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COMPET NATL AUTHO UNDER INTL 2008

Competent National Authorities under the International Drug Control Treaties 2008

18 Mar 2009
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...
SCOR 51ST YR SUPP OCT/DEC 1996

Security Council

Official Records - Supplement for October, November and December 1996

5 Mar 2009
MONTHLY BIBLIO 81YR #11/12 2008

Monthly Bibliography, November - December 2008

21 Apr 2009
The Monthly Bibliography is a publication which contains references to work (books, official documents and multimedia products) recently acquired by the Library of the United Nations Office at Geneva as well as analytics of selected articles from 300 periodicals. Bibliographic descriptions are gi...
MONTHLY BIBLIO 81YR #10 2008

Monthly Bibliography, October 2008

2 Feb 2009
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 81ST YR NO 9 SEPTEMBER 2008

Monthly Bibliography, September 2008

22 Dec 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 #7/8 2008

Monthly Bibliography, July-August 2008

22 Dec 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 #6 2008

Monthly Bibliography, June 2008

22 Dec 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...
INCB PUBLICATIONS 2008 (CD)

International Narcotics Control Board Publications 2008

Report and Supplement, Narcotic Drugs, Psychotropic Substances, Precursors

2 Apr 2009
The CD contains reports published by the International Narcotics Control Board in 2008. The Report of the International Narcotics Control Board for 2008 (issued in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish) is supplemented by the following reports: Narcotic Drugs: Estimated World Requir...
BRIDGING THE GAP FINANC GENDER

Bridging the Gap

Financing Gender Equality

6 Aug 2010
This booklet builds upon the materials prepared for the “economic literacy” presentations at the meeting of the UN Commission on the Status of Women in 2008. It strives to provide a wide variety of actors, in particular government and civil society advocates for gender equality, a better understa...
DESIGN PEACEBUILDING INFRASTRUCT

Designing a Peacebuilding Infrastructure

Taking a Systems Approach to the Prevention of Deadly Conflict

19 Feb 2009
The Dossier focuses on one of the most compelling issues to be addressed in this century—resolving deadly conflict. It explores what we are doing as a human community to address such conflict and what we should be doing as the decade progresses. It highlights the fact that on one hand, there is a...
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 ...
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 ...