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29 Sep 2016 description

Highlights

  • WFP continues to support the recently created Office of school services (Office des oeuvres scolaires), a Ministry of Education department dedicated to the management of the Tunisian national school meals programme.

  • In Morocco, WFP is supporting the Ministry of Education to implement its recently validated Plan of Action for the improvement of the national school meals programme.

Operational Updates

29 Sep 2016 description

In conformity with the instructions of HM King Mohammed VI and as part of Morocco's active solidarity with the brotherly African countries, Morocco sent Tuesday to flood-hit Burkina Faso its first batch of humanitarian aid.

A plane carrying the first batch of humanitarian aid granted by Morocco, which includes 16 tons of food, medicines and blankets, arrived in Burkina Faso on Tuesday.

28 Sep 2016 description

In 2015 and until August 2016, an increasing number of people risked their lives to cross the Mediterranean Sea in search of safety. More than 1 million people arrived by boats in 2015 and more than 280,000 people between January and August 2016.
A 61 per cent come from the world’s top 10 refugee-producing countries.

Main trends:

28 Sep 2016 description

Sur instructions de SM le Roi Mohammed VI, et dans le cadre de sa solidarité agissante avec les pays frères du continent africain, le Maroc a envoyé mardi au Burkina Faso un premier lot d'une importante aide humanitaire destinée aux populations sinistrées, victimes des inondations.

Ce premier lot, composé de 16 tonnes de denrées alimentaires, de médicaments et de couvertures, entre autres, a été acheminé à bord d’un avion au Burkina Faso.

27 Sep 2016 description

This document was produced on 10 Septembert and the data displayed, refers to the month of Augus 2016

23 Sep 2016 description

51,031* migrants assisted with Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration (AVRR) from 1 January to 30 June 2016

16 Sep 2016 description
report European Commission

**TRUST FUND FOR STABILITY AND ADDRESSING ROOT CAUSES OF IRREGULAR MIGRATION AND DISPLACED PERSONS IN AFRICA

The European Union and Africa enjoy a long-standing and comprehensive partnership, which has deepened and diversified over decades and in particular since the first Africa-EU Summit in 2000. The Valletta Summit in November 2015 complemented already existing processes with African Countries, focusing on different aspects of migration.

16 Sep 2016 description
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Executive Summary

Large-scale conflicts are a major challenge for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

09 Sep 2016 description

Rabat, Maroc | AFP | vendredi 09/09/2016 - 17:05 GMT

Plus de 23.000 clandestins ont été régularisés depuis 2013 au Maroc, après trois ans de mise en oeuvre d'une nouvelle politique migratoire, a-t-on appris de source officielle.

Cette "opération exceptionnelle de régularisations" a abouti à la délivrance de 23.096 cartes d'immatriculation, selon un document rendu public vendredi par le ministère des Affaires de la migration.

09 Sep 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

Prospects for global cereal production in 2016 continued to improve in recent months with significant upward revisions for maize and wheat, reflecting particularly favourable weather conditions in some of the large producing countries.

COUNTRIES IN NEED OF EXTERNAL ASSISTANCE: FAO estimates that 36 countries, including 28 in Africa, are in need of external assistance for food. Persisting conflicts and drought induced production declines are the main causes that have stressed food security in 2016.

07 Sep 2016 description

In 2015 and until July 2016, an increasing number of people risked their lives to cross the Mediterranean Sea in search of safety. More than 1 million people arrived by boats in 2015 and more than 257,000 people between January and July 2016. A 64 per cent come from the world’s top 10 refugee-producing countries.

04 Sep 2016 description
report Oxfam

Following the deployment of armed forces in recent weeks by both Morocco and the Polisario Front in the narrow Buffer Strip in southwestern Western Sahara: the UN is reported to have described the events (in a confidential document) as the first ceasefire violation since 1991.

02 Sep 2016 description

CrisisWatch is a monthly early warning bulletin designed to provide a regular update on the state of the most significant situations of conflict around the world.

Global Overview, August 2016

29 Aug 2016 description
report UN News Service

28 août 2016 – Le Secrétaire général de l'ONU, Ban Ki-moon, s'est dit « profondément préoccupé » par la situation tendue dans l'étroite zone tampon au sud-ouest du Sahara occidental entre la berme marocaine et la frontière mauritanienne suite à des changements dans le statu quo et à l'introduction d'unités armées du Maroc et du Polisario proches les unes des autres.

29 Aug 2016 description

The Secretary-General is deeply concerned over the tense situation that has developed in the narrow Buffer Strip in southwestern Western Sahara between the Moroccan berm and the Mauritanian border as a result of changes in the status quo and the introduction of armed units from Morocco and the Polisario in close proximity to each other.

28 Aug 2016 description

Gender inequality is costing sub-Saharan Africa on average $US95 billion a year, peaking at US$105 billion in 2014– or six percent of the region’s GDP – jeopardising the continent’s efforts for inclusive human development and economic growth, according to the Africa Human Development Report 2016.

24 Aug 2016 description

Highlights

  • A meeting of Morocco’s School Meals Steering Committee, chaired by the Minister of Education, took place on 27 July.

  • WFP assisted Tunisia’s Ministry of Education to launch the activities of its Office des oeuvres scolaires (Office of school services), in charge of the management and modernisation of the national school meals programme.

Operational Updates