52 entries found
Sort by: Latest |Relevance
04 Oct 2007 description

Belgrade, 4 October 2007 - Cluster bomb survivors gathered in Serbia this week to ensure their rights were at the heart of international efforts to ban the weapon by 2008.

Twenty-two of the 26 affected states participated in the Belgrade Conference of States Affected by Cluster Munitions, the latest development in the Oslo Process for a new treaty banning these weapons, which has gathered the support of 82 countries in just seven months.

16 Apr 2007 description

Foreword

The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) of the Norwegian Refugee Council is pleased to present its yearly Global Overview on trends and developments with regard to conflict-induced internal displacement.

The Global Overview provides an analysis of the world-wide internal displacement crisis, reflecting developments in 2006.

14 Jul 2006 description

(Extract)

14 Jan 2005 description
report Human Rights Watch

Preface

This report is Human Rights Watch's fifteenth annual review of human rights practices around the globe.

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.

18 Nov 2003 description


Where MCC material aid goes (shipments from 1995 to 2003)

15 Jul 2003 description

(Extracted from JRS Dispatches No. 136)

15 Apr 2003 description

(Extracted from JRS Dispatches No. 130)

25 Sep 2002 description


The Landmine Update is the International Campaign to Ban Landmines quarterly newsletter. This edition is complemented by a calendar of upcoming events. To date, 145 countries have signed the 1997 Mine Ban Treaty, and 128 have ratified it. The most recent accessions are Comoros (19 September), Afghanistan (11 September), Democratic Republic of Congo (2 May) while recent ratifications include Cameroon (19 September), Angola (5 July) and Suriname (23 May).

13 Sep 2002 description

World Embraces Ban Five Years After Treaty

29 Aug 2002 description

(Extracted from JRS Dispatches No. 117)

17 May 2002 description

(Extracted from JRS Dispatches No. 112)

09 May 2002 description

Presented at the hearing on Fiscal Year 2003 Appropriations before the House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Foreign Operations

29 Nov 2001 description

The international community is responding with laudably generous financial contributions to assist refugees from Afghanistan, but refugee relief programs in most other regions of the world are begging for adequate financial support in the final weeks of 2001, particularly in Africa.

13 Aug 2001 description

Angola
CWS has provided $67,200 worth of canned beef donated by the Church of the Brethren to local partner, Share Circle Angola, for distribution to families uprooted and made destitute by 25 years of war in Angola. This is in addition to more than $500,000 worth of health supplies, blankets, school and sewing supplies provided earlier this year through Share Circle and the Evangelical Reformed Church of Angola.

19 Jul 2001 description

MESSAGE FROM THE JRS INTERNATIONAL DIRECTOR

11 Jul 2001 description

Twice monthly news bulletin from the Jesuit Refugee Service International office