Colombia

Colombia: Annan pledges UN help for humanitarian crisis, human rights situation

In talks with President Alvaro Uribe of Colombia, the United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, today pledged that the UN system stands ready to help the country deal with its humanitarian crisis and human rights situation, a UN spokesman said in New York.

Annan welcomes reconciliation efforts by Colombian people, civic leaders

The United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, today welcomed the efforts of the Colombian people and civil society leaders to strengthen prospects for a negotiated settlement to Colombia's conflict.

Colombia: Annan pledges UN commitment to reconciliation, human rights

The United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, met today with President Alvaro Uribe Velez of Colombia and pledged the UN's commitment to reconciliation, humanitarian efforts and human rights in the country.