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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 – July 2005 - New information material

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Afrique Renouveau: Vol. 19, No.1, Avril 2005. 24 p. 
Départment de l‘information des Nations Unies.
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Calendar of Conferences and Meetings as of 1 July 2005.
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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
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Objectifs du Millénaire pour le développement : Rapport 2005.
Nations Unies. New York. 2005. 43 p. (DPI/2390)
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Objetivos de desarrollo del Milenio: Informe de 2005.
Naciones Unidas. New York. 2005.  43 p. (DPI/2390)
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Population and HIV/AIDS 2005.
United Nations. New York. 2005. Wall chart. (ST/ESA/SER.A/241)
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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.

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