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CONTENTS Acknowledgments xi Acronyms xiii The Conferral of the Degree of Doctor of Humane Letters on Sergio Vieira de Mello, 1948–2003 xv A Message from the United Nations Secretary-General, H.E. Kofi Annan xvii Introduction xix Kevin M. Cahill, M.D. PART ONE HUMAN RIGHTS AND THE RIGHTS OF THE DISPLACED Human Security as Framework for Post-Conflict Nation-Building: Lessons from Iraq and Afghanistan 3 Sadako Ogata A Human Rights Agenda for Global Security 15 Irene Khan Trapped Within Hostile Borders: The Plight of Internally Displaced Persons 28 Francis M. Deng Humanitarian Action in a New Barbarian Age 52 David Rieff PART TWO POST-CONFLICT TRANSITIONS AND WORKING WITH LOCAL COMMUNITIES TO CREATE LEADERSHIP AND GOVERNANCE Post-Conflict Transitions: The Challenge of Securing Political, Social, and Economic Stability 63 Mark Malloch Brown cahill.qxp 10/1/2004 1:36 PM Page vii Integrating Humanitarian Action 71 Arthur Dewey Humanitarianism’s Age of Reason 81 Ghassan Salamé The Role of the Media in Promoting and Combating Conflict 99 Shashi Tharoor Creating Local Level Stability and Empowerment in Cambodia 106 Roland Eng PART THREE MAINTAINING HUMANITARIAN SPACE IN CONFLICT ZONES The Challenges of Humanitarian Diplomacy 129 Jan Egeland Passion and Compassion 142 Jan Eliasson Preserving Humanitarian Space in a Long-Term Conflict 147 Peter Hansen Challenges to Independent Humanitarian Action in Contemporary Conflicts 165 Jacques Forster PART FOUR JUSTICE AND THE RULE OF LAW A Sense of Justice 185 Dennis McNamara The Contribution of War Crimes Tribunals and Truth and Reconciliation Commissions 190 David Owen Healing with a Single History 215 Richard Goldstone Notes 229 viii CONTENTS cahill.qxp 10/1/2004 1:36 PM Page viii Contributors 243 Appendices Preamble to the Charter of the United Nations 247 The Universal Declaration of Human Rights: A Magna Carta for all Humanity 249 Convention on the Safety of United Nations and Associated Personnel 257 List of Persons Who Died as a Result of the Bombing of the UN Headquarters in Baghdad, Iraq, on 19 August 2003 271 Annex to Jacques Forster’s “Challenges to Independent Humanitarian Action in Contemporary Conflicts” 273 About the Center for International Health and Cooperation and the Institute for International Humanitarian Affairs 277 Index 289 CONTENTS ix cahill.qxp 10/1/2004 1:36 PM Page ix cahill.qxp 10/1/2004 1:36 PM Page x ...


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