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Global Overview 2012: People internally displaced by conflict and violence

Around 6.5 million people were newly displaced, almost twice as many as the 3.5 million during 2011. The conflicts in Syria and DRC were responsible for around half of the new displacements.

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World + 24 others
Anuario de Procesos de Paz 2012

En esta séptima edición del Anuario de Procesos de Paz se analizan los conflictos en los que se llevan a cabo negociaciones para llegar a un acuerdo de paz, con independencia de que estas negociaciones estén formalizadas, se encuentren en fase exploratoria, transcurran satisfactoriamente o, por el contrario, se encuentren estancadas o en plena crisis. Se incluye un capítulo sobre Colombia, por hacerse una edición colombiana de este anuario.

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World + 24 others
Yearbook on Peace Processes 2012

This seventh edition of the Yearbook of Peace Processes analyses conflicts in which negotiations are being held to reach a peace agreement, regardless of whether these negotiations are formalised, are in the exploratory phase, are faring well or, to the contrary, are stalled or in the midst of crisis. It also analyses some cases in which negotiations or explorations are partial; that is, they do not include all the armed groups present in the country (such as the case of India, for example).

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World + 7 others
CrisisWatch N°107, 1 July 2012

In Pakistan, political turmoil worsened as the Supreme Court disqualified Prime Minister Yousuf Gilani following his contempt of court conviction for refusing to reopen a corruption case against President Zardari. Gilani’s departure deepened the standoff between the courts and the executive and legislative branches; a standoff that plays into the hands of the Pakistani military.

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World + 46 others
Global Overview 2011: People internally displaced by conflict and violence

People internally displaced by conflict and violence

For the last 14 years, the Norwegian Refugee Council’s Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre has monitored intern- al displacement resulting from conflict and violence across the world. In 2011, the number of people internally displaced by these causes stood at 26.4 million.

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Azerbaijan + 6 others
Committee on Rights of the Child concludes fifty-ninth session

Committee on the Rights of the Child
PROVISIONAL ROUNDUP

3 February 2012

Adopts Concluding Recommendations on Reports of Azerbaijan, Democratic Republic of Congo, Myanmar, Madagascar, Togo, Thailand and the Cook Islands

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Le Comité des droits de l'enfant a clos les travaux de sa cinquante-neuvième session

Comité des droits de l'enfant
COMMUNIQUÉ FINAL

3 février 2012
PROVISOIRE

Il a examiné des rapports sur l'Azerbaïdjan, le Myanmar, Madagascar, le Togo, la Thaïlande, les Îles Cook et la République démocratique du Congo

Le Comité des droits de l'enfant a terminé aujourd'hui, à Genève, les travaux de sa cinquante-neuvième session, qui s'était ouverte le 16 janvier.

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World + 5 others
Committee on the Rights of the Child opens fifty-ninth session

16 January 2012

The Committee on the Rights of the Child this morning opened its fifty-ninth session, hearing an address by Kyung-wha Kang, the United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights, and adopting its agenda.

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World + 5 others
Committee on Rights of the Child holds fifty-ninth session in Geneva from16 January to 3 February 2012

Committee on the Rights of the Child
BACKGROUND RELEASE

12 January 2012

Situation of Children’s’ Rights in Azerbaijan, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Myanmar, Madagascar, Togo, Thailand, Cook Islands and Niue to be reviewed

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World + 11 others
Le Conseil de sécurité s’emploie à redonner un nouvel élan à la mise en œuvre de sa résolution pionnière sur les femmes, la paix et la sécurité

CS/10426

Conseil de sécurité
6642e séance – matin & après-midi

Au lendemain de l’attribution du prix Nobel de la paix 2011 à trois éminentes personnalités féminines, le Conseil de sécurité a tenu aujourd’hui son débat annuel sur les femmes, la paix et la sécurité, au cours duquel il a adopté une déclaration présidentielle en vue de remobiliser le système des Nations Unies et les États Membres dans la mise en œuvre de sa résolution pionnière 1325.

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World + 14 others
Security Council stresses importance of increasing role of women in conflict prevention, resolution, mediation; peacebuilding

SC/10426

Security Council
6642nd Meeting (AM & PM)

Calling for Change, Secretary-General Says Women’s Participation Remains Low in Official, Observer Roles; Pledges United Nations ‘Will Lead by Example’

The Security Council today stressed the importance of promoting and protecting the human rights of women and girls, as well as increasing women’s participation in conflict prevention, resolution and peacebuilding, as it reviewed progress on implementation of its landmark resolution 1325 (2000) on Women and Peace and Security.

