Note de Synthèse : Humanitarian Crisis and International Cooperation

1. Introduction The world certainly now faces many grave humanitarian crisis that need large scale cooperation. They have different locations, different source and different extension, from the AIDS crisis that has been menacing the existance of many sub-Saharan African nations to failure of war-devastated countries like Nepal to provide basic health service. Certain infra-state armed conflicts also add the problems, like what has happened in Darfur, Sudan where hundreds of thousands ...

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West African Crisis

Introduction During the 1990s, international news had been coloured by African asymmetric civil and multi-states wars. One of the hotspots was in Western Africa, where abundant natural and mineral resources and weak states induced local and foreign interests to compete and support each other in devastating the region. Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and finally Côte d'Ivoire drowned in bloody and interconnected civil wars. The civil wars had, ...

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