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T Date Author Title Source
DJanuary 4, 1994Peace process moving along CZ UN Mission
DJanuary 5, 1994[Progress in Rwanda and additional second unit to be deployed for UNAMIR]CZ UN Mission
DJanuary 5, 1994[Secretary general report on UNAMIR progress]CZ UN Mission
DJanuary 6, 1994[Letter to secretary general and UNSCR 893 passed]CZ UN Mission
DJanuary 6, 1994[Letter to secretary general and UNSCR 893 passed] CZ UN Mission
DJanuary 9, 1994Kovanda, KarelConsultation of M. Dusaidi with UNSC President CZ UN Mission
DFebruary 9, 1994[Overall situation in Rwanda] CZ UN Mission
DFebruary 10, 1994[Agreed to wait on presidential statement for political negotiations]CZ UN Mission
DFebruary 10, 1994[Agreed to wait on presidential statement for political negotiations] CZ UN Mission
DFebruary 15, 1994[France distributes their draft of presidential statement] CZ UN Mission
DFebruary 17, 1994[Draft presidential still under discussion] CZ UN Mission
DFebruary 24, 1994[Violence in Rwanda and presidential statement adopted 2/17] CZ UN Mission
DApril 4, 1994[Expansion of UNAMIR mandate—initial discussions (main sticking point is length of extension)] CZ UN Mission
DApril 5, 1994[UNAMIR extended for 4 months with a 6-week review] CZ UN Mission
DApril 6, 1994Kovanda, Karel[Anarchy in Rwanda: first discussions of evacuation of foreign nationals]CZ UN Mission
DApril 6, 1994Assassination of Presidents of Rwanda and Burundi CZ UN Mission
DApril 7, 1994[Situation in Rwanda and Burundi after the death of the presidents. Rwanda's Prime transitional minister and 10 Belgium soldiers killed; Draft PRST written by France]CZ UN Mission
DApril 10, 1994[Despite the formation of a provisional government, anarchy rules the country. The RPF disavowed that government and is moving from the demilitarized zone. France and Belgium send troops to evacuate their nationals. Questions about UNAMR mandate]CZ UN Mission
DApril 11, 1994[French and Belgium units control the airport. RPF unitrs from the DMZ have not yet reached Kigali. The governmental army is a consolidation factor now that the defense minister has returned]CZ UN Mission
DApril 12, 1994[According Secretariat the situation is chaotic. The provisional government has left Kigali. RPF describes it as criminal. RPF units arrived in Kigali from DMZ. Future of UNAMIR, 4 options]CZ UN Mission
DApril 13, 1994[SG recommandation to stop UNAMIR. A NAM draft resolution based on Ch VII empowers UNAMIR to enforce public order and legality]CZ UN Mission
DApril 14, 1994[The SG has not intended to suggest the withdrawal of UNAMIR. Fighting coninue. The meeting between RPF and provisionnal government did'nt take place. 2 alternatives for UNAMIR. NYT points France's support to the dictatorial Rwandan regime. Amnesty sees no evidence of RPF units in mass murders]CZ UN Mission
DApril 16, 1994[Belgium recommends to pull out UNAMIR completely. French troops left on 15 April. Ghanaian troops of UNAMIR control the airport. CZ delegation established contacts with RPF. A alernatives for UNAMIR. 1. Let it continue without the Begians. 2. Pull out every one except technical ans security support staff of the SRSG.CZ UN Mission
DApril 18, 1994[Situation complex. RPF to confirm Arusha peace agreements. Fightings and killings continue. It's Hutus massacring Tutsis. Last Belgium Unamir forces left yesterday]CZ UN Mission
DApril 19, 1994[The situation in Kigali is deteriorating further. Refugees under UN protection shelled by the governmental army which is starting to slip out of control of the defense minister. Contact with Uganda delegation]CZ UN Mission
DApril 20, 1994[SG did not submit his proposals today. According HRW 100 000 people have been murdered]CZ UN Mission
DApril 21, 1994[The NAM group asks to stengthen UNAMIR. US to pull out it completely. A compromise reached. Some 270 people stay around the SRSG]CZ UN Mission
DApril 25, 1994Kovanda, Karel[RPF control and massacre at hospital] CZ UN Mission
DApril 26, 1994[RPF did not start a unilateral ceasefire. RPF document about genocide. A PRST spelling out the responsibility of the provisional government for the massacres. The US suggested that the Rwanda Amb forwards to his government an appeal of the SC to stop the massacres and the killing off of Tutsis]CZ UN Mission
DApril 28, 1994OUA views and discussions about genocide CZ UN Mission
DApril 29, 1994Kovanda, KarelPresidential StatementCZ UN Mission
DMay 3, 1994Kovanda, KarelConsidering how to re-engage CZ UN Mission
DMay 4, 1994Kovanda, KarelUpdate on Arusha talks and secretary general writes to African countries requesting troop CZ UN Mission
DMay 5, 1994Kovanda, KarelSC discusses what's next for UNAMIR and action in RwandaCZ UN Mission
DMay 8, 1994[Confused situation in Rwanda and in Security Council]CZ UN Mission
DMay 11, 1994[General support for imposing an embargo on arms and military equipment to Rwanda and for opening the investigation of crimes against humanity. Project of the SG to dispatch 5000 soldiers. US project to establish protective zones along the borders. Draft resolutionof Djibouti and NZ]CZ UN Mission
DMay 12, 1994[Intensive fightings in Kigali. Ayalla Lasso met with belligerent parties. Agreement about the pinciples of a forthcoming resolution to expand UNAMIR. An embargo on arms will be included]CZ UN Mission
DMay 15, 1994[Discussion of a draft resolution about UNAMIR ans embargo on arms]CZ UN Mission
DMay 17, 1994Kovanda, Karel[SC adopts Resolution 918 expanding UNAMIR]CZ UN Mission
DMay 23, 1994[Iqbal Riza and Maurice Baril in Rwanda. The RPF occupies the airport. He criticizes UN to discuss with the interim government]CZ UN Mission
DMay 24, 1994[Riza in Rwanda. Booh-Booh to Nairobi]CZ UN Mission
DMay 27, 1994[Agreement of both sides to discuss a ceasefire. RGF units begin to leave Kigali]CZ UN Mission
DMay 31, 1994[First meeting RPF-RGF. Evacuation from the Mille Collines Hotel and the stadium. RGF troops and civilians are leaving Kigali for the South]CZ UN Mission
DJune 8, 1994[Adoption of Res. 925 - NZ, Spain denounce the genocide]CZ UN Mission
DJune 15, 1994Spanish draft resolution on Rwanda - Meeting the new SRSG for RwandaCZ UN Mission
DJune 17, 1994French Ambassador informs the Council about the possibility of sending French units to Rwanda.CZ UN Mission
DJune 20, 1994French ambassador introduces new, slightly altered draft resolution and the Council discusses it.CZ UN Mission
DJune 21, 1994[Discussion about France draft resolution]CZ UN Mission
DJune 23, 1994[SG Boutros-Ghali promises to forward to Security Council the report of the Commission of Human rights special rapporteur. Discussion about the draft reolution to form a commission of experts]CZ UN Mission
DJune 24, 1994[Information by France Amb. about the french operation - Attacks of the Govt radio station against UNAMIR]CZ UN Mission
DJune 27, 1994[Protest against the incendiary broadcasts of Radio Mille Collines - French military operation continues successfully]CZ UN Mission
DJune 28, 1994The Commission of Experts on RwandaCZ UN Mission
DJuly 1st, 1994[Adoption of the Spain's resolution - Protests against Radio Mille Collines]CZ UN Mission