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Yearbook of the United Nations 1999

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The Yearbook of the United Nations, comprehensive and reliable, is the primary reference work on the United Nations. This fifty-third volume of the Yearbook details the many activities of the Organization and its organs, programmes and bodies in 1999. It provides an overview of the major challenges the Organization has addressed in a variety of areas, including peacekeeping and peacemaking; disarmament; human rights; refugees and displaced persons; international crime and corruption; natural resources and energy. This 1,500 pages volume is fully indexed and reproduces all major General Assembly, Security Council and Economic and Social Council resolutions issued during the year. It will be a valuable resource for diplomats, government officials, scholars, journalists and others with a serious interest in international and United Nations affairs.

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World Health Organization (WHO)

The World Health Organization (WHO) moved forward in 1999 with its new corporate strategy of health for all, comprising four interrelated priorities: reducing excess mortality, morbidity and disability, especially in poor countries; promoting healthy lifestyles and reducing factors of risk to human health arising from environmental, economic, social and behavioural causes; developing more equitable and financially fair health systems; and developing an enabling policy and institutional environment in the health sector.

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