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17 Jul 2000 description

KAMPALA, Uganda (PANA) - More than 4,000 Sudanese have entered into northern Uganda as refugees, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees confirmed Monday.

17 Jul 2000 description

UNITED NATIONS, July 17 (Reuters) - British U.N. envoy Sir Jeremy Greenstock on Monday praised the U.N.

17 Jul 2000 description

North Korea
The Partnership With Women Task Group, part of the CWS International Justice and Human Rights Office, is sending a delegation of five North American women to North Korea on August 23 to establish direct relationships with women from the Korean Christians Federation, a CWS partner in North Korea. Together the women - including Protestant and Roman Catholic members - will discuss peace, reunification and ecumenism.

17 Jul 2000 description

Paul Ejime
PANA Correspondent

17 Jul 2000 description

Arusha, 17 juillet 2000 (FH) - Les femmes burundaises ont entamé une conférence lundi à Arusha dans le but d'examiner comment influencer l'accord de paix attendu.

17 Jul 2000 description

After exhausting every diplomatic and political means to free detained United Nations peacekeepers in Sierra Leone, the UN mission in the country staged a daring rescue operation bringing to safety the 233 UN troops illegally surrounded for over two months by the Revolutionary United Front (RUF) rebels.

17 Jul 2000 description

Rwanda - six years after the genocide, ACT members support rehabilitation

17 Jul 2000 description
report DisasterRelief

Written by Cynthia Long, Managing Editor, DisasterRelief.org

17 Jul 2000 description
report IRIN

JOHANNESBURG, 17 July (IRIN) - Two out of 21 children abducted by armed bandits from an orphanage in Angola's central highlands province of Huambo earlier this month have managed to escape, a development worker with the agency running the orphanage told IRIN on Monday.

17 Jul 2000 description
report UN Security Council


S/2000/697
I. Introduction

1. The present report is submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 1287 (2000) of 31 January 2000, by which the Council decided to extend the mandate of the United Nations Observer Mission in Georgia (UNOMIG) until 31 July 2000. It provides an update of the situation in Abkhazia, Georgia, since my report of 24 April 2000 (S/2000/345).

17 Jul 2000 description
report UN Security Council

Press Release SC/6891
The Security Council this afternoon expressed its full support for the weekend rescue, ordered by Secretary-General Kofi Annan, of more than 200 peacekeepers by the United Nations Mission in Sierra Leone (UNAMSIL) at Kailahun, in the eastern part of the country.

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January to June 2000
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The Consolidated Inter-Agency Appeal (CA) for 2000 articulated a four-part humanitarian strategy to be undertaken by UN Agencies in conjunction with their partners in the Somalia Aid Coordination Body (SACB). These include the following:

16 Jul 2000 description

Force Commander, Maj. Gen. V. J. Jetley
MEDIA Q&A SESSION

Q: What is the present situation as regards the release of the 11 military Observers?

A: The 222 peacekeepers and the 11 military observers held in Kailahun have all returned. The military observers together with some other people were airlifted out. The peacekeepers broke out from the detention. Some peacekeepers returned by air and some came on foot from Kailahun to Pendembu, and were transported by air from there to Daru.

16 Jul 2000 description
report IRIN

DJIBOUTI, 16 July (IRIN) - The Djibouti-hosted Somali National Peace Conference adopted a Transitional National Charter at the weekend, conference sources told IRIN on Monday.

16 Jul 2000 description

NEW YORK, UN (PANA) UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has warned Revolutionary United Front rebels in Sierra Leone not to oppose the legitimate efforts of the UN Mission in Sierra Leone to rescue its members that had been surrounded by the rebels.

16 Jul 2000 description

Highlights

  • UN Secretary General reports that humanitarian conditions in Angola remain precarious
  • Total number of reported IDPs reaches 2.65 million in July
  • Campaign against polio continues
  • Humanitarian centre for children attacked in Huambo
  • Nutrition situation improves among IDPs in Ganda
General Humanitarian Situation and Assistance

Secretary General Report

In a 12 July report to the Security Council, the Secretary General confirmed that the humanitarian situation in Angola remains serious.