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UNRIC Library Newsletter – October 2005

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UNRIC Library Newsletter – October 2005
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NEW WEBSITES WITHIN THE UN SYSTEM

UN in General

24 October 2005: United Nations Day – Celebrating 60 years
English: http://www.un.org/events/unday/2005/
French: http://www.un.org/french/events/unday/2005/ 
Spanish: http://www.un.org/spanish/events/unday/2005/ 

Implementation of decisions from the 2005 World Summit Outcome for action by the Secretary-General: Report by the Secretary-General (A/60/430, 19 October 2005)
English, French & Spanish: http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/asp/ws.asp?m=A/60/430

Quick guide to the General Assembly website (flyer)
English: http://www.un.org/ga/60/flyerE.pdf
French: http://www.un.org/french/ga/60/flyer_fr.pdf
Spanish: http://www.un.org/spanish/ga/60/flyersp.pdf

UN Chronicle Online Edition – The United Nations General Assembly and its Presidents
http://www.un.org/Pubs/chronicle/2005/e_alert/093005_GAPresidents.html

UN CyberSchoolBus: Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
http://www.cyberschoolbus.un.org/mdgs/index.html
Recognizing that there are 2.8 billion people under the age of 25, and that youth participation in finding solutions to global problems is vital to the future of the planet, the Outreach Division of the United Nations Department of Public Information is launching a new website for youth on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).  The web site, designed by the United Nations Cyberschoolbus, a United Nations educational web site, will be launched on 17 October -- the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.
     
UN News Centre - A one-stop guide to essential resources on UN issues in the news http://www.un.org/News/dh/infocus/

Peace & Security

A comprehensive review of the situation in Kosovo (Report by Kai Eide, Special Envoy)
(S/2005/635, 7 October 2005)
English, French, Spanish: http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/asp/ws.asp?m=S/2005/635

Human Security Report 2005: War and Peace in the 21st Century
http://www.humansecurityreport.info/index.php?option=content&task=view&id=28&Itemid=63

Report of the International Independent Investigation Commission Established Pursuant to Security Council Resolution 1595 (2005) (Report on the assassination of Lebanese ex-premier Hariri)
http://www.un.org/news/dh/docs/mehlisreport/ 

Economic & Social Development
Progress for Children: A Report Card on Immunization (UNICEF Report)
http://www.unicef.org/publications/files/Progress_for_Children_-_No._3_(English).pdf

UNESCO – In Focus: Cultural Diversity
http://portal.unesco.org/culture/en/ev.php-URL_ID=2450&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html

World Economic and Social Survey 2005: Financing for Development http://www.un.org/esa/policy/wess/wess2005files/wess2005web.pdf

World Youth Report 2005
English, French and Spanish: http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/unyin/ga60.htm

Humanitarian Affairs

Caribbean: Hurricane Wilma – Oct 2005 http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/dbc.nsf/doc108?OpenForm&emid=TC-2005-000143-MEX&rc=2

Central America: Hurricane Stan – Oct 2005 http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/dbc.nsf/doc108?OpenForm&emid=TC-2005-000173-SLV&rc=2

South Asia: Earthquake – Oct 2005
http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/dbc.nsf/doc108?OpenForm&emid=EQ-2005-000174-PAK&rc=3

International Law

United Nations Administrative Tribunal (UNAT)
http://www.un.org/law
UNAT has launched a website providing information about the Tribunal, including its history, role in the Organization, and how to contact the Tribunal secretariat. The website will operate in English and French, the working languages of the Tribunal. The website is designed to assist staff members and their representatives wishing to file an application with the Tribunal and will enable them to better present their cases. The full text of the Tribunal’s jurisprudence is now available at the click of a mouse to anyone with access to the Internet, and the user-friendly search function will provide answers to frequently asked questions and assist all parties in researching legal issues and/or the Tribunal in general.


NEW INFORMATION MATERIAL

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A/60/100 (15 June 2005): Annotated preliminary list of items to be included in the provisional agenda of the sixtieth regular session of the General Assembly
Online version: http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/asp/ws.asp?m=A/60/100

A/60/100/Add.1 (19 August 2005): Annotated draft agenda of the sixtieth session of the General Assembly – Addendum.
Online version: http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/asp/ws.asp?m=A/60/100/Add.1

A/60/100 (15 juin 2005): Liste préliminaire annotée des questions à inscrire à l’ordre du jour provisoire de la soixantième session ordinaire de l’Assemblée générale
Online version: http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/asp/ws.asp?m=A/60/100

A/60/100/Add.1 (19 août 2005): Projet d’ordre du jour annoté de la soixantième session de l’Assemblée générale : Additif.
Online version: http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/asp/ws.asp?m=A/60/100/Add.1

Afrique Renouveau: Vol. 19, No.2, Juillet 2005. 24 p. 
Département de l‘information des Nations Unies.
Online version: http://www.un.org/french/ecosocdev/geninfo/afrec/ar2fr/19no2fr.pdf

