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31 Dec 2002 description

This document supplements the ICRC's Headquarters Appeal 2003and contains:

  • an overview of the ICRC's operations in 2003
  • a description of its presence in the field
  • a breakdown of its operational organization
  • a description of its target populations
  • a concise description of its programmes
  • a brief description of its 63 delegations
  • overall budget amounts
  • overall budget and budgets by programme for each delegation
The ICRC's operations in 2003 and the respective budget figures are presented in detail in the ICRC's Emergency Appeals 2003, …
27 Dec 2002 description

This report includes:

11 Dec 2002 description

New York, 10 December 2002

Madame President,
Secretary-General,
Members of the Security Council,
Excellencies and Colleagues,

06 Dec 2002 description


This report includes:
A) Global Alert

B) Middle East Region: (1) Palestinian Territories

C) Asia Region: (1) Democratic People's Republic of Korea

D) West Africa Region: (1) Côte d'Ivoire (2) Liberia (3) Sierra Leone (4) Guinea, (5) Guinea Bissau (6) Mauritania

E) Eastern and Central Africa Region: (1) Ethiopia, (2) Somalia, (3) Eritrea, (4) Djibouti, (5) Burundi

F) Southern Africa Region: (1) Regional overview, (2) Lesotho, (3) Malawi, (4) Mozambique, (5) Zambia, (6) Zimbabwe, (7) Angola

19 Nov 2002 description

At a Headquarters press briefing today, Carolyn M. McAskie, Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator in the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), announced the launch of the Inter-agency Consolidated Appeals for 2003. Being held in capitals around the world, the Appeals are $3 billion for 50 million beneficiaries in countries experiencing humanitarian crises.

16 Oct 2002 description
report UN General Assembly


Committee Concludes Discussion of Children's Issues; Will Consider Indigenous People Tomorrow
GA/SHC/3702

Fifty-seventh General Assembly
Third Committee
21st Meeting (AM)

Delegations expressed grave concern for the physical health and psychological well-being of children as a result of war, civil strife and occupation, as the General Assembly's Third Committee (Humanitarian, Social, Cultural) this morning concluded its consideration of the rights of children.

11 Oct 2002 description
report UN Security Council


Press Release SC/7528
Security Council
4623rd Meeting (AM & PM)
Delegates Also Back Secretary-General's Proposals for Monitoring Mechanisms

Speakers in a day-long Security Council meeting today supported the Programme of Action for the 2001 United Nations Conference on the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons and proposed ways in which the Council could strengthen its role in preventing such weapons from fuelling conflict.

04 Oct 2002 description


This report includes:
(A) Asia Region: (1) Democratic People's Republic of Korea

(B) Eastern and Central Africa Region: (1) Ethiopia, (2) Eritrea, (3) Burundi, (4) Kenya

(C) Southern Africa Region: (1) Regional overview, (2) Lesotho, (3) Zimbabwe, (4) Zambia, (5) Malawi, (6) Mozambique, (7) Namibia, (8) Angola, (9) Tanzania

(D) West Africa Region: (1) Côte d'Ivoire, (2) Central African Republic

(E) Central America Region

(F) West and Central Asia Region: (1) Afghanistan

(G) Middle East Region: (1) Palestinian Territories

26 Sep 2002 description
report Global IDP Project


A Global Overview of Internal Displacement

26 Sep 2002 description
report Global IDP Project

Some 25 million people are now internally displaced due to conflicts that have spread since the Cold War, according to a major new survey published this week. Internally displaced people (IDPs) are a huge humanitarian problem; outnumbering conventional refugees by two-to-one and nearly always receiving less protection, says the four-year survey by the Global IDP Project.

20 Sep 2002 description


This report includes:
(A) East and Southern Africa Region: (1) Regional overview, (2) Lesotho, (3) Malawi, (4) Mozambique, (5) Swaziland, (6) Zambia, (7) Zimbabwe, (8) Ethiopia, (9) Uganda, (10) Burundi, (11) Tanzania

(B) Central Africa Region: (1) Angola, (2) Namibia, (3) Democratic Republic of Congo, (4) Republic of Congo

(C) Middle East Region: (1) Palestinian Territories

(D) West and Central Asia Region: (1) Afghanistan

(E) Latin America and Caribbean Region: (1) Cuba, (2) Colombia, (3) Guatemala

14 Sep 2002 description
report UN General Assembly


Press Release GA/10049
Fifty-seventh General Assembly
Plenary
6th Meeting (AM)

United Kingdom Calls For Return of Inspectors to Iraq; Germany Urges Comprehensive Solution for Middle East Problem

11 Sep 2002 description


Press Release NGO/480 - PI/1443
DPI/NGO Annual Conference
AM & PM Meetings

06 Sep 2002 description

This report includes: