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UNRIC Library Newsletter – January 2006

Article Index
UNRIC Library Newsletter – January 2006
New information material
New videos or DVDs
New titles
All Pages
NEW WEBSITES WITHIN THE UN SYSTEM

UN in General

Documents historiques du Conseil de sécurité http://www.un.org/Depts/dhl/dhlf/landmark_sc/index.html

Documentos históricos del Consejo de Seguridad http://www.un.org/Depts/dhl/spanish/landmark_sc/index.html 

Global Compact: Launch of new web site
http://www.unglobalcompact.org/

International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust [observed 27 January]
Fact Sheet, Public Inquiries Unit, December 2005: http://www.un.org/geninfo/faq/factsheets/factsheets.htm
UN CyberSchoolBus: http://www.un.org/Pubs/CyberSchoolBus/holocaust/index.asp

Jalons historiques de l’ONU (Nouvelle version du site)
http://www.un.org/french/aboutun/milestones/

The Nobel Peace Prize and the United Nations (Fact Sheet, Public Inquiries Unit, December 2005)
http://www.un.org/geninfo/faq/factsheets/nobelpeaceprize.pdf

La ONU trabaja por las pequeñas naciones insulares
Historias de personas comunes y corrientes, que viven en islas pequeñas y tienen grandes proyectos, y que han logrado cambios extraordinarios en sus respectivas comunidades
http://www.un.org/spanish/works/smallislands/index.html

L'ONU travaille pour tous (Nouvelle version du site)
http://www.un.org/french/works/

Peace & Security

Preparatory Committee for the UN Conference to Review Progress Made in the Implementation of the Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (New York, 9-20 January 2006)
http://www.un.org/events/smallarms2006/index.html

Second Report of the International Independent Investigation Commission established pursuant to Security Council resolutions 1595 (2005) and 1636 (2005)
English, French and Spanish: http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/asp/ws.asp?m=S/2005/775

United Nations Peacebuilding Commission
English: http://www.un.org/peace/peacebuilding/
French: http://www.un.org/french/peace/peacebuilding/
Spanish: http://www.un.org/spanish/peace/peacebuilding/

Economic & Social Development

7th Session of the Ad Hoc Committee on a Comprehensive and Integral International Convention on Protection and Promotion of the Rights and Dignity of Persons with Disabilities
16 January - 3 February 2006
http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/enable/rights/ahc7.htm

34th Session of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (UNHQ New York, 16 January-3 February 2006)
http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/cedaw/34sess.htm

Blue Book "Building Inclusive Financial Sectors for Development" (UN DESA and UNCDF report)
http://www.uncdf.org/english/microfinance/bluebook/pub/index.php?get_page=contents

China Human Development Report 2005 (UNDP)
http://www.undp.org.cn/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&topic=40&sid=228

Economic Report on Africa 2005: Meeting the Challenges of Unemployement and Poverty in Africa (UNECA report)
http://www.uneca.org/era2005/

The Songhua River Spill, China, December 2005 (UNEP Field Mission Report )
http://www.unep.org/Documents.Multilingual/Default.asp?DocumentID=467&ArticleID=5076&l=en

UN Chronicle Online Edition
The Inequality Predicament

http://www.un.org/Pubs/chronicle/2005/e_alert/121605_Inequality.html

WHO Handbook for Journalists: Influenza Pandemic
http://www.who.int/csr/don/Handbook_influenza_pandemic_dec05.pdf

World Economic Situation and Prospects 2006 http://www.un.org/esa/policy/wess/wesp.html

The World's Women 2005: Progress in Statistics
http://unstats.un.org/unsd/demographic/products/indwm/wwpub.htm

Humanitarian Affairs

Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF)
http://ochaonline.un.org/

Children and the Tsunami, A Year On: A Draft UNICEF Summary of What Worked
http://www.unicef.org/media/media_30540.html

International Law

United Nations Convention against Corruption entered into force
http://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/crime_convention_corruption.html


