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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 – December 2005 - New titles

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UNRIC Library Newsletter – December 2005
New information material
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added to the library collection in December

I   General Information and Reference

United Nations International Meeting on the Question of Palestine: Implementing the advisory opinion of the International Court of Justice on the legal consequences of the construction of a wall in the Occupied Palestinian Territory – the role of Governments, intergovernmental organizations and civil society; United Nations Office at Geneva, 8 and 9 March 2005.
United Nations. New York. 121 p.
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Réunion internationale des Nations Unies sur la question de Palestine: Application de l’avis consultatif de la Cour internationale de Justice sur les conséquences juridiques de la construction d’un mur dans le territoire palestinien occupé – rôle des gouvernements, des organisations non gouvernementales et de la société civile ; Office des Nations Unies à Genève, 8 et 9 mars 2005.
Nations Unies. New York. 148 p.
Online version:$FILE/French.pdf

II. D   Trade, Finance and Commerce

Information Economy Report 2005 / Prepared by the UNCTAD secretariat.
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.
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Rapport 2005 sur l’économie de l’information: Commerce électronique et développement ; Aperçu général.
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2005. 27 p. (UNCTAD/SDTE/ECB/2005/1-Overview)
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Informe sobre la economía de la información 2005 : Comercio electrónico y desarrolla ; Panorama general.
Naciones Unidas. Nueva York y Ginebra. 2005. 27 p. (UNCTAD/SDTE/ECB/2005/1-Overview)
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XI   Narcotic Drugs (including United Nations Office on Drug and Crime - UNODC)

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.
UPDATE, Number 4, 2005: ”UN Firearms Protocol: Curbing the spread of illicit weapons”. 12 p.
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XIII   Demography

Population, développement et VIH/sida et leur rapport avec la pauvreté : Rapport concis.
Nations Unies. New York. 2005. ix, 67 p.(ST/ESA/SER.A/247)
Sales No. F.05.XIII.3. ISBN 92-1-251124-4.

World Population 2004.
United Nations. New York. 2005. Wall chart. (ST/ESA/SER.A/242)
Sales No.: E.05.XIII.4.

XVII International Statistics
Monthly bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique: Issue No. 1011, Vol. LIX, No. 9, September / Edition n˚ 1011, Vol. LIX, n˚ 9, Septembre.
United Nations/Nations Unies. New York. 2005. xii, 313 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.Q/393)
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AIDS epidemic update: Special report on HIV Prevention; December 2005.
Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS and World Health Organization (WHO). 2005. 90 p.
ISBN 92-9-173439-X.
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Le point sur l’épidémie de SIDA: Rapport spécial sur la prévention du VIH; Décembre 2005.
Programme commun des Nations Unies sur le VIH/SIDA (ONUSIDA) and Organisation mondiale de la Santé (OMS). 2005. 96 p.
ISBN 92-9-173458-6.
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Situación de la epidemia de SIDA: Informe especial sobre la prevención del VIH ; Diciembre de 2005.
Programa Conjunto de las Naciones Unidas sobre el VIH/SIDA (ONUSIDA) y Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS). 2005. 95 p.
ISBN 92-9-173459-4.
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