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Update on UNHCR's global programmes and partnerships 2010

Executive Committee of the High Commissioner's Programme

Sixty-first session

Geneva, 4-8 October 2010

30 September 2010

This update presents some examples of challenges, progress and new developments in global programmes and partnerships since the last strategic overview presented to the 47th meeting of the Standing Committee in March 2010. A more comprehensive report will be provided in the forthcoming Global Appeal 2011 Update.

A. Major challenges, progress and new developments

(i) Shelter and physical planning

Large numbers of refugees and internally

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The Rights and Guarantees of Internally Displaced Children in Armed Conflict: Working Paper No. 2


In one dreary morning, I, the pupil of kindergarten #2, became an IDP; to be more specific, I was forced to become an IDP. In several hours, I lost my friends, home and happy childhood. I experienced the horror of hunger and cold. At age of 6, I realized words "peace" and "bread". The vision of endless flow of people worn out from hunger and cold and the taste of a piece of bread I clutched in my fist will never fade from my memory.

Nino, 15 (displaced at age 6), Georgia

Internally displaced persons, or "IDPs",

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As UN strives to keep pace with peacekeeping demands, 4th Committee speakers say blue helmets need clear guidance for protection of civilians mandates

Sixty-fourth General Assembly
Fourth Committee
17th Meeting (AM)

Multiplication of Operations Requires Thorough Reflection on Where, When, Why, How United Nations Should Resort to Peacekeepers, Committee Hears

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Annual report from the European Commission on the Instrument for Stability in 2008


This report is submitted to the European Parliament and the Council in compliance with the reporting requirement set out in Article 23 of Regulation (EC) N=B01717/2006 of the European Parliament and the Council of 15 November 2006 establishing an Instrument for Stability (the IfS Regulation). This article states:

'The Commission shall examine progress achieved in implementing the measures undertaken pursuant to this Regulation and shall submit to the European Parliament and the Council an annual report

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Council conclusions on European Security and Defence Policy (ESDP)

European Union
2943rd EXTERNAL RELATIONS Council meeting
Brussels, 18 May 2009

The Council adopted the following conclusions:


South Caucasus

EUMM Georgia

1. The Council welcomed the work done by the mission in contributing to stabilising, normalising and confidence building in Georgia. The Council also welcomed EUMM's involvement in establishing an Incident Prevention and Response Mechanism in theatre. It reaffirmed its determination that the mission would continue to implement its mandate

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Conclusions du Conseil sur la Politique européenne de sécurité et de défense (PESD)

European Union
2943ème session du Conseil RELATIONS EXTERIEURES
Bruxelles, le 18 mai 2009

Le Conseil a adopté les conclusions suivantes:


Caucase du Sud

Mission d'observation de l'Union européenne en Géorgie (EUMM Georgia)

1. Le Conseil s'est félicité du travail accompli par la mission, qui a contribué à la stabilisation, à la normalisation et à l'instauration d'un climat de confiance en Géorgie. Il a également salué la participation de l'EUMM Georgia à l'établissement d'un mécanisme

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Instrument de stabilité : Programme indicatif pluriannuel 2009-2011


Le présent document est le deuxième programme indicatif (PI) pluriannuel pour le volet à long terme (article 4) de l'instrument de stabilité (IdS). Couvrant la période 2009-2011, le présent PI se fonde sur le document de stratégie pour 2007-2011, le programme indicatif 2007-2008, et les programmes d'action annuels pour 2007 et 2008.

Conformément à l'article 7 du règlement instituant l'IdS, le présent PI doit résumer les domaines prioritaires sélectionnés en vue d'un financement de la Communauté, les objectifs spécifiques,

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Transcript of press conference by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at United Nations headquarters, 7 Oct 2008


United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon: Good morning, ladies and gentlemen.

Before taking your questions, let me make some brief opening statement.

First, in the context of the global financial crisis, I would like to call your attention to the closing of the General Debate and the remarkable success of our two High-Level Events on the Millennium Development Goals and African Development Needs. Everyone has felt the earthquake on Wall Street. But it has not shaken our resolve. Banks may be failing. But the world's bottom billion can bank on us. We showed that

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On state sovereignty, disarmament matters, world leaders urge solidarity over selectivity, as Assembly continues general debate


Sixty-third General Assembly
13th & 14th Meetings (AM & PM)

Questions of national sovereignty, disarmament and nuclear non-proliferation dominated the debate in the General Assembly today, with world leaders calling for solidarity and reform of the Security Council to help diffuse the world's active and simmering conflicts -– in the Caucasus, Middle East and Korean Peninsula –- all of which carried powerful repercussions for neighbouring States and regions.

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Health Action in Crises - Highlights No. 221, 11 to 17 Aug 2008

Each week, the World Health Organization Health Action in Crises in Geneva produces information highlights on critical health-related activities in countries where there are humanitarian crises. Drawing on the various WHO programmes, contributions cover activities from field and country offices and the support provided by WHO regional offices and headquarters. The mandate of the WHO departments specifically concerned with Emergency and Humanitarian Action in Crises is to increase the effectiveness of the WHO contribution to crisis preparedness and response, transition
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The UMCOR Hotline May 10, 2005: Georgia, South Asia, Afghanistan

Georgia: UMCOR Provides Flood Relief

In the Republic of Georgia "April Showers" turned into April floods this year. For nearly a week, daily torrential rains accumulated, causing landslides and the worst flooding in recent history. The resulting destruction includes downed electric lines and contaminated water systems. UMCOR's NGO field office unit helped to assess the damage in four districts of western Georgia and build plans for disaster response and recovery. Your gift can make a difference to vulnerable families in the flood zones. Please give to UMCOR Advance #250305,