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Investigation

News that a complaint of sexual harassment against the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Ruud Lubbers, has been dismissed has emerged as oddly as the story of the complain...


Tinkering with trouble

The international community seems powerless to prevent the steady worsening of the crisis (AC Vol 45 No 11). A United Nations Security Council mission arrived on 22 June and the UN...


Breaching the peace

There is growing acrimony over the management of the United Nations peacekeeping operations in Africa. The test case is Congo-Kinshasa where UN Secretary General Kofi Annan's speci...


Licence to kill

The United Nations Commission on Human Rights has given the National Islamic Front government a free hand to pursue its policy of human rights violations. By refusing to renew the ...


Refugee voices

'Don't you know what they've done in Burundi? They have burnt down the bridges of tomorrow.' Ethiopia, Liberia, Somalia... The litany is long. 'Freedom Soldiers' is the song; 'Buil...


The blue helmets return

Weak mandates and lack of resources have hobbled UN operations - new missions in Congo and Sierra Leone face the same constraints

In Africa, a dozen wars are simmering, affecting more than 200 million people, and the United Nations is committing itself to an unprecedented series of peacekeeping and monitoring...


Annan and Africa

African wars and American funds top the list of the Secretary General's problems for the next three years

Nearly two years into the job, United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan has implemented tough cost-cutting reforms while winning back some of the organisation’s diplomatic kudos...


From the 38th floor

Among the staff, Kofi Annan is the most popular Secretary General to date. Helped by his open manner and attention to detail, Annan's rapport with staff stems from his 30-year ri...


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