Humanitarian Bulletins

14 Jul 2000
DRC Monthly Humanitarian Bulletin May - Jun 2000


Context
More than ever before since the onset of the war, the reporting period provided ample and eloquent arguments to perceive the humanitarian crisis in the DRC as a unique drama caused in the first place by unbridled violence, defiant impunity and ongoing violation of fundamental humanitarian principles.

What comes first is the cold-blooded settlement of scores between two foreign troops in DRC’s third largest town, using heavy armament and ignoring...

13 Jul 2000
DRC Monthly Humanitarian Bulletin May - Jun 2000

Context

More than ever before since the onset of the war, the reporting period provided ample and eloquent arguments to perceive the humanitarian crisis in the DRC as a unique drama caused in the first place by unbridled violence, defiant impunity and ongoing violation of fundamental humanitarian principles.

What comes first is the cold-blooded settlement of scores between two foreign troops in DRC’s third largest town, using heavy armament and ignoring...

17 Apr 2000
DRC Monthly Humanitarian Bulletin Mar - Apr 2000


Endorsed in the early February 2000, the Security Council Resolution 1291 set out the framework through which the UN contribution to the Lusaka Accords could be bolstered with the following underlying tenets: reaffirmation of DRC's territorial integrity and sovereignty; and recognition that the Lusaka Accords are the most viable tool to take DRC out of war into a sustainable, durable peace and towards the re-establishment of structures of governance. Agreement, support...

16 Apr 2000
DRC Monthly Humanitarian Bulletin Mar - Apr 2000

Endorsed in the early February 2000, the Security Council Resolution 1291 set out the framework through which the UN contribution to the Lusaka Accords could be bolstered with the following underlying tenets: reaffirmation of DRC's territorial integrity and sovereignty; and recognition that the Lusaka Accords are the most viable tool to take DRC out of war into a sustainable, durable peace and towards the re-establishment of structures of governance. Agreement, support and...

15 Feb 2000
DRC Monthly Humanitarian Bulletin Jan - Feb 2000


Context
January and the beginning of February 2000 brought about substantial evidence of staggeringly changing pattern of the DRC conflict. The reporting period was marked by unprecedented diplomatic activity over the settlement of the Congolese crisis, culminating with the UN Security Council’s Special session. The equilibrium of forces that had brought belligerents on equal terms to the Lusaka Agreement in summer 1999, does no longer prevail on the battlefield as...