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30 Jun 2016 description

L’OIM croit fermement en une migration effectué dans le bon ordre et dans le respect de la dignité humaine et toutes les donn ées présentées par le monitoring des flux servent à informer et mettre en évidence le phénomène migratoire dans une région qui po se certains dangers pour les migrants (difficulté climatiques, routes dangereuse, vulnérabilité à l’exploitation/la traite/autre abus).

30 Jun 2016 description

Total arrivals in Greece (Jan - 28 Jun 2016): 158,214

Total arrivals in Greece during Jun 2016: 1,391

Average daily arrivals during Jun 2016: 50

Average daily arrivals during May 2016: 56

Estimated departures from islands to Mainland: 28

Dead and missing
272 dead - 152 missing (2015)
148 dead - 46 missing (6 June 2016)

30 Jun 2016 description

I am delighted to welcome you to this Annual Meeting on Strengthening the Rule of Law in Crisis-affected and Fragile Contexts.

Allow me to begin by acknowledging members of our high-level panel this morning:

30 Jun 2016 description

The following syndromes have been flagged:

· Diarrhoea: Fiji, Vanuatu

· Influenza-like Illness: American Samoa, Cook Islands, Fiji, Vanuatu

· Prolonged fever: Solomon Islands

Other updates:

Zika virus

30 Jun 2016 description

IOM firmly believes in humane and orderly migration for all and all data reported through the flow monitoring aims to inform and highlight a migratory phenomenon in an area with dangers for migrants (challenging climate, dangerous road conditions, vulnerability to trafficking/other exploitation/abuse).

30 Jun 2016 description

The purpose of this document is to assist policy and program planners and implementers, designers and managers, evaluators and analysts to target interventions and measure progress in food security and nutrition. Indicators for concepts such as stunting and wasting, diet diversity and nutrient adequacy or food insecurity have proliferated in recent years, leading to widespread confusion about the best indicators for any given situation.

30 Jun 2016 description

The Economic and Social Council,

Reaffirming General Assembly resolution 46/182 of 19 December 1991 and the guiding principles contained in the annex thereto, and recalling other relevant resolutions of the Assembly and relevant resolutions and agreed conclusions of the Economic and Social Council,

30 Jun 2016 description

ECOSOC/6778

2016 Session, 33rd & 34th Meetings (AM & PM)
Economic and Social Council Meetings Coverage

30 Jun 2016 description
report IRIN

By Batul Hassan

BELGRADE, 29 June 2016

Migrant smuggling and trafficking routes through the western Balkans that went dormant during the latter half of 2015 and early 2016 when migrants and refugees were allowed to move freely between Greece and northern Europe have re-emerged in the wake of border closures imposed nearly four months ago.

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30 Jun 2016 description

ECOSOC/6777

Session de 2016,
31e & 32e séances – matin & après-midi
CONSEIL ÉCONOMIQUE ET SOCIAL
COUVERTURE DES RÉUNIONS

Des représentants d’États Membres, d’agences humanitaires et le public des internautes ont plaidé, aujourd’hui, devant le Conseil économique et social (ECOSOC), en faveur d’une action humanitaire différente du statu quo actuel et plaçant véritablement l’homme en son centre.

30 Jun 2016 description

ECOSOC/6775

Session de 2016,
30e séance - après-midi
CONSEIL ÉCONOMIQUE ET SOCIAL
COUVERTURE DES RÉUNIONS

Le Conseil économique et social (ECOSOC) a entamé, cet après-midi, son débat 2016 consacré aux affaires humanitaires, dont le thème est « Restaurer l’humanité en ne laissant personne de côté: agir de concert pour réduire les besoins humanitaires, les risques et la vulnérabilité des populations ».

29 Jun 2016 description

Virus del Zika - Incidencia y tendencia

Desde 2015 y hasta la fecha, 40 países/territorios de las Américas confirmaron casos autóctonos (transmisión vectorial) de enfermedad por virus del Zika. Desde la última Actualización Epidemiológica de la OPS/OMS publicada el 16 de junio de 2016, un nuevo territorio ha confirmado transmisión autóctona esta semana: Anguila

29 Jun 2016 description

Canadian Government-funded Harvard study also estimates poor child growth results in children losing out on 69 million years of educational attainment per birth year Investing in better childhood growth would yield threefold return

Toronto, ON, Boston, MA - Early life growth faltering in low- and middle-income countries results in a US $176.8 billion reduction in potential career earnings for children born each year, according to new Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health research funded by Grand Challenges Canada.

29 Jun 2016 description

Bangkok, Thailand – The 2nd annual Aid & Development Asia Summit, which took place in Bangkok, Thailand on 21-22 June 2016 at the United Nations Conference Centre, gathered over 275 local, regional and global humanitarian and development professionals from NGOs, UN agencies, donors, governments and the private sector with an aim to share knowledge, discover success stories or learn from failures, foster innovation and partnerships to assist the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in South-East Asia.

29 Jun 2016 description

BACKGROUND

The Support for Local Response to Refugee Crisis project is an 18-month activity implemented by the Ana and Vlade Divac Foundation. The project improves the capabilities of select local self-governments, volunteer organizations, and civil society organizations to respond to the current European migration crisis. By its design the project also helps municipalities to develop strategies and structures to aid them in the event of future manmade and natural crises.

29 Jun 2016 description

Amman, Jordan | AFP | Wednesday 6/29/2016 - 11:49 GMT

by Mussa Hattar

Concern is growing for tens of thousands of refugees on the Syrian-Jordanian border after Amman blocked access to a makeshift refugee camp following last week's deadly jihadist attack at the frontier.

In stifling heat with minimal shelter and little access to food and water, some 70,000 refugees fleeing Syria's civil war have gathered at the Rukban border crossing in Jordan's remote northeast.

29 Jun 2016 description

Rome, Italy | AFP | Wednesday 6/29/2016 - 11:35 GMT

by Angus MACKINNON

Italy is to begin removing the remains of hundreds of people from a sunken migrant boat after raising it from the Mediterranean seabed and towing it to Sicily, the navy announced Wednesday.

The boat's sinking off Libya in April 2015 left as many as 800 people dead in the worst maritime tragedy in the Mediterranean since World War II.

29 Jun 2016 description

28 juin 2016 – Un mois après la tenue du premier Sommet humanitaire mondial à Istanbul, les 23 et 24 mai derniers, le Secrétaire général adjoint de l'ONU aux affaires humanitaires, Stephen O'Brien, a appelé la communauté internationale à ne pas se contenter de répondre aux besoins d'assistance des personnes vulnérables dans le monde et à s'efforcer, parallèlement, de réduire leur ampleur.

29 Jun 2016 description
  • Reference: 2016-164-EN

A new initiative from the European Investment Bank (EIB) to support regions outside of Europe that are significantly affected by the refugee crisis has been welcomed by EU heads of state and governments meeting in Brussels today. Responding to a request by the European Council in March, EIB President Hoyer laid out how the EU Bank could step up its support and address the pressing needs of the regions with action to support growth, jobs vital infrastructure and social cohesion.