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23 Nov 2014 description

L’atelier de renforcement des capacités sur le leadership féminin organisé par la composante de la police (UNPOL) de l’Opération des Nations Unies en Côte d’Ivoire (ONUCI) avec l’appui du Programme des Nations Unies pour le Développement-PNUD et Direction Générale de la Police Nationale-DGPN au profit de 20 femmes Commissaires et cadres de la Police Nationale de Côte d’Ivoire, s’est achevé jeudi 20 novembre à Grand-Bassam après trois jours de travaux.

22 Nov 2014 description

Slow start to seasonal rainfall continues in Angola and Zambia, dryness remains in Somalia, Kenya, and Tanzania

  1. Low and poorly distributed seasonal Deyr rains have led to growing moisture deficits and deteriorating ground conditions throughout several local areas of southern Somalia, eastern Kenya, and coastal Tanzania. The persistence of below-average rainfall in November is likely to reduce crop growth and limit the regeneration of pasture.

21 Nov 2014 description
report UN Children's Fund

DAKAR/GENEVA/NEW YORK, 21 November 2014 – With new Ebola cases in Mali and a continuing surge in Sierra Leone, UNICEF is stepping up efforts to help other West African countries at risk prepare for potential outbreaks.

“The new cases in Mali remind us that no country in the region is immune to Ebola,” said Manuel Fontaine, UNICEF Regional Director for West and Central Africa. “We cannot wait for new cases in countries at risk before we take action. We must help communities today prepare for cases if they happen, when they happen, wherever they happen.”

21 Nov 2014 description

A l’initiative de la Clinique juridique de Bondoukou, l’Opération des Nations Unies en Côte d’Ivoire (ONUCI) a donné, du 20 au 21 novembre 2014, une formation sur le respect des droits de l’Homme en milieu carcéral, aux gardes pénitentiaires de la prison de Bondoukou (localité situé à 420 km au nord-est d’Abidjan).

21 Nov 2014 description

Une délégation de l’Opération des Nations Unies en Côte d’Ivoire (ONUCI) a effectué, ce mercredi 19 novembre 2014, une visite d’échanges et de sensibilisation de la population à la préservation de la paix au village de Yezimala (446 km à l’est d’Abidjan).

21 Nov 2014 description
report UN Children's Fund

Télécharger les photos et vidéos des pays affectés depuis: http://uni.cf/1xZAb39

DAKAR/GENEVE/NEW YORK, 21 Novembre 2014 – En réponse à l’apparition de nouveaux cas d’Ebola au Mali et l’augmentation continue des cas en Sierra Leone, l’UNICEF intensifie ses efforts pour aider les pays à risque en Afrique de l’Ouest à se préparer à toute éventuelle épidémie.

21 Nov 2014 description

Un nouveau projet pour réduire la pauvreté et stimuler la croissance économique dans les zones de l’après crise

21 Nov 2014 description

New project to reduce poverty and stimulate economic growth in post-crisis zones of the country

Rome, 21 November 2014 – The Government of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) signed an agreement today to finance a project that aims to improve food security in six regions in the west by increasing smallholder farmers’ access to services, technologies and markets while strengthening the resilience of their production systems to climate change.

21 Nov 2014 description

Dear Palais journalists

Following requests from several journalists, please find below my notes on the WHO preparedness missions to support countries get prepared to respond to any Ebola outbreak.

Ebola Preparedness

  • Given the evolving Ebola Virus situation, there is a risk of cases appearing in currently unaffected countries. With adequate levels of preparation however, such introductions can be contained before they develop into large outbreaks.

20 Nov 2014 description

Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire | AFP | mercredi 19/11/2014 - 22:47 GMT

Les négociations entamées mercredi entre le gouvernement et des militaires ivoiriens qui avaient manifesté la veille pour obtenir de l'avancement et de meilleures soldes ont connu des avancées notables, ont affirmé les deux parties.

"Nous avons eu des avancées notables sur les différentes questions abordées", a déclaré le ministre ivoirien de l'Intérieur Hamed Bakayoko, au terme de trois heures de discussions avec les délégués des militaires.

19 Nov 2014 description
  • A short period of increased rains helped to relieve many anomalously dry areas in the Greater Horn.