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

Bulletin on action by the United Nations system and intergovernmental organizations relevant to the question of Palestine: January 2005, Volume XXVIII, Bulletin No. 1.
United Nations. Division for Palestinian Rights. 6 p.
Online version: http://domino.un.org/UNISPAL.nsf/1ce874ab1832a53e852570bb006dfaf6/
cbfe854927ff9877852570a40064af55!OpenDocument

Bulletin on action by the United Nations system and intergovernmental organizations relevant to the question of Palestine: March 2005, Volume XXVIII, Bulletin No. 3.
United Nations. Division for Palestinian Rights. 19 p.
Online version: http://domino.un.org/UNISPAL.nsf/1ce874ab1832a53e852570bb006dfaf6/
29d871262e0c7f81852570a40065730d!OpenDocument

Bulletin on action by the United Nations system and intergovernmental organizations relevant to the question of Palestine: May 2005, Volume XXVIII, Bulletin No. 5.
United Nations. Division for Palestinian Rights. 10 p.
Online version: http://domino.un.org/UNISPAL.nsf/1ce874ab1832a53e852570bb006dfaf6/
79a9b9d4312f9c5d852570a40066551d!OpenDocument

Bulletin: Mesures prises par les organismes des Nations Unies et les organisations intergouvernementales concernant la question de Palestine: Janvier 2005, Volume XXVIII, Bulletin N˚ 1.
Nations. Unies. Division des droits des Palestiniens. 10 p.
Online version: http://domino.un.org/UNISPAL.nsf/1ce874ab1832a53e852570bb006dfaf6/
cbfe854927ff9877852570a40064af55/$FILE/French.pdf


Bulletin: Mesures prises par les organismes des Nations Unies et les organisations intergouvernementales concernant la question de Palestine: Mars 2005, Volume XXVIII, Bulletin N˚ 3.
Nations. Unies. Division des droits des Palestiniens. 21 p.
Online version: http://domino.un.org/UNISPAL.nsf/1ce874ab1832a53e852570bb006dfaf6/
29d871262e0c7f81852570a40065730d/$FILE/French.pdf

Bulletin: Mesures prises par les organismes des Nations Unies et les organisations intergouvernementales concernant la question de Palestine: Mai 2005, Volume XXVIII, Bulletin N˚ 5.
Nations. Unies. Division des droits des Palestiniens. 13 p.

network: the UN Women’s Newsletter, Vol. 9 – No. 1 – January, February, March 2005. 15 p.
Online version: http://www.un.org/womenwatch/osagi/network/Newtork-Vol-9-1.pdf


NEW VIDEOS
added to the library collection in January

Year in Review 2005
ca. 15 min, available in English, French and Spanish
Online version: http://www.un.org/av/unfamily/yir2005.htm


NEW TITLES
added to the library collection in January

II. D   Trade, Finance and Commerce

Banana Split: How EU Policies Divide Global Producers. (Policy Issues in International Trade and Commodities Study Series No. 31)
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. v, 19 p. (UNCTAD/ITCD/TAB/32)
Sales No. E.05.II.D.17. ISBN 92-1-112677-0.

Information Economy Report 2005: e-commerce and development.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. xxvi, 248 p. (UNCTAD/SDTE/ECB/2005/1)
Sales No. E.05.II.D.19. ISBN 92-1-112679-7.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/Templates/WebFlyer.asp?intItemID=3591&lang=1

Information Economy Report 2005: e-commerce and development; overview.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. iii, 23 p. (UNCTAD/SDTE/ECB/2005/1 (Overview))
Sales No. E.05.II.D.19. ISBN 92-1-112679-7.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/sdteecb20051overview_en.pdf

International Investment Agreements in Services (UNCTAD Series on International Investment Policies for Development).
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. ix, 110 p. (UNCTAD/ITE/IIT/2005/2)
Sales No. E.05.II.D.15. ISBN 92-1-112675-4.

