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24 Nov 2004 description

Humanitarian Mine Action and the Nairobi Summit

At just 32 years old, Jose Brinco should be in the prime of his life. Instead, he is a victim of Angola's most horrifying legacy of war - landmines.

In 1994, a young Brinco and his wife were working hard in their maize fields. When he stepped on the anti-personnel mine, it was inevitable that his wife should try to help him. She didn't make it.

01 Mar 2000 description
report Mail and Guardian

Johannesburg, South Africa. March 1 2000

20 Oct 1999 description

Officials and activists from all over the world meet to strategize against rising use of child soldiers.

30 Jun 1999 description

Much has been said about the disparity in the world's response to the crisis in Kosovo and to equally desperate situations in other regions, particularly in Africa.

18 Jun 1999 description

War-crimes sleuths due in Kosovo today. UN aid rolled yesterday. Don't expect blue helmets of peacekeepers.

06 Jan 1999 description

Minh T. Vo, Special to The Christian Science Monitor

UNITED NATIONS, N.Y.