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By Ali A. Mazrui
New York - The crisis in eastern Zaire, and between Zaire and its neighbours, poses the greatest challenge yet to the artificial borders European imperial powers established at the turn of the century when they created the region's so-called "nation-states".
Judith Matloff, Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor
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This paper considers means of effectively strengthening
UN Agencies' capacities to assist affected communities to cope with crisis.
Examining relationships between coping mechanisms and capacity building,
with reference to links between relief and development, it addresses the
- Inventory of efforts to identify, utilize, strengthen and improve local capacities
- Potential contribution of inherent local capacities
- Practices and frameworks undermining local initiatives and traditional coping mechanisms
Aiming to identify and examine aspects of command and control in contemporary military coalition operations, this report focuses on the issue of interagency and civilian-military coordination in humanitarian and peace operations.
The report explores the composition and traits of the NGO community and identifies positive and negative aspects of the interface between NGOs, U.S. Government agencies and the military in improving their working relationship.
Ed O'Loughlin, Special to The Christian Science Monitor
Some Questions & Answers on the Zaire crisis
By Abbas Djavadi
Humanitarian Liaison Working Group
by Lionel Rosenblatt
President - Refugees International
II.- ENTRETIEN DU MINISTRE DES AFFAIRES ETRANGERES,
M. HERVE DE CHARETTE, AVEC "LCI"
(Paris, 6 novembre 1996) (Extraits)
POINT DE PRESSE DU 8 NOVEMBRE 1996
Le porte-parole du ministère des Affaires étrangères s'est exprimé sur les sujets suivants au cours du point de presse de
ce jour :
FRANCE/AFRIQUE DU SUD
ACCIDENT DE LA TWA
CONFERENCE ECONOMIQUE DU CAIRE
3 - ZAIRE
(Que faites-vous pour le Zaïre ?)
Community Aid Abroad is asking Foreign Minister, Alexander Downer, to support proposals for an international military force to intervene in Zaire.
Over one million refugees and displaced
people are now facing death in Zaire. The last thing they need is more
Yes, aid is desperately needed to save their lives. But we must not allow it to be used again as an excuse to avoid a political solution to the humanitarian crisis in Central Africa.
For further information please contact
Justin Forsyth or Quynh Tran at (202)783-3331.
IFEX Communique #5-44
The media, specifically radio, did not "provoke" the genocide in Rwanda in 1994, but was part of a larger plan by the government, says a new book by ARTICLE 19. The book, entitled "Broadcasting Genocide: Censorship, Propaganda & State-Sponsored Violence in Rwanda (1990-1994)", discusses the role of radio - "the most
As an introduction to the experiences of one
particular type of monetisation, this paper sets out some of the basic
tenets of the USA Title II monetisations.
Highlighting the need to ensure food aid does not have a disincentive effect as well as the need for the commodity at the national level to attract a food price that is sufficient to cover costs, the paper offers the following chapters:
- Theory behind what monetisation entails
- Analysis: Four issues emerge