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07 Apr 2016 description
report Mercy Corps

Hunger: It’s not a new problem for many countries in Africa.

While food is a basic necessity for human life, the reasons why millions of people go hungry are complex.

Crops are failing in **Ethiopia** due to dry weather conditions caused by El Nino, leading to the worst drought in a decade and triggering a hunger crisis that is affecting 10 million people.

28 Mar 2016 description
report UN Security Council

SC/12304
7658th Meeting (AM)
Security Council | Meetings Coverage

Their Role Often Lauded, Rarely Visible, Says Gender Entity Chief, as Other Briefers Detail Progress, List Challenges

Women must be placed at the centre of efforts to prevent or resolve conflict in Africa, speakers said today as the Security Council took up the “women, peace and security agenda”, considering the role of women in creating more peaceful and equitable societies on the continent.

16 Feb 2016 description

Girls released from Boko Haram captivity rejected by society - new report

Girls and women kidnapped by Nigeria's insurgent group, Jamāʻat Ahl as-Sunnah lid-daʻwa wal-Jihād (JAS), commonly known as Boko Haram, face mistrust and persecution upon their return to society – according to new research by International Alert with UNICEF, released today.

Kimairis Toogood, Peacebuilding Advisor for International Alert in Nigeria, said:

28 Jan 2016 description
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Resumen ejecutivo

Escenarios de riesgo y oportunidades de paz para 2016.

Josep Maria Royo, Investigador de la Escola de Cultura de Pau, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Blog Paz en Construcción El País.

05 Jan 2016 description

Avoiding past mistakes in the fight against Boko Haram

New DIIS Report on Boko Haram in the Sahel region

It is estimated that Boko Haram has killed more than twenty thousand people since 2009, making it the world’s deadliest terror organisation that threatens to destabilise not only Nigeria, but the entire region of the Sahel.

11 Dec 2015 description
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Ce rapport s’efforce de méthodiquement documenter le statut de l’intégration du genre au sein des institutions du secteur de la sécurité au Mali.

10 Nov 2015 description

PROGRAMME SUMMARY

Programme Overview

Programme Name: Economic Governance Reform Support Programme, Phase I (PARGE-I)
General Schedule: 2015 – 2016.
Financing: UA 15 million Operational Instrument: General Budget Support
Sector: Economic Governance

Programme Outcomes

10 Nov 2015 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Programme Overview

Country: Niger
Programme Name: Financial Reforms and Food Security Support Programme (PAREFSA I)
Overall Implementation Schedule: December 2015 – December 2016
Operational Instrument: General Budget Support – Programme-Based Support Operation
Programme Cost: UA 30 million (UA 20 million in 2015 and UA 10 million in 2016)
Sector: Economic and Financial Governance, and Food Security

Programme Outcomes

03 Nov 2015 description

Snapshot 28 October – 3 November 2015

Syria: 1 million more people are in need of humanitarian assistance than a year ago, as the total is now at 13.5 million. 6.6 million people are internally displaced, with 120,000 newly displaced in Aleppo, Hama, and Idleb governorates. Shelter, food, and WASH are reported as priority needs for the newly displaced.

13 Oct 2015 description

By Virginie Le Masson, Andrew Norton and Emily Wilkinson

Executive summary

The contribution that external interventions make to individual, household and community resilience to climate extremes and disasters will largely depend on the suitability of those activities to the local context and the extent to which implementing agencies address existing social dynamics and power relations.

15 Sep 2015 description

Snapshot 9–15 September 2015

Afghanistan: The number of severely food insecure has risen to 1.5 million people, according to a new assessment. 7.3 million people are moderately food insecure. Food security among IDPs is worsening, with around 200,000 people reported to be in need of immediate assistance.

10 Aug 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • People who were displaced in May-June are gradually returning home

  • Increased non-attendance rate during yearend examinations in the north

  • More than 54,000 people affected by water scarcity in the north

23 Jul 2015 description
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Déclaaration

N’Djamena, Tchad, 23 juillet 2015- Conscients du rôle primordial que jouent les femmes et soucieux de leur prise en compte dans la recherche de solutions aux défis qui menacent la région du Sahel, le Gouvernement de la République du Tchad, en partenariat avec le Bureau de l’Envoyée spéciale des Nations Unies pour le Sahel, le Bureau de l’Envoyée Spéciale de la Présidente de la Commission de l’ Union Africaine pour les Femmes, la Paix et la Sécurité et ONUFEMMES ont organisé du 22 au 23 juillet à N’Djamena, Tchad, sous le patronage de la Ministre de la Femme, de l’Action Sociale et de la …

13 Jul 2015 description
report CARE

When disaster strikes, CARE is ready to assist, thanks to staff on the ground like Fatouma Zara Soumana from CARE Niger. As a gender expert in the emergency space, Fatouma ensures the relief response meets the needs of women and girls as well as men and boys.

As an emergency manager, you travel around 60 per cent of your time. What do you do exactly?

26 Jun 2015 description

Authors: Amparo Palacios-Lopez, Luc Christiaensen, Talip Kilic

Abstract:

03 Jun 2015 description

2015 - Le PNUD : oeuvrer pour les peuples et la planète

Dans toutes les régions du monde, des voix s’élèvent pour demander un leadership et des mesures en 2015 pour lutter contre la pauvreté, l’inégalité et le changement climatique.

21 May 2015 description
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Rule of Law Global Programme Annual Report 2014

The rule of law lies at the centre of the relationship between society and the state. Measures to establish or strengthen the rule of law are the basis for creating accountability among people as well as between citizens and their governments. Since 2008, UNDP has been a leader in supporting the rule of law in countries affected by crisis through its Global Programme to Strengthen the Rule of Law in Crisis-Affected and Fragile Situations.

08 May 2015 description

Author(s):Johnson, Nancy L.; Kovarik, Chiara; Meinzen-Dick, Ruth Suseela; Njuki, Jemimah; Quisumbing, Agnes R.