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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 2006 - New titles

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UNRIC Library Newsletter - December 2006
New information material
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NEW TITLES
added to the library collection in December 2006

0    Geneva Publications

Building the Architecture for Sustainable Space Security: Conference Report, 30 – 31 March 2006.
United Nations. Geneva. 2006. xviii, 160 p. (UNIDIR/2006/17)
Sales No. GV.E.06.0.14. ISBN 92-9045-185-8.
Online version: http://www.unidir.org/bdd/fiche-ouvrage.php?ref_ouvrage=92-9045-185-8-en#contents

European Action on Small Arms and Light Weapons and Explosive Remnants of War: Final Report.
United Nations. Geneva. 2006. xiv, 78 p. (UNIDIR/2006/19)
Sales No. GV.E.06.0.15. ISBN 92-9045-186-6.
Online version: http://www.unidir.org/bdd/fiche-ouvrage.php?ref_ouvrage=92-9045-186-6-en#contents

I   General Information and Reference

Chronique ONU, Volume XLIII, Numéro 3, septembre – novembre 2006.
”Faire avancer l’ONU”
Département de l’information des Nations Unies. 79 p.
Online version : http://www.un.org/french/pubs/chronique/2006/numero3/0306cont.htm

Dix-septième Conférence cartographique régionale des Nations Unies pour l’Asie et le Pacifique, Bangkok, 18-22 septembre 2006; Rapport de la Conférence.
Nations Unies. New York. 2006. ii, 29 p. (E/CONF.97/7)
Sales No. F.06.I.39. ISBN 92-1-200278-1.
Online version: http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/asp/ws.asp?m=E/CONF.97/7

Règlement intérieur de l’Assemblée générale (avec les amendements et additifs adoptés par l’Assemblée générale jusqu’en septembre 2006)
Nations Unies. New York. 2006. xxiv, 124 p. (A/520/Rev.16)
Sales No. F.85.I.13.
Online version: http://www.un.org/french/ga/generic/rop.shtml

Rules of Procedure of the General Assembly (embodying amendments and additions adopted by the General Assembly up to September 2006).
United Nations. New York. 2006. xxiii, 112 p. (A/520/Rev.16)
Sales No. E.85.I.13.
Online version: http://www.un.org/ga/ropga.shtml

Seventeenth United Nations Regional Cartographic Conference for Asia and the Pacific; Bangkok, 18-22 September 2006: Report of the Conference.
United Nations. New York. 2006. ii, 28 p. (E/CONF.97/7)
Sales No. E.06.I.39. ISBN 92-1-101139-6.
Online version: http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/asp/ws.asp?m=E/CONF.97/7

UN Chronicle. Volume XLIII, Number 3, September-November 2006. 79 p.
“Bringing the UN Forward”.
Online version: http://www.un.org/Pubs/chronicle/2006/issue3/0306cont.htm

II.A   Business, Economics, Science and Technology

Overcoming economic vulnerability and creating employment: Report of the Committee for Development Policy on the eighth session (20-24 March 2006).
United Nations. New York. 2006. xvi, 63 p.
Sales No. E.06.II.A.5. ISBN 92-1-104562-2.

II.D   Trade, Finance and Commerce

Review of Maritime Transport, 2006: Report by the UNCTAD secretariat.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2006. xii, 147 p. (UNCTAD/RMT/2006)
Sales No. E.06.II.D.7. ISBN 92-1-112699-1.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/rmt2006_en.pdf

II.E   Economic Commission for Europe (ECE)

Mandat et Règlement intérieur de la Commission économique pour l’Europe : Quatrième édition révisée.
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2006. 18 p. (E/ECE/778/Rev.4)
Online version: http://unece.org/oes/mandate/Commission%20Rev4%20French.pdf

Strategies for Monitoring and Assessment of Transboundary Rivers, Lakes and Groundwaters.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2006. 24 p. (ECE/MP.WAT/20)
Sales No. E.06.II.E.15. ISBN 92-1-116951-8.

