Monthly Archives: August 2011

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and World Bank Group launch new Anti-Corruption Legal Library with legislation from 178 States

By | 31 August 2011

1 September 2011 – As governments worldwide, through their prosecuting and law enforcement agencies, strengthen their efforts to combat corruption, a new tool is launched today, the UNCAC Legal Library. Co-founded by the Stolen Asset Recovery (StAR) Initiative, a joint programme of the World Bank Group and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime… Read More »

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Dag Hammarskjöld and United Nations Peacekeeping By Carl Bildt

By | 30 August 2011

When Dag Hammarskjöld was appointed Secretary-General of the United Nations on 7 April 1953, there was a full-scale war on the Korean peninsula, the Organization was deeply ­divided between East and West, and the Soviet Union was boycotting the Security Council over the refusal of the United Nations to give the now communist Chinese regime… Read More »

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Lessons from Rwanda Exhibition

By | 19 August 2011

4 – 28 August 2011 – This “Lessons from Rwanda” exhibition presents an account of the events  that took place before, during and after the genocide in Rwanda in 1994. Its purpose is to raise awareness of lessons learned from these events, the work of the  International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and other judicial mechanisms in… Read More »

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