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UNRIC Library Newsletter – September 2005

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UNRIC Library Newsletter – September 2005
New information material
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NEW WEBSITES WITHIN THE UN SYSTEM

UN in General

Global Compact - Business Unusual: Facilitating United Nations Reform Through Partnerships
http://www.unglobalcompact.org/content/pubs.htm
The report explores how partnerships with business act as a catalyst for reform and institutional innovation throughout the UN organization by infusing private sector management practices and performance-based thinking. “Business UNusual” concludes that partnerships have an increasingly important role to play as a complementary approach to the conventional instruments of international cooperation and development.

Global Compact – Towards Responsible Lobbying: Leadership and Public Policy
http://www.unglobalcompact.org/content/NewsDocs/rl_final.pdf

Regional Commissions Development Update Newsletter
http://www.un.org/Depts/rcnyo/newsletter/home.htm
“This newsletter, produced by the Regional Commissions New York Office, gives a regional perspective to the implementation strategy of the Millennium Development Goals, as well as of the Monterrey Consensus on financing for development. Also highlighted is the regional follow-up to the World Summit on the Information Society in Geneva, leading up to the Tunis Summit in November 2005.”

United Nations Geographical Information Working Group (UNGIWG) – new website
http://www.ungiwg.org/

United Nations Millennium Development Goals – new website
English: http://www.un.org/millenniumgoals/
French: http://www.un.org/french/millenniumgoals/
Spanish: http://www.un.org/spanish/millenniumgoals/

United Nations Protocol and Liaison Service – new website http://missions.un.int/protocol/

United Nations Reform
UN Reform Dossier: 1997 – 2005: http://www.un.org/reform/dossier.html 
Status of UN Management Reforms as at 5 September 2005: http://www.un.org/reform/reform_update.html

United Nations System Calendar of Media Events
http://www.un.org/events/calendar
This calendar provides brief descriptions of launches of major United Nations reports, conferences and meetings, and special events at United Nations Headquarters and in locations around the world.  Contact information for the media is also included for each entry in the calendar, maintained by the United Nations Communications Group.

World Summit – Related Reports produced by UN Agencies
http://www.un.org/summit2005/documents.html

World Trade Organization (WTO) – Documents online
http://docsonline.wto.org/
“This database provides access to the official documentation of the World Trade Organization, including the legal texts of the WTO agreements. The database contains WTO documentation from 1995 onwards and is updated daily. It also contains selected material for the period 1986-1994, principally Uruguay Round documents and a small number of GATT documents. There are currently over 100,000 documents in the database in the three official languages of the WTO.”

Peace & Security

Third report of the Analytical Support and Sanctions Monitoring Team appointed pursuant to resolution 1526 (2004) concerning Al-Qaida and the Taliban and associated individuals and entities (S/2005/572, 9 September 2005)
English, French and Spanish: http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/asp/ws.asp?m=S/2005/572

Economic & Social Development

Crime and Development in Africa (UNODC)
http://www.unodc.org/pdf/African_report.pdf

Decent Work - Safe Work, ILO Introductory Report to the XVIIth World Congress on Safety and Health at Work (ILO)
http://www.ilo.org/public/english/protection/safework/wdcongrs17/intrep.pdf

Economic and Social Development – UN website has been redesigned
English: http://www.un.org/esa/
French: http://www.un.org/french/esa/index.html
Spanish: http://www.un.org/french/esa/index.html

Global Financial Stability Report: Market Developments and Issues (IMF)
http://www.imf.org/External/Pubs/FT/GFSR/2005/02/index.htm

Health and the Millennium Development Goals report (WHO Report)
English: http://www.who.int/mdg/publications/MDG_Report_08_2005.pdf
French: http://www.who.int/mdg/publications/Report_du_omd.pdf

Investing in the Children of the Islamic World (UNICEF)
http://www.unicef.org/publications/files/Investing_Children_Islamic_World_full_E.pdf

Progress of the World’s Women 2005: Women, Work & Poverty (UNIFEM report)
http://www.unifem.org/resources/item_detail.php?ProductID=48

