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23 May 2017 description
report UNAIDS

The Democratic Republic of the Congo’s HIV catch-up plan shows that impressive results in the response to HIV can be made when partners work together.

15 May 2017 description
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Full Appeal

Strategic Overview

Period January to December 2017
Current Population 1,769,241 (at 31 March 2017)
Population Planning Figures 2,130,500 Target Beneficiaries2,130,500
Financial Requirements US$ 1,382,909,571
Number of Partners 58

REGIONAL STRATEGIC OVERVIEW

Introduction

Latest Developments in South Sudan

27 Apr 2017 description
report ACTED

L’équipe de Libenge a organisé une campagne de sensibilisation aux risques de contamination et de propagation du VIH/SIDA dans le cadre d’un projet pour améliorer la sécurité alimentaire, l’accès à l’eau, l’assainissement et l’hygiène pour les réfugiés et les populations hôtes vulnérables au Nord et Sud Ubangi, avec le soutien financier de BPRM, avec pour objetif d'entraîner une prise de conscience de la population.

27 Apr 2017 description

This report shares the promising practices and lessons learned from the Accelerating Children’s HIV/AIDS Treatment (ACT)
Initiative. It was informed by a call for inputs, issued to more than 100 implementing partners in nine countries.
The report is for local, national, regional, and global stakeholders interested in the design, implementation, funding, and sustainability of HIV care and treatment for children. It can be used in the countries involved in ACT and beyond.

20 Apr 2017 description

Highlights

  • UNHCR in Rwanda honored International Women’s Day (IWD) with two events in March: the first event was held 7 March in Kigali to launch the report of the comprehensive interagency gender assessment conducted in all refugee camps in Rwanda in 2016 by MIDIMAR, UNHCR, UN Women and other partners.

25 Mar 2017 description
report Inter Press Service

By Natalia Linou
Natalia Linou is Policy Specialist Gender, Health and HIV at the UN Development Program.

24 Mar 2017 description
report UNAIDS

GENEVA, 24 March 2017—On World Tuberculosis Day, 24 March, UNAIDS is urging countries to do much more to reduce the number of tuberculosis (TB) deaths among people living with HIV. TB is the most common cause of hospital admission and death among people living with HIV. In 2015, 1.1 million people died from an AIDS-related illness—around 400 000 of whom died from TB, including 40 000 children.

22 Mar 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • In Ouaka Prefecture, FPRC coalition has taken control of the most important UPC strongholds outside Bambari. The UNICEF-led RRM is responding to the displacement all around Bambari area. UNICEF Bambari and humanitarian actors in place set a Contingency Plan covering at least 15,000 additional IDPs.

16 Mar 2017 description

Overview

A severe drought, associated with the El Niño phenomena, resulted in a humanitarian emergency in which an estimated 40 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance. Vulnerability assessments and analysis indicated that 23 million required immediate humanitarian assistance, as of June 2016.

In response to this, the Southern African Development Community launched a regional humanitarian appeal for $2.4 billion to support the needs of the affected population in the affected Member States.

14 Mar 2017 description
report Caritas

Kinshasa, le 14 mars 2017 (caritasdev.cd) : _« la Caritas-Développement chez nous, c’est la partie la plus visible de notre pastorale, surtout dans le domaine social »_, a affirmé l’Evêque de Kindu, interviewé à Kinshasa en début mars par caritasdev.cd, en marge de la réunion du Comité Permanent des Evêques de la CENCO. 

02 Mar 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Fighting between Ex-Seleka factions (UPC and FPRC) in Ouham Pende, Haute Kotto and Ouaka prefectures (Bocaranga, Koui, Bria, Bakala and Ippy) have left an estimated 3,700 people displaced.

  • 60% of IDPs (17,000 people) have already left the site of MPoko and relocated in different Bangui neighbourhoods

18 Feb 2017 description

Goma – 14 February, 2017 – These activities were taking place at the heart of the 2017 edition of the Amani Peace Festival that ended recently in the North Kivu Provincial capital of Goma, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The crowd-pulling event opened a door for MONUSCO to intensify HIV sensitization and to encourage activities that could bring about behaviour change among the youths.

02 Feb 2017 description

Goma, 25 January, 2017 –In the fight against HIV and AIDS, finding effective ways to create awareness through education and information that could motivate people to know their HIV status through Voluntary Confidential Counselling and Testing (VCCT) is an on-going challenge. However, the HIV/AIDS Section of MONUSCO has been focusing attention on Peer Education as one of the ways to engage more people in HIV prevention. This innovative programme has been experiencing a boom in popularity as activities are being established in community based groups and within the military barracks.

21 Jan 2017 description

Goma, 17 January, 2017 – In the fight against HIV and AIDS in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), MONUSCO has been supporting national institutions as well as the initiatives of the United Nations system in its efforts to response to issues of HIV through the innovative programme of activities of its HIV/AIDS Section. This also includes the effort to overcome stigma and discrimination related to AIDS as well as capacity-building of people involved in the fight against HIV.

21 Jan 2017 description

Comité des droits de l’enfant

Examen des rapports soumis par les États parties en application de l’article 44 de la Convention

Introduction

  1. Le Gouvernement de la RDC a présenté et défendu le 21 janvier 2009, son 2è rapport périodique sur la mise en œuvre de la Convention relative aux Droits de l’Enfant devant le Comité des Droits de l’Enfant (CRC/C/COD /2).

21 Jan 2017 description

Committee on the Rights of the Child

Consideration of reports submitted by States parties under article 44 of the Convention

Introduction

  1. On 21 January 2009, the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo presented its second periodic report on the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC/C/COD /2) to the Committee on the Rights of the Child, and responded to the Committee’s questions on the subject.

19 Jan 2017 description

A total of $781.8 million * requested for the period January ‐ December 2017, including:

  • $**9.8 million** for CAR
  • $**30.3 million** for the DRC
  • $**157.7 million** for Ethiopia
  • $**40.5 million** for Kenya
  • $**171.7 million** for South Sudan
  • $**68 million** for Sudan
  • $**283.8 million** for Uganda
  • $**476,251** for HQ & Regional Coordination

* All dollar signs in this document denote United States dollars. This total includes support costs (7%)