No. 26



UN Reparations Body Pays $243Mn For Environment Studies On Gulf War

The United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC) on 21 June awarded a total of $243mn to five countries neighboring Iraq to carry out studies to assess the environmental damage caused by Iraq during the Gulf War, paving the way for $46bn of total environmental damages claims made against it by the countries. The Geneva-based UNCC, which was set up in 1991 under the auspices of the UN Security...