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- DocumentDanish Institute for International Studies, 1997The paper attempts to analyse ECOWAS’ security regime’s first major effort towards enforcing compliance with its norms and values. The recent resolution of the Liberian conflict and Charles Taylor’s election to the Presidency may give cause for satisfaction but this paper argues that this may be premature as a result of what we see as the ethical questions that may arise.DocumentOffice of Tibet, Government of Tibet in Exile, 1999Report highlights the particular concerns of Tibetan women inside Tibet and those living as refugees in exile. This report also ncludes a list of recommendations which, it is hoped, will serve as inputs to thediscussions for the Draft Platform.Document
Military expenditure in developing countries: security and development: report of the Ottawa SymposiumDevelopment Assistance Committee, OECD, 1997DocumentWater Engineering and Development Centre, 2004These guidelines have been designed to help those involved in the assessment of emergency water sources to collect relevant information in a systematic way, to use this information to select a source or sources and to determine the appropiate level of treatment required to make the water suitable for drinking.DocumentNational Bureau of Economic Research, USA, 1998This paper argues that domestic social conflicts are a key to understanding why growth rates lack persistence and why so many countries have experienced a growth collapse after the mid-1970s. It emphasizes conflicts interact with external shocks on the one hand, and the domestic institutions of conflict-management on the other.Document
International Development [and debt relief]: Select Committee on International Development Third Report, May 1998International Development Committee, UK, 1998Most important conclusions and recommendations of the Committee arising out of its inquiry into Debt Relief are [author]: Unsustainable debt is often discussed only in terms of its economic implications.DocumentUnited Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, 1998This study examines one aspect of the international community's involvement in Angola during a limited time period - the coordination of humanitarian assistance by the United Nations (UN) Humanitarian Assistance Coordination Unit (UCAH) over the period 1993-1996 - with special emphasis on lessons learned.DocumentUnited Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, 1997Report reflects the main developments and trends in the area of emergency and disaster assistance in the five years since the establishment of the DHA.DocumentAfrican Studies Quarterly, 1997"Covers seven items of "conventional wisdom" from the Rwanda refugee crisis which, in my view, misrepresent a complex reality and have served as poor guides for policy interventions. In particular, these assumptions are inconsistent with broader understandings of social behavior.Document
Patterns of State Collapse and Reconstruction in Central Africa: Reflections on the Crisis in the Great Lakes.African Studies Quarterly, 1999Papers aim to reflect on what the current crisis tells us about the patterns of decay and collapse affecting the state systems of Rwanda, Burundi, and Zaire, and briefly consider the prospects for reconstruction. But first something must be said of the human costs of the crisis, and its geopolitical implications for the region.