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Afghanistan + 27 others
Anuario 2011 de procesos de paz

En esta sexta edición del Anuario de Procesos de Paz se analizan los conflictos en los que se llevan a cabo negociaciones para llegar a un acuerdo de paz, con independencia de que estas negociaciones estén formalizadas, se encuentren en fase exploratoria, transcurran satisfactoriamente o, por el contrario, se encuentren estancadas o en plena crisis. También se analizan algunos casos donde las negociaciones o exploraciones son parciales, es decir, que no abarcan la totalidad de los grupos armados presentes en un país (caso de la India, por ejemplo).

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Afghanistan + 25 others
Barómetro 25: Sobre conflictos, derechos humanos y construccion de paz - Enero - Marzo 2011

El Barómetro es un informe trimestral editado en castellano y catalán por el Programa de Conflictos y Construcción de Paz de la Escola de Cultura de Pau de la Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona. El documento analiza los acontecimientos ocurridos en el mundo a lo largo del trimestre (enero – marzo de 2011) a través de cinco apartados: conflictos armados, tensiones, procesos de paz, crisis humanitarias y dimensión de género en la construcción de la paz.

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Afghanistan + 28 others
2011 Yearbook on Peace Processes

This sixth edition of the Yearbook of Peace Processes analyses conflicts in which negotiations are being held to reach a peace agreement, regardless of whether these negotiations are formalised, are in the exploratory phase, are faring well or, to the contrary, are stalled or in the midst of crisis. It also analyses some cases in which negotiations or explorations are partial; that is, they do not include all the armed groups present in the country (such as the case of India, for example).

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Afghanistan + 28 others
Portfolio of Mine Action Projects 2011 - Fourteenth Edition

Landmines continue to kill or maim more than 4,000 people yearly

United Nations appeals for $498 million to address the challenge in 29 countries

GENEVA - Mine action initiatives in 29 countries, territories or peacekeeping missions will cost $498 million in 2011, according to the 14th edition of the annual Portfolio of Mine Action Projects, released today by the United Nations in Geneva.

The portfolio is an annual snapshot of the impact of landmines and explosive remnants of war in countries or territories with mine action programmes. The portfolio also provides proposals for

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Armenia + 10 others
Report of the Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons, Chaloka Beyani (A/HRC/16/43)

Human Rights Council

Sixteenth session

Agenda item 3

Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development

Summary

This report details the specific activities of the mandate and the Representative of the Secretary-General on the human rights of internally displaced persons, Walter Kälin, during the reporting period, until the end of his tenure on 31 October 2010. It also presents the methods of work, as well as the thematic and priority areas of the

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Armenia + 11 others
'We Must Move Forward!' Assembly President Says, Challenging Member States to Be Brave Enough to Reject Static Positions, Make United Nations Better

GA/11006

Sixty-fifth General Assembly
Plenary
23rd & 24th Meetings (AM & PM)

Sixty-Fifth Session of General Debate Ends with Delegations Warning Against Yielding United Nations Vital Decision-Making Functions to Other Forums

The question of the United Nations being able to effectively tackle entrenched global ills - from poverty and terrorism to conflict prevention and pandemic disease - hinged on whether the 192-member body would be brave enough to move beyond deadlock and oft-repeated positions of principle to truly defend its role as the premier centre for global

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Armenia + 12 others
À l'issue du débat général, le Président de l'Assemblée demande l'adaptation de l'ONU aux réalités actuelles pour renforcer son rôle dans la gouvernance mondiale

AG/11006

Assemblée générale

Soixante-cinquième session

23e et 24e séances plénières - matin et après-midi

Le Président de l'Assemblée, Joseph Deiss de la Suisse, s'est exprimé aujourd'hui à l'issue du débat général pour lancer un appel à l'adaptation de l'ONU aux réalités actuelles pour qu'elle puisse assumer pleinement son statut de « pièce maitresse du système de gouvernance mondiale ».

Reconnaissant la « réalité incontournable » du G-20, M. Deiss a estimé qu'une amélioration des mécanismes d'information, de consultation et de coopération entre l'ONU et les autres acteurs de