  • Strengthening moisture deficits continue throughout parts of northern Angola and eastern Zambia.

1) Low and poorly distributed seasonal “Deyr” rains have led to strengthening moisture deficits and deteriorating ground conditions throughout several local areas in southern Somalia, eastern Kenya, and coastal Tanzania. The persistence of drier than average rainfall in November is likely to negatively affect crop and pastoral areas in the region.

19 Nov 2014 description
report UN Children's Fund

Journée Mondiale des Toilettes 2014

ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, 19 novembre 2014 – La lenteur des progrès dans l’assainissement et la pratique courante de la défécation à l’air libre fait que 7 millions de personnes en Côte d’Ivoire continuent de poser un risque pour les enfants et leurs communautés, a affirmé l’UNICEF à l’occasion de la Journée mondiale des toilettes.

19 Nov 2014 description

KEY POINTS

  • Mali has placed around 600 people who may have been exposed to Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) under daily surveillance.

  • The EU on Monday announced a new € 29 million funding package for the EVD response.

  • A total of 14,413 confirmed, probable, and suspected cases of EVD have been reported in 8 countries. There have been 5,177 reported deaths.

18 Nov 2014 description

1/18/2014 - 22:37 GMT

by Adama BAKAYOKO

Hundreds of Ivory Coast soldiers protested on Tuesday over a pay dispute, storming a television station in the West African nation's second-largest city and blocking traffic in Abidjan.

The protests underlined the fragile state of the military in the world's largest cocoa exporter three years after the end of a long crisis that had split the country in two.

The demonstrations also occurred with less than a year to go before presidential elections in October 2015.

18 Nov 2014 description

11/19/2014 - 01:14 GMT

par Adama BAKAYOKO

Des centaines de militaires réclamant de l'avancement et de meilleures soldes ont manifesté mardi dans plusieurs villes de Côte d'Ivoire, un signe de la fragilité persistante de l'armée ivoirienne trois ans après la fin de la longue crise politico-militaire qui embrasa le pays, selon des observateurs.

18 Nov 2014 description

Snapshot 12–18 November

Ethiopia: Waters have begun to recede from Leitchuor refugee camp in Gambella, but few refugees have returned to the camps so far, where alarming rates of severe malnutrition persist: 5.7% in Leitchuor, 7.8% in Kule, and 10% in Tierkidi. In SNNPR, flooding was reported, while in Oromia, water trucking has begun for populations affected by drought.

18 Nov 2014 description

Highlights

  • In recent years, Nigeria has been facing an armed insurgency in the three north-eastern States of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe, home to some 13 million people. On 14 May 2013, the Government of Nigeria declared a state of emergency in these three States and swiftly put in place operational measures for a counter-insurgency operation. As of May 2014, millions are believed to have been affected, with at least 650,000 of them internally displaced in the directly affected States.

17 Nov 2014 description

11/17/2014 - 16:23 GMT

The European Union on Monday pledged millions of euros to Mali, Senegal and Ivory Coast amid growing fears that Ebola could spread to them from its epicentre in west Africa.

The International Committee of the Red Cross meanwhile said it was sending a team to Mali in a bid to contain the disease.

To date the bulk of the Ebola cases have been in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea, with 5,177 people dead from around 14,500 cases, according to the World Health Organization.

17 Nov 2014 description

La Représentante spéciale du Secrétaire général de l’Organisation des Nations Unies et Chef de l’Opération des Nations Unies en Côte d’Ivoire (ONUCI), Mme Aïchatou Mindaoudou, a pris part à la commémoration officielle de la Journée Nationale de la Paix à l’Institut Polytechnique de Yamoussoukro, ce samedi 15 novembre 2014, aux côtés de la Ministre de la Solidarité, de la Famille, de la Femme et de l’Enfant, Mme Anne Désiré Oulotto.

17 Nov 2014 description

Peace offering by neighbors a potent symbol of reconciliation

Nov. 2014—In western Côte d’Ivoire, disputes over land ownership frequently lead to violence. Informal land lease or sale arrangements, especially when involving individuals not considered indigenous to the community, generate feelings of resentment and exploitation that sometimes boil over into open conflict. But two villages recently chose a different path to resolve their disputes.