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 – July 2006 - New information material

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UNRIC Library Newsletter – July 2006
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2006 Report on the global AIDS epidemic: Executive summary: A UNAIDS 10th anniversary special edition.
UNAIDS. May 2006. 24 p.
ISBN 92-9-173511-6.
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Informe sobre la epidemia mundial de SIDA 2006: Resumen de orientación; Edición especial con motivo del décimo aniversario del ONUSIDA.
ONUSIDA. Mayo de 2006. 23 p.
ISBN 92-9-173513-2.
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International Migration 2006.
United Nations. New York. 2006. Wall chart. (ST/ESA/SER.A/256)
Sales No. E.06.XIII.6. ISBN92-1-151421-5.
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Organisation des Nations Unies - Département des opérations de maintien de la paix – Note d’information.
DPI/2429. Mai 2006. 7 p.
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Rapport sur l’épidémie mondiale de SIDA 2006: Résumé d’orientation; Edition spéciale 10ème anniversaire de l’ONUSIDA.
ONUSIDA. Mai 2006. 24 p.
ISBN 92-9-173512-4.
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United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations: Fact Sheet.
DPI/2429. May 2006. 4 p.
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