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15 May 1998 description
report IRIN

NATIONS UNIES
Bureau de la coordination des affaires humanitaires
IRIN - Afrique Centrale et de l'Est
Tel: +254 2 622 147
Fax: +254 2 622 129

15 May 1998 description

Lokichokkio -- The World Food Programme announced today that airdrop operations to get relief food into hundreds of thousands of southern Sudanese facing hunger, have increased just in time, as heavy rains have now begun in many areas, rendering many airstrips unlandable.

15 May 1998 description
report IRIN

NATIONS UNIES
Bureau de la coordination des affaires humanitaires
IRIN - Afrique Centrale et de l'Est
Tel: +254 2 622 147
Fax: +254 2 622 129

15 May 1998 description

Issued weekly by the United Nations World Food Programme

15 May 1998 description

Issued weekly by the United Nations World Food Programme

15 May 1998 description
report IRIN

NATIONS UNIES
Bureau pour la Coordination des Affaires Humanitaires / IRIN
pour l'Afrique Centrale et de l'Est
Tel: +254 2 622 147
Fax: +254 2 622 129

15 May 1998 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
for Central and Eastern Africa
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129

15 May 1998 description

(Circulated only for countries where foodcrops or supply conditions give rise to concern)

15 May 1998 description

REG. NO. 98/0046
Period covered: 4-10 May - No. 13

The information contained in this report was provided by the Office of the United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator for Operational Activities in Burundi, UN Agencies, International Organisations and NGOs

GENERAL

UN Secretary General visits Burundi

15 May 1998 description

The United Nations and Afghanistan's Taliban Islamic army reached an agreement that could mean more aid to the war-ravaged country.

A U-N team has been holding talks with the Taliban army in Kabul for ten days to seek guarantees that its staff can operate in safety.

Last month the world body withdrew its international staff from the southern Kandahar region to protest attacks on its staff there.

The Taliban and the United Nations could NOT reach an agreement on an edict which forbids Muslim women from working in Afghanistan unaccompanied by a male relative.

14 May 1998 description


Entire Report can be found at : http://www.intl-crisis-group.org/
May 14, 1998 (Part 1 of 4)

Contents

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INTRODUCTION

14 May 1998 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information
Network for West Africa
Tel: +225 21-73-54
Fax: +225 21-63-35

14 May 1998 description

General

1. This document presents the principles of a political initiative of the Government of Israel which deals with the continuation of the peace process; the termination of the state of war with the Arab states; a solution for the Arabs of Judea, Samaria and the Gaza district; peace with Jordan; and a resolution of the problem of the residents of the refugee camps in Judea, Samaria and the Gaza district.

2. The document includes:

a. The principles upon which the initiative is based.

b. Details of the processes for its implementation.

14 May 1998 description
report UN Security Council

S/RES/1167 (1998)

14 May 1998 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
for West Africa
Tel: +225 21-73-54
Fax: +225 21-63-35

14 May 1998 description
report UN Security Council

SC/6515
By Resolution 1167 (1998), Adopted Unanimously, Council Calls for Vigorous Efforts to Implement General Agreement

Expressing concern at the precarious security situation in some parts of Tajikistan, the Security Council this morning decided to extend the mandate of the United Nations Mission of Observers in Tajikistan (UNMOT) for a further six months, until 15 November.

14 May 1998 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
for Central and Eastern Africa
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129

14 May 1998 description

UNEP Executive Director appeals for urgent financial assistance to help prevent repetition of 1997 forest fire disaster