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04 Nov 2003 description

From September 28 - October 1, 2003, the Stanley Foundation with the sponsorship of the Government of Switzerland hosted a conference entitled "Strengthening the UN-Angolan Partnership to Help Angola's Displaced and War-Affected." The meeting took place in Geneva, with 30 participants from the Government of Angola, Angolan civil society, donor governments, key UN agencies, and the World Bank. The discussions focused on the range of challenges involved as Angola moves from severe humanitarian emergency to stability and economic development.

This project was initially …

30 Sep 2003 description

Researched, written and published by the Humanitarian Policy Group at ODI
James Darcy
Charles-Antoine Hofmann

14 Aug 2003 description

The Preventive Action Programme at ACCORD, in collaboration with Angola 2000 and the Development Workshop in Luanda, hosted a training workshop for civil society organisations entitled, Building Peace in Angola: Civil Society and Conflict Prevention, in Luanda from 21 - 25 July 2003. The workshop was the first activity in Angola for the Preventive Action Programme, as well as for the partnership between ACCORD, Angola 2000, and the Development Workshop.

04 Aug 2003 description
João Gomes Porto1


31 May 2003 description

Forced Migration Review, May 2003

30 Apr 2003 description

An investigation of the feasibility of an ENN research workshop

Pilot study report

By Marie McGrath, Jeremy Shoham, Fiona O'Reilly

30 Apr 2003 description
report ALNAP

Participation of affected populations has become a central tenet of policy for a number of humanitarian agencies. The 1994 Code of Conduct for the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and NGOs in Disaster Relief commits signatory agencies 'to involve programme beneficiaries in the management of relief aid'. Despite policy level commitments, there remains wide variation in practice.

11 Apr 2003 description

On April 4, 2002, six weeks after the death of Jonas Savimbi, the National Front for the Liberation of Angola (UNITA) signed a ceasefire agreement with the Angolan government that brought an end to twenty years of brutal civil war.

31 Mar 2003 description

Summary of meeting

By Marie McGrath (ENN)

On November 5th, 2002 a meeting was convened by MSF Belgium on the nutritional situation in Southern Africa.

31 Mar 2003 description


by Judith Lewis, Coordinator
United Nations Regional Inter-Agency Coordination and Support Office in Southern Africa (RIACSO)

31 Mar 2003 description

By Gaëlle Fedida

Since 1993, Gaëlle Fedida has worked in humanitarian aid in a wide variety of countries, including Croatia, Burundi, Cameroon, Congo Brazzaville and Afghanistan. Now based in Paris, she is in charge of the Food Aid Programme for MSF France operations. In this article, the author describes how recent experiences in Angola and Southern Africa have led her to challenge how the humanitarian community define and prioritise need in emergencies.

Since 1995, MSF France has had a food aid cell at their headquarters in Paris.

14 Jan 2003 description

This report by Nicolas de Torrenté