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(Extracted from JRS Dispatches No. 130)
Long after peace is declared and armies go home, landmines remain buried - more than 80 million worldwide - waiting to be detonated.
Prepared by Norwegian People's Aid
Security Council 2002 Round-up
International Terrorism Also a Major Focus of Council Action
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
Unmet Needs Put Refugees at Risk
(Extracted from JRS Dispatches No. 119)
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.
A Global Overview of Internal Displacement
The Landmine Update is the International Campaign to Ban Landmines quarterly newsletter. This edition is complemented by a calendar of upcoming events. To date, 145 countries have signed the 1997 Mine Ban Treaty, and 128 have ratified it. The most recent accessions are Comoros (19 September), Afghanistan (11 September), Democratic Republic of Congo (2 May) while recent ratifications include Cameroon (19 September), Angola (5 July) and Suriname (23 May).
Fifty-sixth General Assembly
105th Meeting (AM)
Figure Includes $141.55 Million for Strategic Deployment Stocks
GENEVA -- The number of refugees of concern to UNHCR worldwide remained virtually unchanged at 12 million in 2001, with half a million people fleeing their countries during the year and nearly as many going home.
Letter dated 12 June 2002 from the Permanent Representative of Norway to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council
Please find enclosed the assessment of the work of the Security Council during the Norwegian presidency in March 2002 (see annex).
I would be grateful if you could arrange to have this letter and the attached assessment circulated as a document of the Security Council.
(Signed) Ole Peter Kolby
Assistant Emergency Relief Coordinator and Director OCHA, Geneva
Twenty-seventh Special Session
5th Meeting (AM)
As the General Assembly special session on children continued its debate this afternoon, top government social affairs ministers emphasized the daunting task of promoting the rights of children and adolescents in the face of emerging challenges posed by HIV/AIDS, economic sanctions, globalization, and other forms of exploitation.
This report by Anna Jefferys
In 2001, the Federal Foreign Office Task Force for Humanitarian Aid funded aid projects around the world to a tune of DM 131.6 million (67.1 million euro), representing an increase of 13% on the year 2000. A total of approximately 470 projects were financed, of which 40 projects were concerned with humanitarian demining.
To commemorate International Women's Day the ICRC takes this opportunity to give an update on some of the recent initiatives and programmes for women in its operations throughout the world.
Security Council - 2001 Round-Up
Adopts Comprehensive Anti-Terrorism Strategy; Sends West Africa, Great Lakes Missions; Monitors Kosovo, East Timor Progress