Monthly Archives: December 2008

Distortions plague anti-racism conference

By | 18 December 2008

Within a few hours of each other, on 9 and 10 December, the Wall Street Journal and The Australian – both serious newspapers with long-established records of honest, factual reporting – published editorials focusing partly or wholly on an international conference on racism, xenophobia and other forms of intolerance that is scheduled to take place… Read More »

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Statement by the Chairperson of the Committee on Migrant Workers, Mr. Abdelhamid El Jamri, and the Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants, Mr. Jorge Bustamante on the occasion of International Migrants Day 2008

By | 18 December 2008

Over the last number of years, the international community has paid much attention to the economic dimension of migration and to the links between migration and development, but it has paid much less attention to other aspects of migration, such as the rights of the migrant workers and members of their families.

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Southern Africa Regional Forensic Science (SARFS) Network

By | 11 December 2008

Vienna – The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the South African Police Service (SAPS) and the Southern African Regional Police Chiefs Cooperation Organization (SARPCCO) co-organised a meeting to set up the basis for a forensic network in Southern Africa in recognition of the regional efforts undertaken by the SARPCCO Forensic Science Working… Read More »

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