Calendar of Conferences and Meetings as of 1 September 2005.
Online version: http://conf.un.org/DGAACS/Meetings.nsf/wByYear?OpenForm
 
Estado de la población mundial 2005 : La promesa de igualdad ; Equidad de género, salud reproductiva y Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenia.
Fondo de Población de la Naciones Unidas. New York. 2005. 119 p.
Sales No. S.05.III.H.1. ISBN 0-89714-752-9.
Online version: http://www.unfpa.org/swp/index_spa.htm

État de la population mondiale 2005 : La promesse d’égalité ; Egalité des sexes, santé en matière de procréation et objectifs du Millénaire pour le développement.
Fonds des Nations Unies pour la population. New York. 2005. 119 p.
Sales No. F.05.III.H.1. ISBN 0-89714-751-0.
Online version: http://www.unfpa.org/swp/index_fre.htm

State of World Population 2005: The Promise of Equality; Gender Equity, Reproductive Health and the Millennium Development Goals.
United Nations Population Fund. New York. 2005. 119 p.
Sales No. E.05.III.H.1. ISBN 0-89714-750-2.
Online version: http://www.unfpa.org/swp/swpmain.htm


NEW TITLES
added to the library collection in October

II.D  Trade, Finance and Commerce

China in a Globalizing World.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. xiii, 183 p. (UNCTAD/GDS/MDPB/2005/1)
Sales No. E.05.II.D.23. ISBN 92-1-112683-5.

Étude sur les transports maritimes, 2004 : Rapport du secrétariat de la CNUCED.
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2004. xii, 141 p. (UNCTAD/RMT/2004)
Sales No. F.04.II.D.34. ISBN 92-1-212310-4.

Informe sobre las inversions en el mundo 2005: Las empresas transnacionales y la internacionalización de la l+D; Panorama general.
Naciones Unidas. Nueva York y Ginebra. 2005. 77 p. (UNCTAD/WIR/2005 (Overview))

International Accounting and Reporting Issues: 2004 Review.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. xiv, 139 p. (UNCTAD/ITE/TEB/2005/2)
Sales No. E.05.II.D.22. ISBN 92-1-112682-7.

Rapport sur l’investissement dans le monde 2005 : Les sociétés transnationales et l’internationalisation de la R-D ; Vue d’ensemble.
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2005. 56 p. (UNCTAD/WIR/2005 (Overview))

World Investment Report 2005: Transnational Corporations and the Internationalization of R&D; Overview.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. 44 p. (UNCTAD/WIR/2005 (Overview))
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/wir2005overview_en.pdf

World Investment Report 2005: Transnational Corporations and the Internationalization of R&D.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. xxxii, 332 p. (UNCTAD/WIR/2005)
Sales No. E.05.II.D.10. ISBN 92-1-112667-3.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/wir2005_en.pdf

III.D   United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Notre Planète : Le capital naturel et les objectifs du millénaire pour le développement.
Programme des Nations Unies pour l’environment. 32 p.

Nuestro Planeta: El capital natural y los objectivos de desarrollo del milenio.
Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Medio Ambiente. 32 p.

Our Planet: Nature’s Capital and the Millennium Development Goals. Volume 16, No. 2.
United Nations Environment Programme. 32 p.

III.H   United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Estado de la población mundial 2005 : La promesa de igualdad ; Equidad de género, salud reproductiva y Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenia.
Fondo de Población de la Naciones Unidas. New York. 2005. 119 p.
Sales No. S.05.III.H.1. ISBN 0-89714-752-9.
Online version: http://www.unfpa.org/swp/index_spa.htm

État de la population mondiale 2005 : La promesse d’égalité ; Egalité des sexes, santé en matière de procréation et objectifs du Millénaire pour le développement.
Fonds des Nations Unies pour la population. New York. 2005. 119 p.
Sales No. F.05.III.H.1. ISBN 0-89714-751-0.
Online version: http://www.unfpa.org/swp/index_fre.htm

State of World Population 2005: The Promise of Equality; Gender Equity, Reproductive Health and the Millennium Development Goals.
United Nations Population Fund. New York. 2005. 119 p.
Sales No. E.05.III.H.1. ISBN 0-89714-750-2.
Online version: http://www.unfpa.org/swp/swpmain.htm

XIII   Demography

Population Challenges and Development Goals.
United Nations. New York. 2005. vii, 57 p. (ST/ESA/SER.A/248)
Sales No. E.05.XIII.8. ISBN 92-1-151411-8.
Online version: http://www.un.org/esa/population/publications/pop_challenges/Population_Challenges.pdf

XVII   International Statistics

Monthly bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique: Issue No. 1010, Vol. LIX, No. 8, August / Edition no. 1010, Vol. LIX, no. 8, Août.
United Nations/Nations Unies. New York. 2005. xii, 280 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.Q/392)
Online version: http://unstats.un.org/unsd/mbs

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