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19 Jan 2017 description
report UN News Service

18 de enero, 2017 — El Reino Unido, Suecia, Alemania y Noruega anunciaron hoy nuevas contribuciones al Fondo de Naciones Unidas para el post conflicto en Colombia por un total de 16,8 millones de dólares. Los recursos financiarán proyectos encaminados hacia la construcción de una paz estable y duradera en ese país.

El alto consejero para el post conflicto, derechos humanos y seguridad, quien también actúa como copresidente del Fondo, el ministro colombiano Rafael Pardo, expresó su gratitud.

13 Jan 2017 description

Bogotá (ene. 13/16). Con la visita que adelanta este viernes 13 de enero a Colombia, el Ministro de Asuntos Exteriores de Alemania, Frank Walter - Steinmeier, este país europeo refrendará su apoyo a Colombia en los esfuerzos que lidera el Presidente Juan Manuel Santos por alcanzar la paz en el país.

30 Dec 2016 description

The present Humanitarian Implementation Plan (HIP) was prepared on the basis of financing decision ECHO/WWD/BUD/2016/01000 (Worldwide Decision) and the related General Guidelines for Operational Priorities on Humanitarian Aid (Operational Priorities). The purpose of the HIP and its annex is to serve as a communication tool for ECHO's partners and to assist in the preparation of their proposals. The provisions of the Worldwide Decision and the General Conditions of the Agreement with the European Commission shall take precedence over the provisions in this document.

15 Dec 2016 description

Roma, 15 de diciembre de 2016 – La Junta Ejecutiva del Fondo Internacional de Desarrollo Agrícola (FIDA) aprobó hoy una nueva estrategia para Colombia, reafirmando el compromiso de la organización para ayudar al país a superar los efectos de 50 años de conflicto mediante la promoción del desarrollo rural.

La nueva estrategia prevé una inversión de USD 33 millones en las áreas rurales del país durante el período 2017-2018, además de las inversiones ya en curso por valor de casi 70 millones.

15 Dec 2016 description

Rome, 15 December 2016 – The Executive Board of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) today approved a new country strategy for Colombia, reaffirming the organization’s commitment to help the country overcome the effects of a 50-year conflict by promoting rural development.

With the new strategy, US$33 million will be invested in the country’s rural areas over the period 2017-2018 in addition to the existing allocation of nearly $70 million.

12 Dec 2016 description
report European Commission
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Fact Sheet European Union's peace building support of almost €600 Million for Colombia

Brussels, 12 December 2016

As Colombia is overcoming more than five decades of war, the European Union continues its unwavering support to the countries' peace building efforts, by mobilising an overall support package of almost €600 million.

This package consists of short and medium term measures in the form of loans, technical assistance and grants.

12 Dec 2016 description
report European Commission

Bruselas, 12 de diciembre de 2016

Aunque Colombia ya está superando más de cinco décadas de guerra, la Unión Europea sigue apoyando firmemente los esfuerzos del país para consolidar la paz mediante la movilización de un paquete de ayuda de casi 600 millones EUR.

Este paquete consiste en medidas a corto y medio plazo en forma de préstamos, asistencia técnica y subvenciones.

18 Nov 2016 description

To Walk the Earth in Safety 2016: U.S. Global Leadership in Landmine Clearance and Conventional Weapons Destruction

Fact Sheet
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
November 17, 2016

17 Nov 2016 description

Key messages

  • Education is lifesaving. Education is crucial for both the protection and development of girls and boys affected by crises. It can restore a sense of normalcy and safety and provide them with important life skills. It is also one of the best tools to invest in their long-term future and in the peace, stability and economic growth of their countries.

  • The Commission currently dedicates over 4% of the EU's overall humanitarian budget to education in emergencies, one of the most underfunded sectors of humanitarian aid.

05 Nov 2016 description
report Carter Center

GIDAN GIMBA, NIGERIA — The health programs of The Carter Center have surpassed a major milestone: The organization on Nov. 4 celebrated assisting with the distribution of 500 million doses of donated medication to combat five neglected tropical diseases in 14 countries in Africa and Latin America.

02 Nov 2016 description

The UK government announced the new funding during the Colombia State Visit

The UK will increase its contribution to prosperity programmes in Colombia by up to £25 million, supporting economic development and opening up investment and export opportunities worth in the region of £6 billion to the UK economy.

27 Oct 2016 description

In a formal ceremony held on Tuesday October 18, the Japanese embassy in Colombia officially signed over a donation of USD $555, 567 in support of NPA’s humanitarian demining pilot project in El Orejón, Antioquia.

The donation adds another chapter to a longstanding friendship between the NPA and Japan, who have also helped to fund some of NPA’s other humanitarian demining projects in South Lebanon, Mauritania and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

14 Oct 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Response Highlights

UNICEF response to ZIKV (Zika virus) continues in 32 countries and territories across Latin America and the Caribbean. From working with communities to challenge the low risk perception of ZIKV to supporting the identification of appropriate care and support activities for children with Congenital Zika Syndrome, UNICEF is working with governments and other partners across the region to implement their response strategies.

11 Oct 2016 description

Countries in the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region are highly vulnerable to a range of natural hazards, including droughts, earthquakes, forest fires, floods, hurricanes, and volcanic eruptions. Between FY 2007 and FY 2016, USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/ OFDA) and USAID’s Office of Food for Peace (USAID/ FFP) provided humanitarian assistance in response to a diverse range of natural disasters in the region.

04 Oct 2016 description

For Immediate Release

Monday, October 3, 2016

USAID Press Office

Telephone: +1.202.712.4320 | Email: USAIDPressOfficers@usaid.gov | Twitter: @USAID

02 Oct 2016 description

Following the signing of the Peace Agreement between the Colombian Government and the FARC-EP on September 26, Germany has announced a contribution of EUR 2 million to the United Nations Post-conflict Multi-Partner Trust Fund for Colombia. The contribution will fund projects aimed at building a stable and lasting peace in Colombia.

29 Sep 2016 description

September 26, 2016 - Cartagena, Colombia - Global Affairs Canada

Canada is proud to support Colombia’s efforts to bring the longest-running conflict in the Western Hemisphere to a peaceful end. The agreement signed today in Colombia demonstrates the effectiveness and importance of negotiation, diplomacy, justice and institutional reform, hallmarks of Canada’s support of the Colombian people and government.