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Vingt ans après, le Conseil dénonce la négation du génocide au Rwanda et mobilise les états membres contre un tel crime

Conseil de sécurité
CS/11356
7155e séance – matin

Le Vice-Secrétaire général, M. Jan Eliasson, souligne les progrès accomplis par l’ONU en matière de mécanismes d’alerte et de diplomatie préventive

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Unanimously adopting resolution 2150 (2014), Security Council calls for recommitment to fight against genocide

SC/11356

Security Council
7155th Meeting (AM)

Twenty years after the genocide in Rwanda, the Security Council condemned without reservation any denial of the genocide and urged member States to develop educational programmes to help prevent similar events.

Unanimously adopting resolution 2150 (2014), the Council called upon States to recommit to prevent and fight against genocide and other serious crimes under international law.

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GAFSP: Improving Incomes, Reducing Hunger

Report
World Bank

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • After four years on the ground—the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) has reached one-third of IDA-only countries, with poverty averaging 50%.

  • Countries receiving public funds have seen strong results—including drastically increased yields and extensive training for smallholders.

  • Public Sector Window has allocated 96% of pledged funds.

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United States Urges Partner Countries To Increase Support for the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
April 12, 2014

Trust Fund Produces High Impact, Sustainable Results in the Global Fight against Poverty and Hunger

The Secretaries of the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the U.S. Department of State yesterday sent a letter to international partner countries urging nations around the world to expand their support for the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP).

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Heeding lessons of Rwanda, world must do more to prevent atrocities – Ban

Report
UN News Service

As Rwandans commemorate the genocide that took place 20 years ago, UN Secretary-General stressed the need for the international community to learn from such horrors and to ensure that the words 'never again' are translated into action.

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"20 years after the genocide in Rwanda: Lessons learned and unlearned" Op-ed by UN Secretary-General

By BAN Ki-moon

Today in the Central African Republic, government and community leaders are struggling to help the country find the path of peace.

On Monday in Kigali, I will join the people of Rwanda in commemorating the 20th anniversary of the genocide, the reverberations of which are still being felt across an arc of uncertainty in Africa’s Great Lakes region -- and in the collective conscience of the international community.

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Price Watch February 2014 Prices

KEY MESSAGES

  • In West Africa, regional 2013/14 grain harvests were 11 percent above average. Markets were well-supplied in February. Production shortfalls in eastern Niger and northern Chad resulted in atypical price increases. Institutional purchases were ongoing in Niger and Mali at normal levels in February. Rice imports from international markets contributed to food availability in coastal countries (Pages 3-5).

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A Bruxelles, Ban Ki-moon appelle à la mobilisation pour prévenir les génocides

Report
UN News Service

1 avril 2014 – Lors d'une conférence internationale mardi à Bruxelles sur la prévention du génocide, le Secrétaire général des Nations Unies, Ban Ki-moon, a souligné qu'aucune partie du monde ne pouvait s'estimer à l'abri et a appelé à la mobilisation politique sur ce sujet.

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At Brussels conference, Ban says genocide prevention is global responsibility

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UN News Service

1 April 2014 – Addressing the International Conference on Genocide Prevention in Brussels, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today declared that defending human rights is a global responsibility, and called on all Governments to renew their commitment to vigilance and political will to prevent any mass atrocities from ever occurring again.

“We pay tribute to the memory of victims through remembrance and reflexion. But it is perhaps through our prevention and protection efforts that we honour them even more,” said the UN chief.

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Policymakers to Meet in Kigali on Getting Nutritious Foods to People

Media Contact: Vidushi Sinha, HarvestPlus, v.s.vidushi@cgiar.org Tel: +1 202-862-4686, +250-788-386198

Washington D.C., March 27, 2014. On March 31, more than 275 high-level stakeholders from government, business and civil society will converge in Kigali, Rwanda, for a three-day consultation on ‘Getting Nutritious Foods to People.’

