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U.S. Conventional Weapons Destruction in Africa Sets Stage for Peace and Development

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Bureau of Political-Military Affairs

August 11, 2014

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FACT SHEET: U.S. Support for Democratic Institutions, Good Governance, and Human Rights in Africa

“[I]f the dignity of the individual is upheld across Africa, then I believe Americans will be more free as well, because I believe that none of us are fully free when others in the human family remain shackled by poverty or disease or oppression. … Governments that respect the rights of their citizens and abide by the rule of law do better, grow faster, draw more investment than those who don’t.” – President Obama, Cape Town, South Africa, June 30, 2013

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Note pour les médias n° 08-014 | Kinshasa, RDC | 14 juillet 2014

Le Ministre de l’Enseignement Primaire, Secondaire et Professionnel (EPSP), Maker Mwangu Famba, a lancé à Kinshasa, au nom de son collègue de l’Enseignement Supérieur, Universitaire et Recherche Scientifique empêché, le Projet d’évaluation et d’accréditation du Curriculum de la Faculté des Sciences Pharmaceutiques de l’Université de Kinshasa. L’objectif est de contribuer à l’assainissement du secteur pharmaceutique de la RDC afin de rendre accessibles les médicaments de qualité aux populations.

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2013 Annual Statistical Report on United Nations Procurement

United Nations increases health spending in 2013

COPENHAGEN, 10 July 2014 – The value of procurement of goods and services by the United Nations was $16.1 billion in 2013, with the largest sums spent on pharmaceuticals, healthcare services, medical equipment, transportation, construction and food.
These highlights are part of the latest Annual Statistical Report on UN Procurement, which provides data and analysis on the goods and services procured by the UN system in support of its operations.

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Democratic Republic of Congo - Complex Emergency Fact Sheet #3, Fiscal Year (FY) 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The U.S. Government (USG) provides more than $160 million in humanitarian assistance to DRC to date in FY 2014.

  • USAID responds to the immediate needs of returned migrants deported from the Republic of Congo (RoC) to DRC.

  • Ongoing insecurity displaces 190,000 people between January and March.

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UNHCR Global Trends 2013: War's Human Cost

The massive increase was driven mainly by the war in Syria, while major displacements were seen in CAR and S. Sudan. UNHCR's annual report shows the immense costs of not ending wars and failing to resolve conflicts.

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Les déplacements forcés dans le monde dépassent les 50 millions de personnes pour la première fois depuis la Seconde Guerre mondiale, selon un rapport du HCR

Un rapport publié aujourd’hui par le HCR montre que le nombre de réfugiés, de demandeurs d’asile et de personnes déplacées à l’intérieur de leur pays à travers le monde a dépassé les 50 millions de personnes pour la première fois depuis la Seconde Guerre mondiale.

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Annual Letter 2014

Before joining USAID, I never could have imagined the depth of passion that exists for our nation’s leadership in global development.

When I was sworn in, people often asked me if I was worried about the unpopularity of development. According to nearly every poll, Americans wanted to cut foreign aid. But over the last four years, I have seen how a new model of development that delivers meaningful results in a cost-effective way can inspire people from all walks of life.

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Kerry urges DR Congo's Kabila to respect term limits

05/04/2014 17:21 GMT

By Nicolas REVISE, Marc JOURDIER

KINSHASA, May 4, 2014 (AFP) - US Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday urged DR Congo's 42-year-old President Joseph Kabila to respect constitutional term limits and not seek re-election in 2016.

"I believe that it is clear to him (Kabila) that the United States of America feels very strongly, as do other people, that the constitutional process needs to respected," Kerry said after talks with Kabila in Kinshasa.

Agence France-Presse:

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Humanitarian Assistance in Review East and Central Africa | Fiscal Year (FY) 2004 – 2013

Chronic conflict, cyclical drought, floods, disease outbreaks, environmental degradation, rapid population growth, and limited government capacity present significant challenges to vulnerable populations in the ECA region. Between FY 2004 and FY 2013, USAID’s Office of U.S.

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Central African Republic - Complex Emergency Fact Sheet #10, Fiscal Year (FY) 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved the deployment of a U.N. peacekeeping operation

  • USG appoints Special Representative to the Central African Republic (CAR)

  • Humanitarian community remains concerned for Muslim populations in besieged areas

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Le PAM apprécie la réponse des donateurs à l'appel des victimes de la faim en RDC

KINSHASA – Le Programme alimentaire mondial des Nations Unies (PAM) tient à remercier les donateurs qui ont récemment mobilisé plus de 48 millions de dollars américains pour l’assistance alimentaire en République démocratique du Congo (RDC). Ces fonds proviennent de la Banque africaine pour le développement, la France, l’Irlande, le Japon, l’Arabie Saoudite, la Corée du Sud, la Suède, la Suisse, la Turquie, et les Etats-Unis.

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The President’s Malaria Initiative - Eighth Annual Report to Congress | April 2014

Tomorrow, April 25, 2014, is World Malaria Day. Each year, this day commemorates the global fight toward zero malaria deaths and mobilizes action to combat the disease. On this occasion, the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), led by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented together with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), releases its Eighth Annual Report to Congress [PDF, 20MB], which describes the U.S. Government’s contributions to the global fight against malaria.

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Donors respond to plea on behalf of hungry vulnerable families in DR Congo

KINSHASA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes contributions of more than US$48 million for food assistance in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The contributions were from by the African Development Bank, France, Ireland, Japan, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United States of America.

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Democratic Republic of Congo - Complex Emergency Fact Sheet #2, Fiscal Year (FY) 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The U.S. Government (USG) has provided nearly $56.7 million in humanitarian assistance to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to date in FY 2014.

  • Despite security improvements, armed groups continue to clash, resulting in new displacements across eastern DRC.

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UNHCR Mid-Year Trends 2013

UNHCR warned that 2013 was on track for some of the highest levels of forced displacement ever. The biggest producer of new displacement was Syria.

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Democratic Republic of Congo - Complex Emergency Fact Sheet #1, Fiscal Year (FY) 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • U.S. Government (USG) provided nearly $194.9 million in humanitarian assistance in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in FY 2013 and to date in FY 2014

  • Insecurity and poor transportation infrastructure continue to hinder humanitarian access across eastern DRC

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Donor Spending on Gender in Emergencies 2013

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CARE

A new report reveals that a tiny proportion of international aid is directed towards projects that target gender violence and sexual exploitation of women in humanitarian crises.