Report on the World Social Situation 2005: The Inequality Predicament
http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/rwss/media%2005/report/The%20Inequality%20Predicament.pdf
Media kit: http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/rwss/media%2005/cd-docs/media.htm

World Economic Outlook: Building Institutions (IMF)
http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/weo/2005/02/index.htm

World Resources 2005: The Wealth of the Poor: Managing Ecosystems to Fight Poverty
http://pubs.wri.org/pubs_description.cfm?PubID=4073
This is the 11th in a series of biennial reports on global environment and governance issues published since 1984. This particular report’s focus is on poverty issues follows upon conclusions from the previous two reports – the first was about ecosystems and the second was about governance. Since 1996, the series has been published jointly by The World Bank, the United Nations Development Programme, the United Nations Environment Programme, and the World Resources Institute.The Press Release is also available online in Spanish, Chinese, Portuguese, French, Dutch and Norwegian.


NEW INFORMATION MATERIAL

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25ème Journée mondiale de l’alimentation – 16 octobre 2005: agriculture et dialogue des cultures; notre patrimoine commun.
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Rome.
Online version: ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/008/a0015e/a0015e00.pdf

25th World Food Day – 16 October 2005: Agriculture and intercultural dialogue; it’s our common heritage.
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Rome.
Online version: ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/008/a0015f/a0015f00.pdf

A/60/1: Memoria del Secretaria General sobre la labor de la Organización.
Online version: http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/asp/ws.asp?m=a/60/1

A/60/1: Rapport du Secrétaire général sur l’activité de l’Organisation.
Online version: http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/asp/ws.asp?m=a/60/1

A/60/1: Report of the Secretary General on the work of the Organization.
Online version: http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/asp/ws.asp?m=a/60/1

Chronique ONU, Volume XLII, Numéro 1, Mars – Mai 2005.
”Nations Unies 60 : A l’heure du renouvellement”
Département de l’information des Nations Unies. 79 p.

Chronique ONU, Volume XLI, Numéro 4, Décembre 2004 – Février 2005.
”Incapacité et droits de l’homme”
Département de l’information des Nations Unies. 79 p.

Chronique ONU, Volume XLI, Numéro 3, Septembre – Novembre 2004.
”Saisir l’insaisissable”
Département de l’information des Nations Unies. 79 p.
Online version: http://www.un.org/french/pubs/chronique/2004/numero3/0304cont.htm

Le développement économique en Afrique: Repenser le rôle de l’investissement étranger direct.
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2005. vii, 120 p. (UNCTAD/DGS/AFRICA/2005/1)
Sales No. F.05.II.D.12. ISBN 92-1-212320-1.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/fr/docs/gdsafrica20051_fr.pdf

Economic Development in Africa: Rethinking the Role of Foreign Direct Investment.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. vii, 106 p. (UNCTAD/DGS/AFRICA/2005/1)
Sales No. E.05.II.D.12. ISBN 92-1-112671-1.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/gdsafrica20051_en.pdf

Press Kit: Conference on Facilitating the Entry into Force of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty, 21-23 September 2005, New York
Online version: http://www.ctbto.org/reference/article_xiv/2005/article_xiv05_main.html

Projets TeleFood : Aider les pauvres à se nourrir.
Organisation des Nations Unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture. Rome.

Proyectos de TeleFood : ayudan a las personas hambrientas a limentarse.
La Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Agricultura y la Alimentación. Roma.

TeleFood: Ensemble remplaçons la faim par l’espoir.
Organisation des Nations Unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture. Rome.

TeleFood: Together we can replace hunger with hope.
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Rome.

TeleFood: Unidos podemos transformar el hambre en esperanza.
La Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Agricultura y la Alimentación. Roma.

TeleFood projects: helping the hungry to feed themselves.
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Rome.

UN Chronicle, Volume XLII, Number 2, June - August 2005.
”The Opportunity Summit”
United Nations Department for Public Information. 79 p.
Online version: http://www.un.org/Pubs/chronicle/2005/issue2/0205cont.htm


NEW VIDEOS OR DVDs
added to the library collection in September

TeleFood: FAO Campaign Against Hunger, 2004. DVD.
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.


