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HIV IN ASIA PACIFIC GETTING ZERO

HIV in Asia and the Pacific

Getting to Zero

31 Dec 2011
While the region has seen impressive gains – including a 20% drop in new HIV infections since 2001 and a three-fold increase in access to antiretroviral therapy since 2006 – progress is threatened by an inadequate focus on key populations at higher risk of HIV infection and insufficient funding f...
WORLD AIDS DAY RPT 2011

World AIDS Day Report 2011

How to Get to Zero - Faster. Smarter. Better.

9 Dec 2011
This report sets benchmarks and provides forward-looking analysis of the 2015 targets set by the United Nations General Assembly in its 2011 Political Declaration on HIV/AIDS. This publication asks, “how will we get there?” and presents key data and illustrative figures covering the decade 2006-2...
GAOR 66TH SUPP27 CONF DISARM 2011

Report of the Conference on Disarmament: 2011 Session

Series:
Report of the Conference on Disarmament to the General Assembly of the United Nations
2 Nov 2011
The Conference on Disarmament submits to the sixty-sixth session of the United Nations General Assembly its annual report on its 2011 session, together with the pertinent documents and records. The Conference was in session from 24 January to 1 April, 16 May to 1 July and 2 August to 16 September...
PRINCIPES DIRECTEURS APPLIC CRIME

Principes directeurs applicables à la prévention du crime Manuel d’application

Manuel d'application pratique - Série de Manuels sur la Justice Pénale

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Criminal Justice Handbook Series
20 Mar 2012
Le présent Manuel fait partie d’une série d’outils pratiques élaborés par l’Office des Nations Unies contre la drogue et le crime (UNODC) pour aider les pays à appliquer les règles et normes établies en matière de prévention du crime et de justice pénale. Ces règles et normes ont pour objet de p...
MANUAL SOBRE LA APLICACION EFICAZ

Manual sobre la aplicación eficaz de las Directrices para la prevención del delito

la prevención del delito - Serie de Manuales Sobre Justicia Penal

Series:
Criminal Justice Handbook Series
20 Mar 2012
All countries strive to ensure safety and security for their citizens and to increase the quality of their lives. The Handbook offers a concise overview of the main considerations to be taken into account in planning and implementing crime prevention strategies and interventions. It also recogniz...
GAOR 66TH SUPP1 SEC GEN WORK

Report of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organization

Series:
Report of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organization
23 Aug 2011
Since 2007, the world has changed significantly. Future generations are likely to describe this period as a pivotal juncture in world history when the status quo is irrevocably weakened and the contours of a new world begins to emerge. Throughout this period, the United Nations has striven to put...
EOR 2011 SUPP23 INDIGENOUS

Permanent Forum on Indigeous Issues

Report of the Tenth Session (16-27 May 2011)

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Report of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
9 Aug 2011
Official records of the Report of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues on the Tenth Session (16-27 May 2011).
AIDS AT 30

AIDS at 30

Nations at the Crossroads

1 Nov 2011
This book provides evidence of how much we have achieved in providing universal access and weighs that against our vision for the future: zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination and zero AIDS-related deaths. This Report contains scientific analysis, personal insights from world leaders and t...
EOR 2010 SUPP25 INTL COOP TAX MATT

Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters

Report on the Sixth Session (18-22 October 2010)

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Report of the Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters
2 Mar 2011
The document presents the Report on the Sixth Session (18-22 October 2010) of the Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters Issues.
COMBATTING TRAFFICK IN PERSONS

Combatting Trafficking in Persons

A Handbook for Parliamentarians - CD-ROM

Series:
Handbook for Parliamentarians
15 Apr 2011
The Handbook contains a compilation of international laws and good practices developed to combat human trafficking. It offers guidance on how national legislation can be brought in line with international standards by, for example, defining trafficking in persons and criminalizing all its forms. ...
MB 84TH YR NO 6 JUNE 2011

Monthly Bibliography, June 2011

6 Feb 2012
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 84TH YR NO 5 MAY 2011

Monthly Bibliography, May 2011

6 Dec 2011
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 84TH YR NO 4 APRIL 2011

Monthly Bibliography, April 2011

28 Oct 2011
The Monthly Bibliography is a publication of the Library of the United Nations Office at Geneva. It is a by-product of the Library’s integrated management system Voyager. This bibliography contains references to works (books, official documents and multimedia products) recently acquired by the Li...
MB 84TH YR NO.3 MARCH 2011

Monthly Bibliography, March 2011

5 Oct 2011
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 84TH YR NO.1/2 JAN/FEB 2011

Monthly Bibliography, January - February 2011

28 Nov 2011
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...
GAOR 65TH SUPP27 CONF DISARM 2010

Report of the Conference on Disarmament: 2010 Session

Series:
Report of the Conference on Disarmament to the General Assembly of the United Nations
15 Oct 2010
The Conference on Disarmament submits to the General Assembly at its sixtyfifth session the annual report on its 2010 session, together with the pertinent documents and records. The Conference was in session from 18 January to 26 March, 31 May to 16 July and 9 August to 24 September 2010. During ...
EOR 2010 SUPP9 SUSTAIN DEV

Commission on Sustainable Development

Report of the Eighteenth Session (15 May 2009 and 3-14 May 2010)

Series:
Report of the Commission on Sustainable Development
5 Aug 2010
Official Records of the Report of the Commission on Sustainable Development 18th Session (15 May 2009 and 3-14 May 2010).
COMP NATL AUT INTL DRUG TRTY 2009

Competent National Authorities Under the International Drug Control Treaties 2009

20 Sep 2010
The present directory lists titles and addresses of the following: competent national authorities empowered to issue certificates and authorizations for the import and export of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances, competent national authorities empowered to regulate or enforce national co...
CHILD ADOPTIO TRENDS & POLICIES

Child Adoption

Trends and Policies

28 Apr 2010
Adoption is one of the oldest social institutions. Nevertheless, adoption still raises highly emotive issues because of its fundamental implications for the familial ties. This publication provides a solid foundation for furthering research on child adoption and, more specifically, on the demogra...