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All Posts Tagged With: "United Nations"

Unfinished Country: UN Peacekeeping Mission Renewed in Storm-Ravaged Haiti

United Nations peacekeeping mission in Haiti was extended for another year, by unanimous vote of the UN Security Council.

Oct 15th, 2008 | Comments

Birth of a Surgeon: Data: Mozambique and the U.N. Millennium Development Goals

The United Nations laid out the Millennium Development Goals, which sets targets to end extreme poverty around the world. Here's how Mozambique is doing.

Jul 15th, 2008 | Comments

Heart of Darfur: Video: Jean-Marie Guéhenno Explains the Obstacles to Peace in Darfur

WIDE ANGLE spoke with Jean-Marie Guéhenno, the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, about the crisis in Darfur.

Jul 1st, 2008 | Comments

U.N. Security Council Delegation Visits Darfur

United Nations Security Council representatives visited Darfur on Thursday, where they were scheduled to meet with refugees, aidworkers, U.N. peacekeepers and local government representatives.

Jul 1st, 2008 | Comments

Heart of Darfur: History of Sudan

A timeline of Sudan's history from its colonial past to turbulent present.

Jul 1st, 2008 | Comments

Four Activists Found Dead in Zimbabwe as Violence Mounts

Four opposition activists were found dead on Thursday, according to Zimbabwe's opposition party, Movement for Democratic Change.

Jun 19th, 2008 | Comments

Report Addresses Violence and Abuses of Zimbabwe Government

Thirty-six deaths, 2,000 victims of abuse and torture and 3,000 displaced Zimbaweans have been documented in a 69-page report released Monday by Human Rights Watch (HRW), a New York-based monitoring group.

Jun 10th, 2008 | Comments

Hell of a Nation: Resources

Link to more information about the history, politics and culture of Afghanistan.

Sep 9th, 2004 | Comments

Handbook: Education for All

According to UNESCO, one out of every five school-aged children, approximately 115 million, in developing countries is not enrolled in primary school. One out of four women in the world cannot read.

Sep 4th, 2004 | Comments

Sahara Marathon: Interview: James A. Baker III

Former U.S. Secretary of State and former Personal Envoy of the U.N. Secretary General to Western Sahara, James A. Baker III discusses the protracted conflict in Western Sahara with host Mishal Husain.

Aug 19th, 2004 | Comments

Sahara Marathon: Timeline: Sahrawi people

History of Western Sahara from the 1400s to 2004.

Aug 19th, 2004 | Comments

Sahara Marathon: U.N. Peacekeepers Map

The Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) was formed to aid U.N. Member States and the Secretary-General in their efforts to alleviate human suffering and to construct institutions that promote self-sustaining peace. Explore the DPKO with these maps.

Aug 19th, 2004 | Comments

A State of Mind: North Korea and the Korean War: Fall 1950 China Responds

China had warned that it would repay past debts to Koreans who had fought with them against Chiang Kaishek by defending North Korea against a U.S. invasion. But Washington had ignored the notice.

Sep 11th, 2003 | Comments

A State of Mind: North Korea and the Korean War: June 1950 UN Responds

Two days after the war in Korea began, the U.S., worried that it would "lose" Korea like China to communists, took the matter to the UN Security Council.

Sep 11th, 2003 | Comments

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