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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 – January 2006 - New titles

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UNRIC Library Newsletter – January 2006
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added to the library collection in January

II. D   Trade, Finance and Commerce

Banana Split: How EU Policies Divide Global Producers. (Policy Issues in International Trade and Commodities Study Series No. 31)
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. v, 19 p. (UNCTAD/ITCD/TAB/32)
Sales No. E.05.II.D.17. ISBN 92-1-112677-0.

Information Economy Report 2005: e-commerce and development.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. xxvi, 248 p. (UNCTAD/SDTE/ECB/2005/1)
Sales No. E.05.II.D.19. ISBN 92-1-112679-7.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/Templates/WebFlyer.asp?intItemID=3591&lang=1

Information Economy Report 2005: e-commerce and development; overview.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. iii, 23 p. (UNCTAD/SDTE/ECB/2005/1 (Overview))
Sales No. E.05.II.D.19. ISBN 92-1-112679-7.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/sdteecb20051overview_en.pdf

International Investment Agreements in Services (UNCTAD Series on International Investment Policies for Development).
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. ix, 110 p. (UNCTAD/ITE/IIT/2005/2)
Sales No. E.05.II.D.15. ISBN 92-1-112675-4.

Review of Maritime Transport, 2005: Report by the UNCTAD secretariat.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. xiii, 134 p. (UNCTAD/RMT/2005)
Sales No. E.05.II.D.14. ISBN 92-1-112674-6.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/Templates/webflyer.asp?docid=6486&intItemID=1397&lang=1

South-South Cooperation in International Investment Arrangements. (UNCTAD Series on International Investment Policies for Development).
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. xii, 96 p. (UNCTAD/ITE/IIT/2005/3)
Sales No. E.05.II.D.26. ISBN 92-1-112687-8.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/iteiit20053_en.pdf

Taxation and Technology Transfer: Key Issues.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. vii, 49 p. (UNCTAD/ITE/IPC/2005/9)
Sales No. E.05.II.D.24. ISBN 92-1-113684-3.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/Templates/webflyer.asp?docid=6498&intItemID=2068&lang=1

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

Les droits de l’homme et les prisons: Manuel de formation aux droits de l’homme à l’intention du personnel pénitentiaire. (Série sur la formation professionnelle n˚ 11)
Nations Unies. New York et Genève, 2004. x, 251 p. (HR/P/PT/11)
Sales No. F.04.XIV.1. ISBN 92-1-254144-5.
Online version: http://www.ohchr.org/english/about/publications/docs/PTS11_Fr.pdf

XVII   International Statistics

Monthly bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique: Issue No. 1012, Vol. LIX, No. 10, October / Edition n˚ 1012, Vol. LIX, n˚ 10, Octobre.
United Nations/Nations Unies. New York. 2005. xii, 276 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.Q/394)
Online version: http://unstats.un.org/unsd/mbs

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

The State of Food and Agriculture 2005: Agricultural Trade and Poverty; Can Trade Work for the Poor?
Rome. Food and Agriculture Organization. 2005. xiii, 197 p. (includes mini CD-ROM with FAO Statistical Yearbook 2004, Vol. 1)
ISBN 92-5-105349-9.
Online version: http://www.fao.org/documents/show_cdr.asp?url_file=/docrep/008/a0050e/a0050e00.htm

La situation mondiale de l’alimentation et de l’agriculture 2005: Le commerce agricole et la pauvreté; le commerce peut-il être au service des pauvres?
Rome. Organisation pour l’Alimentation et l’Agriculture. 2005. xiii, 212 p. (includes mini CD-ROM de l’Annuaire statistique de la FAO 2004, Vol. 1)
ISBN 92-5-205349-2.
Online version: http://www.fao.org/documents/show_cdr.asp?url_file=/docrep/008/a0050f/a0050f00.htm

World Health Organization (WHO)

Bulletin of the World Health Organization: Volume 84, Number 1, January 2006, p. 1-80.
Online version: http://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/84/1/en/

Non-Governmental Liaison Service (NGLS)

NGLS Go Between no. 108, November 2005. 44p.
Online version: http://www.un-ngls.org/documents/pdf/go.between/GB108.pdf

NGLS Roundup 1235, August 2005. 8 p.
General Assembly Hearings with NGOs, Civil Society and the Private Sector
Online version: http://www.un-ngls.org/documents/pdf/roundup/RU123-GA%20hearings-online.pdf

NGLS Roundup 124, October 2005. 8 p.
2005 World Summit: An Era of Peril and Promise
Online version: http://www.un-ngls.org/documents/pdf/roundup/RU124-UN-World-Summit.pdf

NGLS Roundup 125, December 2005. 4 p.
World Summit on the Information Society; Tunis Phase: Committing to Solutions
Online version: http://www.un-ngls.org/documents/pdf/roundup/RU125-ONLINE-WSIS-Phase2.pdf

UN System Engagement with NGOs, Civil Society, the Private Sector, and Other Actors: A Compendium.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. viii, 248 p. (UNCTAD/NGLS/2005/2)



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