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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 - January 2005 - New titles

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UNRIC Library Newsletter - January 2005
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NEW TITLES
added to the library collection in January

0   Geneva Publications

Building a Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone in the Middle East: Global Non-Proliferation Regimes and Regional Experiences.
United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research. Geneva. 2004. xviii, 140 p. (UNIDIR/2004/24)
Sales No. GV.E/A.04.0.30. ISBN 92-9045-168-8.
Online version: http://www.unidir.ch/bdd/fiche-ouvrage.php?ref_ouvrage=92-9045-168-8-en

Peace in the Middle East: P2P and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.
United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research. Geneva. 2004. ix, 44 p. (UNIDIR/2004/24)
Sales No. GV.E.05.0.2. ISBN 92-9045-169-6.
Online version: http://www.unidir.org/bdd/fiche-ouvrage.php?ref_ouvrage=92-9045-169-6-en

I   General Information and Reference

Un monde plus sûr: notre affaire à tous; Rapport du Groupe de personnalités de haut niveau sur les menaces, les défis et le changement.
Département de l’information de l’ONU. DPI/2367. Décembre 2004. xii, 129 p.
Sales No. E.05.I.5. ISBN 92-1-100958-8.
Online version: http://daccessdds.un.org/doc/UNDOC/GEN/N04/602/32/PDF/N0460232.pdf?OpenElement

A more secure world: Our shared responsibility; Report of the Secretary-General’s High-level Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change.
United Nations Department of Public Information. DPI/2367. December 2004. iii, 129p.
Sales No. E.05.I.5. ISBN 92-1-100958-8.
Online version: http://www.un.org/secureworld/report2.pdf

II.D   Trade, Finance and Commerce

Prospects for Foreign Direct Investment and the Strategies of Transnational Corporations, 2004–2007.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2004. v, 60 p. (UNCTAD/ITE/IIT/2004/8)
Sales No. E.05.II.D.3. ISBN 92-1-112657-6.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/iteiit20048_en.pdf

Swimming in the Spaghetti Bowl: Challenges for Developing Countries under the „New Regionalism“ / by Luis Abugattas Majluf, Senior Export, Division on International Trade in Goods and Services, and Commodities, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Geneva, Switzerland.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2004. iv, 29 p. (UNCTAD/ITCD/TAB/28)
Sales No. E.04.II.D.38. ISBN 92-1-112649-5.

Transnational Corporations, Volume 13, Number 3, December 2004.
United Nations Conferences on Trade and Development. Division on Investment, Technology and Enterprise Development.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2004. v, 179 p.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/Templates/Page.asp?intItemID=2926〈=1

II.E   Economic Commission for Europe (ECE)

Country Profiles on the Housing Sector : Russian Federation.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2004. xi, 125 p. (ECE/HBP/131)
Sales No: E. 05.II.E.2. ISBN 92-1-116917-9.
Online version: http://www.unece.org/env/hs/cph/russia/welcome.htm

Handbook for the 1979 Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution and Its Protocols.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2004. xi, 341 p. (ECE/EB.AIR/85)
Sales No. E.04.II.E.9. ISBN 92-1-116895-3.

Stratégies et politiques visant à réduire la pollution atmosphérique : Examen 2002 effectué en vertu de la Convention sur la pollution atmosphérique transfrontière à longue distance.
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2004. iv, 62 p. (ECE/EB.AIR/81)
Sales No. F.03.II.E.49. ISBN 92-1-216468-4.

Viande bovine: carcasses et découpes ; norme CEE-ONU (édition 2004)
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2004.  vi, 58 p. (ECE/TRADE/326)
Sales No. F.03.II.E.58. ISBN 92-1-216470-6.

III.H   United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Dispatches - News from the United Nations Population Fund.
Number 63, September/October 2004. 4 p.
Online Version: http://www.unfpa.org/publications/detail.cfm?ID=209&filterListType=3

UNFPA Annual Report 2003.
United Nations Population Fund. New York. 2004. 30 p.
ISBN 0-89714-715-4.
Online version: http://www.unfpa.org/publications/detail.cfm?ID=192&filterListType=

Rapport Annuel 2003 – UNFPA.
Fonds des Nations Unies pour la population. New York. 2004.
ISBN 0-89714-716-2.
Online version: http://www.unfpa.org/publications/detail.cfm?ID=192&filterListType=

IX   Disarmament and Atomic Energy

Disarmament forum: one, 2005: Science, technology and the CBW regimes / Forum du désarmement: un, 2005: La science, la technology et les conventions sur les armes chimiques et biologiques (UNIDIR - United Nations Institut for Disarmament Research / Institut des Nations Unies pour la Recherche sur le Désarmement)
Online version : http://www.unidir.org/bdd/fiche-periodique.php?ref_periodique=1020-7287-2005-1-en (english),
http://www.unidir.org/bdd/fiche-periodique-fr.php?ref_periodique=1020-7287-2005-1-fr (french)

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

ABC: Activités pratiques pour les écoles primaires et secondaires.
Nations Unies, New York et Geneva, 2004. 163 p. (HR/PUB/2004/2)
Sales No. F.03.XIV.3. ISBN 92-1-254142-9.

World Health Organization (WHO)

Bulletin of the World Health Organization: Volume 82, Number 12, December 2004, p. 891-970. Online version: http://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/82/1/en/

Non-governmental Liaison Service

NGLS Go Between no. 105, Oct.-Nov.-Dec. 2004. 28p.
Online version: http://www.un-ngls.org/gobetween.htm

NGLS Roundup 117, November 2004. 4p.
HIV/AIDS: Developing New Fronts Against an Extraordinary Crisis.
Online version: http://www.un-ngls.org/documents/pdf/roundup/RU117-AIDS.pdf



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