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UNRIC Library Newsletter - January 2005

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UNRIC Library Newsletter - January 2005
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NEW WEBSITES WITHIN THE UN SYSTEM

28th Special Session of the General Assembly on 24 January 2005:
Commemoration of the sixtieth anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps

http://www.un.org/ga/28special/index.html

61st session of the Commission on Human Rights - (14 March - 22 April 2005)
http://www.ohchr.org/english/bodies/chr/sessions/61/index.htm

Calendar of Conferences and Meetings 2005
http://conf.un.org/DGAACS/Meetings.nsf/wByYear?OpenForm

Commemoration of the sixtieth anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps - 28th Special Session of the General Assembly: 24 January 2005
Press release: http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2005/sgsm9672.doc.htm
Provisional agenda: http://daccessdds.un.org/doc/UNDOC/GEN/N05/203/71/PDF/N0520371.pdf?OpenElement

International Conference on Biodiversity : Science and Governance
UNESCO Headquarters, Paris – France (24 – 28 January 2005)
http://www.unesco.org/mab/news/biodivScGov.htm

International Meeting for the 10-Year Review of the Barbados Programme of Action for the Sustainable Development of the Small Islands Developing States (Port-Louis, Mauritius, 10-14 January 2005)
http://www.un.org/smallislands2005/

Millennium Project Report
"Investing in Development: A Practical Plan to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals"
and final Task Force Reports to UN Secretary-General on 17 January 2005
http://www.unmillenniumproject.org/html/pressroom.shtm
http://unmp.forumone.com/

Official Documents System (ODS)
http://documents.un.org
ODS, the premier full-text web resource for official United Nations documentation, is available to the general public as of 31 December 2004.  The ODS covers all types of official United Nations documentation originating from duty stations worldwide. Comprehensive coverage starts in 1993. The ODS also provides access to the resolutions of the General Assembly, Security Council, Economic and Social Council and the Trusteeship Council from 1946 onwards.

ReliefWeb – redesigned website
http://www.reliefweb.int/
>>ReliefWeb is the world’s leading online gateway to information (documents and maps) on humanitarian emergencies and disasters. An independent vehicle of information, designed specifically to assist the international humanitarian community in effective delivery of emergency assistance, it provides timely, reliable and relevant information as events unfold, while emphasizing the coverage of "forgotten emergencies" at the same time.<<

Resolutions and Statements of the Security Council 2005
(Press Release SC/8293, 17 January 2005)
http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2005/sc8293.doc.htm

UN Responds to Tsunami Disaster
http://www.un.org/apps/news/infocusRel.asp?infocusID=102&Body=tsunami&Body1=

World Conference on Disaster Reduction (18 – 22 January 2004, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan)
http://www.unisdr.org/wcdr/

World Economic Situation and Prospects 2005
http://www.un.org/esa/policy/wess/


 

NEW INFORMATION MATERIAL

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Africa Renewal : Vol. 18, No. 4, Januar 2005.
United Nations Department of Public Information.
Online version: http://www.un.org/ecosocdev/geninfo/afrec/vol18no4/jan05.htm

Afrique Renouveau: Vol. 18, No.3, October 2004. 28 p. 
Départment de l‘information des Nations Unies
Online version : http://www.un.org/french/ecosocdev/geninfo/afrec/vol18no3/oct04fr.htm

Focus Kosovo „Elections 2004“. September – October 2004.
UNMIK/United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo. 32p.
Online version: http://www.unmikonline.org/pub/focuskos/oct04/oct04.htm

Mikrofinanzierung und Kleinstkredite: Wie können 100 Dollar ein Wirtschaftssystem verändern?
(Broschüre zum Internationalen Jahr der Kleinstkredite 2005 - DPI/2359)
Deutsche Übersetzung: Regionales Informationszentrum der Vereinten Nationen für Westeuropa.
Online version: http://www.unric.org/html/german/kleinstkredite/brochure/index.html

