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02 Mar 2015 description

L’ambassadeur d’Allemagne au Burkina Faso Son Excellence Monsieur Dietrich Pohl s’est rendu à Ekoulkoala et à Kyon, où le PAM met en œuvre des activités de lutte contre la malnutrition et de renforcement de la sécurité alimentaire financées par l’Allemagne.

02 Mar 2015 description
infographic World Food Programme
  • UNHRD is procuring construction materials and equipment for remote logistics hubs,
    Ebola Treatment Units and Community Care Centres in all three affected countries, as well as facilitating direct deliveries from suppliers.

  • The German Government is generously providing one C160 plane permanently based in Accra for UNMEER and UNHRD usage.

  • Members of UNHRD's Rapid Response Team have been deployed to the affected countries to provide technical assistance, training and help establish staging areas.

27 Feb 2015 description
report Redhum

Guatemala, 27 de Febrero 2015
Fuente: Diario de Centro America

Con la finalidad de dar asistencia alimentaria a las familias afectadas por la canícula prolongada, la Cooperación Alemana hizo una donación de 100 mil euros (Q854 mil), al Programa Mundial de Alimentos en Guatemala (PMA), indicó Thomas Cieslik, jefe de esa entidad de la Embajada de Alemania.

27 Feb 2015 description

Amman

H.E. the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Jordan, Ralph Tarraf, and the Director of UNRWA in Jordan, Roger Davies, opened the extension to Husn Preparatory Boys School in the Palestine refugee camp of Husn, in northern Jordan, on 24 February. The inauguration ceremony was attended by the Director General of the Department of Palestinian Affairs Mahmoud Akrabawi, a delegation from KfW Entwicklungsbank, refugee notables and beneficiaries.

25 Feb 2015 description

El Secretario General de la Organización de los Estados Americanos (OEA), José Miguel Insulza, y el Director General para África, Asia, América Latina y Medio Oriente del Ministerio Federal de Relaciones Exteriores de Alemania, Clemens von Goetze, anunciaron hoy que el país europeo adicionará dos millones de euros más a la contribución que entrega para la Misión de Apoyo al Proceso de Paz en Colombia (MAPP/OEA).

25 Feb 2015 description

The Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), José Miguel Insulza, and the Director General for Africa, Asia, Latin America, Near- and Middle East of the Foreign Office of Germany, Clemens von Goetze, announced today that the European country would add two million euros to its contribution to the Mission to Support the Peace Process in Colombia (MAPP/OAS).

20 Feb 2015 description

Kinshasa, RD Congo | AFP | vendredi 20/02/2015 - 19:24 GMT

L'Allemagne a remis officiellement vendredi aux autorités congolaises un tronçon allongeant la piste de l'aéroport de Goma et susceptible de permettre une augmentation du transit aérien vers cette ville symbole des drames de l'Est de la République démocratique du Congo, a constaté un journaliste de l'AFP.

20 Feb 2015 description

The Federal Foreign Office is releasing 10 million euros as an emergency measure to help the people suffering as a result of the fighting in eastern Ukraine. Foreign Minister Steinmeier made the announcement on Wednesday (18 February), prior to a meeting with representatives of a number of humanitarian aid organisations.

18 Feb 2015 description

By Celestine Ouedraogo

Last month, Mr. Dietrich Pohl, the German Ambassador to Burkina Faso, visited resilience and malnutrition activities in the rural communities of Ekoulkoala and Kyon, in the Centre-West region. Both of these activities, supported by WFP, were funded by Germany through the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).

The visit gave the Ambassador the opportunity to see firsthand the impact of Germany’s valuable contribution to assist vulnerable populations and communities.

18 Feb 2015 description

16.02.2015 | Mazar-e-Sharif/Berlin – Thomas Silberhorn, Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, yesterday arrived in the Afghan city of Mazar-e-Sharif, where he visited a dairy receiving financial support from the BMZ and laid the foundation stone for an engineering college.

With Germany's support, the dairy, situated close to the provincial capital, has been able to extend its range of products and enhance efficiency, thus boosting profits. The benefits are felt by 1,800 dairy farmers and their families in the region.

17 Feb 2015 description
report Radio Dabanga

A meeting in Berlin, Germany, is expected to bring together Sudan's opposition parties, signatories of the Sudan Appeal, and civil society organisations, from 24 to 26 February.

13 Feb 2015 description

L’Ambassade fédéral d’Allemagne au Togo a décidé d’appuyer le processus électoral de 2015 à travers un financement dont la gestion est confiée au Programme des Nations Unies pour le développement (PNUD).

Ce financement de 245 000 Euros (environ 160 millions de francs CFA) est destiné à la formation et la sensibilisation des autorités administratives et coutumières (Préfets, Sous-préfets, Maires et Chefs traditionnels) en vue de renforcer leurs capacités en matière d’observance de la neutralité et de l’équité avant, pendant et après l’élection présidentielle de 2015.

13 Feb 2015 description

Kosovo - With the rise in irregular migration of Kosovo citizens towards the European Union (EU), Kosovo President Atifete Jahjaga met with IOM Kosovo Chief of Mission Jorge Baca Vaughan on Thursday (12/2) to discuss the need to engage with local and international institutions to address migration management and the return of irregular Kosovar migrants from EU countries.

10 Feb 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • UNHCR provides aid in areas not controlled by the Ukrainian government for the first time in the conflict.

  • UNHCR is concerned that measures on movement restrictions for people and cargo to conflict zones could worsen the dire situation for those displaced and further complicate the delivery of humanitarian assistance.

  • Over 2,000 victims of shelling in the southern city of Mariupol received emergency assistance from UNHCR.

06 Feb 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Mr. Amin Awad, MENA Bureau Director visited Egypt early December. During his visit, he met with government officials, toured the Zamalek registration centre and visited UNHCR projects in Alexandria.

  • Resettlement targets have been achieved with 1,579 Syrian individuals submitted to the regional hub, of which 829 individuals (53%) submitted to the USA. In addition to African and Iraq 2,077 individuals of which 1463 individuals (70%) submitted to the USA.

01 Feb 2015 description

TEHRAN – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) warmly welcomes a contribution from Germany to feed Afghan and Iraqi refugees and promote education for refugee girls in the Islamic Republic of Iran.

29 Jan 2015 description

Ukraine - Conflict

  • Intensive attacks in the eastern Ukraine, including the deadly attacks in Mariupol have caused 5,000 casualties since the beginning of the conflict. Humanitarian needs are also increasing; over 900,000 IDPs and 600,000 refugees to neighbouring countries, mainly to Russia have been reported.

29 Jan 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • With support from the Government of Germany, a temporary unit for treating non-EVD infections opened in Liberia’s capital city of Monrovia on January 23.

  • The Government of Senegal (GoS) reopened land border crossings with Guinea on January 26. The GoS had closed all borders with Guinea on August 21 due to the EVD outbreak and previously reopened air and sea borders with Guinea on November 14.

28 Jan 2015 description

The fight against Ebola is beginning to make headway, but West Africa has still not rid itself of this epidemic. Under a commission from Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is providing various kinds of support on site. For example, in Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone, it joined forces with Cap Anamur to set up an isolation ward in a children’s hospital.

28 Jan 2015 description
report GAVI Alliance
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Key Outcomes Resources Assured for 2016-2020

Support puts Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance on the path to immunise a further 300 million children and save up to 6 million more lives

Berlin, 27 January 2015 – Hundreds of millions of children living in the world’s poorest countries will receive life-saving vaccines as a result of record-breaking financial commitments made today at the Gavi Pledging Conference, hosted in Berlin by German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel.