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UNRIC Library Newsletter – February 2006

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UNRIC Library Newsletter – February 2006
New information material
New titles
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NEW WEBSITES WITHIN THE UN SYSTEM

UN in General

Charte des Nations Unies (Nouvelle version du site) http://www.un.org/french/aboutun/charte/index.html

Version à imprimer de la Charte des Nations Unies http://www.un.org/french/aboutun/charte/txt.html

Fact Sheet and Chart on Follow-up Mechanisms to UN Summits and Conference
http://www.un.org/esa/desa/ousg/statements/2005/
Fact_sheet_Follow-up_Mechanisms_to_UN_Summits_and_Conference.pdf


New High-Level Panel on UN System-Wide Coherence in Areas of Development, Humanitarian Assistance, Environment
English:
http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2006/sgsm10349.doc.htm
French: http://www.un.org/News/fr-press/docs/2006/SGSM10349.doc.htm

UN in Brief (updated version)
English: http://www.un.org/Docs/uninbrief/index.html
French: http://www.un.org/french/aboutun/uninbrief/
Spanish: http://www.un.org/spanish/aboutun/uninbrief/

Peace & Security

Gender and UN Peacekeeping
http://www.un.org/Depts/dpko/gender/index.htm

Peacekeeping Best Practices – redesigned website http://unhq-appspub-01.un.org/lib/dhlrefweblog.nsf

United Nations Political and Peace-Building Missions (Background Note: 31 January 2006)
English: http://www.un.org/peace/ppbm.pdf
French: http://www.un.org/french/peace/reports/peace_operations/docs/ppbmf.pdf

United Nations Peacekeeping Operations (Background Note: 31 January 2006)
English: http://www.un.org/Depts/dpko/dpko/bnote.htm
French: http://www.un.org/french/peace/peace/bnote.htm

Economic & Social Development

GEO Year Book 2006
http://www.unep.org/geo/yearbook/yb2006/
The GEO Year Book 2006 is the third annual survey of the changing global environment produced by the United Nations Environment Programme, in collaboration with many world experts in environmental research and action.

ILO annual Global Employment Trends
http://www.ilo.org/public/english/employment/strat/download/getb06en.pdf

International Women's Day [observed on 8 March]
English: Women in Decision-Making: Meeting Challenges, Creating Change -
http://www.un.org/events/women/iwd/2006/
Spanish: La mujer en la adopción de decisiones: enfrentando los desafíos, generando el cambio - http://www.un.org/spanish/events/women/iwd/2006/

World Environment Day 2006 [observed 5 June 2006]
English: Deserts and Desertification: Don't Desert Drylands! - http://www.unep.org/wed/2006/english/
French: Journée mondiale de l'environnement - Déserts et Désertification: Ne désertez pas les terres arides! http://www.unep.org/wed/2006/french/

World Health Day 2006 [observed 7 April 2006]
English: Working together for health - http://www.who.int/world-health-day/2006/en/index.html
French: Journée mondiale de la Santé 2006 : Travaillons ensemble pour la santé http://www.who.int/world-health-day/2006/fr/index.html
Spanish: Día Mundial de la Salud 2006: Colaboremos por la salud - http://www.who.int/world-health-day/2006/es/index.html

Human Rights

Human Rights Experts issue Joint Report on Situation of Detainees in Guantanamo Bay
Press Release: http://www.unhchr.ch/huricane/huricane.nsf/view01/
52E94FB9CBC7DA10C1257117003517B3?opendocument

Full Report (E/CN.4/2006/120) : http://www.ohchr.org/english/bodies/chr/docs/62chr/E.CN.4.2006.120_.pdf

Humanitarian Affairs

United Nations Manual on Humanitarian Negotiations with Armed Groups
http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/lib.nsf/db900SID/
RURI-6LTL72?OpenDocument


NEW INFORMATION MATERIAL

Single copies of the following titles can be ordered via e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Africa Renewal: Volume 19, No. 4, January 2006. 24 p.
Online version: http://www.un.org/ecosocdev/geninfo/afrec/vol19no4/jan06.html

