Search for Jan Egeland and
    1. November 29, 2008

      Politics and Religion

      What Next?:Surviving the 21st Century by Chris Patten Allen Lane £25, 512 pages In an erudite volume, Chris Patten...

    2. November 29, 2008

      Politics and religion

      What Next?: Surviving the 21st Century By Chris Patten Allen Lane £25, 512 pages In an erudite volume, Chris Patten...

    1. April 19, 2008

      The official’s truth

      A Billion Lives: An Eyewitness Report From The Frontlines Of Humanity By Jan Egeland Simon & Schuster £18.99, 272 pages FT...

    2. February 3, 2007

      UN seen as international equivalent of House of Lords on top jobs

      From Mr P.B.W. Rayment. Sir, The replies of Robin Knight ("New humanitarian chief can build on Egeland's legacy", January...

    3. January 20, 2007

      New humanitarian chief can build on Egeland legacy

      From Mr Robin Knight. Sir, The patronising advice offered in his letter (January 13/14) to Sir John Holmes (the new United...

    4. January 13, 2007

      Daunting task for new humanitarian chief

      From Mr Ed Schenkenberg van Mierop. Sir, The appointment of Sir John Holmes as United Nations undersecretary-general for...

    5. January 4, 2007

      UN chief appoints senior aides to top posts

      Ban Ki-moon, the United Nations secretary-general, yesterday announced two revealing new appointments to his senior...

    6. January 3, 2007

      UN chief appoints senior aides to top posts

      Ban Ki-moon, the United Nations secretary-general, on Wednesday announced two revealing new appointments to his senior...

    7. January 3, 2007

      Diplomat to take key post at UN

      Britain is set to secure one of the top posts at the United Nations, with a leading diplomat taking charge of the...

    8. November 30, 2006

      Darfur 'a dangerous regional crisis' - UN

      Jan Egeland, the United Nations' top humanitarian official, warned yesterday that the deteriorating situation in Darfur had...

    9. November 7, 2006

      UN joins call to curb cluster bombs

      The United Nations on Tuesday joined humanitarian groups and some governments in urging an immediate freeze on the use of...

    10. September 28, 2006

      Shelter crisis after Indonesian earthquake

      As many as 800,000 Indonesians remain without adequate shelter four months after a devastating earthquake in central Java,...

    11. September 27, 2006

      800,000 still homeless after Java quake

      As many as 800,000 Indonesians remain without adequate shelter four months after a devastating earthquake in central Java,...

    12. August 30, 2006

      UN condemns Israeli strategy as ‘immoral’

      The United Nations on Wednesday described as “shocking and immoral” the fact that Israel dropped well over 90 per cent of...

    13. July 24, 2006

      Saudis press US to back ceasefire in Lebanon

      Saudi Arabia last night called on the US to back an immediate ceasefire in Lebanon as the first step towards a...

    14. July 24, 2006

      US stands by Israel as envoys hit at bombing

      The US assured Israel of its political and military support last night as Condoleezza Rice, secretary of state, prepared to...

    15. July 23, 2006

      Saudis urge US to back Lebanon ceasefire

      Saudi Arabia on Sunday night called on the US to back an immediate ceasefire in Lebanon as the first step towards a...

    16. July 21, 2006

      Rice flies out to Middle East on crisis mission

      Condoleezza Rice sets out on Sunday for the Middle East in her most important mission to date as secretary of state, seeking...

    17. June 6, 2006

      Americans prefer to donate to private charities

      From Dr Joseph Bonnici. Sir, Gerard van Hamel Platerink wonders why Americans are so stingy, especially when the US is...

    18. May 20, 2006

      Richer nations 'failing Sudan'

      Jan Egeland, the UN's humanitarian aid chief, yesterday said it was "mind-boggling" that so many European nations, oil-rich...

    19. April 5, 2006

      US opposes British list for Sudan war crime sanctions

      US opposition may force Britain to remove any Sudanese government officials from a first list of names slated for United...

    20. December 23, 2005

      Little clarity on how aid gets spent

      When Jan Egeland, the United Nations top disaster official, announced in March that PwC, the professional services firm,...

    21. December 23, 2005

      Little clarity on how aid gets spent

      When Jan Egeland, the United Nations top disaster official, announced in March that PwC, the professional services firm,...

    22. December 7, 2005

      UN official appeals for aid to Zimbabwe

      A top United Nations official appealed for increased international donor funds on Wednesday to address what he called a...

    23. December 1, 2005

      Clinton calls for more funding inAceh to help provide more jobs

      Bill Clinton, former US president, yesterday warned that Aceh, Indonesia's tsunami-devastated province, faced a big...

    24. November 30, 2005

      Clinton calls for more funding in Aceh

      Bill Clinton, former US president, on Wednesday warned that Aceh, Indonesia's tsunami-devastated province, faced a big...

    25. November 9, 2005

      UN appeals for more donations to quake fund

      Jan Egeland, head of UN humanitarian operations, has urged oil-rich Gulf states, Asian countries and the private sector to...

    26. November 9, 2005

      UN plea for south Asia quake aid

      Jan Egeland, head of UN humanitarian operations, has urged oil-rich Gulf states, Asian countries and the private sector to...

    27. October 27, 2005

      UN calls for more funds for Pakistan earthquake relief

      The United Nations said yesterday it needed hundreds of millions more dollars for the relief effort in Pakistan to avoid a...

    28. October 23, 2005

      Political progress shaken by Pakistan’s earthquake

      That the west is failing earthquake-stricken Pakistan – and will pay a heavy price for doing so – there can be little doubt....

    29. October 22, 2005

      Nato to step up earthquake relief aid to Pakistan

      Nato yesterday agreed to step up its assistance to Pakistan in a move that would see the US-led military alliance deploy...

    30. October 21, 2005

      Nato to increase Pakistan relief effort

      Nato on Friday agreed to step up its assistance to Pakistan in a move that would see the US-led military alliance deploy...

    31. October 15, 2005

      UN warns rebuilding of earthquake zone will cost billions

      The reconstruction of areas of northern Pakistan hit by last Saturday's earthquake will require billions of dollars over...

    32. October 14, 2005

      UN warns quake reconstruction will take years

      The reconstruction of areas of northern Pakistan hit by last Saturday's earthquake will require billions of dollars over...

    33. October 14, 2005

      Thousands of Pakistanis flee homes in panic after violent aftershocks

      Thousands of Pakistanis fled their homes in central and northern parts of the country yesterday, driven by panic following...

    34. October 13, 2005

      UN warns aid agencies to hasten efforts

      The Pakistan government on Friday called off its official search for survivors a week after the devastating earthquake...

    35. September 2, 2005

      A few words of sympathy would be welcome

      From Ms Patricia Sexton. Sir, The silence is deafening! Where has the international response been to the US hurricane...

    36. August 27, 2005

      Dispute over Zimbabwe evictions ends UN plan for homeless

      Zimbabwe has sunk UN efforts to raise $30m for 700,000 people left destitute by a government slum clearance campaign, the...

    37. August 26, 2005

      Dispute ends UN aid plan for Harare

      Zimbabwe has sunk UN efforts to raise $30m for 700,000 people left destitute by a government slum clearance campaign, the...

    38. July 21, 2005

      UN warns 150,000 children may soon die

      The United Nations' top humanitarian official has said Niger's acute food crisis could have been avoided if the UN had a...

    Search for Jan Egeland and