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ISSN 1993-8616

  December 2006

Post-conflict: Reconstructing for tomorrow

Iraq: must cultural heritage be a casualty of war?


A symbolic target, cultural inheritance can be directly targeted during war. But more often than not, the most severe menace after a conflict remains plundering. More

Lebanon: the scars of war


Continuing to live after the bombs and the trauma of war: this is the challenge that confronts certain Lebanese children. In this environment, game playing is the preferred means by which to encourage children to express their suffering. More

Iraq: when school isnít a safe place anymore


From schools to universities, the education system in Iraq is suffering because students and professors alike fear for their safety. More

Rwanda: when women set the example


Struck hard by the genocide that sent the country into mourning in 1994, Rwandan women are playing a key role in reconstructing the country and in the painful reconciliation process. More

Post-conflict situations can be worse than the conflicts themselves


Guy Debonnet, a programme specialist in charge of natural heritage at UNESCOís World Heritage Centre, speaks about the danger facing wildlife. More

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