Afrique Renouveau : Vol. 19, No. 3, Octobre 2005. 24 p.
Online version: http://www.un.org/french/ecosocdev/geninfo/afrec/vol19no3/19no3_fr.pdf

Calendar of Conferences and Meetings as of 1 January 2006.
Online version: http://conf.un.org/DGAACS/Meetings.nsf/wByYear?OpenForm

Focus Kosovo – November/December 2005, 28 p.
Online version: http://www.unmikonline.org/pub/focuskos/index.htm

United Nations International Conference on Civil Society in Support of the Palestinian People, United Nations Headquarters, New York, 13-14 September 2004.
United Nations. Division for Palestinian Rights. 32 p


NEW TITLES
added to the library collection in February

II.A   Business, Economics, Science and Technology

Connected for Development: Information Kiosks and Sustainability. (ICT Task Force Series 4)
United Nations. New York. 2005. xii, 253 p.
Sales No. E.04.II.A.14. ISBN 92-1-104.
Online version: http://www.unicttaskforce.org/perl/documents.pl?id=1361

Development challenges in sub-Saharan Africa and post-conflict countries: Report of the Committee for Development Policy on the seventh session (14-18 March 2005).
United Nations. New York. 2005. xiv, 92 p.
Sales No. E.05.II.A.9. ISBN 92-1-104545-2.
Online version: http://www.un.org/esa/policy/devplan/cdp_publications/2005cdpreport.pdf

Funding for United Nations Development Cooperation: Challenges and Options.
United Nations. New York. 2005. viii, 57 p.
Sales No. E.05.II.A.15. ISBN 92-1-104620-3.

Harnessing the Potential of ICT for Education: A Multistakeholder Approach; Proceedings from the Dublin Global Forum on the United Nations ICT Task Force. (ICT Task Force Series 9)
United Nations. New York. 2005. viii, 338 p.
Sales No. E.05.II.A.12. ISBN 92-1-104548-7.
Online version: http://www.unicttaskforce.org/perl/documents.pl?id=1570

The Inequality Predicament: Report on the World Social Situation 2005.
United Nations. New York. 2005. xi, 158 p. (A/60/117/Rev.1-ST/ESA/299)
Sales No. E.05.IV.5. ISBN 92-1-130243-9.
Online version: http://www.ilo.org/public/english/region/ampro/cinterfor/news/inf_05.pdf

Information and Communication Technologies for African Development: An Assessment of Progress and Challenges Ahead. ((ICT Task Force Series 2)
United Nations. New York. 2003. xi, 347 p.
Sales No. E.04.II.A.12. ISBN 92-1-104531-2.
Online version: http://www.unicttaskforce.org/perl/documents.pl?id=1151

Information and Communication Technology for Peace: The Role of ICT in Preventing, Responding to and Recovering from Conflict. (ICT Task Force Series 11)
United Nations. New York. 2005. viii, 101 p
Sales No. E.05.II.A.19. ISBN 92-1-104556-8.
Online version: http://www.unicttaskforce.org/perl/documents.pl?id=1571

Information Insecurity: A survival guide to the uncharted territories of cyber-threats and cyber-security. (ICT Task Force Series 1)
United Nations. New York. 2002. 155 p.
Sales No. E.04.II.A.11. ISBN 92-1-104530-4.
Online version: http://www.unicttaskforce.org/perl/documents.pl?id=1152

Informe de la Reunión Internacional para examiner la ejecución del Programa de Acción para el desarrollo sostenible de los pequeños Estados insulares en desarrollo, Port Louis (Mauricio), 10 a 14 de enero de 2005.
Naciones Unidas. Nueva York. 2005. iv, 113 p. (A/CONF.207/11)
Sales No. S.05.II.A.4. ISBN 92-1-304232-9.
Online version: http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/asp/ws.asp?m=A/CONF.207/11

Internet Governance: A Grand Collaboration; An Edited Collection of Papers Contributed to the United Nations ICT Task Force Global Forum on Internet Governance, New York, March 25-26, 2004. (ICT Task Force Series 5)
United Nations. New York. 2004. viii, 393 p.
Sales No. E.04.II.A.15. ISBN 92-1-104534-7.
Online version: http://www.unicttaskforce.org/perl/documents.pl?id=1392

