Wednesday, April 07, 2004

Kofi Annan's plan to prevent genocide

Kofi Annan delivered a speech at the UN Human Rights Commission in Geneva. He announced an Action Plan to Prevent Genocide. The five parts are ...
-- Prevent armed conflict by addressing the issues that cause it
-- Protecting civilians during war
-- End impunity for those who have committed such crimes
-- Setup an early-warning mechanism
-- “Swift and decisive action” in response to warnings of genocide