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24 Aug 2016 description

Highlights

  • A meeting of Morocco’s School Meals Steering Committee, chaired by the Minister of Education, took place on 27 July.

  • WFP assisted Tunisia’s Ministry of Education to launch the activities of its Office des oeuvres scolaires (Office of school services), in charge of the management and modernisation of the national school meals programme.

Operational Updates

23 Aug 2016 description
report Mixed Migration Hub

Highlights

Regional

EU proposes common asylum system

19 Aug 2016 description

Trends of Sea Arrivals

Between 08 and 14 August, 698 refugees and migrants crossed the sea from Turkey to the Greek islands – a very slight increase from the 682 who arrived the previous week. So far in August, 1,380 people have arrived by sea in Greece and the average number of daily arrivals has been 99 compared with 60 in July. Most arrivals in August so far have been to Chios, Lesvos and Kalymnos.
As of 14 August, 161,599 refugees and migrants have arrived by sea in Greece with 48% from the Syrian Arab Republic, 25% from Afghanistan and 15% from Iraq.

17 Aug 2016 description

Introduction
The first six months of 2016 in Sudan witnessed a varie-ty of interconnected, intricate, and parallel population movements, influenced by numerous factors; highlight-ing the complexity of the drivers of migration in, through and out of Sudan. Migrants in Sudan (internal and external) are experiencing vulnerabilities and are in need of critical life-saving services.

17 Aug 2016 description

The Operations and Movement Management Unit was established for effective implementation of refugee resettlement and migrants’ assisted voluntary return and reintegration in line with IOM’s global principle of providing dignified, orderly and cost effective services to:
• Refugees hosted in Sudan and selected for resettlement in third countries
• Migration health processing for travel abroad
• Vulnerable migrants willing to voluntarily return to Sudan
• Humanitarian evacuation

16 Aug 2016 description
report Mixed Migration Hub

Rapport sur les tendances mensuelles

Portant sur la migration mixte vers, à travers et à partir de L'AFRIQUE DU NORD

À propos : MHub est le Centre du Savoir régional et le secrétariat pour le Groupe de travail sur la migration mixte en Afrique du Nord, composé de : RDC, OIM, HCDH, RMMS, Save the Children, HCR et ONUDC. Il favorise une approche fondée sur les droits humains pour assurer la protection des personnes qui se déplaçant dans des flux mixtes et complexes vers, par le biais et à partir de l'Afrique du Nord.

11 Aug 2016 description

Trends of Sea Arrivals

Between 01 and 07 August, 682 refugees and migrants arrived on the Greek islands – an increase from the 562 who arrived the previous week. As of 07 August, 160,914 refugees and migrants have crossed the sea from Turkey to Greece, including 48% from the Syrian Arab Republic, 25% from Afghanistan and 15% from Iraq. So far in August, most arrivals have been to Chios and Samos.

02 Aug 2016 description

General Situation during July 2016 Forecast until mid-September 2016

02 Aug 2016 description

Egypt - IOM has hosted a one-day workshop in Tunis to mark the completion of its four-and-half-year, European Union-funded regional programme: “Stabilizing at-risk communities and enhancing migration management to enable smooth transitions in Egypt, Tunisia, and Libya (START)”.

01 Aug 2016 description
report Mixed Migration Hub
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Monthly trend report

Covering mixed migration to, through & from NORTH AFRICA

About: MHub is the regional knowledge hub and secretariat for the North Africa Mixed Migration Task Force, comprising of DRC, IOM, OHCHR, RMMS, Save the Children, UNHCR and UNODC. It promotes a human rights-based approach to ensure the protection of people moving in mixed and complex flows to, through and from North Africa.

01 Aug 2016 description
report Mixed Migration Hub

Rapport sur les tendances mensuelles

Portant sur la migration mixte vers, à travers et à partir de L'AFRIQUE DU NORD

À propos de : MHub est le centre régional de connaissances et le secrétariat de l'équipe spéciale chargée des flux migratoires mixtes en Afrique du Nord, constituée du DRC, l'OIM, l'HCDH, le RMMS, Save the Children, l'UNHCR et l'UNODC.

01 Aug 2016 description
report Mixed Migration Hub

Monthly trend report

Covering mixed migration to, through & from NORTH AFRICA

About: MHub is the regional knowledge hub and secretariat for the North Africa Mixed Migration Task Force, comprising of DRC, IOM, OHCHR, RMMS, Save the Children, UNHCR and UNODC. It promotes a human rights-based approach to ensure the protection of people moving in mixed and complex flows to, through and from North Africa.

01 Aug 2016 description
report Mixed Migration Hub

Monthly Trend Report

Covering mixed migration to, through & from NORTH AFRICA

About: MHub is the regional knowledge hub and secretariat for the North Africa Mixed Migration Task Force, comprising of DRC, IOM, OHCHR, RMMS, Save the Children, UNHCR and UNODC. It promotes a human rights-based approach to ensure the protection of people moving in mixed and complex flows to, through and from North Africa.

28 Jul 2016 description

Highlights

  • WFP Tunisia participated and made decisive contributions in a first consultation at WFP headquarters to formulate a joint vision and roadmap for regional school meals to be adopted by key stakeholders and donors at a high-level meeting in autumn 2016.

  • WFP assisted the Ministries of Education and Agriculture in devising a Memorandum of Understanding and plan of action for the implementation of the school feeding pilots and establish a department dedicated to the management of the school feeding programme in Tunisia.

18 Jul 2016 description

FAO: Agricultura comercial generó casi el 70 % de la deforestación en América Latina

No es necesario cortar bosques para producir más alimentos, según el informe El estado de los bosques del mundo 2016

18 de julio de 2016, Santiago de Chile - En América Latina, la agricultura comercial es la principal causante de la deforestación, según el nuevo informe de la FAO, El estado de los bosques del mundo 2016 (SOFO, por sus siglas en inglés).

18 Jul 2016 description

Combler le fossé entre la foresterie et l’agriculture en vue d’améliorer la sécurité alimentaire

La FAO appelle à une meilleure coordination entre les deux secteurs afin de mettre en place des systèmes agricoles durables et d’améliorer la gestion des forêts

18 Jul 2016 description

Executive Summary

Alert 2016! Report on conflicts, human rights and peacebuilding is a yearbook providing an analysis of the state of the world in terms of conflict and peacebuilding from four perspectives: armed conflicts, socio-political crises, peace processes and gender, peace and security.

18 Jul 2016 description

Bridging the gap between forestry and agriculture to improve food security

FAO calls for better coordination between the two sectors towards sustainable farming systems and forest management

08 Jul 2016 description

Zarzis, Tunisia | AFP | Friday 7/8/2016 - 11:49 GMT

At least 12 Tunisian migrants died when their boat headed for Europe sank off the coast of Libya, hospital sources and local media said Friday.

Media reports said the trawler carrying 28 migrants, mostly young adults from the impoverished Ben Guerdane region of Tunisia, sank last Sunday off the Libyan city of Sabratha.

A local Red Crescent official, Mongi Slim, said there were only 11 known survivors, while Ben Guerdane has received 12 bodies with more expected to follow.