Orphans of the Storm: Peacebuilding for Children of War

Orphans of the Storm: Peacebuilding for Children of War

by John Walker


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John Walker provides an account of efforts carried out under the auspices of the United Nations to declare temporary cease-fires to deliver much needed aid to children in warring regions. He raises new questions about the role of the United Nations in international conflicts.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780921284796
Publisher: Between the Lines
Publication date: 07/12/1993
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

John R. Walker is a freelance foreign affairs columnist for a number of Canadian newspapers. He has travelled widely in Third World countries, reporting and writing a column on world affairs. Prior to that, he headed Southam bureaus in Washington, London, Ottawa, Tokyo, and Beijing.

Table of Contents


Introduction: The Children of War

Part I: Youth: The First Victims

  • The Problem of War
  • An Era of New Opportunities
Part II: Cease-fires: Some Success Stories
  • El Salvador
  • Lebanon
  • The Sudan
  • Iraq, Iran, and Kuwait
Part III: War-torn World: The Troubled Search for Peace
  • Horn of Africa: Ethiopia/Eritrea
  • Horn of Africa: Somalia
  • Mozambique
  • Sri Lanka
  • Burma/Myanmar
  • The Philippines
  • Colombia
  • Yugoslavia
Part IV: Growing Up Peaceful: A New International Consensus
  • The Limits of Sovereignty
  • The Right to Help
  • Corridors of Tranquility
  • Building Blocks of Peace
Part V: Peacebuilding for Children: A Manifesto



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