10,964 entries found
Sort by: Latest |Relevance
06 Feb 2016 description
report UN News Service

5 février 2016 – De hauts responsables des Nations Unies ont appelé à l'élimination totale des mutilations génitales féminines (MGF) d'ici à 2030, les qualifiant de « pratique violente » qui meurtrit les filles pour la vie, met leur santé en danger et les prive de leurs droits et de leurs chances de réaliser pleinement leur potentiel.

05 Feb 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Guinea was declared Ebola free on 29 December. As of 27 January 2016, Guinea has reached Day 30 of the phase 3 countdown, which is a total of 90 days, ending on 27 March.

  • Guinea is closely working with Sierra Leone on cross border intervention to strengthen surveillance as new cases are reported in neighboring Kambia.

05 Feb 2016 description

Guinea - IOM has launched a programme to distribute cash grants to Ebola survivors as part of community-led projects in Boke in the northwestern part of the country.

The pilot project, which supports the Guinean government in psychosocial and socio-economic care for Ebola survivors, will also hold a first training workshop in mediation and managing community conflicts for survivors and communities in that region.

02 Feb 2016 description

The month saw an intensification of Yemen’s war, amid heightened regional rivalries between Saudi Arabia and Iran complicating prospects for peace. Political tensions increased in Haiti, Guinea-Bissau and Moldova, where protests over endemic corruption and a lack of confidence in the government could escalate. In Africa, Boko Haram’s deadly attacks increased in northern Cameroon, and Burkina Faso was hit by an unprecedented terror attack.

02 Feb 2016 description
report African Union

The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 570th meeting held on 21 January 2016, adopted the following decision on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in the three most affected countries in West Africa, namely, Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone:

Council

02 Feb 2016 description
report World Bank

On January 14, 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the end of the latest Ebola outbreak in Liberia, which marked the first time since the start of the epidemic that Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone had reported no cases for at least 42 days. 

02 Feb 2016 description
report Human Rights Watch

La violence qui a sévi en Guinée pendant les mois qui ont précédé et suivi l’élection présidentielle d’octobre a fait une dizaine de morts, aggravé les tensions ethniques et mis en évidence des inquiétudes constantes relatives aux exactions perpétrées par les forces de sécurité. Cependant, en 2015, on a constaté un certain progrès dans le domaine du renforcement du système judiciaire et de l’État de droit, d’une part, et, d’autre part, dans la lutte contre les graves atteintes aux droits humains qui ont caractérisé la Guinée pendant plus de cinq décennies.

01 Feb 2016 description

This bulletin examines trends in staple food and fuel prices, the cost of the basic food basket and consumer price indices for 69 countries in the fourth quarter of 2015 (October to December). The maps on pages 6–7 disaggregate the impact analysis to sub-national level.

Global Highlights

• During Q4-2015, FAO’s global cereal price index fell by a further 15.2 percent year-on-year because of abundant supplies and sluggish demand. The index returned to the level seen before the food price crisis of 2007-08.

01 Feb 2016 description

Chers partenaires,
Chers lecteurs du premier bulletin de l’OIM au Bénin,

Permettez-moi, avant tout propos, de vous formuler, mes meilleurs vœux de bonne et heureuse année 2016 !

01 Feb 2016 description
report Human Rights Watch

Violence in the months leading up to and following the October presidential elections resulted in some 10 deaths, deepened ethnic tensions, and exposed ongoing concerns about abuses by the security forces. However, during 2015, there was some progress in strengthening the judiciary and rule of law and addressing the serious human rights problems that characterized Guinea for more than five decades.

31 Jan 2016 description
report Oxfam

Global leaders are failing to honour their promises to communities devastated by Ebola in West Africa, with $5.8 billion of pledged recovery funds proving almost impossible to track, Oxfam warned today.

Six months since the International Conference on Ebola Recovery in New York, at least $1.9 billion worth of promised funds have not been delivered, while scant information is available about the remaining $3.9 billion.

30 Jan 2016 description

L'Afrique de l’Ouest peut être divisée en trois zones agro-écologiques ou en trois bassins commerciaux (bassins de l’ouest, bassin du centre, bassin de l’est). Les deux sont importants pour l'interprétation du comportement et de la dynamique du marché.

30 Jan 2016 description

Insécurité alimentaire élevée dans les zones de conflits et dans certaines zones pastorales

Messages clés

30 Jan 2016 description

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends with both five-year average prices, indicative of seasonal trends, and prices in the previous year. FEWS NET gratefully acknowledges SIPAG in providing price data.

30 Jan 2016 description

La reprise des activités économiques post-Ebola favorise des bonnes conditions alimentaires

Messages clés

30 Jan 2016 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Preliminary estimates for 2015 harvest point to above-average cereal production

  • Cereal import requirements are estimated to fall in 2016 compared to last year's level

  • Number of food insecure people estimated at about 40 501

Favourable rains in 2015 resulted in above-average cereal harvest

29 Jan 2016 description

En bref

  • Le 12 janvier 2016, une jeune femme est morte à Tonkolili, dans le Nord de la Sierra Léone. Une analyse post-mortem a révélé qu’elle était décédée de la maladie à virus Ebola, marquant ainsi la résurgence de la MVE dans le pays le 14.

  • Dès le 15 janvier, à la demande de la Coordination Nationale de Lutte contre Ebola, l’OIM a relancé les activités de Contrôle Sanitaire (CS) aux Points d’Entrée (PE) de la zone frontalière avec la Sierra Leone.