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14 Jun 2017 description

Le Secrétaire général adjoint des Nations Unies chargé des opérations de maintien de la paix, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, effectue une visite de travail du 12 au 16 juin 2017 en République démocratique du Congo. Au cours de cette première visite, depuis sa nomination en février 2017, en sa qualité du Chef du Département des Opérations de maintien de la paix de l’ONU M. Jean-Pierre Lacroix rencontrera les autorités congolaises, notamment le chef de l’Etat, le ministre des Affaires étrangères, les membres de l’Assemblée nationale, etc.

14 Jun 2017 description
infographic Insecurity Insight

Aid in Danger partner agency incidents. Partner agencies operate in 11 countries. Agencies reported 311 incidents in nine countries and two reported security measures taken to protect staff, assets and programmes in one country.

14 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Faits saillants

A la date du 4 juin 2017, le nombre total de cas déclarés était de 8, dont 3 cas probables et 5 cas confirmés en laboratoire (2 cas confirmés par PCR – recherche du virus dans le sang et 3 cas avec sérologie positive recherche des anticorps dans le sang. À la date du 4 juin 2017, il y a eu 4 décès enregistrés, comprenant 1 cas d’Ebola confirmé et 3 cas probables.

Le dernier cas confirmé a été signalé et isolé le 11 mai, autrement dit il y a 21 jours sans cas confirmé à compter du 2 juin 2017.

14 Jun 2017 description

Kinshasa, le 30 mai 2017. A l’initiative de l’Union africaine (UA) élargie à l’Organisation des Nations Unies (ONU), une délégation conjointe de haut niveau de l’ UA, de l’ ONU, de la Conférence internationale sur la région des Grands Lacs (CIRGL) et de la Communauté de développement de l’Afrique australe (SADC), constituant les institutions garantes de l’Accord-cadre pour la paix, la sécurité et la coopération pour la République démocratique du Congo et la région, a effectué une mission à Kinshasa les 29 et 30 mai 2017.

14 Jun 2017 description
report UN News Service

13 juin 2017 – La réduction des menaces posées par les mines terrestres et d'autres restes explosifs de guerre est essentielle au succès des missions de maintien de la paix et des missions politiques spéciales des Nations Unies, ainsi qu'à la fourniture d'une assistance humanitaire, au retour des personnes déplacées et au développement durable, a déclaré mardi un haut responsable de l'ONU devant le Conseil de sécurité.

14 Jun 2017 description
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Executive Summary and Illustrative Report
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Executive Summary

The Regional Director is pleased to present this report on the work of WHO in the African Region for the period October 2015 to June 2016. The report outlines the significant achievements made under the six categories in the 12th General Programme of Work in supporting Member States in the African Region in health development. It reflects contributions from WHO country offices and the Regional Office, including the three Intercountry Support Teams.

14 Jun 2017 description
report Invisible Children

One year ago this month, a group of Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) fighters released 12 women and children, handing them over to one of our local partners in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The LRA group also passed along a message that they would release more captives if the 12 women and children were well cared for. We asked for your support to help us care for the released women and children, rapidly broadcast “Come Home” radio messages targeting this LRA group, and equip local communities to safely receive LRA escapees.

13 Jun 2017 description

Point 10 : Déclaration écrite rédigée par Amnesty International à l’intention du Conseil des droits de l’homme des Nations unies à l’occasion de sa 35e session (6-23 juin 2017)

13 Jun 2017 description
report European Commission

Marking the World Day Against Child Labour on 12 June, High Representative Federica Mogherini issued together with her fellow Commissioners responsible for development, humanitarian aid and crisis management, migration, justice and gender equality as well as employment and social affairs a joint statement reaffirming the EU's commitment to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development's target to end child labour in all its forms by 2025.

13 Jun 2017 description

DRC

23 people were killed in attacks by Batwa fighters in Tanganyika from 25-30 May, resulting in communities from more than five villages fleeing. Provincial authorities have forcibly returned IDPs in Kalemie to their villages of origin in Tanganyika despite widespread insecurity.

In Nord-Kivu, humanitarian access is deteriorating as intercommunal violence has increased over the last six months. ICRC has suspended their operations providing assistance to 25,000 people in Lubero territory after the abduction of two humanitarian staff.

13 Jun 2017 description

In the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), two separate circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2s (cVDPV2s) have been confirmed. The first cVDPV2 strain has been isolated from two acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) cases from two districts in Haut-Lomami province, with onset of paralysis on 20 February and 8 March 2017. The second cVDPV2 strain has been isolated from Maniema province, from two AFP cases (with onset of paralysis on 18 April and 8 May 2017) and a healthy contact in the community.

Public health response

13 Jun 2017 description

CHAD
FIRST HUMANITARIAN DEVELOPMENT FORUM HELD
UN agencies, NGOs, donors and local authorities on 6 June held the first humanitarian-development forum in an initial step to develop a joint approach to address the chronic vulnerabilities in Chad. The New Way of Working, a key outcome of the 2016 World Humanitarian Summit, and priorities for Chad’s crisis-affected regions were discussed. Participants agreed to better link humanitarian and development programmes and strengthen analysis of development challenges.

13 Jun 2017 description

Overview

  • This weekly update focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African region. WHO AFRO is currently monitoring 41 events: four Grade 3, seven Grade 2, four Grade 1, and 26 ungraded events.

13 Jun 2017 description

Nord-Kivu, le 12 juin 2017 – Les Forces armées de la RDC (FARDC), appuyées par la Force de la Mission de l’Onu en RDC (Monusco) et les gardes de parc de l’Institut national de conservation de la nature (ICCN), ont repris à des groupes armés plusieurs villages au sud du lac Edouard, dans les territoires de Rutchuru et Lubero, au Nord-Kivu.

13 Jun 2017 description

In Numbers

  • 2.1 million food-insecure people in C.A.R. — 48 percent of the population of the country
  • 500,000 displaced persons
  • 464,000 C.A.R. refugees in the neighbouring countries

Highlights

13 Jun 2017 description
report Voice of America

Lameck Masina

LILONGWE — Since June of last year, the U.N. refugee agency in Malawi has been resettling albino refugees to North America, amid continued threats to people living with albinism in the southern African country.

The agency says albino refugees in Malawi are reporting harassment, such as one refugee, now resettled to Canada, who said people kept trying to cut his hair.

13 Jun 2017 description

République démocratique du Congo - Dix-sept cas d’Ebola (12 suspects, trois probables et deux confirmés) ont récemment été signalés en République démocratique du Congo (RDC), d’après l’Organisation mondiale de la Santé. A ce jour, quatre personnes sont mortes de la maladie. L’épidémie reste actuellement confinée à la zone de santé de Likati, où le Ministre congolais de la santé publique a été officiellement averti de l’épidémie le 11 mai 2017.