Terms of Reference and Rules of Procedure of the Economic Commission for Europe: Fourth revised edition.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2006. 17 p. (E/ECE/778/Rev.4)
Online version: http://unece.org/oes/mandate/Commission%20Rev4%20English.pdf

III.B   United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Bericht über die menschliche Entwicklung 2006: Nicht nur eine Frage der Knappheit; Macht, Armut und die globale Wasserkrise
Deutsche Gesellschaft für die Vereinten Nationen. Berlin. 2006. xix, 490 p.
ISBN 3-923904-63-0.
Online version: http://hdr.undp.org/hdr2006/pdfs/summaries/HDR2006_German_Summary.pdf

Human Development Report 2006: Beyond scarcity – Pover, poverty and the global water crisis.
United Nations Development Programme. New York. 2006. xvi, 422 p.
ISBN 0-230-50058-7.
Online version: http://hdr.undp.org/hdr2006/report.cfm

Human Development Report 2006: Beyond scarcity – Pover, poverty and the global water crisis; Summary.
United Nations Development Programme. New York. 2006. 48 p.
Online version: http://hdr.undp.org/hdr2006/pdfs/summaries/HDR2006_English_Summary.pdf

Rapport mondial sur le développement humain 2006 : Au-delà de la pénurie – Pouvoir, pauvreté et la crise mondiale de l’eau.
Programme des Nations Unies pour le développement. New York. 2006. 59 p.
Online version : http://hdr.undp.org/hdr2006/pdfs/summaries/HDR2006_French_Summary.pdf

III.D   United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Our Planet: Climate Change and Economic Development. Volume 17, No. 2.
United Nations Environment Programme. 35 p.
Online version: http://www.ourplanet.com/imgversn/172/content.html

Notre Planète: Le changement climatique et le développement économique. Volume 17, No. 2.
Programme des Nations Unies pour l’environnement. 35 p.
Online version: http://www.ourplanet.com/imgversn/172/french/content.html

Nuestro Planeta: Cambio climático y desarrollo económico. Tomo 17, No. 2.
Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Medio Ambiente. 35 p.
Online version: http://www.ourplanet.com/imgversn/172/spanish/content.html

III.T   International Trade Centre (UNCTAD/WTO)

Le Business Management System: Un cadre de référence pour renforcer la competitivité internationale.
Centre du commerce international. Genève. 2005. viii, 143 p. (ITC/P196.F/TSS/EMDS/05-XI)
Sales No. F.06.III.T.1. ISBN 92-9137-328-1.

El Business Management System: Un marco para la competitividad internacional.
Centro de Comercio Internacional. Ginebra. 2005. viii, 141 p. (ITC/P196.E/TSS/EMDS/05-XI)
Sales No. S.06.III.T.1. ISBN 92-9137-323-0.

Guide à l’intention des entreprises: Mesures correctives commerciales de la Communauté européenne : Législation, pratiques et procédures antidumping, antisubventions et en matière de sauvegardes; Édition révisée.
Centre du commerce international. Genève. 2005. viii, 225 p. (ITC/P194.F/TSS/BAS/05-X)
Sales No. F.05.III.T.61. ISBN 92-9137-326-5.

V    International Law

Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 61.
United Nations. New York. 2006. iv, 110 p.
ISBN 92-1-133749-6.

Manuel de formation à l’établissement du tracé des limites extérieures du plateau continental au-delà des 200 milles marins et à la formulation des demandes adressées à la Commission des limites du plateau continental.
Nations Unies. New York. 2006. pagination multiple.
Sales No. F.06.V.4. ISBN 92-1-233418-0.

Répertoire de la pratique suivie par les organes des Nations Unies : Supplément N? 6 ; Volume IV : Articles 55 à 72 de la Charte, 1er janvier 1979 au 31 décembre 1984.
Nations Unies. New York. 2006. ix, 253 p.
Sales No. F.01.V.8. ISBN 92-1-233355-9.