Un monde plus sûr: notre affaire à tous; Rapport du Groupe de personnalités de haut niveau sur les menaces, les défis et le changement.
Département de l’information de l’ONU. DPI/2367. Décembre 2004. xii, 129 p.
Sales No. E.05.I.5. ISBN 92-1-100958-8.
Online version: http://daccessdds.un.org/doc/UNDOC/GEN/N04/602/32/PDF/N0460232.pdf?OpenElement

Un monde plus sûr: notre affaire à tous; Rapport du Groupe de personnalités de haut niveau sur les menaces, les défis et le changement – RÉSUME.
Département de l’information de l’ONU. DPI/2372. Décembre 2004. 8 p.
Online version: http://www.un.org/french/secureworld/brochureF.pdf

A more secure world: Our shared responsibility; Report of the Secretary-General’s High-level Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change.
United Nations Department of Public Information. DPI/2367. December 2004. iii, 129p.
Sales No. E.05.I.5. ISBN 92-1-100958-8.
Online version: http://www.un.org/secureworld/report2.pdf

A more secure world: Our shared responsibility; Report of the Secretary-General’s High-level Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change – EXECUTIVE SUMMARY.
United Nations Department of Public Information. DPI/2372. December 2004. 6 p.
Online version: http://www.un.org/secureworld/brochure.pdf

Un mundo más seguro: La responsabilidad que compartimos: Informe del Grupo de Alto Nivel del Secretario General sobre las amenazas, los desafios y el cambio.
Departamento de Información Púplica de las Naciones Unidas. DPI/2372. Diciembre 2004. 8 p.
Online version: http://www.un.org/spanish/secureworld/brochure_sp.pdf

Press Kit: International Year of Microcredit 2005.
United Nations Department of Public Information. DPI/2357. August 2004.
Online version: http://www.yearofmicrocredit.org/pages/reslib/reslib_recreading.asp

Press Kit: Année internationale du microcrédit 2005.
United Nations Department of Public Information. DPI/2357. Août 2004.

 


 

NEW VIDEOS
added to the library collection in January

Year in Review 2004.
Available in English, French and Spanish. 14 min.
Year in Review 2004 includes coverage of global events with compelling images from around the world with on-camera contributions from world leaders. It provides an intimate view of the worldwide work of the United Nations in 2004 and proposals for reforms of the Organization as it enters the 60th anniversary year, in 2005.
Script available at http://www.un.org/av/special/yrev04/yir04.doc

 


 

NEW TITLES
added to the library collection in January

0   Geneva Publications

Building a Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone in the Middle East: Global Non-Proliferation Regimes and Regional Experiences.
United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research. Geneva. 2004. xviii, 140 p. (UNIDIR/2004/24)
Sales No. GV.E/A.04.0.30. ISBN 92-9045-168-8.
Online version: http://www.unidir.ch/bdd/fiche-ouvrage.php?ref_ouvrage=92-9045-168-8-en

Peace in the Middle East: P2P and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.
United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research. Geneva. 2004. ix, 44 p. (UNIDIR/2004/24)
Sales No. GV.E.05.0.2. ISBN 92-9045-169-6.
Online version: http://www.unidir.org/bdd/fiche-ouvrage.php?ref_ouvrage=92-9045-169-6-en

I   General Information and Reference

Un monde plus sûr: notre affaire à tous; Rapport du Groupe de personnalités de haut niveau sur les menaces, les défis et le changement.
Département de l’information de l’ONU. DPI/2367. Décembre 2004. xii, 129 p.
Sales No. E.05.I.5. ISBN 92-1-100958-8.
Online version: http://daccessdds.un.org/doc/UNDOC/GEN/N04/602/32/PDF/N0460232.pdf?OpenElement

A more secure world: Our shared responsibility; Report of the Secretary-General’s High-level Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change.
United Nations Department of Public Information. DPI/2367. December 2004. iii, 129p.
Sales No. E.05.I.5. ISBN 92-1-100958-8.
Online version: http://www.un.org/secureworld/report2.pdf

