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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 – April 2006 - New titles

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UNRIC Library Newsletter – April 2006
New information material
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added to the library collection in April

I   General Information and Reference

Eight United Nations Regional Cartographic Conference for the Americas: New York, 27 June – 1 July 2005; Report of the Conference.
United Nations. New York. 2006. iii, 27 p. (E/CONF.96/3)
Sales No. E.06.I.12. ISBN 92-1-101127-2.

II.C   World Economy

World Economic Situation and Prospects 2006.
United Nations. New York. 2006. xviii, 162 p.
Sales No. E.06.II.C.2. ISBN 92-1-109150-2.
Online version: http://www.un.org/esa/policy/wess/wesp.html

II.D   Trade, Finance and Commerce

Investment Policy Review: Kenya.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. xi, 114 p. (UNCTAD/ITE/IPC/2005/8)
Sales No. E.05.II.D.21. ISBN 92-1-112681-9.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/iteipc20058_en.pdf

TNCs and the Removal of Textiles and Clothing Quotas. (UNCTAD Current Studies on FDI and Development No. 1)
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. viii, 70 p. (UNCTAD/ITE/IA/2005/1)
Sales No. E.05.II.D.20. ISBN 92-1-112680-0.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/iteiia20051_en.pdf

Trade and Environment Review 2006: Environmental Requirements and Market Access for Developing Countries; Developing Pro-active Approaches and Strategies.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2006. xx, 275 p. (UNCTAD/DITC/ITED/2005/12)
Sales No. E.05.II.D.27. ISBN 92-1-112688-6.
Online version: http://r0.unctad.org/trade_env/test1/publications/TER2006all.pdf

II.H   Public Administration

Citizen Participation and Pro-poor Budgeting.
United Nations. New York. 2005. ix, 114 p. (ST/ESA/PAD/SER.E/76)
Sales No. E.05.II.H.3. ISBN 92-1-123157-4.
Online version: http://unpan1.un.org/intradoc/groups/public/documents/UN/UNPAN020213.pdf

IV   Social Questions

Agreed Conclusions of the Commission on the Status of Women on the Critical Areas of Concern of the Beijing Platform for Action 1996-2005.
United Nations. New York. 2006. iv, 168 p. (ST/ESA/304)
Sales No. E.06.IV.3. ISBN 92-1-130250-1.

Liste récapitulative des produits dont la consommation ou la vente ont été interdites ou rigoureusement réglementées, qui ont été retirés du marché ou n’ont pas été approuvés par les gouvernements: dixième édition (Nouvelles données seulement, mars 2001-avril 2003); Produits pharmaceutiques.
Nations Unies. New York. 2005. ix, 61 p. (ST/ESA/286)
Sales No. F.04.IV.3. ISBN 92-1-230246-7.

XIII   Demography

World Population Policies 2005.
United Nations. New York. 2006. xiii, 477 p. (ST/ESA/SER.A/254)
Sales No. E.06.XIII.5. ISBN 92-1-151420-7.
Online version: http://www.un.org/esa/population/publications/WPP2005/Publication_index.htm

XVII   International Statistics

2002 Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles / Bilans énergétiques et profiles du secteur de l’électricité.
United Nations / Nations Unies. 2005. xxxii, 386 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.W/12
Sales No. E/F.05.XVII.5. ISBN 92-1-061213-2.

2002 Energy Statistics Yearbook / Annuaire des statistiques de l’énergie.
United Nations / Nations Unies. New York. 2005. xlvii, 551 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.J/46)
Sales No. E/F.05.XVII.4. ISBN 92-1-061212-4.

2003 International Trade Statistics Yearbook: Volume I; Trade by Country / Annuaire statistique du commerce international: volume I; Commerce par pays.
United Nations / Nations Unies. New York. 2004. xliii, 1183 p., A. 46 (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.G/52)
Sales No. E/F.05.XVII.2 (Vol. I). ISBN 92-1-061211-6.

2003 International Trade Statistics Yearbook: Volume II; Trade by Commodity / Annuaire statistique du commerce international: volume II; Commerce par produit.
United Nations / Nations Unies. New York. 2004. xli, 615 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.G/52)
Sales No. E/F.05.XVII.2 (Vol. II). ISBN 92-1-061211-6.

Household Sample Surveys in Developing and Transition Countries. (Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 96)
United Nations. New York. 2005. xxxv, 619 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.F.96)
Sales No. E.05.XVII.6. ISBN 92-1-161481-3.

Manual for the national standardization of geographical names: United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names.
United Nations. New York. 2006. x, 169 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.M/88)
Sales No. E.06.XVII.7. ISBN 92-1-16149-2.

Monthly bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique: Issue No. 1014, Vol. LIX, No. 12, December / Edition n˚ 1014, Vol. LIX, n˚ 12, décembre.
United Nations/Nations Unies. New York. 2005. xii, 271 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.Q/396)
Online version: http://unstats.un.org/unsd/mbs

Monthly bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique: Issue No. 1015, Vol. LX, No. 1, January / Edition n˚ 1015, Vol. LX, n˚ 1, janvier.
United Nations/Nations Unies. New York. 2006. xii, 276 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.Q/397)
Online version: http://unstats.un.org/unsd/mbs

National Accounts Statistics: Analysis of Main Aggregates, 2003-2004.
United Nations. New York. 2006. xi, 265 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.X/34)
Sales No. E.06.XVII.5. ISBN 92-1-161488-0.

World Statistics Pocketbook: Containing data as available as of 30 November 2004.
United Nations. New York. 2005. xii, 241 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.V/28)
Sales. No. E.05.XVII.3. ISBN 92-1-161479-1.



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