf/African_report.pdf

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.
UPDATE, Number 3, 2005: ”VALUE YOURSELF …make healthy choices”. 12 p.
Online version: http://www.unodc.org/newsletter/en/200503/index.html

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.
UPDATE, Numéro 2, 2005: ”50 ans d’efforts pur la prévention du crime et la justice pénale”. 12 p.

XIII   Demography

Population and HIV/AIDS 2005.
United Nations. New York. 2005. Wall chart. (ST/ESA/SER.A/241)
Sales No. E.05.XIII.2.
Online version: http://www.un.org/esa/population/publications/POP_HIVAIDS2005/HIV_AIDSchart_2005.pdf

Population, Development and HIV/AIDS with Particular Emphasis on Poverty: The Concise Report.
United Nations. New York. 2005. ix, 63 p. (ST/ESA/SER.A/247)
Sales No. E.05.XIII.3. ISBN 92-1-151404-5.
Online version: http://www.un.org/esa/population/publications/concise2005/PopdevHIVAIDS.pdf

Population, Reproductive Rights and Reproductive Health with Special Reference to HIV/AIDS: A Concise Report.
United Nations. New York. 2004. vii, 81 p. (ST/ESA/SER.A/214)
Sales No. E.02.XIII.17. ISBN 92-1-151373-1.

World Fertility Patterns 2004.
United Nations. New York. 2005. Wall chart. (ST/ESA/SER.A/238)
Sales No. E.04.XIII.12. ISBN 92-1-151402-9.
Online version: http://www.un.org/esa/population/publications/Fertilitypatterns_chart/Fertility_Patterns_wallchart.htm

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

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights: Selected Decisions of the Human Rights Committee under the Optional Protocol, Volume 5 (Forty-seventh to fifty-fifth sessions).
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. xiv, 194 p. (CCPR/C/OP/5)
Sales No. E.04.XIV.9. ISBN 92-1-154164-9.

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