Répertoire de la pratique suivie par les organes des Nations Unies : Supplément N? 6 ; Volume II : Articles 9 à 22 de la Charte, 1er janvier 1979 au 31 décembre 1984.
Nations Unies. New York. 2006. vii, 351 p.
Sales No. F.02.V.14. ISBN 92-1-233373-7.

VIII   Transport and Communications

ADR applicable as from 1 January 2007: European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road; Volume II.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2006. xi, 609 p. (ECE/TRANS/185 (Vol.II))
Sales No. E.06.VIII.1. ISBN 92-1-139115-6.

IX   Disarmament and Atomic Energy

Disarmament forum, three, 2006: Toward a Stronger BTWC / forum du désarmement, trois, 2006: Les armes biologiques – vers une convention plus forte?  (UNIDIR - United Nations Institut for Disarmament Research / Institut des Nations Unies pour la Recherche sur le Désarmement)
English online version: http://www.unidir.org/bdd/fiche-periodique.php?ref_periodique=1020-7287-2006-3-en
French online version: http://www.unidir.org/bdd/fiche-periodique-fr.php?ref_periodique=1020-7287-2006-3-fr

XIII   Demography

2003 Demographic Yearbook / Annuaire démographique: Fifty-ffifth issue/Cinquante-cinquième édition.
United Nations/Nations Unies. New York. 2006. ix, 815 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.R/34)
Sales No. E/F/06.XIII.1. ISBN 92-1-051097-6.
Online version: http://unstats.un.org/unsd/demographic/products/dyb/dyb2003.htm

World Population Prospects: The 2004 Revision; Volume III: Analytical Report.
United Nations. New York. 2005. ci, 195 p. (ST/SER/SER.A/246)
Sales No. E.05.XIII.7. ISBN 92-1-151409-6.
Online version: http://www.un.org/esa/population/publications/WPP2004/WPP2004_Volume3.htm

XVII   International Statistics

2004 International Trade Statistics Yearbook: Volume I; Trade by Country / Annuaire statistique du commerce international: volume I; Commerce par pays.
United Nations / Nations Unies. New York. 2006.  xlvii, 1266 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.G/53)
Sales No. E/F.06.XVII.4 (Vol. I). ISBN 92-1-061219-1.

2004 International Trade Statistics Yearbook: Volume II; Trade by Commodity / Annuaire statistique du commerce international: volume II; Commerce par produit.
United Nations / Nations Unies. New York. 2006.  xlv, 667 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.G/53)
Sales No. E/F.06.XVII.4 (Vol. II). ISBN 92-1-061219-1.

Manuel des statistiques du commerce international des services.
Nations Unies. Genève. 2006. x, 189 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.M/86)
Sales No. F.02.XVII.11. ISBN 92-1-261190-7.

Manuel sur les institutions sans but lucratif dans le Système de comptabilité nationale.
Nations Unies. New York. 2006. ix, 342 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.F/91)
Sales No. F.03.XVII.9. ISBN 92010261198-2.

Monthly bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique: Issue No. 1024, Vol. LX, No. 10, October / Edition n? 1024, Vol. LX, n? 10, octobre. United Nations/Nations Unies. New York. 2006. xii, 277 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.Q/406)
Online version: http://unstats.un.org/unsd/mbs

International Labour Organization (ILO)

Evolving World of Work in the Enlarged EU:  Progress and Vulnerability; Prepared for the International Conference ‘Evolving World of Work in the Enlarged EU – Vulnerability and Social Sustainability’, Brussels, 23-24 November 2006.
International Labour Office and European Commission. vii, 552 p.
ISBN 92-2-119231-8.

Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)

Report on the global AIDS epidemic 2006: A UNAIDS 10th anniversary special edition.
UNAIDS. Geneva. 2006. 629 p. + CD-ROM.
ISBN 92-9-173479-9.
Online version: http://www.unaids.org/en/HIV_data/2006GlobalReport/default.asp



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