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29 Jan 2015 description
report Human Rights Watch

Los derechos humanos son un camino para salir de situaciones de crisis y caos

(Beirut) – Los gobiernos se equivocan de manera garrafal cuando ignoran los derechos humanos para ocuparse de desafíos graves en materia de seguridad, indicó hoy Human Rights Watch al difundir su informe mundial anual.

29 Jan 2015 description
report Human Rights Watch

(Beyrouth, le 29 janvier 2015) – Les gouvernements commettent une grave erreur lorsqu'ils délaissent les droits humains dans leurs réponses à de graves défis sécuritaires, a déclaré Human Rights Watch aujourd'hui, à l’occasion de la publication de son Rapport mondial 2015.

29 Jan 2015 description
report Human Rights Watch

World Report 2015: Rights Aren’t Wrong in Tough Times
Human Rights a Path Out of Crisis and Chaos

(Beirut, January 29, 2015) – Governments make a big mistake when they ignore human rights to counter serious security challenges, Human Rights Watch said today in releasing its annual world report.

28 Jan 2015 description
report GAVI Alliance
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Key Outcomes Resources Assured for 2016-2020

Support puts Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance on the path to immunise a further 300 million children and save up to 6 million more lives

Berlin, 27 January 2015 – Hundreds of millions of children living in the world’s poorest countries will receive life-saving vaccines as a result of record-breaking financial commitments made today at the Gavi Pledging Conference, hosted in Berlin by German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel.

26 Jan 2015 description
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Executive Summary

Opportunities for Peace in 2015

  • Gender agenda: In 2015, the review of the Beijing Platform for Action, Resolution 1325 and the Millennium Development Goals may provide an opportunity for moving towards stronger and more substantive engagement with genuine sustainable development in which gender equality, the empowerment of women and peacebuilding are key elements.

26 Jan 2015 description

Freetown, Jan.22, 2015 (MOHS) The Chinese Ambassador to Sierra Leone, Zhao Yanbo has described Sierra Leone as a true friend that deserves every possible assistance that would boost its overall development.

20 Jan 2015 description
report Xinhua

CONAKRY, 19 janvier (Xinhua) -- L'Ambassade de Chine en Guinée et le gouvernement guinéen ont lancé lundi un projet de formation de 1000 jeunes, afin de mener une vaste campagne de communication de proximité et de sensibilisation contre la fièvre Ebola.

Initiée par le gouvernement chinois, cette formation comprend 10 ateliers avec un groupe de 100 jeunes par séance de formation.

16 Jan 2015 description

La Croix Rouge chinoise à travers l’ambassade de la république populaire de Chine au Mali a officiellement remis à la Croix-Rouge malienne un chèque d’un montant de 15 millions de Francs CFA. Le chèque a été remis par l’ambassadeur de la république populaire de Chine Mme LU Huiying au président de la CRM. Cette donation rentre le cadre la lutte contre la maladie à Virus Ebola.

14 Jan 2015 description
report Xinhua

Updated: Jan 13,2015 6:27 PM Xinhua

KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Jan 13 that the Chinese government’s donation to assist the country to overcome floods is proof of close bilateral relations between the two countries.

He expressed his appreciation for the Chinese government’s kind gesture at the news conference after the presentation of flood relief aids from China to Malaysian government.

12 Jan 2015 description
report Xinhua

BEIJING, Jan. 10 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese government has decided to offer humanitarian aid worth 20 million yuan (3.26 million U.S. dollars) to Malaysia and Sri Lanka respectively for flood relief.

The aids were for the purpose of the relief of the flood victims and the first batch of 2,500 tents will soon be sent to Kuala Lumpur by air, Sun Jiwen, spokesperson of the Ministry of Commerce said on Saturday.

Other goods and materials were being prepared according to the needs of the two countries and would be dispatched soon, Sun added.

11 Jan 2015 description

On 8 January 2014, Chinese Ambassador Zhao Yanbo handed over China's new gratuitous support to the Sierra Leonean President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, and signed the hand-over certificates with Dr. Samura Kamara, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, and Dr. Abu Bakarr Fofanah, Minister of Health and Sanitation. Mr. Yin Chengwu, Political Counselor, and Mr. Zou Xiaoming, Commercial Counselor of the Embassy attended the event.

07 Jan 2015 description

(From Chinese Embassy in The State of Eritrea)

2015/01/06

Medical Assistance Team is one of the Chinese development assistance modalities to Africa. Since sending its first medical team to Eritrea in September 1997, China has successively dispatched 8 medical teams of 150 person times to Eritrea by the end of 2014.

07 Jan 2015 description
report Xinhua

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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan. 7 (Xinhua) -- Malaysia has suffered its worst flood disaster in past 45 years due to sustained rainfall since the end of 2014, with 23 people killed and over 200,000 people evacuated from their homes. As Malaysian people's good friend, China has attached great concerns to the flood situation in Malaysia.

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi sent a letter to his Malaysian counterpart Anifah Aman on Dec. 27, expressing sympathy for the victims and property loss caused by the floods.

07 Jan 2015 description
report Voice of America

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Last updated on: January 06, 2015 11:12 AM

JUBA—China pledged $33 million Tuesday to help modernize Juba Teaching Hospital, which is the main medical center in South Sudan and one of very few hospitals in the young country.

The funds will be used to expand the maternity ward and emergency unit at the hospital, said South Sudan’s Minister of Health, Dr. Riek Gai Kok. The health minister spoke at a ceremony at the health ministry where officials from the two countries signed a memorandum of understanding.

06 Jan 2015 description

Update on the dengue situation in the Western Pacific Region

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06 Jan 2015 description

December saw a significant deterioration of the security situation – compared to the previous month – in nine countries or conflict situations in the world, including in South Asia (Pakistan and India), and East Africa (South Sudan and Kenya). There is a risk of increased violence in the coming month in Sudan, where major offensives are anticipated on the heels of a failure in the peace talks; in Sri Lanka, in the context of the 8 January elections; and in Haiti, where the current president could rule by decree unless parliament's mandate, due to expire on 12 January, is extended.

02 Jan 2015 description

Le 30 décembre 2014, Ambassadeur de Chine en Guinée, S.E.M. BIAN Jianqiang, en qualité de représentant de la Commission nationale de la Santé et de la Planification familiale de la République populaire de Chine, a signé le mémorandum d’entente portant sur l’envoi des experts médicaux chinois en Guinée avec S.E.M. Moustapha Koutoubou SANO, Ministre de la Coopération internationale de la République de Guinée.

31 Dec 2014 description

The Pico do Fogo volcano has been erupting in the Cape Verde islands since November 23, 2014, causing a great number of houses destroyed, local communications and power broken and over 1,300 people evacuated.

To help the Cape Verde government cope with the disaster, the Chinese government will provide the Cape Verde government with US$ 0.5 million urgent cash assistance for relocating the victims.