Review of Maritime Transport, 2005: Report by the UNCTAD secretariat.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. xiii, 134 p. (UNCTAD/RMT/2005)
Sales No. E.05.II.D.14. ISBN 92-1-112674-6.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/Templates/webflyer.asp?docid=6486&intItemID=1397&lang=1

South-South Cooperation in International Investment Arrangements. (UNCTAD Series on International Investment Policies for Development).
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. xii, 96 p. (UNCTAD/ITE/IIT/2005/3)
Sales No. E.05.II.D.26. ISBN 92-1-112687-8.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/iteiit20053_en.pdf

Taxation and Technology Transfer: Key Issues.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. vii, 49 p. (UNCTAD/ITE/IPC/2005/9)
Sales No. E.05.II.D.24. ISBN 92-1-113684-3.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/Templates/webflyer.asp?docid=6498&intItemID=2068&lang=1

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

Les droits de l’homme et les prisons: Manuel de formation aux droits de l’homme à l’intention du personnel pénitentiaire. (Série sur la formation professionnelle n˚ 11)
Nations Unies. New York et Genève, 2004. x, 251 p. (HR/P/PT/11)
Sales No. F.04.XIV.1. ISBN 92-1-254144-5.
Online version: http://www.ohchr.org/english/about/publications/docs/PTS11_Fr.pdf

XVII   International Statistics

Monthly bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique: Issue No. 1012, Vol. LIX, No. 10, October / Edition n˚ 1012, Vol. LIX, n˚ 10, Octobre.
United Nations/Nations Unies. New York. 2005. xii, 276 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.Q/394)
Online version: http://unstats.un.org/unsd/mbs

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

The State of Food and Agriculture 2005: Agricultural Trade and Poverty; Can Trade Work for the Poor?
Rome. Food and Agriculture Organization. 2005. xiii, 197 p. (includes mini CD-ROM with FAO Statistical Yearbook 2004, Vol. 1)
ISBN 92-5-105349-9.
Online version: http://www.fao.org/documents/show_cdr.asp?url_file=/docrep/008/a0050e/a0050e00.htm

La situation mondiale de l’alimentation et de l’agriculture 2005: Le commerce agricole et la pauvreté; le commerce peut-il être au service des pauvres?
Rome. Organisation pour l’Alimentation et l’Agriculture. 2005. xiii, 212 p. (includes mini CD-ROM de l’Annuaire statistique de la FAO 2004, Vol. 1)
ISBN 92-5-205349-2.
Online version: http://www.fao.org/documents/show_cdr.asp?url_file=/docrep/008/a0050f/a0050f00.htm

World Health Organization (WHO)

Bulletin of the World Health Organization: Volume 84, Number 1, January 2006, p. 1-80.
Online version: http://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/84/1/en/

Non-Governmental Liaison Service (NGLS)

NGLS Go Between no. 108, November 2005. 44p.
Online version: http://www.un-ngls.org/documents/pdf/go.between/GB108.pdf

NGLS Roundup 1235, August 2005. 8 p.
General Assembly Hearings with NGOs, Civil Society and the Private Sector
Online version: http://www.un-ngls.org/documents/pdf/roundup/RU123-GA%20hearings-online.pdf

NGLS Roundup 124, October 2005. 8 p.
2005 World Summit: An Era of Peril and Promise
Online version: http://www.un-ngls.org/documents/pdf/roundup/RU124-UN-World-Summit.pdf

NGLS Roundup 125, December 2005. 4 p.
World Summit on the Information Society; Tunis Phase: Committing to Solutions
Online version: http://www.un-ngls.org/documents/pdf/roundup/RU125-ONLINE-WSIS-Phase2.pdf

UN System Engagement with NGOs, Civil Society, the Private Sector, and Other Actors: A Compendium.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2005. viii, 248 p. (UNCTAD/NGLS/2005/2)

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