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In separate announcements, the World Food Program (WFP), the UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) and the
Government of the Netherlands pledged to assist the Government of Angola in its efforts to reintegrate demobilized soldiers
into civil society.
The WFP and FAO announced on January 22 that the two organizations will provide $11.8 million worth of aid to the repatriation
27 February 1997
RESOLUTION 1098 (1997)
Adopted by the Security Council at its 3743rd meeting,
Resolution 1098 (1997), Adopted Unanimously, Cites Failure of UNITA to Meet Agreed-upon Timetable
The Security Council this afternoon extended the mandate of the United Nations Angola Verification Mission (UNAVEM III)
for one month -- until 31 March -- while expressing deep concern at delays in the formation of a unified government because of the failure of the National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA) to meet an agreed-upon timetable.
(Security Council dismayed over UNITA delays)
By Judy Aita
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UN SECURITY COUNCIL PUSHES AHEAD WITH PLANS
UNHCR launched an appeal today for $38.2 million for its repatriation program this year for more 300,000 Angolan refugees.
DAKAR, Senegal (PANA) - The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees launched a 38.2-million-U.S.-dollar appeal Friday for its 1997 repatriation programme of some 300,000 Angolan refugees.
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From Segun Adeyemi ; PANA Correspondent
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LUANDA, Angola (PANA) - United Nations forces in Angola will begin leaving Angola Feb. 28, the U.N. special envoy to Angola, Alioune Blondin Beye, said Friday.
From Musengwa Kayaya; PANA Staff Correspondent
LUSAKA, Zambia (PANA) - At least 40 million U.S. dollars is required for the repatriation of some 30,000 Angolans exiles living in Zambia and other Southern African states, says the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
The agency's director of operations for Southern Africa, Nicolas Bwakira, said in Lusaka on Friday that the agency did not, at the moment, have the required funds for the exercise. He appealed to the international community to assist with the necessary funding.
From Segun Adeyemi; PANA Correspondent
Released by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, January 30, 1997.
The Republic of Angola is in transition from a single party state to a multiparty democracy. The Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA) has ruled Angola since its independence from Portugal in 1975.
Presidential Statement Cites Failure by UNITA to Meet Lusaka Protocol Timetable, Slow Pace of UNITA Demobilization
UNITY GOVERNMENT POSTPONED
Plans for the creation of a Government of National Unity and Reconciliation (GURN) have once again been postponed following the failure of UNITA to send their representatives to Luanda for the formation of the GURN on 25 January. This is the second postponement, as the GURN was to have been formed at the end of last year. The delay raises further difficulties for the planned withdrawal of the United Nations mission, which is to be addressed in the next UN Secretary General's report, due out by 10 February.