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Corne de l'Afrique : l'ONU et ses partenaires vont fournir une aide importante pour le développement

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27 octobre 2014 – Lors d'une visite lundi dans la Corne de l'Afrique, le Secrétaire général des Nations Unies, Ban Ki-moon, le Président de la Banque mondiale, Jim Yong Kim, et des représentants de plusieurs organisations internationales et régionales de développement ont annoncé lundi une aide financière de 8 milliards de dollars au cours des prochaines années pour la région.

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Amid signs of progress in Somalia, UN chief urges continuing support for peace process

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24 September 2014 – Somalia’s peace process is “gathering momentum” amid political progress and improving security, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today, while also warning that there was “much work still ahead” for the Horn of Africa country.

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Security Council strongly condemns most recent terrorist attacks in Mogadishu

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12 July 2014 – The members of the United Nations Security Council have condemned “in the strongest terms” the recent attacks by the insurgent group Al-Shabaab in Mogadishu against the presidential palace and seat of Government, as well as on the Somali Parliament and its members.

The 8 July attack on the presidential palace, known as Villa Somalia, was the latest in a series of attacks by Al-Shabaab against the country's political institutions.

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UN officials welcome move to set up interim administration for south-west Somalia

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24 June 2014 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the top United Nations envoy in Somalia have welcomed the agreement reached to establish a new interim regional administration in the south-western part of the country.

The new Interim South West Administration will comprise the regions of Bay, Bakool and Lower Shabelle, according to the agreement signed yesterday in the Somali capital, Mogadishu.

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Funding shortfall threatens vital health services for millions of Somalis, UNICEF warns

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More than 70 per cent of healthcare in Somalia is provided by UNICEF and its partners, including medicines, vaccines, wages and training of health workers, fuel for generators of water and medical equipment.

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World + 11 others
L'OMS lance une alerte mondiale concernant la polio

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5 mai 2014 – La propagation de la poliomyélite dans les pays où elle a été éradiquée par le passé est un « évènement extraordinaire » et la maladie va resurgir si une réponse internationale coordonnée n'est pas mise en place d'urgence, a prévenu lundi l'Organisation mondiale de la santé (OMS).

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Security Council condemns latest terrorist bombing in Mogadishu

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4 May 2014 – The United Nations Security Council has strongly condemned the latest terrorist bomb attack in the Somali capital Mogadishu, for which the Islamic insurgent group Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility and which has caused numerous deaths and injuries.

The members of the Security Council condemned the attack “in the strongest terms,” the 15-member body said in a statement issued to the press this afternoon.

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UN envoy reaffirms world body’s strong resolve to stay the course in Somalia

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23 April 2014 – The top United Nations envoy in Somalia today called on the country’s international partners to boost support to aid peacebuilding and humanitarian efforts there, while reaffirming that the world body has no plans to withdraw amid attacks by Al-Shabaab militants.

“It’s a moment of great new opportunities but also some significant new challenges, and I think it’s important that the international community and partners maintain their interest in Somalia and increase, if at all possible, some of the resources,” Nicholas Kay told reporters in New York.

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Kenya urged to reconsider measure ordering all refugees back to camps – UN agency

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28 March 2014 – The United Nations refugee agency today denounced as “scapegoating” the Kenyan Government’s decision earlier this week to order some 50,000 refugees, believed to be mostly Somalis, to report to two camps after a recent upsurge in violence in the region.

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Ban, UN envoy condemn attack near Mogadishu airport

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13 February 2014 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the head of the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) strongly condemned an attack near the airport in Mogadishu that resulted in a number of deaths and injuries, as well as damage to a UN vehicle.

A vehicle exploded close to a UN convoy near the airport at about 12:30 local time, according to a statement issued by the Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Somalia, Nicholas Kay.

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L'ONU est un partenaire indéfectible de l'Afrique, rappelle Eliasson

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30 janvier 2014 – Lors d'une session de l'Assemblée de l'Union Africaine jeudi à Addis Abeba, le Vice-Secrétaire général des Nations Unies, Jan Eliasson, a réitéré le soutien indéfectible des Nations Unies à l'Afrique a souhaité un approfondissement du partenariat avec l'organisation panafricaine.

« Alors que le reste du monde s'efforce de sortir de la crise économique, nous nous rencontrons à un moment de progrès et de croissance économique impressionnante en Afrique », a dit M. Eliasson.

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Security Council, Ban deplore Mogadishu bombings, reaffirm resolve to help end Al-Shabaab threat

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2 January 2014 – Appalled by the deadly bomb attacks carried out in Mogadishu Wednesday, for which Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility, the United Nations Security Council and Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon underlined their strong resolve to back global efforts aimed at ending the threat posed by the group and to support all measures to restore peace in long-troubled Somalia.

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Ban appoints Swiss national to senior humanitarian, development position in Somalia

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30 December 2013 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of Philippe Lazzarini as his Deputy Special Representative, as well as Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator, in Somalia.

Mr. Lazzarini, a citizen of Switzerland, will serve as Deputy to Special Representative of the Secretary-General, Nicholas Kay, who heads the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM).

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World + 8 others
ONU pide 12.900 millones de dólares para operaciones humanitarias en 2014

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16 de diciembre, 2013 — La ONU solicitó hoy a la comunidad internacional de donantes 12.900 millones de dólares para brindar asistencia humanitaria el año próximo a 52 millones de personas en 21 países.

Cerca de la mitad de los fondos requeridos –6.500 millones– se asignarán a ayudar a la población desplazada dentro de Siria y a los sirios que se han refugiado en los países vecinos.

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On World Polio Day, UN urges redoubled efforts to eradicate disease ‘once and for all’

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WHO warns that children continue to be at risk, particularly in the Horn of Africa where a tapering outbreak has been confirmed, and amid reports of suspected cases in Syria.

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Italy + 2 others
UN rights office calls on EU to strengthen efforts to prevent repeat of Lampedusa incident

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4 October 2013 – The European Union (EU) should increase measures to prevent a repeat of yesterday’s incident in which a boat capsized off the Italian island of Lampedusa killing dozens of African migrants, the United Nations human rights office said today.

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UN envoy urges increased efforts to defeat militant groups in Somalia

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24 September 2013 – The top United Nations official in Somalia today urged the international community to redouble its efforts to help defeat militant groups in the country, including Al-Shabaab, which reportedly claimed responsibility for last weekend’s terrorist attack in neighbouring Kenya.

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UN chief reaffirms support to Somali ‘New Deal’ approved at international conference

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16 September 2013 – The international community and Somalia begin a new partnership today, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said urging parties to align their political and financial support begin a ‘New Deal’ to drive the country’s economic and political recovery.

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UN Envoy: with Somalia on verge of 'great things,' more international assistance needed to secure gains

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12 September 2013 – While praising the people and Government of Somalia, along with their international partners, for being “on the brink of achieving truly great things,” the top United Nations Envoy in the country warned the Security Council that overall success is not guaranteed and that “in no sense at all is the Somalia 'crisis' over.

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Collective efforts essential for progress as Somalia faces critical moment – UN envoy

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26 August 2013 – The top United Nations envoy in Somalia today stressed that collective and coordinated efforts from the Government as well as regional and international organizations are needed to achieve progress in the east African country.