The Senior Inter-Agency Network on Internal Displacement, led by the UN Special Coordinator on Internal Displacement, together with representatives of FAO, the Office of the Representative of the Secretary-General on Internally Displaced Persons (RSG on IDPs), UNHCR, UNICEF, WFP and the NGO community, undertook a mission to Angola from 12 to 17 March 2001. The report of the mission is now available.

Rwanda has begun a week of mourning for the victims of the 1994 genocide in which hundreds of thousands of Tutsis and moderate Hutus were killed.

South Africa's indigenous people, known as Khoisan, are demanding better treatment from the country's government.

The leader of one of the Congolese rebel movements has refused to give an assurance that his troops will pull back from the front-line in compliance with a peace treaty.

This five day training event aims to respond to the urgent need for craetive and participatory approaches to the resolution of intra-state conflict by promoting respect for human rights, governance and citizen based third party mediation. The training aims to enable and strengthen the capacity of women's organisations to effectively contribute to peacebuilding processes within the West African sub-region. As it is our first sub-regional session, we would particularly welcome applications more