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Secretary-General Stresses Negative Impact of Climate Change in Drylands to International Conference on Food Security

SG/SM/14631
ENV/DEV/1326

Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message to the International Conference on Food Security in Drylands, in Qatar on 14 November:

I am pleased to send greetings to the International Conference on Food Security in Drylands, and I thank His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani and the Qatar National Food Security Programme for organizing it. I also thank Qatar for hosting the forthcoming 18th Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

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Afghanistan + 7 others
Funding flows from Central Asia, January- October 2011

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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World + 7 others
UAE Foreign Aid Report 2011

UAE disburses AED 7.74 billion in foreign aid in 2011, benefitting 128 countries, and commits AED 674.9 million for future projects

OCFA releases third annual UAE Foreign Aid Report

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Opening remarks by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay at the Human Rights Council 21st Session

Geneva, 10 September 2012

I would like to begin by expressing sympathy with the victims and families of those who have lost their lives or been injured as a result of the earthquakes in China and the bombings across Iraq.

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Price Watch: May Food Prices

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. The Price Watch provides an update on trends in selected urban centers. Prices for key markets and commodities monitored are made available in the Price Watch Annex.*

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Living through Crises: How the Food, Fuel, and Financial Shocks Affect the Poor

Edited by Rasmus Heltberg, Naomi Hossain, Anna Reva

Published April 3, 2012 by World Bank

ISBN: 978-0-8213-8940-9; SKU: 18940

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Price Watch: December Food Prices

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. The Price Watch provides an update on trends in selected urban centers. Prices for key markets and commodities monitored are made available in the Price Watch Annex.

  • In West Africa, prices remain higher than last year but markets appear to operate normally in most cases by transferring grain supplies between surplus markets in the Guinean zone and deficit markets in the Sahel.