Rapport de la Réunion internationale chargée d’examiner la mise en œvre du Programme d’action pour le développement durable des petits États insulaires en développement, Port-Louis (Maurice), 10-14 janvier 2005.
Nations Unies. New York. 2005. iv, 116 p. (A/CONF.207/11)
Sales No. F.05.II.A.4. ISBN 92-1-204250-3.
Online version: http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/asp/ws.asp?m=A/CONF.207/11

Report of the International Meeting to Review the Implementation of the Programme of Action for the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States, Port Louis, Mauritius, 10-14 January 2005.
United Nations. New York. 2005. iv, 106 p. (A/CONF.207/11)
Sales No. E.05.II.A.4. ISBN 92-1-104539-3.
Online version: http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/asp/ws.asp?m=A/CONF.207/11

The Role of Information and Communication Technologies in Global Development: Analyses and Policy Recommendations. (ICT Task Force Series 3)
United Nations. New York. 2005. xvi, 383 p.
Sales No. E.04.II.A.13. ISBN 92-1-104532-0.
Online version: http://www.unicttaskforce.org/perl/documents.pl?id=1360

Village Phone Replication Manual: Creating Sustainable Access to Affordable Telecommunications for the Rural Poor. (ICT Task Force Series 10)
United Nations. New York. 2005. vi, 178 p.
Sales No. E.05.II.A.10. ISBN 92-1-104546-0.
Online version: http://www.unicttaskforce.org/perl/documents.pl?id=1545

II.C   World Economy

World Economic and Social Survey 2004: International Migration.
United Nations. New York. 2004. xxxii, 240 p. (E/2004/75/Rev.1/Add.1-ST/ESA/291/Add.1)
Sales No. E.04.II.C.1. ISBN 92-1-109147-0.
Online version: http://www.un.org/esa/policy/wess/wess2004files/part2web/part2web.pdf

World Economic and Social Survey 2005: Financing for Development.
United Nations. New York. 2005. xxvii, 219 p. (E/2005/51/Rev.1-ST/ESA/298)
Sales No. E.05.II.C.1. ISBN 92-1-109149-7.
Online version: http://www.un.org/esa/policy/wess/wess2005files/wess2005web.pdf

World Economic Situation and Prospects 2005.
United Nations. New York. 2005. xii, 121 p.
Sales No. E.05.II.C.2. ISBN 92-1-109148-9.
Online version: http://www.un.org/esa/policy/wess/wesp2005files/wesp2005.pdf

II. D   Trade, Finance and Commerce

Competition. (UNCTAD Series on issues in international investment agreements)
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2004. x, 102 p. (UNCTAD/ITE/IIT/2004/6)
Sales No. E.04.II.D.44. ISBN 92-1-112654-1.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/Templates/webflyer.asp?docid=5565&intItemID=2322&lang=1

Directrices para la contabilidad e información financiera de las pequeñas y medianas empresas (DCPYMES) : Orientación para el nivel 2.
Naciones Unidas. Nueva York y Ginebra. 2004. v, 72 p. (UNCTAD/ITE/TEB/2003/5)
Sales No. S.04.II.D.14. ISBN 92-1-312309-4.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/Templates/webflyer.asp?docid=4765&intItemID=2095&lang=3&print=1

E-Commerce and Development Report 2004: Prepared by the UNCTAD Secretariat.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2004. xv, 215 p. (UNCTAD/SDTE/ECB/2004/1)
Sales No. E.04.II.D.42. ISBN 92-1-112653-3.
Online version: http://r0.unctad.org/ecommerce/ecommerce_en/edr04_en.htm

Incentivos : Colección de publicaciones de la UNCTAD sobre temas relacionados con los acuerdos internacionales de inversión.
Naciones Unidas. Nueva York y Ginebra. 2004. x, 100 p. (UNCTAD/ITE/IIT/2003/5)
Sales No. S.04.II.D.6. ISBN 92-1-312307-8.
Online version : http://www.unctad.org/sp/docs/iteiit20035_sp.pdf

