Protection and Human Rights

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25 May 2016 description

OBJECTIVE

The Borno PSWG Rapid Protection Assessment Report compiles information from both data collection in IDP sites around Maiduguri (Part I) as well as in recently liberated satellite camps of Damboa and Dikwa (Part II).

The assessment of displacement sites around Maiduguri Metropolis (MMC, Jere, Konduga) was conducted in order to obtain a full picture of protection issues and severity in all sites around Maiduguri in order to prioritize the most pressing issues and severe sites, for targeted rapid interventions.

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Como Titular de la institución nacional creada constitucionalmente como garantía de cumplimiento del fin supremo de la sociedad y el Estado, que es la protección y respeto de la dignidad humana de todas y todos los habitantes, en cumplimiento de la Constitución de la República y de la Ley Orgánica del Comisionado Nacional de los Derechos Humanos (CONADEH) y su Reglamento: comparezco ante el honorable Congreso Nacional a presentar el informe anual 2015 sobre los derechos humanos y la acción del CONADEH para garantizar el cumplimiento, el respeto y la promoción de la dignidad humana, y las …

24 May 2016 description
report Malteser

Compilation of Commitments for alignment by Malteser International on the occasion of the World Humanitarian Summit on the basis of Core Commitments to the 7 High Level Leaders’ Roundtables as well as samples of additional Commitments laid out in WHS-Commitment documents with references to these Roundtables and last but not least Commitments and equivalents “action areas” (charters, platforms etc.) laid out with the 15 Special Sessions.

23 May 2016 description

GENEVA / ISTANBUL (23 May 2016) – Humanitarian action that places human rights at its center is key to ensure protection for all victims, today said a group of rights specialists from the largest body of independent experts* in the United Nations Human Rights system.

21 May 2016 description

Il est temps d’approuver les lignes directrices pour une réponse humanitaire inclusive

20 May 2016 description

Silver Spring, MD—The World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Turkey offers hope for an often forgotten population: the millions of people with disabilities affected by humanitarian crises. From May 23-24, the world has a unique opportunity to focus representatives of NGOs, States, and funding bodies on the needs of this population, which is made acutely vulnerable during natural disasters and conflicts.

20 May 2016 description

Endorse Global Guidelines for Inclusive Humanitarian Response

(New York) – People with disabilities face added risks of abandonment, neglect, and do not enjoy equal access to food, health care, and other assistance during conflict, displacement, and reconstruction, CBMHandicap International

19 May 2016 description

First World Humanitarian Summit – 23-24 May 2016

GENEVA (19 May 2016) – Speaking ahead of the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit taking place in Istanbul next week (23-24 May), the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Catalina Devandas-Aguilar, urges States worldwide to take into account the rights and the needs of persons with disabilities in their humanitarian responses.

19 May 2016 description

Introduction

In preparation for the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS), the WHS secretariat commissioned Ipsos to conduct community consultations with crisis-affected communities in multiple focus countries. The countries chosen for the consultations were Afghanistan, Guinea, South Sudan, Syria, and Ukraine, representing a diverse range of geographic regions, humanitarian contexts, and actors.

18 May 2016 description

Note by the Secretariat

The Secretariat has the honour to transmit to the Human Rights Council the report of the Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons, Chaloka Beyani, on his mission to the Philippines from 21 to 31 July 2015.

18 May 2016 description
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In the Sahel, extreme poverty, fast-growing populations, climate change, recurrent food and nutrition crises, armed conflicts and insecurity are building up to a perfect storm threatening the lives of communities already living on the brink of crisis.

The region is one of the world’s climate change hotspots. Increasingly unpredictable weather patterns, more frequent droughts and floods and land degradation threaten the livelihoods of a population in which the majority relies on agriculture for survival.

18 May 2016 description

Executive Summary

According to the Humanitarian Needs Overview for 2016, over 11 million people in Syria require health assistance. A staggering 25 000 people are injured each month and require trauma care.

Highlights of WHO’s humanitarian interventions in Syria in Q1, 2016

  • Delivered 1.8 million treatments, of which 55% went to people in besieged and hard-to-reach areas.

17 May 2016 description
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Note by the Secretariat

The Secretariat has the honour to transmit to the Human Rights Council the report of the Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons, Chaloka Beyani, on his visit to Iraq from 9 to 15 May 2015. The report contains the findings and recommendations of the Special Rapporteur, as summarized below.