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UN HUMAN RGHTS SYSTEM

The United Nations Human Rights System

How to Make it Work for You

4 Dec 2008
This edition commemorates the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It offers a basic introduction to International human rights legislation (the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other core international human rights treaties), and the work of the key organisatio...
DOWNSIZING DEVELOPMENT AN INTRO

Downsizing Development

An Introduction to Nano-scale Technologies and the Implications for the Global South

19 Feb 2009
The Dossier warns that the immediate and most pressing issue is that nanotechnologies are likely to bring huge socio-economic disruptions for which society is not prepared. Governments must gain the capacity to understand and address the potential impacts of nano-scale technologies, to participat...
DEBATING NGO ACCOUNTABILITY

Debating NGO Accountability

19 Feb 2009
Concerns about the role and accountability of NGOs have been voiced from different quarters in recent years. Some donors, governments, corporations, and international agencies raise important questions about the effectiveness of NGO work and the legitimacy of their advocacy. For this emerging age...
UNFINISHED STORY OF WOMEN

The Unfinished Story of Women and the United Nations

19 Feb 2009
This document draws around eighty five years of history of women and inter-governmental organizations. It tells the success story of women and the League of Nations, things that history forgot and media left under silent. It explains also the progress of the history of women at the United Nations...
INTERGOV NEGOTIATIONS & DECISIONS

Intergovernmental Negotiations and Decision Making at the United Nations

A Guide (Second Updated Edition)

19 Feb 2009
This publication explains the governance and decision-making fora and processes of the United Nations system. Section One explains the principal UN organs of intergovernmental decision making; the negotiating blocs of Member States at the UN; the various types of documentation; and the nature of ...
AU COEUR PALAIS DES NATIONS 1945

Au cœur du Palais des Nations (1945-2005)

12 Dec 2008
Cet ouvrage montre de l'intérieur la vie même des Nations Unies à Genève ; comment dans leur diversité, leur complémentarité, leur interdépendance, les programmes, fonds et agences de l'ONU combinent leurs efforts pour parvenir au même résultat : aider ceux qui sont dans le besoin, faire reculer ...
GAOR 63RD SUPP27 CONF DISARM 2008

Report of the Conference on Disarmament: 2008 Session

Series:
Report of the Conference on Disarmament to the General Assembly of the United Nations
20 Oct 2008
The Conference on Disarmament submits to the sixty-third session of the United Nations General Assembly its annual report on its 2008 session, together with the pertinent documents and records. The Conference was in session from 23 January to 28 March, 12 May to 27 June and 28 July to 12 Septembe...
CUENTA SATELITE DE TURISMO 2008

Cuenta Satélite de Turismo: Recomendaciones sobre el Marco Conceptual (TSA RMF 2008)

Estudios de métodos - Serie F No. 80/Rev.1

Series:
Estudios de Métodos (Ser. F)
3 Mar 2011
Las recomendaciones contenidas en la presente publicación representan una actualización de un marco conceptual común para la concepción de la cuenta satélite de turismo que fue elaborada inicialmente en 2000 por un Grupo de Trabajo entre Secretarías convocado por la División de Estadística de las...
TOURISM SATELLITE ACCOUNT 2008 (A)

Tourism Satellite Account: Recommended Methodological Framework (TSA RMF 2008) (Arabic language)

Recommended Methodological Framework 2008 - Series F No. 80/Rev.1

Series:
Studies in Methods (Ser. F) (Arabic)
25 Oct 2013
The recommendations included in the present publication represent an update of a common conceptual framework for the design of the tourism satellite account that had been initially set up in 2000 by an Intersecretariat Working Group convened by the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), with ...
IMPLEMENTING RESOLUTION 1540

Implementing Resolution 1540

The Role of Regional Organizations

14 Oct 2008
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004) is one in a series of measures taken to address threats to the political and social order deriving from access to, or use of, weapons of mass destruction (WMD), related materials and means of delivery. This resolution focuses explicitly on th...
SYSTEME COMPATIBIL NATION 2008

