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17 Nov 2004 description

New Global Report Finds Child Soldiers In Over 20 Conflicts Worldwide

LONDON - Governments are undermining progress in ending the use of children as soldiers, said a coalition of the world's leading human rights and humanitarian organizations in a newly published report.

The Coalition to Stop the Use of Child Soldiers today released the most comprehensive global survey of child soldiers to date.

04 Oct 2004 description
report UN General Assembly

General Assembly
Official Records
Fifty-ninth Session
Supplement No. 36 (A/59/36)

03 Jul 2004 description
report UN Security Council

United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan will brief the Security Council next week on his current trip to the Darfur region of Sudan - with other issues on the continent topping the Security Council's programme this month, the incoming President of the 15-member body said today.

30 Jun 2004 description

REFUGEE POPULATIONS, NEW ARRIVALS AND DURABLE SOLUTIONS IN 70, MOSTLY DEVELOPING, COUNTRIES

03 Jun 2004 description
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GA/AB/3624
Fifty-eighth General Assembly
Fifth Committee
51st Meeting (AM)

The Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) this morning approved some $2.8 billion gross to finance 11 active peacekeeping missions for 2004-2005, as it concluded its second resumed session.  That amount includes some $113.13 million gross for the peacekeeping support account, and some $25.25 million for the United Nations Logistics Base in Brindisi, Italy.

03 May 2004 description
report UN General Assembly


GA/AB/3613
Fifty-eighth General Assembly
Fifth Committee
40th Meeting (AM)

Controller Says Requirements For Peacekeeping Could Exceed $4 Billion for 2004-2005

16 Jan 2004 description
report UN Security Council


SC/7982
Security Council
2003 Round-up

In a year dominated by the war in Iraq, the Security Council also addressed a broad range of other threats to peace and security around the globe, including in the Middle East, Afghanistan, Liberia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Côte d’Ivoire and others.

The Council convened 181 formal meetings, including 48 on situations in Africa, adopted 67 resolutions and issued 30 presidential statements. The veto was used twice, both times by the United States on draft resolutions regarding the situation in the Middle East.