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29 Jun 2016 description
  • Reference: 2016-164-EN

A new initiative from the European Investment Bank (EIB) to support regions outside of Europe that are significantly affected by the refugee crisis has been welcomed by EU heads of state and governments meeting in Brussels today. Responding to a request by the European Council in March, EIB President Hoyer laid out how the EU Bank could step up its support and address the pressing needs of the regions with action to support growth, jobs vital infrastructure and social cohesion.

28 Jun 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Poverty, illiteracy and early deaths await the most disadvantaged children in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia

GENEVA, 28 June 2016 — Children in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia are paying the price for uneven and unfair progress across the region – they are more likely to be poor and more vulnerable than adults, UNICEF said today at the launch of a new report.

28 Jun 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

A los niños más desfavorecidos del mundo les espera la pobreza, el analfabetismo y la muerte prematura, según UNICEF

Tomar las decisiones adecuadas ahora podría revertir este destino, dice un nuevo informe

Para descargar contenido multimedia: http://weshare.UNICEF.org/Package/2AMZIFFS4KH

28 Jun 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Pauvreté, analphabétisme et décès prématurés : selon l’UNICEF, c’est ce qui attend les enfants les plus défavorisés de la planète

« Faire les bons choix, dès aujourd’hui, peut changer cette situation », affirme un nouveau rapport

Télécharger le rapport et le contenu multimédias sur : http://weshare.unicef.org/Package/2AMZIFFS4KH

28 Jun 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Poverty, illiteracy and early deaths await world’s most disadvantaged children: UNICEF

Making the right choices now can, and will, reverse this fate, new report says

Download a PDF of the report and multimedia content at: http://weshare.unicef.org/Package/2AMZIFFS4KH

27 Jun 2016 description

SUMMARY

The humanitarian impact of the 2015-2016 El Niño is deeply alarming, affecting over 60 million people globally. The El Niño phenomenon is now in a neutral phase, but food insecurity caused by drought is not likely to peak before December. East and Southern Africa are the most affected regions, and humanitarian impacts will last well into 2017.

23 Jun 2016 description

2015: A MILESTONE ON THE ROAD TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

The global interdependence of social, economic and environmental issues was particularly evident in 2015.
A firm commitment to sustainable development is key to effectively tackling the root causes of crises and poverty.

23 Jun 2016 description

ELEMENTS OF THE GREECE SUPPORT STRUCTURE

The Alternate Minister of Migration Policy is overall responsible for the coordination and leadership of the response to the refugee and migrant crisis. UNHCR is committed to provide support to the Ministry to ensure efficient and timely delivery of protection and assistance. As such, UNHCR provides a platform to assist the Ministry through the mechanisms outlined below.

23 Jun 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Context and Investment Case   

One of the strongest El Niño events ever recorded places the lives of 26.5 million children at risk of malnutrition, water shortages and disease in ten countries in Eastern and Southern Africa. UNICEF is responding to four primary needs:

  1. Over 1 million children are in need of treatment for severe acute malnutrition (SAM) in the region.

22 Jun 2016 description

WFP works with a wide range of national and local first responders, including community based organizations, NGOs, Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies. 75 percent of WFP’s food assistance is delivered together with NGOs. Around 800 of WFP’s more than 1,000 NGO partners are national and local NGOs. These organizations are often the first to respond to crises and remain in the communities they serve before, after and during emergencies.

22 Jun 2016 description

Facts & Figures

  • 65 million people are forcibly displaced worldwide:

  • 21.3 million refugees,

  • 40.8 million internally displaced - 1.8 million seeking asylum.

  • Largest sources of refugees: Syria, Afghanistan, Somalia, South Sudan , Sudan, and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Key messages

  • The number of forcibly displaced people (refugees and internally displaced people) has continued to rise alarmingly in 2015 and 2016, calling for increased humanitarian assistance worldwide.

21 Jun 2016 description
report Education Cluster

Introduction

This Guide accompanies and complements The Role of the Education Cluster in Monitoring, Reporting and Responding to Attacks on Education: Field Guidance for Education Cluster Coordination Teams (2016).

21 Jun 2016 description
report A World at School

The development of millions of children will suffer unless governments step up and increase their commitment to pre-primary education for every child, the children’s charity Theirworld has warned.

Lack of access to the skills that pre-school fosters in children between the ages of three to five - such as early reading and math, and social interaction - can have a lifelong impact on a child.

It can affect their physical and mental health, learning, behaviour and ability to reach his or her full potential when they start primary school.

20 Jun 2016 description

Refugees have rights, starting with the right to education.

The recent World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul put the spotlight on the extent to which the international community is falling short on fulfilling this right, and the need to act urgently to bridge a dangerous gap that carries repercussions across generations.

This is a humanitarian emergency and a development imperative.

17 Jun 2016 description

La CTB publie son rapport annuel 2015

16 Jun 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• Since January 2015, more than 1,200,000 people crossed the Mediterranean. From late 2015 and onwards there has been a steady increase in the proportion of children among refugees and migrants not only on the Eastern Mediterranean, but also on the more dangerous and perilous Central Mediterranean migration route. Currently this proportion stands at 35 per cent of all arrivals in 2016. In addition, it is estimated that almost 500 children lost their lives in the Eastern and Central Mediterranean since the beginning of 2016.

15 Jun 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Agile, resilient and sustainable supply chains for children

Improving accessibility, bridging financial gaps, generating savings and strengthening supply chains with governments

or 70 years, securing the health and wellbeing of children around the world has been at the heart of everything UNICEF says and does.