International Food Policy Research Institute:

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Réduire la pauvreté et investir dans le capital humain : le nouveau rôle des filets sociaux en Afrique - Études de cas dans 22 pays

Report
World Bank

La stratégie de protection sociale de la Banque mondiale pour l’Afrique de 2012 à 2022 met en lumière la nécessité d’établir une base factuelle solide pour étayer la préparation et la mise en œuvre de programmes de protection sociale sur ce continent. Depuis 2009, la Banque mondiale a réalisé des évaluations approfondies des filets sociaux dans 22 pays d’Afrique subsaharienne.

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Food Assistance Outlook Brief March 2014

PROJECTED FOOD ASSISTANCE NEEDS FOR SEPTEMBER 2014

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Promoting inclusion in political settlements: a priority for international actors?

There is growing evidence of the importance of inclusive political settlements in enabling a sustainable exit from conflict, particularly in contexts where exclusion has been a major conflict driver. Similarly, at the policy level many international actors working in fragile contexts are seeking to strengthen their work on political settlements, including by promoting greater inclusion in political settlement bargaining processes and outcomes. This report seeks to draw out some key lessons for international engagement on political settlements in fragile contexts.

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IOM Humanitarian Compendium 2014

The Humanitarian Compendium provides a comprehensive overview of IOM humanitarian projects for 2014 in coordination with other humanitarian partners and agencies.

International Organization for Migration:

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TDRP Quarterly Report October - December 2013

HIGHLIGHTS

  • TDRP participated in Global DDR Summit in December 2-3, Santa Marta, Colombia

  • South Sudan Reintegration Pilot Project entered the reintegration phase

  • DDR Facebook page reached 18,000 followers

  • Great Lakes Peace Cup tournament finalist for international Peace & Sport Award

  • African Union DDR Capacity Program Consultative Workshop

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Price Watch January 2014 Prices

Key Messages

In West Africa,2013/14 grain harvests were near-average in the Sahel and market supplies improved in may parts of the region in January. Production shortfalls in eastern Niger and northern Chad resulted in atypical price increases. Institutional purchases began in January at average levels in Niger, but above-average levels in Mali. Rice imports from international markets contributed food availability in coastal countries.

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Major Donation From Japan Helps Feed Millions Of Hungry People In 26 Countries

YOKOHAMA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) this month welcomed a US$88.3 million contribution from the Government of Japan. The donation will enable WFP to provide urgently-needed food and nutrition assistance to the most vulnerable people in 26 countries in Africa, Asia and the Middle East, in addition to supporting special humanitarian logistics operations in four of those countries.

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Appel à une réforme de la recherche en nutrition en Afrique

Report
IRIN

JOHANNESBOURG, 25 février 2014 (IRIN) - Le Rwanda a réduit avec un succès remarquable la faim chez les enfants et les experts en nutrition estiment que d'autres pays d'Afrique pourraient tirer des leçons de cette expérience.

IRIN:

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This article does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations or its agencies. Refer to the IRIN copyright page for conditions of use.

Cet article ne reflète pas nécessairement les vues des Nations Unies. Voir IRIN droits d'auteur pour les conditions d'utilisation.

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Call for shake-up in Africa nutrition research

Report
IRIN

JOHANNESBURG, 24 February 2014 (IRIN) - Rwanda has achieved remarkable success in reducing child hunger, and nutrition experts believe there may be lessons here for other countries in Africa.

IRIN:

A selection of IRIN reports are posted on ReliefWeb. Find more IRIN news and analysis at http://www.irinnews.org

Une sélection d'articles d'IRIN sont publiés sur ReliefWeb. Trouvez d'autres articles et analyses d'IRIN sur http://www.irinnews.org

This article does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations or its agencies. Refer to the IRIN copyright page for conditions of use.

Cet article ne reflète pas nécessairement les vues des Nations Unies. Voir IRIN droits d'auteur pour les conditions d'utilisation.

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Food Assistance Outlook Brief February 2014

This brief summarizes FEWS NET’s most forward-looking analysis of projected emergency food assistance needs in FEWS NET coverage countries. The projected size of each country’s acutely food insecure population is compared to last year and the recent five-year average. Countries where external emergency food assistance needs are anticipated are identified. Projected lean season months highlighted in red indicate either an early start or an extension to the typical lean season.