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24 Dec 2001 description

UNDP and the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights have launched a new phase of a joint project to provide small grants for community human rights initiatives in 21 countries.

10 Dec 2001 description

Introduction by the Director of Operations
The operational trends and priorities for 2002 that are set out in this document reflect the humanitarian situation as foreseen in the light of the lessons learned during the first nine months of 2001 and of initial indications as to the consequences of the attacks of 11 September. At the time of writing, early November 2001, events are still unfolding and their repercussions and future impact on ICRC operations are difficult to anticipate and assess.

The attacks of 11 September 2001

11 Nov 2001 description

The need for energetic action to move forward with the Middle East peace process was the focus of Secretary-General Kofi Annan's meeting today with Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat, who was at United Nations Headquarters to address the General Assembly's annual high-level debate.

16 Oct 2001 description

WHO in the Afghanistan Crisis. The major increase in IDPs and refugees triggered by the military action in Afghanistan, following the terrorist attack of 11 September, has compounded an already acute health crisis, where drought, malnutrition and communicable diseases have been for years major problems both for the local population and in the refugee camps on the borders. The imminent onset of an expected harsh winter is a complicating factor, while possible looting or losses might further accentuate shortages of equipment and supplies.