NEW TITLES
added to the library collection in September

II.D   Trade, Finance and Commerce

Le développement économique en Afrique: Repenser le rôle de l’investissement étranger direct.
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2005. vii, 120 p. (UNCTAD/DGS/AFRICA/2005/1)
Sales No. F.05.II.D.12. ISBN 92-1-212320-1.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/fr/docs/gdsafrica20051_fr.pdf

Economic Development in Africa: Rethinking the Role of Foreign Direct Investment.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. vii, 106 p. (UNCTAD/DGS/AFRICA/2005/1)
Sales No. E.05.II.D.12. ISBN 92-1-112671-1.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/gdsafrica20051_en.pdf

Informe sobre el comercio y el desarrollo, 2005: Panorama general.
Naciones Unidas. Nueva York y Ginebra. 2005. 19 p. (UNCTAD/TDR/2005 (Overview))
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/sp/docs/tdr2005overview_sp.pdf

International Investment Instruments: Key issue; Volume III.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. x, 19 p. (UNCTAD/ITE/IIT/2004/10 (Vol.III))
Sales No. E.05.II.D.6. ISBN 92-1-112663-0.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/Templates/webflyer.asp?docid=6000&intItemID=2310&lang=1

Rapport sur le commerce et le développement, 2005: Aperçu général.
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2005. 16 p. (UNCTAD/TDR/2005 (Overview))
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/fr/docs/tdr2005overview_fr.pdf

Trade and Development Report, 2005: New features of global interpendence.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. x, 174 p. (UNCTAD/TDR/2005)
Sales No. E.05.II.D.13. ISBN 92-1-112673-8.

Trade and Development Report, 2005: Overview.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. 18 p. (UNCTAD/TDR/2005 (Overview))
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/tdr2005overview_en.pdf

II.E   Economic Commission for Europe (ECE)

Recommandation et lignes directrice en vue de la mise en place d’un guichet unique pour rendre plus efficaces les échanges d’informations entre les opérateurs commerciaux et l’Administration: Recommandation No. 33.
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2005. iv, 39 p. (ECE/TRADE/352)
Sales No. F.05.II.E.9. ISBN 92-1-216478-1.
Online version: http://www.unece.org/cefact/recommendations/rec33/rec33_trd352f.pdf

Recommendation and Guidelines on establishing a Single Window to enhance the efficient exchange of information between trade and government: Recommendation No. 33.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. iv, 33 p. (ECE/TRADE/352)
Sales No. E.05.II.E.9. ISBN 92-1-116924-0.
Online version: http://www.unece.org/cefact/recommendations/rec33/rec33_trd352e.pdf

SIGNI: Signs and Signals on Inland Waterways; Revision 1.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. v, 61 p. (TRANS/SC.3/108/Rev.1)
Sales No. E.05.II.E.15. ISBN 92-1-116929-2.
Online version: http://www.unece.org/trans/doc/finaldocs/sc3/SIGNI%20english.pdf

III.B   United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Bericht über die menschliche Entwicklung 2005: Internationale Zusammenarbeit am Scheidepunkt; Entwicklungshilfe, Handel and Sicherheit in einer ungleichen Welt.
Deutsche Gesellschaft für die Vereinten Nationen. Berlin. 2005. xvi, 427 p.
ISBN 3-923904-61-4.

Human Development Report 2005: International cooperation at a crossroad; Aid, trade and security in an unequal world.
United Nations Development Programme. New York. 2005. xvi, 372 p.
ISBN 0-19-530511-6.
Online version: http://hdr.undp.org/reports/global/2005/

Human Development Report 2005 – Summary 2005: International cooperation at a crossroad; Aid, trade and security in an unequal world.
United Nations Development Programme. New York. 2005. 40 p.

