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30 Sep 2016 description
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Overview

The people of the Arab region face an uncertain future. Millions are fleeing their homes to escape violence and millions more remain trapped by conflict or in occupied territory. The expanding population is placing increasing strain on the environment through unsustainable consumption of limited water supplies and abundant energy resources. The rentier economy that prevails in many countries has proven unable to adapt to new realities or absorb the growing and increasingly youthful labour force.

30 Sep 2016 description
report Mixed Migration Hub

ABOUT

  • MHub is undertaking field surveys with migrants, refugees and asylum seekers along key migratory routes to build up a body of data over time and to map country and regional level mixed migration trends.

  • This snapshot presents early survey findings of the profiles, intentions and experiences of those moving in mixed migration flows who have recently arrived in Tunisia in the last year.

29 Sep 2016 description

Highlights

  • WFP continues to support the recently created Office of school services (Office des oeuvres scolaires), a Ministry of Education department dedicated to the management of the Tunisian national school meals programme.

  • In Morocco, WFP is supporting the Ministry of Education to implement its recently validated Plan of Action for the improvement of the national school meals programme.

Operational Updates

23 Sep 2016 description

Tunisia - On 21-22 September, IOM and UNHCR jointly organized and facilitated a regional workshop on Strengthening Protection at Sea in the Southern Mediterranean Sea Region in the Tunisian capital Tunis.

The event brought together officials from Morocco, Libya, Tunisia and Italy, as well representatives of the EU naval mission (EUNAVFOR Med) and academics to consider the humanitarian challenges faced in search and rescue of refugees and migrants crossing the Mediterranean.

19 Sep 2016 description

New York, 19 September 2016 – The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) today announces the establishment of a new financing facility to assist refugees, displaced people and their host communities to address the increased pressure put on rural areas by the influx of millions of people.

16 Sep 2016 description
report European Commission

**TRUST FUND FOR STABILITY AND ADDRESSING ROOT CAUSES OF IRREGULAR MIGRATION AND DISPLACED PERSONS IN AFRICA

The European Union and Africa enjoy a long-standing and comprehensive partnership, which has deepened and diversified over decades and in particular since the first Africa-EU Summit in 2000. The Valletta Summit in November 2015 complemented already existing processes with African Countries, focusing on different aspects of migration.

16 Sep 2016 description

GENEVA (15 September 2016) - The Human Rights Council this afternoon heard the presentation of reports by the Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of the environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes and by the Working Group on the use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right of peoples to self-determination.

15 Sep 2016 description
report Islamic Relief

Islamic Relief Worldwide’s annual report for 2015 has been published today, detailing our income, expenditure and the projects we undertook to help 8.3 million people across the globe.

05 Sep 2016 description

Situation Générale en août 2016 Prévision jusqu'à’mi-octobre 2016

02 Sep 2016 description
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General Situation during August 2016 Forecast until mid-October 2016

02 Sep 2016 description

CrisisWatch is a monthly early warning bulletin designed to provide a regular update on the state of the most significant situations of conflict around the world.

Global Overview, August 2016

30 Aug 2016 description
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Hundreds of Millions Face Health Risk as Water Pollution Rises Across Three Continents

29 Aug 2016 description

Résumé

Le présent rapport est soumis en application de la résolution 70/292 de l’Assemblée générale et fait le point sur les progrès réalisés dans la mise en oeuvre des recommandations figurant dans le rapport du Secrétaire général sur les causes des conflits et la promotion d’une paix et d’un développement durables en Afrique (A/65/152-S/2010/526).

29 Aug 2016 description

Summary

The present report, submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolution 70/292, reviews progress made in the implementation of the recommendations contained in the report of the Secretary-General on the causes of conflict and the promotion of durable peace and sustainable development in Africa (A/65/152-S/2010/526).

28 Aug 2016 description

Gender inequality is costing sub-Saharan Africa on average $US95 billion a year, peaking at US$105 billion in 2014– or six percent of the region’s GDP – jeopardising the continent’s efforts for inclusive human development and economic growth, according to the Africa Human Development Report 2016.

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