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Achim Steiner, executive director of the UN Environment Programme. Read the full story.
UN DISPATCH: Undoubtedly, President Bush deserves compliments for much of his work in Africa. His administration has greatly increased assistance to combat HIV/AIDS and malaria and has invested significant sums in promoting development. Humanitarian aid, however, is not a sufficient policy on its own, particularly in a society still experiencing the tensions of 14 years of civil war...
UN DISPATCH: The collapse of the peacekeeping mission along the Ethiopia-Eritrea border is getting scant attention. This is unfortunate, because the crisis facing the UN mission there is one of the more disturbing developments facing UN peacekeeping a long while...