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28 May 2010 description

Human Rights Council

Fourteenth session

Agenda item 3

Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development

I. Introduction

1. A targeted killing is the intentional, premeditated and deliberate use of lethal force, by States or their agents acting under colour of law, or by an organized armed group in armed conflict, against a specific individual who is not in the physical custody of the perpetrator.

31 Oct 2006 description
report European Commission

Agro-meteorilogical overview for Sep-Oct 2006


The present Bulletin is dedicated to the analysis of the agro-meteorological situation in Russia and Central Asian countries during the period from the beginning of September to the end of October 2006.

Crops. This is the time for winter crop sowing and emergence in most countries of the region. Summer crops were harvested already practically in all countries of the region. Wheat and barley are the main crops cultivated during the winter period in most countries of the region.

10 Dec 2004 description

10 December 2004, Rome -- "Mountains cover one quarter of the earth's land surface. They are home to 12 percent of the world's population. However, mountain people are affected by conflict disproportionately to their numbers and the land they occupy," Michel Savini, Assistant Director-General and Directeur de Cabinet of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said today.

12 Dec 2000 description
report Médecins du Monde

Tchétchénie, Angola, Ethiopie, Somalie, Birmanie, Afghanistan, Colombie, - Des pays parmi d'autres qui, depuis des années, sont en proie à des conflits latents ou déclarés. Les crises qu'ils subissent n'en finissent pas de durer, mais les caméras ont déserté, ce sont des crises oubliées. Pourtant la souffrance des populations civiles déplacées, affamées, terrorisées, demeure. Dans certains cas, même les ONG ne sont plus présentes.