This issue features articles on the rights
and roles of children during and post violent conflict with specific attention
being paid to former child soldiers in Liberia and the struggles they face
to find an identity. The monitoring of children's rights in the Federation
of Bosnia and Herzegovina is also covered in this issue where a general
review shows economically, socially and politically there is a lack of
administrative bodies that can deal with child related issues. This section
is completed with an article on the integration of human rights in all
sectors of field work.
This issue also covers a broad scope
of other humanitarian topics including articles on the fragile financial
position of the UN, international standards for IDP's, the new ICVA, perceptions
of benchmarks and peace-building in West Africa. Regional updates on Burma,
Burundi, Guatemala and Guinea Bissau are also topics covered here.