Rapport mondial sur le développement humain 2005: La coopération internationale à la croisée des chemins; L’aide, le commerce et la sécurité dans un monde marqué par les inégalités.
Programme des Nations Unies pour le développement. New York. 2005. xvi, 385 p.
ISBN 2-71785114-1.
Online version: http://hdr.undp.org/reports/global/2005/francais/

Rapport mondial sur le développement humain 2005 - Résumé: La coopération internationale à la croisée des chemins ; L’aide, le commerce et la sécurité dans un monde marqué par les inégalités.
Programme des Nations Unies pour le développement. New York. 2005. 41 p.

III.D   United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Le PNUE en 2004: Rapport Annuel.
Programme des Nations Unies pour l’environnement. Nairobi. 2005. 76 p.
ISBN 92-807-2545-9.
Online version: http://www.unep.org/Documents.Multilingual/Default.asp?DocumentID=67&ArticleID=4717&l=fr

Informe Anual del PNUMA - 2004.
Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Medio Ambiente. Nairobi. 2005. 76 p.
ISBN 92-807-2545-9.

III.H   United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Population Newsletter, Number 79, June 2005 / issued by the Population Division, UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs. 20 p.
Online version: http://www.un.org/esa/population/publications/popnews/Newsltr_No_79.pdf
 
Rapport annuel 2004.
Fonds des Nations Unies pour la population. New York. 2005. iii, 30 p.
ISBN 0-89714-744-8.
Online version: http://www.unfpa.org/upload/lib_pub_file/453_filename_areportfr_2004.pdf

III.Q   United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT)

Financing Urban Shelter: Global Report on Human Settlements 2005.
United Nations Human Settlements Programme. Nairobi. 2005. xlix, 246 p.
ISBN 1-84407-211-8.
Press kit - Online version : http://www.unhabitat.org/mediacentre/financing_urban_shelter.asp

III.T   International Trade Centre (UNCTAD/WTO)

Influencer et respecter les normes internationales: Les défis pour les pays en développement; Volume deux – Procédures suivies par certaines organisations internationales à activités normatives choisies et rapports des pays sur le OTC et les mesures SPS. (Normes et management de la qualité)
Genève. Centre du commerce international. 2004. xviii, 190 p. (ITC/P175.E/PMD/MDS/05-IV)
Sales No. F.04.II.T.7. ISBN 92-9137-303-6.

International Wooden Furniture Markets: A review.
International Tropical Timber Association, International Trade Centre. Geneva. 2005. xxxii, 233 p. (ITC/P175.E/PMD/MDS/05-IV)
Sales No. E.05.III.T.2. ISBN 92-9137-284-6.

Source-it: Global material sourcing for the clothing industry.
International Trade Centre. Geneva. 2005. xvi, 201 p. (ITC/P187.E/PMD/MDS/05-III)
Sales No. E.05.III.T.3. ISBN 92-9137-299-4.

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

Nations Unies Office contre la drogue et le crime.
UPDATE, Numéro 3, 2005: ”Tu vaux mieux que ça … choisis la santé ». 12 p.
Online version: http://www.unodc.org/newsletter/fr/200503/index.html

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

Protocole d’Istanbul: Manuel pour enquêter efficacement sur la torture et autres peines ou traitements cruels, inhumain ou dégradants. (Série sur la formation professionnelle No. 8, Rév. 1)
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2005. x, 83 p. (HR/P/PT/8/Rev.1)
F.04.XIV.3. ISBN 92-1-25414503.

XVII   International Statistics

Monthly bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique: Issue No. 1005, Vol. LVIII, No. 3, March / Edition no.  1005, Vol. LVIII, no  3, Mars.
United Nations/Nations Unies. New York. 2005. xii, 279 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.Q/387)
Online version: http://unstats.un.org/unsd/mbs

Monthly bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique: Issue No. 1006, Vol. LIX, No. 4, April / Edition no 1006, Vol. LIX, no 4, Avril.
United Nations/Nations Unies. New York. 2005. xii, 276 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.Q/388)
Online version: http://unstats.un.org/unsd/mbs

World Health Organization (WHO)

Bulletin of the World Health Organization: Volume 83, Number 9, August 2005, p. 641-720.
Online version: http://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/83/9/en/

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