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World + 10 others
Climate Change, Water Conflicts and Human Security: Regional Assessment and Policy Guidelines for the Mediterranean, Middle East and Sahel

Report
UN University

A new regional assessment of the Mediterranean, Middle East, and Sahel analyses the effects of climate change in terms of water scarcity, droughts and floods on human security.

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Sudan + 1 other
For a refugee family in Spain, a new life presents new challenges

MADRID, Spain, July 25 (UNHCR) – Ibrahim and his family were not pleased when they were told to move out of the Madrid reception centre that had been their home for a year and into a rental apartment of their own.

Most people would have been delighted to receive such an offer, but 52-year-old, his wife Awatif and their three children were refugees from Sudan. Relative strangers in a foreign land, they were still struggling to find their feet after being resettled to Spain from a hot, dusty camp in Tunisia a year ago.

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Sudan + 1 other
Una familia de refugiados sudaneses empieza una nueva vida tras su reasentamiento en España

MADRID, España, 3 de julio de 2013 (ACNUR/UNHCR) – Hace apenas unas semanas que Ibrahim, su mujer y sus hijos se trasladaron desde el centro de acogida a refugiados hasta un apartamento alquilado en Madrid y la casa ya huele a hogar. Atrás quedaron los días de miedos, persecución y torturas en Sudán y Libia para esta familia sudanesa reasentada en España el pasado verano desde el campo de refugiados de ACNUR en Túnez.

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Anuario de Procesos de Paz 2012

En esta séptima edición del Anuario de Procesos de Paz se analizan los conflictos en los que se llevan a cabo negociaciones para llegar a un acuerdo de paz, con independencia de que estas negociaciones estén formalizadas, se encuentren en fase exploratoria, transcurran satisfactoriamente o, por el contrario, se encuentren estancadas o en plena crisis. Se incluye un capítulo sobre Colombia, por hacerse una edición colombiana de este anuario.

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World + 24 others
Yearbook on Peace Processes 2012

This seventh edition of the Yearbook of Peace Processes analyses conflicts in which negotiations are being held to reach a peace agreement, regardless of whether these negotiations are formalised, are in the exploratory phase, are faring well or, to the contrary, are stalled or in the midst of crisis. It also analyses some cases in which negotiations or explorations are partial; that is, they do not include all the armed groups present in the country (such as the case of India, for example).

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World + 29 others
The FAO Component of the Consolidated Appeals 2012

FOREWORD

Every year, the plight and needs of many of the world’s most vulnerable people are described in the Consolidated Appeals Process (CAP). This year’s CAP spans 18 countries and outlines needs across key sectors.

The 2012 CAP clearly highlights that food insecurity continues to be compounded by protracted crisis situations, more frequent natural disasters, conflict, volatile food prices, harsh economic conditions and climate change.

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Sudan + 2 others
WFP Welcomes Brazil And Spain Contributions Worth US$6 Million To Provide Food For Vulnerable People In Sudan

KHARTOUM Brazil and Spain have teamed up to make a joint contribution of US$ 6 million towards United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Emergency Operation in Sudan.

Brazil is donating 3,500 metric tons of beans and Spain is sponsoring the transportation and distribution costs to help the food reach WFP beneficiaries across Sudan.

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Afghanistan + 27 others
Anuario 2011 de procesos de paz

En esta sexta edición del Anuario de Procesos de Paz se analizan los conflictos en los que se llevan a cabo negociaciones para llegar a un acuerdo de paz, con independencia de que estas negociaciones estén formalizadas, se encuentren en fase exploratoria, transcurran satisfactoriamente o, por el contrario, se encuentren estancadas o en plena crisis. También se analizan algunos casos donde las negociaciones o exploraciones son parciales, es decir, que no abarcan la totalidad de los grupos armados presentes en un país (caso de la India, por ejemplo).

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Afghanistan + 28 others
2011 Yearbook on Peace Processes

This sixth edition of the Yearbook of Peace Processes analyses conflicts in which negotiations are being held to reach a peace agreement, regardless of whether these negotiations are formalised, are in the exploratory phase, are faring well or, to the contrary, are stalled or in the midst of crisis. It also analyses some cases in which negotiations or explorations are partial; that is, they do not include all the armed groups present in the country (such as the case of India, for example).

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Transcript of press conference by UN SG Ban Ki-moon at UN Headquarters, 5 May 2009

SG/SM/12224

Secretary-General: Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. It is a great pleasure to see you. I am sorry that I couldn't have a press conference with you last month, because of my very hectic schedule. I am pleased to have this monthly regular press conference today.

Yesterday, as you know, I briefed the General Assembly on the latest developments regarding the H1N1 epidemic.

As you know, this outbreak is yet another reminder that we live an interconnected world. A threat to one country is a threat to all, requiring a collective, global response.