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The Change-Makers: A young activist's toolkit for Ending Violence against Women and Girls

Report
UN Women

Young people are the leaders and change makers for today and tomorrow – they have the opportunity to shape the world we want. A focus on young people is crucial for advancing gender equality, for preventing and eradicating violence against women, and create a world in which men and women live in healthy and respectful relationships with each other.

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2015 Humanitarian Needs Overview: Humanitarian Needs Comparison Tool

Introduction

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Ebola event management at points of entry interim guidance

Overview

As the Ebola virus disease (EVD) continues to claim lives and put pressure on health systems in west Africa, its transmission across borders has prompted a need to manage suspected cases at Points of Entry (PoE).

The interim guidance document is intended for National Focal Points for the International Health Regulations (IHR)(2005)(1), PoE public health authorities, PoE operators, conveyance operators, crew members and other stakeholders involved in the management of Public health event.

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Ebola surveillance in countries with no reported cases of Ebola virus disease

This document provides guidelines on the establisment of early surveillance actions to be carried out in countries where no case of Ebola virus disease has been reported.

An alert system should be in place at the following sites: major land border crossing with already affected countries; capital cities, including at airports, seaports, and health-care facilities, especially in major hospitals.

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Building a Roadmap to Resilience: Tools for field people

OECD guidance to help people in the field with the right tools to systematically analyse resilience, and then integrate aspects into their development and humanitarian programming.

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Realising the human rights to water and sanitation: A handbook

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The UN Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation, Catarina de Albuquerque, is very proud to present her new publication: Realising the human rights to water and sanitation: A handbook

This Handbook is the product of six years of work by the first UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights to water and sanitation. It explains the meaning and legal obligations that arise from these rights, translating the often complex technical and legal language into accessible information.

This Handbook has been developed to:

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Prévention et contrôle de l’infection pour les soins aux cas suspects ou confirmés de fièvre hémorragique à filovirus dans les établissements de santé, avec un accent particulier sur le virus Ebola

Guide provisoire

Présentation

Ce document récapitule les mesures de prévention et contrôle de l’infection pour ceux qui s’occupent directement ou indirectement de cas suspects ou confirmés de fièvre hémorragique (FH) à filovirus, particulièrement à virus Ebola ou Marburg, dans les établissements de santé. Il comporte également certaines instructions et orientations à l’intention des personnes gérant la mise en œuvre des activités de lutte contre l’infection.

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Child Protection Issue Brief: Mental Health and Psychosocial Well-being of Children

The insecurity experienced by displaced and refugee children can have damaging physical, social and psychological consequences affecting their well-being and development. In contexts of forced displacement, parents and caregivers may have difficulties in caring adequately for their children when livelihoods options have diminished and essential services are no longer operational. Parental distress greatly affects and impacts the well-being of their children.

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Analytical study focusing on gender-based and sexual violence in relation to transitional justice - Report of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (A/HRC/27/21) [EN/AR/FR/SP]

Human Rights Council

Twenty-seventh session

Agenda items 2 and 3

Annual report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and reports of the Office of the High Commissioner and the Secretary-General

Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development

Summary

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Turning the Tide Against HIV and Tuberculosis

Report
The Global Fund

Global Fund Investment Guidance for Eastern Europe and Central Asia

The Global Fund, in collaboration with a wide range of stakeholders, has embarked on the development of a Global Fund Investment Guidance for EECA for the 2014-2016 allocation period. The aim of this guidance is to recommend strategic priorities for contributing to sustainable impact on HIV/AIDS and TB in the region and thereby help reverse the tide of the epidemics.

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Engage! Practical tips to ensure the new funding model delivers the impact communities need

Report
The Global Fund

The Global Fund is rolling out a new approach to funding programs. The goal is to ensure efforts to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria have the greatest possible impact. This updated approach is known as the “new funding model.”

One feature of the new funding model is expanded space for the meaningful involvement of civil society, communities and key populations in designing, monitoring and implementing programs that affect their lives.

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Version intermédiaire 1.2 Flambées épidémiques de maladie à virus Ebola et Marburg: Préparation, alerte, lutte et évaluation

Présentation

Les flambées épidémiques de maladie à virus Ebola ou Marburg constituent un problème de santé publique important pour les États d’Afrique sub-saharienne. Parmi les 2973 cas de Marburg et d'Ebola recensés de juin 1967 à décembre 2012, 290 victimes (10%) étaient des agents de santé.

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The Opportunities of Digitizing Payments

How digitization of payments, transfers, and remittances contributes to the G20 goals of broad-based economic growth, financial inclusion, and women’s economic empowerment

DIGITIZING PAYMENTS AND REMITTANCES IS VITAL TO ACHIEVING G20 GOALS.

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Sustainable Soil and Crop Management of Cassava in Asia: A Reference Manual

The new cassava reference manual, “Sustainable Soil and Crop Management of Cassava in Asia”, by CIAT Emeritus Reinhardt Howeler, is now available from CIAT. Supported by the Nippon Foundation, the book is an extensive review of around four decades of research by CIAT staff in Colombia, together with colleagues in national institutes and farmers in many cassava-growing countries in Asia.

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Institutional Strengthening Framework: A Guidance Note

To enhance its effectiveness in fragile and conflict-affected situations (FCAS), ADB has endorsed an operational plan for FCAS that focuses on state building and institutional strengthening. The operational plan calls for adopting a change management approach in fragile countries; focusing more directly on identifying and addressing capacity gaps; and recognizing the interaction among fragile situations, weak institutions, and development activities.

Asian Development Bank:

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Practical Guide to Fragility Assessment

A fragile situation can be a vicious cycle of fragility and conflict and may result from a combination of economic, institutional, political and cultural, and structural issues. This guide provides steps on how to understand the local context of a fragile country and how to come up with practical knowledge that could feed into development strategies, programs, and projects.

Asian Development Bank:

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