Informe sobre el comercio y el desarrollo, 2004 : Coherencia de las políticas económicas, estrategias de desarrollo e integración en la economía mundial.
Naciones Unidas. Nueva York y Ginebra. 2004. xi, 95 p. (UNCTAD/TDR/2004)
Sales No. S.04.II.D.29. ISBN 92-1-312315-9.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/templates/WebFlyer.asp?intItemID=3236&lang=3

Rapport sur le commerce et le développement, 2004 : Aperçu général et deuxième partie.
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2004. x, 89 p. (UNCTAD/TDR/2004)
Sales No. F.04.II.D.29. ISBN 92-1-212311-2.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/Templates/WebFlyer.asp?intItemID=3236&lang=2

El transporte marítimo en 2004 : Informe de la secretaría de la UNCTAD.
Naciones Unidas. Nueva York y Ginebra. 2004. xiii, 147 p. (UNCTAD/RMT/2004)
Sales No. S.04.II.D.34. ISBN 92-1-312314-0.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/Templates/WebFlyer.asp?intItemID=3368&lang=3

Prospects for Foreign Direct Investment and the Strategies of Transnational Corporations, 2005-2008.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. xii, 60 p. (UNCTAD/ITE/IIT/2005/7)
Sales No. E.05.II.D.32. ISBN 92-1-112691-6.

Swimming in the Spaghetti Bowl: Challenges for Developing Countries under the “New Regionalism”. (Policy Issues in International Trade and Commodities, Study Series No. 27)
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2004. iv, 29 p. (UNCTAD/ITCD/TAB/28)
Sales No. E.04.II.D.38. ISBN 92-1-112649-5.

Transnational Corporations, Volume 14, Number 3, December 2005.
United Nations Conferences on Trade and Development. Division on Investment, Technology and Enterprise Development.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. x, 175 p.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/Templates/Page.asp?intItemID=2926&lang=1

UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2005 / Manuel de Statistiques de la CNUCED.
United Nations / Nations Unies. New York and Geneva / New York et Genève. 2005. xxviii, 454 p. (TD/STAT.30)
Sales No. E/F.05.II.D.29. ISBN 92-1-012060-4.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/Templates/webflyer.asp?docid=6558&intItemID=2364&lang=1

UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2005 on CD-ROM / Manuel de Statistiques de la CNUCED sur CD-ROM.
United Nations / Nations Unies. New York and Geneva / New York et Genève. 2005. vii, 83 p. plus CD-ROM (TD/STAT.30/CD)
Sales No. E/F.05.II.D.29. ISBN 92-1-012061-2.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/TEMPLATES/webflyer.asp?docid=6558&intItemID=2068&lang=2&mode=toc

II.E   Economic Commission for Europe (ECE)

Economic Survey of Europe, 2005, No. 1.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. xiii, 144 p. (ECE/EAD/2005/2)
Sales No. E.05.II.E.7. ISBN 92-1-116922-4.
Online version: http://www.unece.org/ead/pub/surv_051.htm

International Standardization of Fruit and Vegetables: Colour Chart for Walnut Kernels / Normalisation Internationale des Fruits et Légumes: Echelle Colorimerique Pour Les Cerneaux de Noix.
United Nations / OECD. Geneva. 2006. 4 p. (ECE/TRADE/316)
Sales No. E/F/R.06.II.E.1. ISBN 92-1-016368-0.

II.H   Public Administration

Understanding the Knowledge Societies: In twenty questions and answers with the Index of Knowledge Societies.
United Nations. New York. 2005. xvii, 168 p. (ST/ESA/PAD/SER.E/66)
Sales No. E.05.II.H.2. ISBN 92-1-123156-6.
Online version: http://unpan1.un.org/intradoc/groups/public/documents/UN/UNPAN020643.pdf

III.T   International Trade Centre (UNCTAD/WTO)

Training and Consulting: Designing, developing and delivering training and consulting interventions.
International Trade Centre. Geneva. 2005. xiii, 158 p. (ITC/P182.E/TSS/EMDS/05-I)
Sales No. E.05.III.T.5. ISBN 92-9137-291-6.

