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25 Oct 2002 description
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ADDIS ABABA, 25 October (IRIN) - Major General Partick Cammaert is the outgoing force commander of the UN Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE). During his two years in charge, he has come under fire from the Ethiopian authorities who accused him of "bias". Here, in excerpts from his last interview with journalists in Asmara and Addis Ababa on Friday, he rejects Ethiopia's accusations, and speaks of his two years as head of UNMEE.

18 Oct 2002 description

UNMEE PUBLIC INFORMATION

14 Oct 2002 description
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Up to 15 million people in Ethiopia and Eritrea could face famine conditions in the coming months, spelling a massive crisis for Africa when coupled with the 14 million in the southern part of the continent already dealing with hunger and food shortages, a senior United Nations relief official said today in New York.

11 Oct 2002 description
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ADDIS ABABA, 11 October (IRIN) - The UN has made an official protest after a group of Ethiopian militiamen illegally entered the temporary security zone (TSZ) and threatened its peacekeepers. The militiamen, who were armed with AK-47 assault rifles, fired several bursts over the heads of the UN Blue Helmets in an angry confrontation inside the demilitarised TSZ.

11 Oct 2002 description

UNMEE PUBLIC INFORMATION

04 Oct 2002 description

UNMEE PUBLIC INFORMATION

30 Sep 2002 description

Mr. Kenzo Oshima, The United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator and Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, arrives in Khartoum on Monday, 30 September at the start of a twelve-day mission to Sudan, Kenya, Ethiopia and Eritrea.

30 Sep 2002 description
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Seeking to improve the national and international response to major humanitarian emergencies in parts of Africa, a top United Nations relief official arrived on the continent today for talks with government officials and civil society groups.

27 Sep 2002 description

UNMEE PUBLIC INFORMATION

06 Sep 2002 description

UNMEE PUBLIC INFORMATION
The following is a near-verbatim transcript of the press briefing chaired in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa by UNMEE Spokeswoman, and Acting Chief of UNMEE Public Information, Gail Bindley-Taylor Sainte, via a videoconference linking Asmara and Addis Ababa. Also in attendance were Diane Bailey, Chief Radio Producer, Lt. Col Ahmad Kamal, Military Information Officer and Michael Munywoki, UNMEE Policy Advisor on HIV/AIDS,

04 Sep 2002 description
report UN News Service

Encouraged by Eritrea's and Ethiopia's fundamental commitment to the peace process, Secretary-General Kofi Annan has recommended extending the mandate of the United Nations mission in the region, known as UNMEE, for six months.