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03 Jan 2013 description

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, 2 janvier (HCR) – Muhammad Saïd et sa famille ont quitté le Pakistan juste à temps pour voir l'aube de la nouvelle année dans leur pays d'origine, le Rwanda, pour la première fois depuis plus de 20 ans.

02 Jan 2013 description

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan 2 Jan (UNHCR) – Muhammad Saeed and his family flew out of Pakistan just in time to see the New Year dawn in their home country Rwanda for the first time in over twenty years.

11 Sep 2009 description
report IRIN

DAKAR, 11 September 2009 (IRIN) - Vaccination coverage against pneumonia, the leading preventable cause of under-five child deaths worldwide, is low in the most-affected countries, according to data to be released in The Lancet medical journal on 12 September.

Though vaccines exist to fight two bacteria responsible for more than one million child deaths a year, their roll-out in Asia and Africa has been slow due to lack of money and awareness, according to research groups specializing in pneumonia.

"Prevention of pneumococcal and Hib [haemophilius influenzae type b] cases and …

23 Jul 2009 description

With the General Assembly holding its first ever thematic debate on the responsibility to protect populations from genocide or other war crimes, a diverse panel of academics struggled today during a press conference to find common ground on how the concept, seen by some developing nations as a Western ploy to meddle in their domestic affairs, could ever be fairly or effectively applied.

23 Jul 2009 description

Le philosophe et linguiste américain, M. Noam Chomsky a donné aujourd'hui une conférence de presse sur le concept « délicat », selon les mots du Président de l'Assemblée générale, de la « responsabilité de protéger les populations du génocide, des crimes de guerre, du nettoyage ethnique et des crimes contre l'humanité ».*

Accompagné de Jean Bricmont, philosophe belge; de Gareth Evans, politicien australien et membre du Comité exécutif d'International Crisis Group; et de Ngugi wa Thiong'o, écrivain kenyan, Noam Chomsky venait de participer avec les trois autres au …

23 Jul 2009 description
report UN General Assembly


Sixty-third General Assembly
Interactive Dialogue
on Responsibility to Protect (AM)

Concept Should Remain 'Important Aspiration', President Says, Calling on States to Fix 'Broken' Collective Security System

Vowing to break the world's paralysis in the face of mass atrocities typified by the Holocaust, the Khmer Rouge killing fields and the Rwanda genocide, delegates in the General Assembly grappled today with how -– and whether -– to implement the responsibility to protect (R2P) doctrine, during a half-day informal interactive dialogue.

19 Nov 2007 description
report UN General Assembly


Assemblée générale
Soixante-deuxième session
53eet54e séances plénières – matin & après-midi

19 Nov 2007 description
report UN General Assembly


Sixty-second General Assembly
53rd & 54th Meetings (AM & PM)

Chernobyl Disaster, Aid to Rwanda Genocide Survivors Also Discussed; Adopts Resolution on Overview of United Nations Climate Change Activities