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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 titles

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UNRIC Library Newsletter - May 2005
New information material
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NEW TITLES
added to the library collection in May

0   Geneva Publications

Combating the Proliferation of Small Arms and Light Weapons in West Africa: Handbook for the Training of Armed and Security Forces.
United Nations. Geneva. 2005. xvii, 132 p. (UNIDIR/2005/7)
Sales No. E.03.0.17. ISBN 92-9045-171-87X.
Online version: http://www.unidir.ch/bdd/fiche-ouvrage.php?ref_ouvrage=92-9045-171-8-en

Exchanging Weapons for Development in Cambodia: An Assessment of Different Weapon Collection Strategies by Local People.
United Nations. Geneva. 2005. xiv, 118 p. (UNIDIR/2005/6)
Sales No. E.04.0.28. ISBN 92-9045-167-X.
Online version: http://www.unidir.ch/bdd/fiche-ouvrage.php?ref_ouvrage=92-9045-167-X-en

I   General Information and Reference

Dans une liberté plus grande: Développement, sécurité et droits de l’homme pour tous; Rapport du Secrétaire-Général.
Nations Unies. New York. 2005. iv, 95 p. (DPI/2386).
Sales No. F.05.I.15. ISBN 92-1-200271-4.
Online version: http://www.un.org/french/largerfreedom/toc.html

In Larger Freedom: Towards Development, Security and Human Rights for All; Report of the Secretary-General.
United Nations. New York. 2005. iv, 88 p. (DPI/2386)
Sales No. E.05.I.15. ISBN 92-1-100971-5.
Online version: http://www.un.org/largerfreedom/contents.htm

II.D   Trade, Finance and Commerce

International Investment Instruments: A Compendium; Volume XIII – 2005.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. xl, 320 p. (UNCTAD/DITE/4/VOL.XIII)
Sales No. E.05.II.D.7. ISBN 92-1-112664-9.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/Templates/Page.asp?intItemID=2323&lang=1

International Investment Instruments: A Compendium; Volume XIV – 2005.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. xli, 286 p. (UNCTAD/DITE/4/VOL.XIV)
Sales No. E.05.II.D.8. ISBN 92-1-112665-7.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/Templates/Page.asp?intItemID=2323&lang=1

International Investment Instruments: Key issue; Volume 1.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2004. xxiii, 392 p. (UNCTAD/ITE/IIT/2004/10 (Vol.1))
Sales No. E.05.II.D.6. ISBN 92-1-112660-6.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/Templates/webflyer.asp?docid=5724&intItemID=1397&lang=1

International Investment Instruments: Key issue; Volume II.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2004. xiii, 246 p. (UNCTAD/ITE/IIT/2004/10 (Vol.II))
Sales No. E.05.II.D.6. ISBN 92-1-112661-4.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/Templates/webflyer.asp?docid=5952&intItemID=2310&lang=1

International Trade in GMOs and GM Products: National and Multilateral Legal Frameworks.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. v, 55 p.
(Policy Issues in International Trade and Commodities, Study Series No. 29)
Sales No. E.04.II.D.41. ISBN 92-1-112652-5.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/Templates/webflyer.asp?docid=5831&intItemID=2068&lang=1

Trade Policy at the Crossroads – The Indonesian Story.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. vi, 32 p.
(Policy Issues in International Trade and Commodities, Study Series No. 28)
Sales No. E.04.II.D.40. ISBN 92-1-112651-7.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/Templates/webflyer.asp?docid=5830&intItemID=2068&lang=1

Transnational Corperations. Volume 14, Number 1, April 2005. v, 188 p.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/Templates/webflyer.asp?docid=5881&intItemID=2926&lang=1

UNCTAD Annual Report 2004.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. vii, 45 p. (UNCTAD/EDM/2005/1)
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/edm20051_en.pdf

II.E   Economic Commission for Europe (ECE)

Environmental Performance Reviews: Tajikistan.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2004. xx, 189 p. (ECE/CEP/128)
Sales No. E.05.II.E.3. ISBN 92-1-116918-6.

