Thursday, 24 April 2014

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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 - May 2005 - New information material

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UNRIC Library Newsletter - May 2005
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Africa Renewal : Vol. 19, No. 1, April 2005.
United Nations Department of Public Information.
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Conférences et manifestations organisées sous les auspices de l’Organisation des Nations Unies (Document de référence n?. 44, Mars 2005). Document établi et publié par la Section des communiqués de presse, Département de l’information). 27 p.
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Un concepto más amplio de la libertad : Desarollo, seguridad y derechos humanos para todos ; Resumen del informe del Secretario General.
Departamento de Información Pública de las Naciones Unidas. DPI/2385. Abril 2005. 15 p.
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Dans une liberté plus grande: Développement, sécurité et droits de l’homme pour tous ; Résumé du rapport du Secrétaire général.
Département de l’information de l’ONU. DPI/2385. Avril 2005. 15 p.
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Dossier de presse: Conférence des Parties chargée d’examiner le Traité sur la non-prolifération des armes nucléaires, 2-27 mai 2005, New York.
Département des affaires de désarmement. Avril 2005.

Environment & Human Settlement.
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. March 2005. 20 p. (ECE/INF/NONE/2005/02)

In Larger Freedom: Towards Development, Security and Human Rights for All; Executive Summary of the Report of the Secretary General.
United Nations Department of Public Information. DPI/2385. April 2005. 15 p.
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L’environment & Les établissement humains.
Commission economique pour l’Europe. April 2005. 20 p. (ECE/INF/NONE/2005/02)

International Year of Sport and Physical Education 2005 – Concept: Education, Health, Development, Peace. (Brochure & CD-ROM)
United Nations. Office for the International Year of Sport and Physical Education.
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The Pain of Others: at work for the UN Commission on Human Rights: A film and selected documents about the United Nations’ promotion and protection of human rights.
(DVD-ROM and Video Contents: English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Arabic, Chinese, Russian)

Press Kit: Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, 2 – 27 May 2005, New York.
UN Department for Disarmament Affairs (DDA)
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CD-ROM: Water for Life, 2005-2015.
Contents: - Water “Drop of Life”, Video in English and French; - Splish and Splash, Children’s Video, United Nations Secretary-General Video Message; Water (Song), Words and Music by Bob Reid, Featuring the United Nations International School Choir; - Computer Resources “Water for Life” Publication. pdf in English and French

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