Listen : Young People as a Force for Change in a World with AIDS

Title:      Listen : Young People as a Force for Change in a World with AIDS
Categories:      Sains Sosial
No Perolehan:      000130
Authors:      United Nations and United Nations Association Malaysia
ISBN:      9833055001
Publisher:      United Nations
Publication date:      2003
  Number of pages:      99
Language:      Bahasa Inggeris
Description:      In July 2003, the United Nation (UN) in collaboration with the United Nations of Malaysia (UNAM) organised an essay competition for young people with the theme “Young People as a Force for Change in a World with AIDS”. The competition aimed to challenge young Malaysians to think about their role in the response to HIV/AIDS in Malaysia. 

LISTEN is a compilation of the best 30 essays covering topics ranging from the economic and social impact of HIV/AIDS to the role of young people in eradicating stigma and discrimination towards HIV/AIDS. Selected by a distinguished panel of judges, the essays present an interesting account of the views of young Malaysians with regards to HIV/AIDS and the issues surrounding the epidemic.



Memory of the World: The Treasures that Record Our History from 1700 BC to the Present Day

Title:      Memory of the World: The Treasures that Record Our History from 1700 BC to the Present Day
Categories:      Kerja Umum
No Perolehan:      000475
Authors:      UNESCO
ISBN:      9780007482795
Publisher:      HarperCollins UK
Publication date:      2012
  Number of pages:      607
Language:      Bahasa Inggeris
Description:      From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, priceless documentary heritage records the diversity of languages, peoples and knowledge that has influenced humanity from the early days of human history to the present. This heritage documents important events, discoveries or inventions that have transformed the world. The UNESCO Memory of the World programme was created to preserve these recorded treasures of humanity and mobilize resources so that future generations can enjoy this legacy which is preserved in the major libraries, archives and museums across the globe. This book is a full listing of all entries on the official UNESCO Memory of the World international register: * Unique list of documentary heritage from around the world * Photographs and descriptions for 244 precious documents * All entries identified by the UNESCO International Advisory Committee and endorsed by the Director-General Entries include: * 42-line Gutenberg Bible, printed on vellum * Archives of the International Prisoners of War Agency, 1914-1923 * Bayeux Tapestry * Magna Carta, issued in 1215 * Philippine Paleographs (Hanunoo, Buid, Tagbanua and Pala’wan) * The Endeavour Journal of James Cook * The Wizard of Oz (Victor Fleming 1939) * Russian posters of the end of the 19th and early 20th centuries * The Battle of the Somme documentary * The Atlas Blaeu-Van der Hem



The Monday Morning Feeling: A Book of Comfort for Sufferers

Title:      The Monday Morning Feeling: A Book of Comfort for Sufferers
No Perolehan:      000239
Authors:      Joep P.M. Schrijvers
ISBN:      9789812618115
Publisher:      Cyan Communications
Publication date:      2005
Number of pages:      173
Language:      Bahasa Inggeris
Picture:      mm
Description:      The sinking-stomach sensation that signals the beginning of a new workweek is the feeling at the core of this humorous but serious examination of the lives of the white-collar working class. A clever look at office life, this guide offers comfort and understanding to the modern office worker while exploring the four emotions—sorrow, fear, disgust, and anger—at the root of Monday morning frustrations. Hilarious cartoon illustrations that poke fun at the average workday, merciless employers, cunning colleagues, and the endless pursuit of money are also included.


The State of Youth Policy in 2014

Title:      The State of Youth Policy in 2014
Categories:      Sains Sosial
ISBN:      9783944859019
Publisher:      Youth Policy Press
Publication date:      2014
Number of pages:      83
Language:      Bahasa Inggeris
Rating:      0
Picture:      state_youth_policy_2014_cover

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Description:      As of April 2014, of 198 countries, 122 countries (62%) have a national youth policy, up from 99 (50%) in 2013. Across all continents, 37 states (19%) are either developing a new or revising their current youth policy, down from 56 (28%) in 2013. 31 countries have no national youth policy at the moment (16%), down from 43 (22%) in 2013. Of those, 15 are in Africa, 9 in Asia, 5 in the Americas, and 3 in Europe.