Housing Finance Systems for Countries in Transition: Principles and Examples.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. vii, 87 p. (ECE/HBP/138)
Sales No. E.05.II.E.8. ISBN 92-1-116923-2.
Online version: http://www.unece.org/env/hs/prgm/housing_modern_managmt/hsg_finance/
housingfinance.pdf

The Process of European Integration and the Future of Europe: Gunnar Myrdal Lecture / Joseph E. Stiglitz (Economic Commission for Europe, Occasional Paper No. 3)
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. iv, 14 p. (ECE/EAD/2005/1)
Sales No. E.05.II.E.5. ISBN 92-1-116920-8.

Protocol on Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers to the Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters / Protocole sur les registres des rejets et transferts de polluants à la Convention sur l’accès à l’information, la participation du public au processus décisionnel et l’accès à la justice en matière d’environnement.
United Nations / Nations Unies. New York and Geneva / New York et Genève. 2003. 72 p. (ECE/MP.PP/6)
Sales No. E/F/R.05.II.E.11. ISBN 92-1-016366-4.

Social Aspects and Financing of Industrial Restructuring.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. vii, 73 p. (ECE/TRADE/350)
Sales No. E.04.II.E.12. ISBN 92-1-116913-5.

UNECE Annual Report 2004/2005.
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. Geneva. 2005. 44 p.

III.B   United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Country Evaluation: Assessment of Development Results; Turkey.
United Nations Development Programme. New York. October 2004. ii, 105 p.
Online version: http://www.undp.org/eo/documents/ADR/ADR-Reports/ADR_Turkey.pdf

III.D   United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Twentieth Anniversary of the UNEP Sasakawa Environment Prize, Diao Yu Tai State Guest House, Beijing, People’s Republic of China, 27-29 September 2004; Environment and Development – The Last Twenty Years: Progress Where?
United Nations Environment Programme. Nairobi. 76 p.
Online version: http://www.unep.org/Documents/Sasakawa.pdf

TUNZA: The UNEP Magazine For Youth.
Vol. 2, Number 4: MDGs making a world of difference. 23 p.
Online version: http://www.ourplanet.com/tunza/issue0204en/pages/contents.html

TUNZA: Le magazine du PNUE pour les jeunes.
Vol. 2, No. 4: ODM - Ensemble, nous pouvons changer le monde. 23 p.
Online version: http://www.ourplanet.com/tunza/issue0204fr/pages/contents.html

III.T   International Trade Centre (UNCTAD/WTO)

Clefs de la propriété intellectuelle: Guide destiné aux petites et moyennes entreprises exportatrices.
Genève. Centre du commerce international. 2004. x, 194p. (ITC/P163.F/TSS/BAS/03-XII)
Sales No. F.04.III.T.5. ISBN 92-9137-278-1.

Partenariat public-privé efficace dans le secteur des technologies de l'information: Comment renforcer les capacités professionnelles et commerciales.
Genève. Centre du commerce international. 2003. xvii, 211 p. (ITC/P158.F/PMD/MDS/03-X)
Sales No. F.03.III.T.7. ISBN 92-9137-279-X.

III.U   Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Refugees, Volume 1, Number 138, 2005: The town that loves refugees. 37 p.
UNHCR. The UN Refugee Agency.
Online version: http://www.unhcr.ch/cgi-bin/texis/vtx/home/opendoc.pdf?tbl=MEDIA&id=426f4c772&page=publ

XIII   Demography

World Population Monitoring 2003: Population, education and development.
United Nations. New York. 2005. xv, 189 p. (ST/ESA/SER.A/2008)
Sales No. E.03.XIII.12. ISBN 92-1-151383-9.

World Health Organization (WHO)

Bulletin of the World Health Organization: Volume 83, Number 5, April 2005, p. 321-400.
Online version: http://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/83/5/en/

Rapport sur la santé dans le monde 2005 : Donnons sa chance à chaque mère et à chaque enfant.
Organisation mondiale de la Santé. Genève. 2005. xxvi, 261 p.
ISBN 92-4-256290-4.
Online version: http://www.who.int/whr/2005/fr/index.html



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