II.D   Trade, Finance and Commerce

Prospects for Foreign Direct Investment and the Strategies of Transnational Corporations, 2004–2007.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2004. v, 60 p. (UNCTAD/ITE/IIT/2004/8)
Sales No. E.05.II.D.3. ISBN 92-1-112657-6.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/iteiit20048_en.pdf

Swimming in the Spaghetti Bowl: Challenges for Developing Countries under the „New Regionalism“ / by Luis Abugattas Majluf, Senior Export, Division on International Trade in Goods and Services, and Commodities, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Geneva, Switzerland.
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 13, Number 3, December 2004.
United Nations Conferences on Trade and Development. Division on Investment, Technology and Enterprise Development.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2004. v, 179 p.
Online version: http://www.unctad.org/Templates/Page.asp?intItemID=2926〈=1

II.E   Economic Commission for Europe (ECE)

Country Profiles on the Housing Sector : Russian Federation.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2004. xi, 125 p. (ECE/HBP/131)
Sales No: E. 05.II.E.2. ISBN 92-1-116917-9.
Online version: http://www.unece.org/env/hs/cph/russia/welcome.htm

Handbook for the 1979 Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution and Its Protocols.
United Nations. New York and Geneva. 2004. xi, 341 p. (ECE/EB.AIR/85)
Sales No. E.04.II.E.9. ISBN 92-1-116895-3.

Stratégies et politiques visant à réduire la pollution atmosphérique : Examen 2002 effectué en vertu de la Convention sur la pollution atmosphérique transfrontière à longue distance.
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2004. iv, 62 p. (ECE/EB.AIR/81)
Sales No. F.03.II.E.49. ISBN 92-1-216468-4.

Viande bovine: carcasses et découpes ; norme CEE-ONU (édition 2004)
Nations Unies. New York et Genève. 2004.  vi, 58 p. (ECE/TRADE/326)
Sales No. F.03.II.E.58. ISBN 92-1-216470-6.

III.H   United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Dispatches - News from the United Nations Population Fund.
Number 63, September/October 2004. 4 p.
Online Version: http://www.unfpa.org/publications/detail.cfm?ID=209&filterListType=3

UNFPA Annual Report 2003.
United Nations Population Fund. New York. 2004. 30 p.
ISBN 0-89714-715-4.
Online version: http://www.unfpa.org/publications/detail.cfm?ID=192&filterListType=

Rapport Annuel 2003 – UNFPA.
Fonds des Nations Unies pour la population. New York. 2004.
ISBN 0-89714-716-2.
Online version: http://www.unfpa.org/publications/detail.cfm?ID=192&filterListType=

IX   Disarmament and Atomic Energy

Disarmament forum: one, 2005: Science, technology and the CBW regimes / Forum du désarmement: un, 2005: La science, la technology et les conventions sur les armes chimiques et biologiques (UNIDIR - United Nations Institut for Disarmament Research / Institut des Nations Unies pour la Recherche sur le Désarmement)
Online version : http://www.unidir.org/bdd/fiche-periodique.php?ref_periodique=1020-7287-2005-1-en (english),
http://www.unidir.org/bdd/fiche-periodique-fr.php?ref_periodique=1020-7287-2005-1-fr (french)

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

ABC: Activités pratiques pour les écoles primaires et secondaires.
Nations Unies, New York et Geneva, 2004. 163 p. (HR/PUB/2004/2)
Sales No. F.03.XIV.3. ISBN 92-1-254142-9.

World Health Organization (WHO)

Bulletin of the World Health Organization: Volume 82, Number 12, December 2004, p. 891-970. Online version: http://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/82/1/en/

Non-governmental Liaison Service

NGLS Go Between no. 105, Oct.-Nov.-Dec. 2004. 28p.
Online version: http://www.un-ngls.org/gobetween.htm

NGLS Roundup 117, November 2004. 4p.
HIV/AIDS: Developing New Fronts Against an Extraordinary Crisis.
Online version: http://www.un-ngls.org/documents/pdf/roundup/RU117-AIDS.pdf

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