Georgia

Georgia: UN atomic energy agency helps recover radioactive cylinders

In an operation described as "difficult but successful," radiation specialists from the United Nations International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), working with a team of Georgian civil defence personnel, have helped recover two highly radioactive cylinders from a remote area of that country's northwest forests, the Agency said today.

IAEA experts help to secure dangerous radioactive sources in Georgia

The United Nations International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is working with authorities in Georgia to secure powerful radioactive sources discovered by three men who suffered injuries as a result of their exposure.

Abkhazia, Georgia: Annan reports ‘significant step forward’ in political process

The political process in dealing with the situation in Abkhazia, Georgia, took a significant step forward last month, Secretary-General Kofi Annan says in a new report, which also recommends a six-month extension for the United Nations Observer Mission in Georgia (UNOMIG).

Georgia: after attack on UN helicopter, UN envoy urges end to climate of violence

A United Nations envoy on mission to Sukhumi, Georgia, has urged both Abkhaz and Georgian leaders to address the climate of violence that led to the deaths of nine passengers on board a UN helicopter on Monday.

Security Council strongly condemns attack on UN helicopter in Georgia

The United Nations Security Council this evening strongly condemned today's attack against a helicopter of the United Nations Observer Mission in Georgia (UNOMIG), which resulted in the death of the nine people on board.

Annan 'shocked' at reported deadly downing of UN helicopter in Georgia

United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan was "shocked" to learn of the reported shooting down of a UN helicopter carrying nine passengers and crew in the western part of the Kodori Valley in Georgia, his spokesman said today.

With peace fragile in Georgia, Annan calls for extending UN mission

With the peace process between the parties to the conflict in Abkhazia, Georgia, in jeopardy, Secretary-General Kofi Annan has recommended that the United Nations Observer Mission in Georgia (UNOMIG) be extended for a further period of six months, through next January.

With peace fragile in Georgia, Annan calls for extending UN mission

With the peace process between the parties to the conflict in Abkhazia, Georgia, in jeopardy, Secretary-General Kofi Annan has recommended that the United Nations Observer Mission in Georgia (UNOMIG) be extended for a further period of six months, through next January.