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Darfur A Genocide We can Stop
Presented by Hsin-yi Lee Director of Academics,
NTUMUN
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What is Peacekeeping?
  • UN definition a way to help countries torn by
    conflict create conditions for sustainable peace
  • authorized by the Security Council
  • UN army?

3
Process
  • Peace treaty signed
  • Comprehensive Peace Agreement
  • Security Council creates mission
  • SC resolution 1590, 24 March 2005
  • United Nations Mission in Sudan(UNMIS)
  • Department of Peacekeeping Operation
  • Form ad hoc coalitions

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United Nations Mission in Sudan
5
Three Central Powers
Head of Mission
Deputy Special Representativeof the
Secretary-General
Force Commander
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UNMIS to UNAMID
  • funding problem for the AU Mission in the Sudan
    (AMIS)
  • Refusal of UNMIS expansion by Sudanese Government
  • Idea of hybrid mission

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  • On August 24, Sudan rejected attending a United
    Nations Security Council meeting
  • Sudan asked AU force to leave
  • "they have no right to transfer this assignment
    to the United Nations or any other party. This
    right rests with the government of Sudan."

8
Darfur Peace Agreement
  • Signed 5 May, 2006
  • Government of Sudan and the Sudan Liberation
    Movement/Army (Minni Minawi)

9
UNAMID
  • The hybrid UN/AU force was finally approved on 31
    July 2007
  • UNAMID will take over from AMIS by 31 December
    2007

10
Genocide or Not?
  • UN report in 2005 mass murders and rapes,
    genocidal intent appears to be missing.
  • Arab world "not genocide," simply "war crimes."

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NEVER AGAIN
  • then there was Rwanda

NOW DARFUR
The first genocide in the 21st Century
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UN Aid Agencies
  • OCHA - Humanitarian Affairs UNHCHR - Human
    Rights
  • UNDP - Development
  • UNHCR - Refugees
  • UNICEF - Children
  • WFP - Food
  • WHO - Health

14
World Food Program
  • Emergency food assistance
  • Country Program
  • School feeding

15
UNICEF
  • The United Nations Children's Fund
  • Water and environmental sanitation
  • Health and nutrition
  • Education
  • Child protection
  • Relief and shelter

16
World Health Organization
  • Health actions in crisis
  • ECOSOC (Economic and Social Council)
  • OCHA (Coordination of Humanitarian Action)
  • UNDG (United Nations Development Group)
  • ECHA (Executive Committee on Humanitarian
    Affairs)
  • Health as a bridge to peace

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WHAT CAN YOU DO?
  • 400,000 DEATHS
  • 2 million more driven from home

18
Harvard Darfur Action Group
  • "Students Dream for Darfur" vigil at 200 PM
    in Harvard Yard on Sunday, October 7, 2007.

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  • Created by high school students
  • Awareness through Stories
  • Fundraising Ideas
  • National Action Campaign
  • Petition
  • Donations

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Darfur A Genocide YOU can Stop
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