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02 May 2016 description

The month saw fighting escalate again in Syria and Afghanistan, and erupt in Nagorno-Karabakh between Armenian-backed separatists and Azerbaijani forces. In Bangladesh, election violence and killings by extremist groups showed how new heights of government-opposition rivalry and state repression have benefitted violent political party wings and extremist groups alike. Political tensions intensified in Iraq and Macedonia, and security forces severely supressed opposition protests in the Republic of Congo and Gambia.

28 Apr 2016 description

Highlights

  • In March, WFP assisted 152,102 people in need through free school meals (School feeding) and nutrition initiatives.

  • If WFP Guinea-Bissau does not receive the expected commodities in May, a pipeline break is anticipated in May for School feeding activities. In March, WFP reduced rations to stretch the pipeline to the end of April. WFP has already started international purchase of food to cover the pipeline break for nutrition.

Operational Updates

27 Apr 2016 description
report UN General Assembly

Résumé

Le présent rapport, qui porte sur la période allant de janvier à décembre 2015, est soumis en application de la résolution 63/282 de l’Assemblée générale, dans laquelle celle-ci a prié le Secrétaire général de lui présenter chaque année un rapport sur le Fonds pour la consolidation de la paix.

27 Apr 2016 description
report UN General Assembly

Summary

The present report, which covers the period from January to December 2015, is submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolution 63/282, in which the Assembly requested the Secretary-General to submit an annual report on the Peacebuilding Fund.

18 Apr 2016 description

In this issue

On the Agenda
The Peace and Security Council (PSC) went on a mission to Guinea-Bissau last month. The institutional crisis in Guinea-Bissau is of great concern to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and to the PSC.

The PSC discussed important issues concerning its mission in Somalia at its meeting on 31 March.

Situation Analysis
The potential for electoral violence in the Republic of Congo and Chad emphasises the need for continentwide electoral laws.

18 Apr 2016 description
report Mixed Migration Hub
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MHub works on behalf of the North Africa Mixed Migration Task Force consisting of DRC, IOM, OHCHR, RMMS, UNHCR and UNODC. It promotes a human rights-based approach to ensuring the protection of people moving in mixed and complex flows to, through and from North Africa.

MHub produces knowledge on the human rights protection issues faced by people on the move in North Africa for use by policy makers, agencies, donors, public and academia, with a view to inform advocacy, policy and program development.

18 Apr 2016 description

An analysis based on actual persons registered in the UNHCR refugee database (proGres)

15 Apr 2016 description
report African Union

By Justice Lucy Asuagbor, Commissioner, Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Women in Africa

THE MAPUTO PROTOCOL

07 Apr 2016 description

Guinea-Bissau - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund) today signed a EUR 16.4 million grant to prevent and treat malaria among the country’s most vulnerable populations, specifically pregnant women, children under five and health workers. The new grant will run until end of 2017 in partnership with the Government of Guinea Bissau.

05 Apr 2016 description
report African Union

Bissau, le 19 mars 2016 : Le Conseil de paix et de sécurité (CPS) de l’Union africaine(UA), dans le cadre de son mandat pour la promotion et le renforcement de la paix et de la sécurité sur le continent, a effectué, du 17 au 19 mars 2016, une mission sur le terrain en République de Guinée-Bissau.

05 Apr 2016 description

INTRODUCTION

This Annual Report covers activities of the New Deal Implementation Support Facility in 2015, its second year of full operation. As per the original project document, the Facility was designed to support three key deliverables:

• Deliverable A: Country support, including advisors in New Deal countries, flexible seed funding and secondment of advisors to the g7+ at the global level.

• Deliverable B: Support for travel to international meetings of the g7+ and the International Dialogue.

04 Apr 2016 description

NOTE D’INFORMATION

Dakar, 30 Mars 2016- Dans le cadre de sa traditionnelle rencontre thématique « Arbre à Palabres », le Bureau des Nations Unies pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest et le Sahel (UNOWAS) a abrité, le 29 mars 2016, une rencontre sur le thème : « L’Exclusion sociale : l’autre défi de la stabilité, de la paix et de la Sécurité en Afrique de l’Ouest ».