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30 Apr 2004 description


This report includes:
(A) Middle East, Central Asia and Eastern Europe: (1) Afghanistan, (2) Pakistan

(B) East and Central Africa: (1) Burundi, (2) Djibouti, (3) DR Congo, (4) Eritrea, (5) Republic of Congo, (6) Rwanda, (7) Sudan, (8) Uganda

(C) West Africa: (1) Côte d'Ivoire, (2) Liberia

(D) Southern Africa: (1) Regional, (2) Angola, (3) Lesotho, (4) Madagascar, (5) Malawi, (6) Mozambique, (7) Namibia, (8) Swaziland, (9) Zambia, (10) Zimbabwe

(E) Asia: (1) DPR Korea, (2) Myanmar

21 Apr 2004 description


HR/CN/1095
Mandates of Three Special Rapporteurs Extended

(Reissued as received.)

GENEVA, 21 April (UN Information Service) - The Commission on Human Rights this morning adopted resolutions under its agenda items on the question of the violation of human rights and fundamental freedoms in any part of the world, indigenous issues and the promotion and protection of human rights.

08 Apr 2004 description


This report includes:
(A) Middle East, Central Asia and Eastern Europe: (1) Afghanistan, (2) Iran, (3) Pakistan

(B) East and Central Africa: 1) Burundi, (2) DR Congo, (3) Eritrea, (4) Ethiopia, (5) Rwanda, (6) Sudan, (7) Tanzania, (8) Uganda

(C) West Africa: (1) Central African Republic, (2) Côte d'Ivoire, (3) Guinea, (4) Liberia, (5) Sierra Leone

(D) Southern Africa: (1) Regional, (2) Angola , (3) Lesotho, (4) Madagascar, (5) Malawi, (6) Mozambique, (7) Namibia, (8) Swaziland, (9) Zambia, (10) Zimbabwe

(E) Asia: (1) DPR Korea, (2) Myanmar

07 Apr 2004 description


Commission Concludes General Debate on Rights Of Children, Starts Discussion on Specific Groups and Individuals
HR/CN/1078

(Reissued as received.)

26 Mar 2004 description


This report includes:
(A) Middle East, Central Asia and Eastern Europe: (1) Afghanistan, (2) Iran, (3) Serbia and Montenegro

(B) East and Central Africa: 1) Burundi, (2) DR Congo, (3) Djibouti, (4) Eritrea, (5) Ethiopia, (6) Kenya, (7) Republic of Congo, (8) Rwanda, (9) Somalia, (10) Sudan, (11) Tanzania

(C) West Africa: (1) Chad, (2) Côte d'Ivoire, (3) Liberia (4) Guinea (5) Sierra Leone

(D) Southern Africa: (1) Regional, (2) Angola , (3) Lesotho, (4) Madagascar, (5) Malawi, (6) Mozambique, (7) Namibia, (8) Swaziland, (9) Zambia, (10) Zimbabwe

25 Mar 2004 description

Testimony by Veronika A. Martin, Policy Analyst, U.S. Committee for Refugees
Developments in Burma

Before the House Committee on International Relations

19 Mar 2004 description

YANGON - Expanding its global campaign to fight the HIV/AIDS pandemic, the United Nations World Food Programme today began distributing food for the first time to families stricken with the virus in Myanmar, where infection rates are among the highest in Southeast Asia.

12 Mar 2004 description


This report includes:
(A) Middle East, Central Asia and Eastern Europe: (1) Afghanistan, (2) Azerbaijan, (3) Iran, (4) Iraq

(B) East and Central Africa: (1) Burundi, (2) Djibouti, (3) Eritrea, (4) Ethiopia, (5) Kenya, (6) Rwanda, (7) Somalia, (8) Sudan, (9) Tanzania, (10) Uganda

(C) West Africa: (1) Central African Republic, (2) Chad, (3) Guinea, (4) Guinea Bissau, (5) Liberia, (6) Sierra Leone

(D) Southern Africa: (1) Regional, (2) Angola , (3) Lesotho, (4) Madagascar, (5) Malawi, (6) Mozambique, (7) Namibia, (8) Swaziland, (9) Zambia, (10) Zimbabwe

12 Mar 2004 description

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Ron Redmond - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at the press briefing, on 12 March 2004, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

11 Mar 2004 description

Refugees International and the U.S. Committee for Refugees have written a joint letter to the High Commissioner for Refugees, the Honorable Ruud Lubbers, expressing concern about UNHCR's recently announced agreement with the Burmese government to begin preparations for repatriation of Burmese ethnic minority refugees from Thailand.

02 Mar 2004 description

Yangon (dpa) - United Nations special envoy Razali Ismail met on Tuesday with representatives of Myanmar's ethnic-based political parties, several of whom expressed strong reservations about the ruling junta's so-called "road map'' to political reform.

01 Mar 2004 description
report Xinhua

YANGON, Mar 1, 2004 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- The Japanese government will extend more grant aid to Myanmar to improve maternal and child health care services in rural areas of the country, according to a press release of the Japanese Embassy here Monday.

The grassroots grant assistance of 6.2 million US dollars through the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) will be for purchasing essential drugs, vaccines and test kits for HIV/AIDS among others, the release said.

Notes on the provision of the aid for launching the project was signed here on Monday between the Japanese …

27 Feb 2004 description


This report includes:
(A) Middle East, Central Asia and Eastern Europe: (1) Afghanistan, (2) Iran, (3) Morocco

(B) East and Central Africa: (1) Burundi, (2) D.R. Congo, (3) Djibouti , (4) Eritrea, (5) Ethiopia, (6) Kenya, (7) Rwanda, (8) Somalia, (9) Sudan, (10) Tanzania, (11) Uganda

(C) West Africa: (1) Chad, (2) Guinea, (3) Sierra Leone

(D) Southern Africa: (1) Regional , (2) Angola , (3) Lesotho , (4) Madagascar, (5) Mozambique, (6) Namibia, (7) Swaziland, (8) Zambia, (9) Zimbabwe

(E) Asia: (1) DPR Korea, (2) Myanmar