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Les organisations des Nations Unies basées à Rome affrontent ensemble les pertes alimentaires

La Suisse financera un projet de 2,7 millions de dollars prévoyant des activités pilotes dans trois pays africains

20 décembre 2013, Rome - L'Organisation des Nations Unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture (FAO), le Fonds international pour le développement agricole (FIDA) et le Programme alimentaire mondial (PAM) ont lancé un projet commun destiné à affronter le problème des pertes alimentaires.

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Rome-based UN agencies join forces on food losses

FAO, IFAD and WFP will work together on a three-year project focusing on reducing losses of staple foods that play a significant role in global food security.

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Donor Spending on Gender in Emergencies 2013

Report
CARE

A new report reveals that a tiny proportion of international aid is directed towards projects that target gender violence and sexual exploitation of women in humanitarian crises.

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Informe estadístico anual sobre las actividades de adquisición del sistema de las Naciones Unidas correspondiente a 2012

Las adquisiciones de las Naciones Unidas alcanzan los 15.400 millones USD en 2012

COPENHAGUE – Las adquisiciones de bienes y servicios por parte de las Naciones Unidas alcanzaron los 15.400 millones USD en 2012. Las mayores sumas se destinaron a productos farmacéuticos, equipo médico, alimentos, transporte y construcción.

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Rapport statistique annuel sur les activités d’achats de l’ONU 2012

Les achats de l’ONU en 2012 se chiffrent à 15,4 milliards de dollars

COPENHAGUE – La valeur des biens et services achetés par les Nations Unies en 2012 se chiffre à 15,4 milliards de dollars, principalement dans les domaines pharmaceutique, médical, alimentaire, des transports et de la construction.

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2012 Annual Statistical Report on United Nations Procurement

UN procurement at $15.4 billion in 2012

COPENHAGEN – The value of procurement of goods and services by the United Nations was $15.4 billion in 2012, with some of the largest sums spent on pharmaceuticals, medical equipment, food, transportation and construction.

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US, Switzerland Back IOM Emergency Operations in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo

Democratic Republic of the Congo - IOM’s efforts to aid thousands of internally displaced people (IDPs) in the Eastern DRC have received a boost with contributions of USD 3 million from the United States Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) to launch the Rapid Assistance Programme for Internal Displacement (RAPID) Fund for Eastern DRC, and CHF 590,000 (USD 670,000) from the Swiss Agency of Development and Cooperation (SDC.)

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Annual Report 2012 - Swiss International Cooperation

27.05.2013 - Press release

2012 Annual Report on Switzerland’s International Cooperation

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Coopération internationale de la Suisse - Rapport annuel 2012

Une stratégie unique qui englobe pour la première fois l’aide humanitaire, la coopération technique et financière, les mesures de politique économique et commerciale et la coopération avec les pays de l’Est : ce tournant important a été salué aussi bien par le Parlement que par l’opinion publique, soulignent le directeur de la DDC Martin Dahinden et Marie-Gabrielle Ineichen-Fleisch, Secrétaire d’Etat et directrice du SECO, dans le rapport annuel 2012 sur la coopération internationale de la Suisse qui vient de sortir de presse.

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Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) - Annual Report 2012

The just-published 2012 Annual Report on Switzerland's International Cooperation sets out a unified strategy that encompasses – for the first time – humanitarian aid, technical and financial cooperation, economic and trade policy measures, and cooperation with the countries of Eastern Europe. SDC Director-General Martin Dahinden and State Secretary and Director of SECO Marie-Gabrielle Ineichen-Fleisch stress that this important milestone has been welcomed both by Parliament and by public opinion.

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L’OIM intensifie ses interventions face à la crise en RDC de l’est

République démocratique du Congo - L’OIM a reçu un financement initial de 55 000 dollars de la part de l’Agence suisse de développement et de coopération pour construire des abris d’urgence pour 800 personnes déplacées dans les plus grands sites de déplacement de fortune installés dans la province du Nord Kivu, à l’Est de la République démocratique du Congo.

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IOM Ramps Up Eastern DRC Crisis Response

IOM has received seed funding of USD 55,000 from the Swiss Development and Cooperation Agency (SDC) to erect emergency shelters for 800 internally displaced people (IDPs) at the largest spontaneous displacement sites in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo’s North Kivu province.

The shelters will allow families to leave school buildings where they have been sheltering since the takeover of Goma, the capital of North Kivu, by M23 rebels on November 21st. The rebels have now withdrawn from the city.

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The FAO Component of the Consolidated Appeals 2012

FOREWORD

Every year, the plight and needs of many of the world’s most vulnerable people are described in the Consolidated Appeals Process (CAP). This year’s CAP spans 18 countries and outlines needs across key sectors.

The 2012 CAP clearly highlights that food insecurity continues to be compounded by protracted crisis situations, more frequent natural disasters, conflict, volatile food prices, harsh economic conditions and climate change.

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Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 in the African region: Update 55

As of October 27, 2009, 09H00 GMT, 27 countries have officially reported 14,109 laboratory confirmed human cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 including 76 deaths.

The breakdown of confirmed cases and deaths by country is given in the table below.

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Newly confirmed From October 19 to October 25
Cases
Deaths