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22 Dec 1999 description
report UN Children's Fund

Wednesday, 22 December 1999: Humanitarian favouritism is threatening the lives and future of the most needy children and women in the developing world, UNICEF warned today at the launch of its annual humanitarian appeal for children and women in countries in crisis.

15 Nov 1999 description

Press Release 99/70 C/5
Rome, November 15, 1999 -- While increasing numbers of people face food emergencies, the causes are changing, suggest two UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reports released today. "For the first time, human induced disasters such as civil strife and economic crises have more effect on food shortages than nature-induced crises," said Dr. Hartwig de Haen, Assistant Director General of FAO.

01 Aug 1999 description


Information available as of 15 August 1999 was used in preparing this report.
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23 Jul 1999 description

This report includes: A) Democratic People's Republic of Korea B) Afghanistan C) Tajikistan D) FR Yugoslavia E) West Africa: Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea, Ivory Coast and Ghana F) Zambia G) Recent FAO/WFP Crop and Food Supply Assessment Mission Reports.

22 Jul 1999 description

The United Nations on Thursday asked donor countries to increase their funding for humanitarian operations which help some 26 million people at risk around the world.

13 Jul 1999 description
report United Nations

Major Increase in Funding Said to be Ultimate Solution for Enhancing Humanitarian Assistance

08 Jul 1999 description
report UN Security Council


Press Release SC/6697 - 19990708
Deputy Secretary-General Addresses Council; Emphasis Placed on Need To Resolve Problem of Child Soldiers

08 Jul 1999 description
report UN Security Council

Press Release
DSG/SM/63 SC/6698
19990708

Deputy-Secretary General Addresses Council Debate On Maintenance of Peace and Security and Post-Conflict Peace-building

07 Jul 1999 description
report UN Security Council

Press Release SC/6697 - 19990708

Deputy Secretary-General Addresses Council; Emphasis Placed on Need To Resolve Problem of Child Soldiers

11 Jun 1999 description

Press Release SG/SM/7024
Addressing Summit on Security of International Civil Service, Kofi Annan Stresses 'Safety and Security of Staff is Non-Negotiable Issue'

Following is the text of the address by Secretary-General Kofi Annan to the second Summit on the Security and Independence of the International Civil Service, in New York on 9 June:

22 Apr 1999 description
report UN Children's Fund

Thursday, 22 April 1999: The expulsion of hundreds of thousands of Kosovars from their homes and the violence that many have endured in recent weeks is an unspeakable tragedy that deserves the world's attention, UNICEF said today, but it should not eclipse the plight of more than 22 million other people worldwide who have been displaced by wars and civil conflicts.

01 Mar 1999 description

Joint communication to the press: ICRC No. 99/10 - Federation No. 99/05