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07 Mar 2015 description

SG/SM/16571-AFR/3088

La déclaration suivante a été communiquée, aujourd’hui, par le Porte-parole de M. Ban Ki-moon, Secrétaire général de l’ONU:

07 Mar 2015 description
report UN News Service

6 March 2015 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the progress made towards the establishment of an inclusive peace in Mali in an effort to resolve the country's ongoing crisis, the United Nations spokesperson confirmed today.

06 Mar 2015 description

OUAGADOUGOU - Le Programme alimentaire mondial (PAM) des Nations Unies se réjouit de la contribution du gouvernement du Japon d’un montant de 5 millions de dollars US, soit plus de 2,893 milliards francs CFA, destinés au financement de programmes d’assistance alimentaire mis en œuvre par le Gouvernement du Burkina Faso à travers le PAM.

Cette contribution soutiendra presque 100.000 personnes vulnérables composées en majorité de femmes et d’enfants à travers les activités ci-après :

06 Mar 2015 description

Nos organisations [1] ont déposé ce jour, auprès du doyen des juges d’instruction du Tribunal de première instance de la Commune III de Bamako, une plainte avec constitution de partie civile au nom de 33 victimes de crimes internationaux commis lors de l’occupation de Tombouctou et sa région par les groupes armés, en 2012 et 2013. Cette plainte vise 15 auteurs présumés de crimes contre l’humanité et crimes de guerre.

06 Mar 2015 description

Dakar, Senegal | | Friday 3/6/2015 - 18:22 GMT

Rights activists filed a lawsuit on Friday against a group of 15 jihadists over war crimes committed after northern Mali was seized by Islamist fighters linked to al-Qaeda.

The International Federation of Human Rights (IFHR) said it was bringing the action in Bamako on behalf of 33 victims of "the worst crimes committed" in the desert region of Timbuktu in 2012 and 2013.

06 Mar 2015 description

The African Development Bank (AfDB), the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), and the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) launched the Agricultural Transformation Agenda Support Program Phase 1 (ATASP-1) on 6 March 2015 at IITA’s location in Abuja, Nigeria.

06 Mar 2015 description

Abuja, Nigeria | | Friday 3/6/2015 - 16:10 GMT

Nigeria's government on Friday said that work had begun to rebuild a school in the northeastern town of Chibok from where Boko Haram gunmen kidnapped more than 200 girls last year.

Finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala laid the foundation stone at the Government Secondary School on Thursday on behalf of President Goodluck Jonathan, a statement from her office said.

06 Mar 2015 description

OUAGADOUGOU – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a contribution of US$ 5 million, equivalent to more than 2.983 billion FCFA, from the Government of Japan, to support activities for nearly 100,000 of the most vulnerable people living in Burkina Faso.

06 Mar 2015 description

World Food Programme Field Manager, Irene Del Rio (far right in photo below), has just returned from the refugee site of Dar es Salam (Lac Region), home to a growing number of Nigerian refugees escaping escalating violence in their country.

06 Mar 2015 description
report Reuters - AlertNet

BAMAKO, March 6 (Reuters) - Mali has postponed local and regional elections scheduled for next month because insecurity in the country's north has held up the revision of voter rolls, a government official said.

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06 Mar 2015 description

Nigeria - Over 1.2 million people have been displaced in northern and central Nigeria as the Boko Haram insurgency continues to fuel large scale population movement.

Between January 1st and February 23rd 2015, IOM's Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) identified 1,188,018 internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the North East Region of Nigeria covering Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Taraba and Yobe States.

06 Mar 2015 description
report African Union

Le Conseil de paix et de sécurité de l'Union africaine (UA), en sa 489ème réunion, tenue le 3 mars 2015, a adopté la décision qui suit sur les efforts régionaux et internationaux déployés dans le cadre de la lutte contre le groupe terroriste Boko Haram et sur la voie à suivre:
Le Conseil,

06 Mar 2015 description

A l'occasion de la Journée internationale de la femme, nous partageons les histoires de 25 femmes d'à travers le continent africain dont les vies se sont améliorées de manière radicale. Hommage rendu aux interventions financées par la Banque africaine de développement

Liliam Makosa
Projet de lutte contre les maladies animales transfrontalières, Zambie

06 Mar 2015 description
report African Union

COMMUNIQUÉ

The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 489th meeting held on 3 March 2015, adopted the following decision on the regional and international efforts to combat the Boko Haram terrorist group and on the way forward:

Council,

05 Mar 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

UNICEF Response

UNHCR is setting up three refugee camps in Diffa region. As of March 2015, only Sayam Forage camp is functional and hosts 700 refugees. UNICEF is supporting the installation by providing squatting plates, water bladders, NFIs and as well as recreational and ECD kits to UNHCR to ensure access to water and sanitation and support safe spaces for children as part of child protection. In parallel, UNICEF will continue to support displaced people and host communities outside the camps.

05 Mar 2015 description

METHODOLOGIE

Le processus de l’élaboration du rapport national d’évaluation des progrès accomplis par le Niger vers l’atteinte des OMD s’articule autour des points suivants :

  • L’étape préliminaire consiste à élaborer des termes de référence prenant en compte la réalisation et la diffusion du rapport. Ce document fait ressortir le contexte dans lequel intervient l’évaluation, les objectifs à la fois globaux et spécifiques, les résultats attendus, les activités à mettre en œuvre, les stratégies de mise en œuvre du projet d’évaluation et les coûts de l’évaluation ;

05 Mar 2015 description

Maiduguri, Nigeria | | Thursday 3/5/2015 - 18:04 GMT

by Bukar HUSSAIN with Aminu ABUBAKAR in Kano

Boko Haram fighters killed 68 people, many of them children, in northeast Nigeria, as militants began amassing in the strategic town of Gwoza against a possible fight-back by military forces.

The atrocity in Njaba, some 50 kilometres (31 miles) from the Borno state capital, Maiduguri, happened at dawn on Tuesday and also saw attackers raze the village, witnesses and vigilantes said.