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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...

Another Congo crisis

New claims emerge that the UNHCR financed arms shipments to Mobutu's soldiers

As a new rebellion from the east gets under way in Congo- Kinshasa, more questions are being asked about the role of the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees...

To Boutros or not

Boutros Boutros-Ghali is taking his fight against Washington to the 8-10 July Organisation of African Unity summit in Yaoundé. He has spent recent weeks lobbying hard against Unite...

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