Système de Compatibilité Nationale 2008

8 Jul 2014
The System of National Accounts, 2008 (2008 SNA) is an updated version of the System of National Accounts, 1993 (1993 SNA). It is the fifth version of the SNA, the first of which was published over fifty years ago. At its thirty-third session in 2003, the Statistical Commission requested that the...
MONTHLY BIBLIO 810YR #5 2008

Monthly Bibliography, May 2008

4 Aug 2008
The Monthly Bibliography is compiled by the United Nations Library in Geneva. The Monthly Bibliography contains references to works (books, official documents and multimedia products) recently acquired by the Library in the subject areas that reflect the activities of the Organization. It also co...
MONTHLY BIBLIO 81YR #4 2008

Monthly Bibliography, April 2008

2 Jul 2008
The Monthly Bibliography is compiled by the United Nations Library in Geneva. The Monthly Bibliography contains references to works (books, official documents and multimedia products) recently acquired by the Library in the subject areas that reflect the activities of the Organization. It also co...
MONTHLY BIBLIO 81YR #3 2008

Monthly Bibliography, March 2008

12 Jun 2008
The Monthly Bibliography is compiled by the United Nations Library in Geneva. The Monthly Bibliography contains references to works (books, official documents and multimedia products) recently acquired by the Library in the subject areas that reflect the activities of the Organization. It also co...
MONTHLY BILBIO 81YR #1/2 2008

Monthly Bibliography, January - February 2008

20 May 2008
The Monthly Bibliography is compiled by the United Nations Library in Geneva. The Monthly Bibliography contains references to works (books, official documents and multimedia products) recently acquired by the Library in the subject areas that reflect the activities of the Organization. It also co...
MB 80TH YR NO 11/12 NOV/DEC 2007

Monthly Bibliography, November - December 2007

17 Mar 2008
The Monthly Bibliography is compiled by the United Nations Library in Geneva. The Monthly Bibliography contains references to works (books, official documents and multimedia products) recently acquired by the Library in the subject areas that reflect the activities of the Organization. It also co...
COMP NATL AUT INTL DRUG TRTY 2007

Competent National Authorities Under the International Drug Control Treaties 2007

25 Mar 2008
This directory lists titles, addresses, telephone and fax numbers, as well as email addresses for the following offices: competent national authorities empowered to issue certificates and authorization for the import and export of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances; national authorities e...
CENTRAL PRODUCT CLASS 1.0 (R)

Central Product Classification (CPC) Version 1.0 (Russian language)

Series:
Statistical Papers (Ser. M)
5 Mar 2008
The Central Product Classification (CPC) constitutes a comprehensive classification of all goods and services. This revised and expanded edition, classifies the whole universe of products in a hierarchical structure of 10 sections, 71 divisions, 294 groups, 1,162 classes and 2,093 subclasses. The...
MB 80TH YR NO.10 OCTOBER 2007

Monthly Bibliography, October 2007

25 Jan 2008
The Monthly Bibliography is compiled by the United Nations Library in Geneva. The Monthly Bibliography contains references to works (books, official documents and multimedia products) recently acquired by the Library in the subject areas that reflect the activities of the Organization. It also co...
MB 80TH YR NO 9 SEPTEMBER 2007

Monthly Bibliography, September 2007

25 Jan 2007
The Monthly Bibliography is compiled by the United Nations Library in Geneva. The Monthly Bibliography contains references to works (books, official documents and multimedia products) recently acquired by the Library in the subject areas that reflect the activities of the Organization. It also co...
MB 80TH YR NO 7/8 JULY 2007

Monthly Bibliography, July-August 2007

25 Jan 2008
The Monthly Bibliography is compiled by the United Nations Library in Geneva. The Monthly Bibliography contains references to works (books, official documents and multimedia products) recently acquired by the Library in the subject areas that reflect the activities of the Organization. It also co...
LIVRE DE RECETTES INTLES

Livre de Recettes Internationales Pomme de Terre, Un

La Pomme de Terre Un Tour du Monde en 200 Recettes

10 Dec 2008
Les Nations Unies ont déclaré 2008 Année internationale de la pomme de terre. Pour célébrer l'événement, cet ouvrage superbement illustré et mis en page fournit 200 recettes en provenance du monde entier. Il a pour but, non seulement de montrer que la pomme de terre est utilisée par de nombreux p...