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21 Jul 2017 description

La Force spéciale du contingent hollandais "Task Gorup Desert Falcon" de la MINUSMA, a organisé le 19 juillet à Kidal, une séance d’évaluation de la première phase de la campagne d’information et de sensibilisation sur les dangers que constituent les Restes Explosifs de Guerre (REG), les munitions et Engin Explosif Improvisé (EEI) sur les populations locales et particulièrement les enfants.

21 Jul 2017 description

La Confédération Syndicale des Travailleurs du Mali (CSTM), a organisé les 17 et 18 Juillet 2017 à la Maison des Aînés de Bamako, un atelier sur le dialogue social. La MINUSMA, à travers sa Division des Affaires Politiques, a accompagné la Confédération dans cette réflexion.

21 Jul 2017 description

Le Général de division et commandant de la Force de la MINUSMA, Jean-Paul Deconinck, s’est entretenu ce mercredi 19 juillet 2017 avec le colonel Felix Diallo, Commandant de la première région militaire. Ils ont examiné des questions concernant la paix et la sécurité dans les deux régions de Gao et Ménaka, y compris le renforcement de partenariat entre les FAMa et la MINUSMA en matière d’échanges d’informations et de renseignements. La rencontre s’est tenue au Camp I – Firhoun, contigu à l’aéroport de Gao.

21 Jul 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

240,188 Libyans currently internally displaced persons (IDPs)

249,298 returned IDPs (returns registered in 2017)

42,028 registered refugees and asylum-seekers in Libya

93,213 persons arriving in Italy by sea so far in 2017

FUNDING

USD 75.5 million required for IDPs and refugees in Libya in 2017

OPERATION UPDATE

21 Jul 2017 description

INFORM is the first global, objective and transparent tool for understanding the risk of humanitarian crises and disasters. It can help identify where and why a crisis might occur, which means we can reduce the risk, build peoples’ resilience and prepare better for when crises do happen.

21 Jul 2017 description

Afin de renforcer les capacités des encadreurs des clubs des droits de l’homme en milieu scolaire, la Division des droits de l’homme et de la protection (DDHP) a organisé une formation des formateurs sur les techniques et méthodologie de formation aux droits de l’homme, au profit de 20 encadreurs du 13 au 15 juillet 2017.

21 Jul 2017 description

Continued heavy rainfall causes ooding in Ethiopia, Sudan, and South Sudan

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Below-average rainfall since mid-May has led to abnormal dryness across eastern Uganda and southwestern Kenya. Moisture deficits are likely to negatively impact cropping and Pastoral activities.

  2. Repeated weeks of very heavy, above-normal rains have oversaturated the ground in parts of Ethiopia, Sudan, and South Sudan. More heavy rain during the next week is likely to cause further flooding.

20 Jul 2017 description

Mardi 18 juillet 2017


Introduction de Mme Radhia Achouri, porte-parole et Chef de service du Bureau de l’Information Publique de la MINUSMA

20 Jul 2017 description

Atypical coping strategies employed along the riverine regions of Gao, Timbuktu, and the Niger Delta

Near Term: June - September 2017
Medium Term: October 2017 - January 2018

Key Messages

19 Jul 2017 description

314.0 M required for 2017

71.8 M contributions received, representing 23% of requirements

242.1 M funding gap for West Africa

19 Jul 2017 description

Let me begin by thanking the government of China for convening this meeting to focus on enhancing African capacities in the areas of peace and security.

In my first days as Secretary-General, I attended the African Union Summit in Addis Ababa. I wanted to launch a new era of cooperation with the AU founded on a core conviction.

I firmly believe the international community needs to change the narrative about Africa and to establish a higher platform of cooperation that recognizes Africa’s enormous potential and promise.

19 Jul 2017 description

Le 17 juillet dernier, le Bureau régional de la MINUSMA/Tombouctou a procédé à la remise officielle d’un projet de reconstitution du petit cheptel au profit de 106 femmes, membres de l’Association des Femmes Leaders du Nord pour la Paix et la Réconciliation Nationale du village Almatala, dans la région de Taoudéni. Financé à hauteur de 24.000.000CFA, à travers les projets à impact rapide.

Cette action vise à contribuer à la réinsertion socio-économique des femmes refugiées et déplacées de retour de cette localité.

19 Jul 2017 description

La région de l’Afrique de l’Ouest et le Sahel a connu un progrès considérable en matière de consolidation de la démocratie. Mais, la situation sécuritaire reste préoccupante. C’est, en substance, le message du Représentant Spécial du Secrétaire de l’ONU et Chef du Bureau des Nations Unies pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest et le Sahel, Mohamed Ibn Chambas, lors de son briefing au Conseil de Sécurité des Nations Unies, le jeudi 13 juillet 2017.

18 Jul 2017 description
  • In 2016, 7 million of affected people were reached by the WASH sector among more than 10 million in needs in West and Central Africa (24 countries):

    o In DRC, 2.5 million persons in cholera-prone zones benefiting from preventive as well as WASH cholera-response packages;

    o In CAR, 0.9 million of affected people were provided with access to improved sources of water and 0.3 million with sanitations facilities.

    o In the Sahel region (9 countries):

18 Jul 2017 description
  • The security situation in North and Central Mali has been further deteriorating, particularly affecting the regions of Mopti, Menaka and Kidal.

  • In Kidal, renewed violent clashes occurred between the armed groups CMA (The Coordination of Azawad Movements) and GATIA (The Imghad and Allies Tuareg Self-Defence Group). Both groups are signatories of the 2015 Peace Agreement.

18 Jul 2017 description

Peacemaking and mediation literature has often portrayed neutral ‘outsiders’ as the most suitable mediators, given their physical and emotional distance from the parties in conflict. However, in many parts of the world, communities in conflict prefer to deal with ‘insiders’ whom they already trust, who are part of the local society’s fabric, and who can make a long term commitment to resolving the conflict.

18 Jul 2017 description

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is appealing for US$421.2 million to help provide meaningful alternatives to refugees and others undertaking dangerous journeys to Europe.

The number of refugees and migrants arriving in Europe from Africa through Libya is increasing and, with it, the risks they face crossing the Sahara Desert and the Mediterranean Sea. In the first six months of this year, 2,171 refugees and migrants died or went missing in the Central Mediterranean, many others are believed to have died trying to cross into Libya.