Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo allocates an additional 4 million euro in humanitarian aid for the hosting of Syrian war refugees in Jordan. He announced this today during a humanitarian working visit to Jordan. Deputy Prime Minister De Croo, together with HM Queen Mathilde, visited a refugee camp and a UNICEF project that focusses on education for the most vulnerable refugee children.
The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 16-22 October 2016 and includes updates on Zika virus, Salmonella and extremely drug-resistant TB.
The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 9-15 October 2016 and includes updates on Zika virus, West Nile fever and MERS.
Protracted complex emergencies and natural disasters, including drought, earthquakes, floods, and wildfires, present significant challenges to vulnerable populations in Europe, the Middle East, and Central Asia (EMCA). Between FY 2007 and FY 2016, USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) and USAID’s Office of Food for Peace (USAID/FFP) provided assistance in response to a range of disasters, including floods, wildfires, winter emergencies, and complex crises.
The Kingdom of Belgium has contributed EUR 7 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in support of the Agency’s efforts to meet the education and shelter needs of Palestine refugees. This comes in addition to the EUR 6.25 million (US$ 7.14 million) that Belgium contributed earlier this year towards the UNRWA Programme Budget, which supports the Agency’s core programmes and services.
The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 18-24 September 2016 and includes updates on Zika virus, West Nile fever and MERS.
51,031* migrants assisted with Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration (AVRR) from 1 January to 30 June 2016
Belgium - The Government of Belgium, represented by the Ministry of Development Cooperation, yesterday signed a framework agreement with IOM.
From 2017 onward, the Belgian Government intends to provide multi-annual funding to IOM in order to assist in managing migration in a human and orderly manner and promote international cooperation on migration.
Cotonou, 23 septembre 2016. – C’est l’une des salles de conférence du Ministère de la Santé qui a accueilli ce 21 septembre 2016, la cinquantaine d’acteurs du domaine de la santé venus procéder à la validation de la nouvelle édition du volume 1 du document de normes et standards pour la construction et l’équipement des formations sanitaires : centres de santé et hôpitaux de zone du Bénin.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders announced today in New York (USA) a contribution of Belgium amounting 500.000 euros to the United Nations Peace Building Fund. Belgium thus confirms its commitment towards conflict prevention and durable peace in fragile countries.
Le Vice-Premier Ministre et Ministre des Affaires étrangères, Didier Reynders vient d’annoncer à New York (Etats-Unis) une contribution de la Belgique à hauteur de 500.000 euros au Fonds de consolidation de la paix des Nations Unies. La Belgique confirme de la sorte son engagement en faveur de la prévention des conflits et de l’établissement d’une paix durable dans les pays fragiles.
GENEVA (15 September 2016) - The Human Rights Council this afternoon heard the presentation of reports by the Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of the environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes and by the Working Group on the use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right of peoples to self-determination.
The number of refugees and migrants to Europe has grown considerably over recent years, igniting discussions on the economic impacts of refugees to host countries.