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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 2006 - New titles

Article Index
UNRIC Library Newsletter – May 2006
New information material
New videos or DVDs
New titles
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NEW TITLES
added to the library collection in May

I   General Information and Reference

Quand je serai grande … : Les Objectifs du Millénaire pour le développement à l’attention des enfants (livre de coloriage).
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2005. 48 p. (DPI/SALES/2005/26)
Sales No. GV.F.05.0.14. ISBN 92-1-200372-9.

When I grow up ...: Millennium Development Goals for Kids (Colouring Book).
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. 48 p. (DPI/SALES/2005/26)
Sales No. GV.E.05.0.14. ISBN 92-1-101099-3.

II.D   Trade, Finance and Commerce

Contrats d’état: Collection de la CNUCED sur les questions des accords internationaux d’investissement.
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2004. x, 82 p. (UNCTAD/ITE/IIT/2004/11)
Sales No. F.05.II.D.5. ISBN 92-1-212317-1.

II.E   Economic Commission for Europe (ECE)

Environmental Performance Review: Belarus; Second Review.
New York and Geneva. United Nations. 2005. xix, 169 p. (ECE/CEP/129)
Sales No. E.06.II.E.2. ISBN 92-1-116937-2.
Online version: http://www.unece.org/env/epr/studies/belarus/welcome.htm

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Report 2005-2006.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2006. 56 p. (ECE/INF/2006/1)
Online version: http://unece.org/pub_cat/topics/annual_report_2005-2006.pdf

III.A   United Nations University (UNU)

Regional Security and Global Governance: A Study of Integration between Regional Agencies and the UN Security Council with a proposal for a Regional-Global Security Mechanism / Kennedy Graham & Tânia Felício.
Brussels, Belgium: Brussels University Press, 2006. 362 p.

United Nations University Annual Report 2005.
Tokyo, Japan. United Nations University. 2006. 56 p.
Online version: http://www.unu.edu/publications/annualreports/2005/ar2005-report.pdf

III.E   United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

Annual Report 2005: Industrial Development Board, thirty-first session; Programme and Budget Committee, twenty-second session.
United Nations Industrial Development Organization. Vienna. 2006. xi, 123 p. (IDB.31/2-PBC.22/2)
Online version: https://www.unido.org/doc/3480

Annual Report 2005: Addendum; List of technical cooperation activities. Industrial Development Board, thirty-first session; Programme and Budget Committee, twenty-second session.
United Nations Industrial Development Organization. Vienna. 2006. 45 p. (IDB.31/2/Add.1-PBC.22/2/Add.1)
Online version: https://www.unido.org/doc/3480

International Yearbook of Industrial Statistics 2006.
United Nations Industrial Development Organization. Vienna. 2006. vi, 594 p. ISBN 1-84542-692-4.

Rapport Annuel 2005: Conseil du développement industriel, trente et unième session, Comité des programmes et des budgets, vingt-deuxième session.
Organisation des Nations Unies pour le développement industriel. Vienne. 2006. xi, 125 p. (IDB.31/2-PBC.22/2)
Online version: https://www.unido.org/doc/3480

III.U   Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

The State of the World’s Refugees 2006: Human Displacement in the New Millennium.
Oxford University Press. 2006. xi, 237 p.
ISBN 0-19-929095-4.
Online version: http://www.unhcr.org/cgi-bin/texis/vtx/template?page=publ&src=static/sowr2006/toceng.htm

IV   Social Questions

Forum sur le crime et la société : Volume 4, numéros 1 et 2, décembre 2004.
Nations Unies. New York. 2006. vii, 124 p.
Sales No. F.05.IV.8. ISBN 92-1-230256-4.

XI   Narcotic Drugs (including United Nations Office on Drug and Crime - UNODC)

Competent National Authorities under the International Drug Control Treaties: With introductory texts in Arabic, Chinese and Russian / Autorités nationales compétentes au titre des traités internationaux concernant le contrôle des drogues: Avec une introduction en arabe, en chinois et en russe / Organismos nacionales competentes en virtud de los tratados internacionales de fiscalización de drogas : Con introducciones en árabe, chino y ruso.
United Nations – Nations Unies – Naciones Unidas. New York 2006. xiv, 128 p. (ST/NAR.3/2005/1/(E/NA)) Sales No. E/F/S.06.XI.8. ISBN 92-1-048110-0.

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Annual Report 2005.
Vienna. February 2006. 96 p.
Online version: http://www.unodc.org/unodc/annual_report_2005.html

XIII   Demography

World Mortality Report 2005.
United Nations. New York. 2006. ix, 431 p. (ST/ESA/SER/A/252)
Sales No. E.06.XIII.3. ISBN 92-1-151417-7.
Online version: http://www.un.org/esa/population/publications/worldmortality/WMR2005.pdf

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

Les droits de l’homme et les prisons: Compilation d’instruments internationaux des droits de l’homme concernant l’administration de la justice (Série sur la formation professionnelle n˚ 11, Add.1)
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2005. x, 405 p. (HR/P/PT/11/Add.1)
Sales No. F.04.XIV.4. ISBN 92-1-254146-1.

XVII   International Statistics

Monthly bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique: Issue No. 1016, Vol. LX, No. 2, February / Edition n˚ 1016, Vol. LX, n˚ 2, février. United Nations/Nations Unies. New York. 2006. xii, 279 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.Q/398)
Online version: http://unstats.un.org/unsd/mbs

UNESCO – UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Teachers and Educational Quality: Monitoring Global Needs for 2015.
UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Montreal. 2006. 215 p.
ISBN 92-9189-033-2.
Online version: http://www.uis.unesco.org/TEMPLATE/pdf/Teachers2006/TeachersReport.pdf



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