IV   Social Questions

2004 World Survey on the Role of Women in Development: Women and International Migration.
United Nations. New York. 2005. x, 87 p.(A/59/278/Add.1-ST/ESA/294)
Sales No. E.04.IV.4. ISBN 92-1-130235-8.
Online version: http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/Review/documents/press-releases/WorldSurvey-Women&Migration.pdf

Consolidated List of Products Whose Consumption and/or Sale Have Been Banned, Withdrawn, Severely Restricted or Not Approved by Governments: Eleventh Issue (New data only, December 2003 – June 2004); Chemicals.
United Nations. New York. 2005. ix, 61 p. (ST/ESA/292)
Sales No. E.05.IV.1. ISBN 92-1-130238-2.

Consolidated List of Products Whose Consumption and/or Sale Have Been Banned, Withdrawn, Severely Restricted or Not Approved by Governments: Twelfth Issue (New data only, May 2003 – December 2004); Pharmaceuticals.
United Nations. New York. 2005. ix, 53 p. (ST/ESA/297)
Sales No. E.05.IV.4. ISBN 92-1-130241-2.

Eleventh United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, Bangkok, 18-25 April 2005: Report prepared by the Secretariat.
United Nations. New York. 2005. iv, 95 p. (A/CONF.203/18)
Sales No. E.05.IV.7. ISBN 92-1-130245-5.
Online version: http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/asp/ws.asp?m=A/CONF.203/18

The Inequality Predicament: Report on the World Social Situation 2005.
United Nations. New York. 2005. xi, 158 p. (A/60/117/Rev.1-ST/ESA/299)
Sales No. E.05.IV.5. ISBN 92-1-130243-9.
Online version: http://www.ilo.org/public/english/region/ampro/cinterfor/news/inf_05.pdf

V   International Law

The Law of the Sea: Enforcement by Coastal States, Legislative History of Article 220 of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea.
United Nations. New York. 2005. 89 p.
Sales No. E.05.V.14. ISBN 92-1-133738-0.

VIII   Transport and Communications

European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN) – Volume I: Final Act final of the Conference, Resolution on the Follow-up to the Conference, Agreement as adopted on 24 May 2000, Annexed Regulations, as revised as of 1 January 2005.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2004. xxxv, 425 p. (ECE/TRANS/182 (Vol.I))
Sales No. E.04.VIII.2. ISBN 92-1-139100-8.

European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN) – Volume II: Annexed Regulations, as revised as of 1 January 2005 (cont’d).
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2004. v, 505 p. (ECE/TRANS/182 (Vol.II))
Sales No. E.04.VIII.2. ISBN 92-1-139101-6.

Sistema globalmente armonizado de clasificación y etiquetado de productos químicos (SGA).
Naciones Unidas. Nueva York y Ginebra. 2003. vi, 461 p. (ST/SG/AC.10/30)
Sales No. S.03.II.E.25. IBN 92-1-316006-2

XIII   Demography

2002 Demographic Yearbook / Annuaire démographique: Fifty-fourth issue/Cinquante-quatrième édition.
United Nations/Nations Unies. New York. 2005. ix, 1045 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.R/33)
Sales No. E/F/05.XIII.1. ISBN 92-1-051096-8.

Living Arrangements of Older Persons Around the World.
United Nations. New York. 2005. xlix, 216 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.A/240)
Sales No. E.05.XIII.9. ISBN 92-1-151412-6.
Online version: http://www.un.org/esa/population/publications/livingarrangement/report.htm

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

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights: Selected Decisions of the Human Rights Committee under The Optional Protocol; Volume 6: Fifty-sixth to sixty-fifth sessions (March 1996 – March 1999).
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. iv, 202 p. (CCPR/C/OP/6)
Sales No. E.05.XIV.1. ISBN 92-1-154165-4.
Online version: http://www.ohchr.org/english/about/publications/docs/sdecisions-vol6.pdf

XVII   International Statistics

Monthly bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique: Issue No. 1013, Vol. LIX, No. 11, November / Edition n˚ 1013, Vol. LIX, n˚ 11, Novembre.
United Nations/Nations Unies. New York. 2005. xii, 333 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.Q/395)
Online version: http://unstats.un.org/unsd/mbs

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