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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 titles

Article Index
UNRIC Library Newsletter – July 2006
New information material
New titles
All Pages

NEW TITLES
added to the library collection in July


I   General Information and Reference

The adventure of peace: Dag Hammarskjöld and the future of the UN.
New York. Palgrave Macmillan. 2005. 416 p.
ISBN 1-4039-7431-4.

Act of creation: The founding of the United Nations; A story of superpowers, secret agents, wartime allies and enemies, and their quest for a peaceful world / Stephen C. Schlesinger.
Cambridge, MA. Westview Press. 2003. xviii, 374 p.
ISBN0-8133-3275-3

An insider’s guide to the UN / Linda Fasulo.
New Haven and London. Yale University Press. 2004. xviii, 245 p.
ISBN 0-300-10762-5.

The U.N. Building / Foreword by Kofi A. Annan, Essay by Aaron Betsky, Photographs by Ben Murphy.
New York. Thames & Hudson. 2005. 159 p.
ISBN 0-500-28590-X.

United Nations Handbook 2005/06: An annual guide for those working with and within the United Nations; Forty-third edition.
Wellington, New Zealand. Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. 2005. 356 p.
ISBN 0-477-03789-5.

II.A    Business, Economics, Science and Technology

Building Inclusive Financial Sectors for Development.
United Nations. New York. 2006. ix, 182 p.
Sales No. E.06.II.A.3. ISBN 92-1-204251-1.

II.E   Economic Commission for Europe (ECE)

Environmental Performance Review: Republic of Moldova; Second Review.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. xxi, 164 p. (ECE/CEP/130)
Sales No. E.06.II.E.4. ISBN 92-1-116939-9.
Online version: http://www.unece.org/env/epr/studies/moldova_2/welcome.htm

III.B   United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Un partenariat mondial pour le développement: Programme des Nations Unies pour le développement; Rapport annuel 2006.
New York. Programme des Nations Unies pour le développement. 2006. 36 p.
Online version: http://www.undp.org/french/publications/annualreport2006/IAR06-FR.pdf

III.D   United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Our Planet: Deserts and Drylands. Volume 17, No. 1.
United Nations Environment Programme. 31 p.
Online version: http://www.ourplanet.com/imgversn/171/content.html

Notre Planète: Déserts et Terres Arides. Volume 17, No. 1.
Programme des Nations Unies pour l’environnement. 31 p.
Online version: http://www.ourplanet.com/imgversn/171/french/content.html

Nuestro Planeta: Desiertos y Tierras Secas. Tomo 17, No. 1.
Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Medio Ambiente. 31 p.
Online version: http://www.ourplanet.com/imgversn/171/spanish/content.html

III.T   International Trade Centre (UNCTAD/WTO)

Acuerdos Modelo CCI de Joint Venture Corporativo
Centro de Comercio Internacional. Ginebra. 2006. vi, 134 p. (ITC/P190.S/TSS/BAS/05-IV)
Sales No. S.05.III.T.7. ISBN 92-9137-322-2.

The Business Management System: A framework for international competitiveness.
International Trade Centre. Geneva. 2005. viii, 142 p. (ITC/P196.E/TSS/EMDS/05-XI)
Sales No. E.06.III.T.1. ISBN 92-9137-317-6.

Connectez-vous: Applications électroniques dans le secteur des textiles et des vêtements.
Centre du commerce international. Genève. 2005. xiv, 186 p. (ITC/P188.F/PMD/MDS/05-IV)
Sales No. F.05.III.T.4. ISBN 92-9137-318-4.

Formation et conseil: Conception, élaboration et prestation de services de formation et de conseil.
Centre du commerce international. Genève. 2005. xii, 174 p. (ITC/P182.F/TSS/EMDS/05-I)
Sales No. F.05.III.T.5. ISBN 92-9137-316-8.

Marchés internationaux des meubles en bois: Tour d’horizon.
Centre du commerce international. Genève. 2005. xxiv, 254 p. (ITC/P175.F/PMD/MDS/05-IV)
Sales No. F.05.III.T.2. ISBN 92-0137-312-5.

Source-it: L’approvisionnement mondial en matière pour l’industrie du vêtement.
Centre du commerce international. Genève. 2005. xiv, 217 p. (ITC/P187.F/PMD/MDS/05-III)
Sales No. F.05.III.T.3. ISBN 92-9137-308-7.

V   International Law

Law of the Sea: Bulletin No. 58.
United Nations. New York. 2005. iv, 36 p.
ISBN 92-1-133739-9.

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

2006 World Drug Report. Volume 1: Analysis.
Vienna. UN Office on Drugs and Crime. 2006.
Sales No. E.06.XI.10. ISBN 92-1-148214-3.
Online version: http://www.unodc.org/unodc/world_drug_report.html

2006 World Drug Report. Volume 2: Statistics.
Vienna. UN Office on Drugs and Crime. 2006.
Sales No. E.06.XI.10. ISBN 92-1-148215-1.
Online version: http://www.unodc.org/unodc/world_drug_report.html

XIII   Demography

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.
Online version: http://www.un.org/esa/population/publications/migration/
2006_Migration_Wallchart.pdf

XVII   International Statistics

Manuel de collecte de données sur la fécondité et la moralité. (Etudes méthodologiques, Série F, No. 82)
Nations Unies. New York. 2006. viii, 114 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.F/92)
Sales No. F.03.XVII.11. ISBN 92-1-261199-0.

Population Ageing 2006.
United Nations. New York. 2006. Wall chart. (ST/ESA/SER.A/251)
Sales No. E.06.XIII.2. ISBN 92-1-151416-9.
Online version: http://www.un.org/esa/population/publications/ageing/ageing2006.htm

Pratiques nationales en matière d’établissement et de diffusion des indices du commerce international : Etude technique. (Etudes statistiques, Série F, No. 86)
Nations Unies. New York. 2006. v, 92 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.F/86)
Sales No. F.04.XVII.10. ISBN 92-1-261203-2.

Non-Governmental Liaison Service (NGLS)

NGLS Go Between no. 109, January-March 2006. 32 p.

World Health Organization (WHO)

Injuries and Violence in Europe: Why they matter and what can be done.
Copenhagen, Denmark. WHO Office for Europe. 2006. xi, 68 p.
ISBN 92-890-1379-6.
Online version: http://www.euro.who.int/document/E88037.pdf



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