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24 Jul 2015 description
infographic World Food Programme

Niños que reciben alimentos: 18,2 millones*
Niños en edad prescolar que reciben alimentos: 1,3 millones
Niños que reciben raciones para llevar al hogar: 1,3 millones
*Esta cifra incluye 1,2 millones de escolares que se han beneficiado de la asistencia prestada por medio de un fondo fiduciario administrado por el PMA en Honduras

24 Jul 2015 description
infographic World Food Programme

Enfants nourris: 18,2 millions*
Enfants d'âge préscolaire nourris: 1,3 million
Enfants recevant des rations à emporter: 1,3 million
*Ce chiffre comprend 1,2 million d'écoliers ayant bénéficié d'une assistance par le biais d'un fonds d'affectation spéciale géré par le PAM au Honduras.

24 Jul 2015 description
infographic World Food Programme

WFP’s School Feeding is an effective safety net, helping to ensure every child has access to education, health and nutrition. This infographic summarises WFP’s interventions in 2014.

Children fed 18.2 million* Pre-school children fed 1.3 million
Children receiving take-home rations 1.3 million
*Includes 1.2 million school children benefitting from a WFP-managed trust fund in Honduras

24 Jul 2015 description

FAO partnership launches series of educational materials on the critical role of healthy soils

24 July 2015, Rome - A new series of educational materials is teaching children the importance of healthy soils for our food, environment, livelihoods and well-being.

23 Jul 2015 description

Preface

All children deserve safe, accessible and culturally appropriate school buildings — regardless of class, creed, gender or ability. When children live in hazard-prone places where high winds, earthquakes, floods and other hazards threaten them, they need schools and grounds that protect them.

Yet recent disasters around the world attest to the fragility of many schools.

22 Jul 2015 description
report Terre des hommes

The report highlights a year rich in events and achievements.

In a time of turbulence, the Terre des Hommes organisations have maintained their focus on protecting children and improving their life perspectives, through 870 development and humanitarian aid projects in 68 countries, reaching more than 4.8 million of direct beneficiaries. All together the Terre des Hommes organisations have also raised a global income of 134’491’229 euros, 86% of which is dedicated to field projects and advocacy activities.

22 Jul 2015 description
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PART B: Practical guidance on programme design

“We will not accept that there is no end to endemic violence against girls and women and we will work persistently, relentlessly for the change we need at a government level, at an institutional level, at an economic level, [and] at a personal – attitudinal level – to bring that change about” Justine Greening, 4 March 2013

Overview

22 Jul 2015 description
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PART A: Strategic rationale, vision and principles

“We will not accept that there is no end to endemic violence against girls and women and we will work persistently, relentlessly for the change we need at a government level, at an institutional level, at an economic level, [and] at a personal – attitudinal level – to bring that change about.” Justine Greening, 4 March 2013

Overview

22 Jul 2015 description

ECOSOC/6717

Session de 2015, 52e et 53e séances - matin et après-midi

L’ECOSOC tiendra une session extraordinaire sur le problèmemondial de la drogue du 19 au 21 avril 2016, au Siège de l’ONU à New York

21 Jul 2015 description

Snapshot 15–21 July 2015

Iraq: More than 74,440 people have been displaced from Saqlawiyah in Falluja district since 8 July, and tens of thousands reportedly remain trapped in Falluja and Ramadi districts. There are now more than 3.1 million IDPs across 3,613 locations in Iraq; 300,000 people have been displaced from and within Anbar since military operations began in April.

21 Jul 2015 description
infographic Concern Worldwide

Contrary to popular belief, malnutrition is not a problem that is confined to the developing world. Every country has populations that are eating too much, too little, or poor-quality food — indeed, many countries face dual burdens of undernutrition and obesity. Learn more about this worldwide epidemic in the infographic below.

Every country in the world suffers from at least one form of malnutrition:

  • Stunting — below average height-for-age

  • Wasting — below average weight-for-height

20 Jul 2015 description

While we must continue to provide assistance to countries in crisis, fragile states and the world’s poorest, development assistance must be more than a tool to merely alleviate the effects of poverty. It must also be a tool to spur transformation. Since 2010, the United States has sharpened the focus of our global development investments to achieve sustainable development outcomes, leverage increased private capital flows, diversify the range of private sector and nongovernmental partners with whom we work, and invested in game-changing innovations.

17 Jul 2015 description
report European Commission

Oslo, 07 July 2015

IP/15/5315

The European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides announces today his objective to dedicate 4% of the EU humanitarian aid budget to education for children in emergency situations.

17 Jul 2015 description

Susan Nicolai

Nepal’s devastating earthquake in May this year destroyed or damaged 50,000 classrooms, affecting more than a million children. Last year, Ebola wreaked havoc on already fragile school systems in Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia, disrupting education for 8.5 million children.

And right now, the Syrian conflict has led to 2.6 million children out of school in Syria and neighbouring countries.

16 Jul 2015 description
report The Global Fund

15 juillet 2015

ADDIS-ABEBA (Éthiopie) –Lors de la Conférence sur le financement du développement, les partenaires internationaux ont appelé aujourd’hui à créer des liens plus solides entre l’investissement dans la santé et l’éducation dans les pays à faible et à moyen revenu.

16 Jul 2015 description

WFP’s life-saving mission is to end global hunger. Universal access to food is the starting point for freedom, justice and peace for all.

WFP provides food assistance in emergencies and works together with governments, UN agencies, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), companies and private individuals, to tackle the underlying factors causing hunger, to build self-reliance and improve food security.

In 2014, WFP provided food assistance to more than 80 million people in 82 countries.

16 Jul 2015 description
report UN News Service

16 juillet 2015 – Lors de la Conférence sur le financement du développement cette semaine à Addis-Abeba, en Ethiopie, le Fonds des Nations Unies pour l'enfance (UNICEF) a mis la communauté internationale au défi de traduire ses promesses en actions concrètes en faveur des enfants et des jeunes pour réduire les inégalités mondiales.

16 Jul 2015 description

Local Solutions to Global Problem