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The UN (United Nations) is an international organization founded in 1945 after the Second World War by 51 countries committed to maintaining international peace and security, developing friendly relations among nations and promoting social progress, better living standards and human rights.

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MB 79TH YR NO 4 APRIL 2006

Monthly Bibliography, April 2006

11 Aug 2006
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...
WEAPONS OF TERROR FREEING THE WOR

Weapons of Terror

Freeing the World of Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Arms

2 Jun 2006
Nuclear, biological and chemical arms have the potential to kill thousands and thousands of people in a single attack, and their effects may persist in the environment and in our bodies, in some cases indefinitely. So long as any state has such weapons – especially nuclear arms – others will want...
MB 79TH YR NO 3 MARCH 2006

Monthly Bibliography, March 2006

30 Jun 2006
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 79TH YR NO 1/2  JAN/FEB 2006

Monthly Bibliography, January - February 2006

30 Jun 2006
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 78TH YR NO 11/12 NOV/DEC 2005

Monthly Bibliography, November - December 2005

2 Jun 2006
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 c...
VIVIR CON RIESGO INFORME MUND 2004

Vivir con el Riesgo

Informe Mundial sobre Iniciativas para la Reducción de Desastres 2004 (Dos Volúmenes)

3 Nov 2006
Aunque el mundo ha sido testigo de una disminución en el número de muertes anuales originadas por los desastres durante la última década, sin embargo cada vez un mayor número de personas se ve afectada y los costos económicos se han elevado más que nunca. Esta publicación trae a la luz la urgente...
MB 78TH YR NO.10 OCTOBER 2005

Monthly Bibliography, October 2005

10 Feb 2006
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...
DEV AGENDAS & INSIGHTS 20 YRS

Development Agendas and Insights

20 Years UNU-WIDER Research

10 Feb 2006
This publication reviews twenty years of WIDER research into economic development. Many of the issues – such as poverty, finance and conflict – are as relevant today as they were two decades ago. Through its analysis and insights, WIDER has profoundly influenced the way in which these issues are ...
WATER MIRROR OF THE WORLD

Water, Mirror of the World

22 Sep 2006
Access to water has been recognized as a human right and yet, 1.1 billion people, one sixth of the world’s population, remain without a reliable water supply. In this book, written in the universal language of the imagery, the author guides the reader through a discovery of the innumerable facets...
MB 78TH YR NO 9 SEPTEMBER 2005

Monthly Bibliography, September 2005

10 Feb 2006
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...
TEN YEARS OF A UN MONTHLY DIARY

10 Years of a UN Monthly Diary

13 Jul 2007
Dedicated to Kofi Annan, Secretary-General of the United Nations, this book tells the story of ten years at the UN as seen from the inside by the editor of the staff magazine for international civil servants in Geneva. The book is an ode to the absurdity of the UN bureaucracy, which itself epitom...
MB 78TH YR NO 7/8 JULY 2005

Monthly Bibliography, July 2005

10 Feb 2006
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...
QUAND JE: SERAI GRANDE

Quand Je Serai Grande

Les Objectifs du Millénaire pour le Développement à l'Attention des Enfants

3 May 2005
MB 78TH YR NO 6 JUNE 2005

Monthly Bibliography, June 2005

2 Dec 2005
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 78TH YR NO 5 MAY 2005

Monthly Bibliography, May 2005

2 Dec 2005
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...