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18 Jan 2012 description
report IRIN

BANGKOK, 18 janvier 2012 (IRIN) - Les conclusions qui indiquent que le pian, une maladie tropicale négligée, peut être traité avec une efficacité identique par une dose unique d'antibiotiques administrée par voie orale ou par l'injection de pénicilline actuellement recommandée ont conduit l'Organisation mondiale de la santé (OMS) à organiser une réunion qui abordera la question de la manière d'éradiquer cette maladie.

28 Oct 2009 description
report GOAL

GOAL is dedicated to ensuring that the poorest of the poor and those affected by humanitarian crises have access to the fundamental needs and rights of life including, but not limited to, food, water, shelter, medical attention and primary education.

GOAL has responded to almost every major natural and man-made disaster in the past 32 years and is currently operational in +10 countries.

25 Apr 2002 description

Joel R. Charny is the Vice President for Policy of Refugees International.

25 Aug 2000 description

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. Quoted text from this briefing note may be attributed to the UNHCR spokesperson named below

30 Jun 2000 description

Update on OTI's Assistance to Sierra Leone Diamond Policy

USAID/OTI's assistance to the Government of Sierra Leone to develop a new diamond policy and operations is advancing on several fronts. Consultations in London by OTI and the U.S. Department of State with the U.K. British and Commonwealth Office resulted in a shared approach to international sanctions on illicitly traded diamonds of Sierra Leone origin, soon to be considered by the U.N. Security Council. Joint U.S./U.K.

16 May 2000 description

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. Quoted text from this briefing note may be attributed to the UNHCR spokesperson named below

09 May 2000 description

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. Quoted text from this briefing note may be attributed to the UNHCR spokesperson named below left

14 Dec 1999 description

This is a summary of what was said by the UNHCR spokesperson at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations. Quoted text from this briefing note may be attributed to the UNHCR spokesperson named below left
Ron Redmond

1. North Caucasus

The 15th UNHCR convoy of relief items, comprising 19 trucks with 285 MT of food, arrived this morning (8.30 a.m. local time) in Ingushetia from Stavropol.

One truck with 1,600 pairs of winter shoes provided by the Danish Refugee Council was sent with this convoy.

26 Oct 1999 description

This is a summary of what was said by the UNHCR spokesperson at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations. Quoted text from this briefing note may be attributed to the UNHCR spokesperson named below left

Kris Janowski

27 Sep 1999 description

Sounding the Century Lecture
By Mary Robinson, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
London, 23 September 1999