Yearbook of the United Nations 2006

Delivering as 1 - A Unified Response to Global Challenges

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This is the sixtieth volume of the most comprehensive and authoritative reference work on the activities of the Organization, covering 2006. This fully indexed Yearbook, reproduces in their entirety the texts of, and votes on, all major General Assembly, Security Council and Economic and Social Council resolutions and decisions. Its 33 chapters deeply cover developments in the main political and security questions; human rights; economic and social questions; legal questions; and institutional, administrative and budgetary questions.



Humanitarian and special economic assistance

In 2006, the United Nations, through the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (ocha), continued to mobilize and coordinate humanitarian assistance to respond to international emergencies. During the year, consolidated inter-agency appeals were launched for Burundi, the Central African Republic, Chad, the Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (drc), the Great Lakes region, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, the Horn of Africa, Kenya, Lebanon, Liberia, Nepal, the Occupied Palestinian Territory, Somalia, the Sudan, Timor-Leste, Uganda, West Africa and Zimbabwe. Ocha received contributions for natural disaster assistance totaling $257.3 million.


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