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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 16-22 July

The weekly Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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Strategy for intensifying international efforts for the elimination of female genital mutilation for the period 2014–2017

‘Worldwide, around 125 million girls and women have been subjected to genital mutilation. The fight to eliminate female genital mutilation in Norway and internationally is a high priority for the Government. Norway has set the new and ambitious goal of eliminating this harmful practice in the course of one generation,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 9 - 15 July

The weekly Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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Le PAM et Goodeed s'allient pour lutter contre la faim

Le PAM et Goodeed, le nouveau site made in France qui révolutionne le don, ont signé un partenariat qui définit les contours d’une coopération axée sur la lutte contre l’insécurité alimentaire et l’accès à l’éducation pour tous.

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Protecting Education Personnel from Targeted Attack in Conflict-Affected Countries [EN/FR]

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The report highlights the devastating impact of violence against educators on the education system. Attacks deplete the teaching force, exacerbate teacher shortages, disrupt education and impact a country’s development.

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China's Foreign Aid

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Xinhua

BEIJING, July 10 (Xinhua) -- China's Information Office of the State Council issued a white paper on China's foreign aid on Thursday. Following is the full text:

China's Foreign Aid (2014)

Information Office of the State Council

The People's Republic of China

July 2014, Beijing

Preface

I. Developing Foreign Assistance Cause Steadily

II. Helping Improve People's Livelihood

III. Promoting Economic and Social Development

IV. Foreign Assistance under Regional Cooperation Mechanism

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 2 - 8 July

The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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Humanitarian Implementation Plan (HIP) Small Scale Humanitarian Response to disasters (ECHO/DRF/BUD/2014/92000) Last update: 06/06/2014 Version: 2

AMOUNT: EUR 3 500 000

0. MAJOR CHANGES SINCE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE HIP

Modification 1 (05/06/2014): As funds under this HIP have been completely allocated, an additional amount of EUR 500 000 has been added to enable response to new and urgent humanitarian needs, for instance caused by the forthcoming monsoon, typhoon and hurricane season.

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Humanitarian Implementation Plan (HIP) EU Children of Peace(ECHO/CHD/BUD/2014/91000) Last update: 12/05/2014 Version 1

AMOUNT: EUR 6 475 000

  1. CONTEXT

Children are both particularly vulnerable and particularly exposed to conflicts, as they do not have resources of their own and often lack protection.

Conflicts affect girls and boys in many different ways. As adults, children can be killed or injured – in addition, they are more exposed to the effects of war and to war crimes.

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Millennium Development Goals Report

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United Nations

Momentum builds to achieve more Millennium Development Goals by end of 2015: UN report

With many MDG targets met and aid monies hitting record highs, other lagging targets need final push to seize on results and available solutions

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Irish Aid Annual Report 2013: Delivering real changes in the lives of some of the poorest people and communities in the world

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Irish Aid

Minister Costello highlights results at the launch of the Irish Aid Annual Report

Minister for Trade and Development, Joe Costello, TD, today launched the 2013 Irish Aid Annual Report, which sets out the results achieved by Ireland’s international development programme, Irish Aid.

Speaking at the Irish Aid Volunteering and Information Centre on Dublin’s O’Connell Street, Minister Costello said:

“2013 was a significant year for Irish Aid and the Irish people can be proud of what their overseas development aid programme has achieved.

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Al-Rahma Int'l launches campaign to support educational projects in poor countries

KUWAIT, July 2 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Al-Rahma International Charity has launched a campaign to support educational projects in 42 countries that suffer from low levels of education.

The charity monitored international reports on the deterioration of educational levels in many countries as a result of social problems faced by these countries, most notably poverty, the charity's Assistant Secretary Fahad Al-Shemmeri said in a press statement.

The projects, to be implemented by the campaign, will be similar to what the charity did more than thirty years ago, Al-Shemmeri added.

Kuwait News Agency:

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) © All rights reserved

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The Howard G. Buffett Foundation Joins Shakira's Pies Descalzos Foundation And Activia To Provide School Meals To Children Through The World Food Programme

Los Angeles, CA - July 2, 2014 - Due to the overwhelming success of the campaign launched by Shakira and Activia, Howard G. Buffett, a United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Ambassador Against Hunger since 2007, today announced a commitment by the Howard G. Buffett Foundation to provide additional funding to support WFP’s school meals program.

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Le sort des enfants en temps de conflit armé - Rapport du Secrétaire général (A/68/878–S/2014/339)

Assemblée générale Soixante-huitième session Point 65 de l’ordre du jour Promotion et protection des droits de l’enfant

Conseil de sécurité Soixante-neuvième année

I. Introduction

  1. Soumis en application de la résolution 2068 (2012), par laquelle le Conseil de sécurité m’a prié de continuer à lui présenter, tous les ans, des rapports sur l’application de ses résolutions et des déclarations de son président concernant les enfants et les conflits armés, le présent rapport couvre la période allant de janvier à décembre 2013.

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Los niños y los conflictos armados - Informe del Secretario General (A/68/878–S/2014/339)

Asamblea General Sexagésimo octavo período de sesiones Tema 65 del programa Promoción y protección de los derechos del niño

Consejo de Seguridad Sexagésimo noveno año

I. Introducción

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Secretary-General’s Annual Report on Children and Armed Conflict Documents Continued Child Suffering in 23 Conflict Situations

In 2013, children were recruited and used by seven national armies and 50 armed groups fighting wars in the Central African Republic, South Sudan, Syria, and in 11 other countries.

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Children and armed conflict - Report of the Secretary-General (A/68/878–S/2014/339)

  1. The present report, which covers the period from January to December 2013, is submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2068 (2012), by which the Council requested me to continue to submit annual reports on the implementation of its resolutions and presidential statements on children and armed conflict.

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 25 June - 1 July

The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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Leaving NO Child Behind - Annual report 2013

It’s the most exciting document we publish all year. And this year, it’s more exciting than it has ever been. We are at a critical moment in history, a tipping point.

It’s a moment of opportunity, challenge, and responsibility for Save the Children.

Our goal is a world where no child dies from preventable causes and every child has the chance to fulfil their potential.

With your help, we are getting closer.