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25 Jun 2016 description

ECOSOC/6773-CCP/114

ECOSOC et Commission de consolidation de la paix,
Séance conjointe -matin
CONSEIL ÉCONOMIQUE ET SOCIAL
COUVERTURE DES RÉUNIONS

Le Vice-Secrétaire général de l’ONU et les Présidents du Conseil économique et social (ECOSOC) et de la Commission de consolidation de la paix (CCP) ont plaidé, aujourd’hui, pour une action unie et cohérente de l’ONU afin d’approfondir les liens entre Programme de développement durable à l’horizon 2030 et activités de paix.

25 Jun 2016 description

ECOSOC/6773-PBC/117

Economic and Social Council, Peacebuilding Commission,
Joint Meeting (AM)
ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL
MEETINGS COVERAGE

Peace, security, development and human rights were inextricably linked, and building peaceful, inclusive societies required closer collaboration and less fragmentation among all stakeholders, speakers said as the Economic and Social Council and the Peacebuilding Commission held a joint meeting today on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Sustaining Peace.

24 Jun 2016 description

Countries in Europe need to build on existing systems for vector control, disease surveillance, laboratory testing and emergency risk communications in order to strengthen their preparedness and response to Zika virus, and prevent or contain quickly any outbreak in Europe.

This is the main conclusion reached at a meeting of 18 European countries at high or moderate likelihood of Zika virus transmission. Experts from these countries gathered in Lisbon, Portugal, during 22–24 June 2016 to participate in the WHO regional technical consultation on Zika virus for Europe.

24 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). Proportionally, the flows measured by IOM in the Agadez region are heavily concentrated on the route to and from the Libyan border. Migrants going towards Libya represent 68% of recorded migrants while those coming from Libya to Niger represent 20%.

24 Jun 2016 description

2015: une année décisive pour la coopération internationale de la Suisse

24 Jun 2016 description

FAO llama a los gobiernos articular sus políticas pecuarias y de desarrollo rural, social y ambiental para alcanzar la sostenibilidad.

24 de junio de 2016 - La producción ganadera sostenible debe convertirse en la norma en América Latina y el Caribe, para garantizar el cuidado de los recursos naturales que sostienen la seguridad alimentaria, señaló hoy la FAO en el encuentro de la Agenda Global para la Ganadería Sostenible, realizado en Panamá.

24 Jun 2016 description
report Caritas

“In the past, we have witnessed a practice that differentiates people based on their nationality. Those coming from subSaharan African countries, for instance, are typically considered ‘safe’ and are thus issued deportation orders as soon as they arrive on the EU territory. In many cases, they are not informed of their protection possibilities, and the national authorities and European agencies present, thus effectively refrain from giving them opportunities to claim asylum.

24 Jun 2016 description

​The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 19-25 June 2016 and includes updates on poliomyelitis, public health risks associated with refugee movements, Zika virus, yellow fever and West Nile fever.

24 Jun 2016 description

The fourth United Nations High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS has set back the global fight against the AIDS epidemic and left the world’s most at-risk groups facing a future of further stigma and discrimination.

24 Jun 2016 description

GENEVA, 24 June, 2016 - A renewed call was made at this week’s 13th International Conference on Ageing for more governments to sign up to Charter 14 which sets 14 minimum standards for the inclusion of older persons in disaster risk management.

24 Jun 2016 description

Italy - IOM reports an estimated 214,861 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2016 through 22 June, arriving in Italy, Greece, Cyprus and Spain.

Deaths so far this year are 2,861 compared with 1,838 through the first six months of 2015. In other words, fatalities on the Mediterranean Sea in 2016 stand over 1,000 ahead of last year’s mid-year total, with one week remaining before 2016’s mid-year point.

24 Jun 2016 description
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The year 2015 was a landmark for UNISDR with the agreement of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction on 18 March 2015 in Sendai, Japan and its adoption by all Member States through General Assembly Resolution 69/284 in June 2015. UNISDR’s commitment to coherence was fruitful, as the Sendai Framework was further recognised in the Addis Ababa Action Agenda on financing for development, the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development, and the Paris Agreement on climate change.

24 Jun 2016 description

Italy - IOM reports an estimated 214,861 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2016 through 22 June, arriving in Italy, Greece, Cyprus and Spain.

Deaths so far this year are 2,861 compared with 1,838 through the first six months of 2015. In other words, fatalities on the Mediterranean Sea in 2016 stand over 1,000 ahead of last year’s mid-year total, with one week remaining before 2016’s mid-year point.

24 Jun 2016 description

By Mely Caballero-Anthony

Synopsis

There is an unprecedented global phenomenon of people uprooted and displaced due to conflicts and disasters. The need to contain and reverse this trend is dire. The immensity of the problem requires no less than a global solution, underscoring a shared responsibility among different actors of the international community.

Commentary

24 Jun 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS

  • A number of events were organized in all sites to mark the World Refugee Day, on 20 June, UNHCR also opened a photo exhibition “UNHCR in Serbia: 40 Years of Assistance and Cooperation” in Belgrade marking the 40 years anniversary of UNHCR presence in the country.

24 Jun 2016 description

Substantial rain returned to Uganda and the Lake Victoria region this past week

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Low and infrequent rainfall since late March has resulted in drought across parts of southeastern Kenya and northeastern Tanzania. The potential for recovery remains unlikely.

  2. Consistently below-normal rainfall over the past 4 weeks has resulted in abnormal dryness for portions of Uganda and western Kenya. This pattern has resulted in low soil moisture and poor vegetation health index values.

24 Jun 2016 description
report UN General Assembly

CCP/114

Session annuelle de 2016
1ère séance - matin & après-midi
ASSEMBLÉE GÉNÉRALE
COUVERTURE DES RÉUNIONS

La Commission de consolidation de la paix (CCP) a tenu aujourd’hui sa troisième session annuelle, soulignant, dans une déclaration, son engagement à continuer de fournir au Conseil de sécurité des conseils spécifiques, stratégiques et ciblées.