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03 Dec 2002 description

GENEVA -- Donor governments on Tuesday pledged another $280 million towards UNHCR's worldwide programs for 2003, bringing the total promised contributions to date to a record $317 million. This amounts to nearly one- third of the refugee agency's 2003 total projected needs of more than $1 billion.

19 Sep 2002 description

GENEVA, September 19 (UNHCR) - Lamenting the lack of adequate post-primary schooling for refugees, UN refugee agency chief Ruud Lubbers has called for more efforts to bridge the gap between emergency and development aid to ensure education for more than 1.5 million refugees of secondary school age.

09 Jul 2002 description

DURBAN, South Africa -- UN High Commissioner for Refugees Ruud Lubbers today called for the inclusion of refugees, returnees and host countries in Africa's new economic recovery plan, the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD).