Decides to Dispatch a Team of International Experts to the Kasaï region in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Creates new Mandate on Persons Affected by Leprosy, Renews 10 Mandates including on Eritrea, Belarus and Extrajudicial Executions, and Appoints Four Special Procedures Mandate Holders
Faits saillants à mi-juin 2017 : D’observation générale, au cours des dernières semaines, l’incidence est redevenue supérieure par rapport aux années 2016 et 2015, dû à une remontée importante de la transmission sur la République Démocratique du Congo. Zoom République Démocratique du Congo sur ces dernières semaines : La province du Haut Lomami, avec principalement les Zones de Santé (ZS) de Kinkondja et Bukama, montrent une incidence hebdomadaire élevée et témoignant une transmission active de cas.
Niger – Dimanche matin, 25 juin, 24 migrants ont signalé aux autorités nigériennes qu’ils étaient bloqués dans le désert. On ne sait pas exactement depuis combien de temps ils marchaient dans le désert au centre du Niger, près de Séguédine. Les 24 survivants ont été amenés à Séguédine, où l’un d’eux est décédé à l’arrivée, portant le nombre total de survivants à 23. Parmi les rescapés se trouvent des migrants originaires de Gambie, du Nigéria, du Sénégal et de Côte-d’Ivoire.
Niger – Sunday morning (25/06), 24 migrants alerted authorities in Niger that they had been stranded in the desert. It is not clear for how long they had been walking in the deserts of central Niger, near Seguedine. The 24 were taken to Seguedine, where one died on arrival, making the total number of survivors, 23. Among the survivors, there are migrants from Gambia, Nigeria, Senegal and Cote d'Ivoire.
This weekly bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African region. WHO AFRO is currently monitoring 40 events: three Grade 3, seven Grade 2, five Grade 1, and twenty five ungraded events.
The Migration Country Profiles project aspires to contribute to a better understanding of migratory trends across Africa and the Middle East towards Europe. The project focuses specifically on the 2016 top-ten countries of origin of migrants and six key countries of transit that migrants are likely to take before embarking on the Mediterranean or Aegean sea journeys.
The profiles take particular consideration the push factors of migration, including human rights, conflict, and development contexts of each country of origin and transit.
Total arrivals (1 Jan - 25 Jun 2017): 72,723
Total arrivals (1 Jan - 25 Jun 2016): 60,790
Total arrivals 1 Jun - 25 Jun 2017: 12,495
Total arrivals 1 Jun - 25 Jun 2016: 12,939
Average daily arrivals in June 2017: 417
Average daily arrivals in May 2017: 742
Dead and missing in 2017 (as of 25 Jun): 2,005
Dead and missing in 2016 (as of 25 Jun): 2,886
Dead and missing in 2016: 5,096
There were around 27 000 detections of illegal border crossings on the four main migratory routes into the EU in May. The total number of detections in the first five months of 2017 fell 75% from the same period of last year to 84 000, although the number of migrants arriving in Italy remained above the figures from a year ago.
Conseil des droits de l'homme
Une Déclaration du Président demande en outre de fournir une assistance technique au Gouvernement ivoirien en vue de la fin du mandat de l'Expert indépendant
Council Adopts 11 Resolutions and a Presidential Statement, including on Syria, Ukraine and Côte d’Ivoire, Extends Mandate of the Special Rapporteur on Belarus
Libya continues to be the main departure and transit point for departure from North Africa towards Europe. As of 31 May 2017, the Libyan Coast Guard rescued/intercepted a total of 6,243 people in different locations along the Libyan coast. Since 1 January 2017, Libyan local authorities have recovered 331 bodies of people who drowned while attempting to cross the Mediterranean towards Europe.
Tarila Marclint Ebiede, PhD researcher, University of Leuven
Dissatisfied ex-combatants who aren’t serving in Côte d’Ivoire’s formal military structures pose the biggest long-term threat to the stability of the country. This is particularly true in regions where groups of these men were present during the civil wars.
298 Voluntary returns to Mali facilitated in 2017
5,971 New arrivals from Mali since September 2016
5,588 Malian refugees with specific needs (as of 1 June 2017)
13,976 Malian households in Mbera camp (as of 1June2017)
30L of potable water available per person per day
USD 19.4 M Requested for the operation
This publication reproduces the first test on the production of Migration Profile. It includes an example for Mali for the Structural Migration Profile (2015) and the Flash Migration Profile for the period August – October 2016.
81,292 arrivals by sea in 2017
published 09:00 CET 20 June
363,401 arrivals in 2016
Malanje - At least one hundred and three foreign nationals sought refuge in northern Malanje province and 138 others sought asylum, said the provincial director of the Migration and Foreigners Service (SME), Laureano Dias dos Santos.
The total of 241 citizens from different countries namely Mauritania, Sudan, Guinea Conakry, Eritrea, Sierra Leone, Cotê d'Ivoire, Chad, Somalia and Liberia.
According to Laureano Dias dos Santos, these citizens are under control of SME in the municipalities of Malanje, Cacuso, Calandula, Quirima, Mucari and Luquembo.