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04 Jun 2016 description

Strategic Assessment

The global terrorist threat continued to evolve rapidly in 2015, becoming increasingly decentralized and diffuse. Terrorist groups continued to exploit an absence of credible and effective state institutions, where avenues for free and peaceful expression of opinion were blocked, justice systems lacked credibility, and where security force abuses and government corruption went unchecked.

03 Jun 2016 description

​The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats.

This issue covers the period 29 May - 4 June 2016 and includes updates on Zika virus, an outbreak of enterovirus and yellow fever.

27 May 2016 description

The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats.

This issue covers the period 22-28 May 2016 and includes updates on Zika virus, outbreak of yellow fever and Polio.

30 Apr 2016 description

I. Executive summary

EU Threats

Influenza - Multistate (Europe) - Monitoring 2015-2016 season

Influenza transmission in Europe shows a clear seasonal pattern, with peak activity during winter months. ECDC monitors influenza activity in Europe during the winter season and publishes its report weekly on the Flu News Europe website.

Update of the week

29 Jan 2016 description

15,517,531 Total number of displaced people in African countries

3,975,947 Total number of refugees

11,541,584 Total number of Internally Displaced People

134,492 Total sea arrivals in 2015 from African countries to Europe (Greece, Italy, Spain and Malta)

27 Jan 2016 description

Genetic diversity of livestock can help feed a hotter, harsher world

Despite growing interest in safeguarding biodiversity of livestock and poultry,genetic erosion continues

30 Oct 2015 description

IOM Launches Updated Response Plan for Mediterranean and Beyond

Switzerland - IOM has released an update to its June 2015 response plan “Addressing Complex Migration Flows in the Mediterranean.” It includes a series of proposed interventions to be implemented through December 2016, some of which are already underway, others are still at the planning stage.

24 Oct 2015 description

En el marco del Programa APIA, la Cooperación Española emprende un nuevo proyecto destinado a apoyar el proceso de elaboración y aplicación de un Plan Director Nacional de Electrificación Rural en Níger

01 Oct 2015 description

Refugee emergency in Europe: UNHCR appeals for USD 128 million

31 Dec 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS

· There have been 20 206 reported cases of Ebola virus disease, with 7905 reported deaths.

· Reported case incidence is fluctuating in Guinea and decreasing in Liberia, although Liberia reported more cases in the week ending 28 December than in the previous week.

· There are signs that the increase in incidence has slowed in Sierra Leone. However, the west of the country is still experiencing the most intense transmission of all affected countries.

· The United Kingdom has reported its first confirmed case of Ebola.

18 Dec 2014 description

Los proyectos apoyarán los Sistemas Nacionales de Protección Social en los países de África Occidental, priorizando las intervenciones en la región del Sahel y en las poblaciones más afectadas por el virus del Ébola

18 Sep 2014 description
report Government of Spain

España y Níger acuerdan las principales líneas de la Cooperación para el Desarrollo para los próximos tres años.

El ministro de Asuntos Exteriores y de Cooperación de España, José Manuel García-Margallo y su homólogo de Níger, Mohamed Bazoum, firmaron ayer el Marco de Asociación de ambos países, que establece las principales orientaciones de la Cooperación Española en el país saheliano.

18 Jul 2014 description

​​El Ministro de Asuntos Exteriores y de Cooperación y el Representante de la UE en Togo, el Embajador Nicolás Berlanga Martínez, firmaron ayer la Convención de Delegación por la que España participará en el proyecto de la Unión Europea (UE) de Apoyo a la Reserva Regional de Seguridad Alimentaria de la Comunidad Económica de Estados de África Occidental (CEDEAO). La firma se realizó en presencia del Ministro de Asuntos Exteriores de Togo, Robert Dussey, de viaje oficial en España.

11 Feb 2014 description
report Human Rights Watch

Marruecos: abuso de migrantes del África subsahariana

Persisten maltratos en operativos en la frontera entre Marruecos y España, a pesar de reformas en Rabat

11 Feb 2014 description
report Human Rights Watch

Les mauvais traitements persistent dans le cadre d’opérations le long de la frontière avec l’Espagne en dépit de certaines réformes entamées par Rabat

10 Feb 2014 description
report Human Rights Watch

Moroccan security forces commonly beat, otherwise abuse, and sometimes steal from sub-Saharan migrants in the northeastern part of the country, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. These abuses persist despite some improvements in the treatment of migrants since the government announced a new migration and asylum policy in September 2013. Since that time, the practice of summarily expelling migrants at the border with Algeria appears to have stopped.

10 Oct 2013 description

• España es, junto a los Estados Unidos, el primer socio financiero de la Agencia Regional para la Agricultura y la Alimentación.

A pesar del gran potencial agrícola, ganadero y pesquero de África Occidental, la seguridad alimentaria sigue constituyendo un grave problema en esa región y, especialmente, en el Sahel. El Sahel acumula un largo historial de crisis alimentarias recurrentes, con más de 17 millones de personas padeciendo inseguridad alimentaria y más de 1 millón de niños con malnutrición aguda severa.