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24 Jul 2017 description

À PROPOS DE L’ECDPM

Le Centre européen de gestion des politiques de développement (ECDPM) est un centre indépendant de réflexion et d’action œuvrant dans le domaine de la coopération internationale et de la politique de développement en Europe et en Afrique.

24 Jul 2017 description

ABOUT ECDPM

The European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM) is an independent ‘think and do tank’ working on international cooperation and development policy in Europe and Africa.
Our staff members provide research and analysis, advice and practical support to policymakers and practitioners in Europe,

Africa and beyond – to make policies work for sustainable and inclusive global development. We bring people together and collaborate with a broad range of partners to address policy implementation challenges.

24 Jul 2017 description
report UN Population Fund

The year 2014 marked the end of the successful implementation of a 20-year Programme of Action (PoA) endorsed by the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) held in Cairo, Egypt in 1994.

24 Jul 2017 description
report UNAIDS

Donor government funding to support HIV efforts in low- and middle-income countries decreased by US$511 million from US$7.5 billion in 2015 to US$7 billion in 2016, finds a new report from the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). This marks the second successive year of declines, and is the lowest level since 2010.

24 Jul 2017 description

AUTHORS

Nasim Sadat Hosseini Divkolaye

Frederick M. Burkle Jr.

INTRODUCTION

One of the effects of globalized world is the increase of human mobility across the borders resulting in rapid growth of international migration. According to the 2015 United Nations International Migration report the number of international migrants has increased significantly during the past fifteen years reaching 244 million in 2015, up from 173 million in 2000.

24 Jul 2017 description

Kerry A. Millington and Mina Bhardwaj

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

Summary

23 Jul 2017 description

South Sudan: Sexual violence ‘on a massive scale’ leaves thousands in mental distress amid raging conflict

Thousands of South Sudanese women and girls, and some men, who have been raped in ethnically-charged sexual attacks in the ongoing conflict are battling mental distress and stigma with nowhere to turn for help, Amnesty International revealed in a new report out today.

23 Jul 2017 description

The Jordanian Context

“Despite being an upper middle-income country, Jordan maintains pockets of food insecurity, especially in communities that with protracted economic hosting refugees. It is home to nearly 700,000 UN-registered Syrian refugees.

Jordan is one of the world’s four most water-deficit countries. Due to scarce water supplies, recurrent drought, urbanization and desertification, agricultural production is insufficient, making Jordan a net importer of food” (WFP, 2017).”

21 Jul 2017 description

Jeremy Konyndyk and Cindy Huang

Summary

21 Jul 2017 description

By Sisay Seyoum and Kidist Negash

Comprehensive humanitarian responses focusing on people of all ages, if developed by multiple agencies could go a long way to lessen pain and loss of lives in emergency situations.

The Press has reported Ethiopia among countries in the region seriously hit by the ongoing drought and related food insecurity.

21 Jul 2017 description

Cash transfers are increasingly used in urban humanitarian crises. They can stimulate markets and let people choose the help they actually need. But they can also influence gender equality and women’s economic empowerment — for good or, potentially, for bad.

21 Jul 2017 description

Contents

405 Progress towards measles elimination in Bangladesh, 2000–2016

412 Performance of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) surveillance and incidence of poliomyelitis, 2017

Sommaire

405 Progrès réalisés en vue d’éliminer la rougeole au Bangladesh, 2000-2016

412 Fonctionnement de la surveillance de la paralysie flasque aiguë (PFA) et incidence de la poliomyélite, 2017

20 Jul 2017 description

FCO launches its Annual Human Rights report for 2016

Annual Report on Human Rights and Democracy puts human rights centre stage of foreign policy.

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has published its 2016 Annual Human Rights Report. The report covers the period from January to December 2016 and for the first time includes a dedicated section on modern slavery - a key UK Government priority.

20 Jul 2017 description

SNHR has published its periodic death toll report for the month of June 2017 in which it documented the killing of 5381 civilians in the first half of 2017 at the hands of the parties to the conflict in Syria. The report sheds light on the de-escalation zones agreement that went into effect on May 6, 2017, after it was announced at the end of the fourth round of negotiations that was held between Russian, Turkish, and Iranian representatives, who attended as the sponsoring states of Ankara Ceasefire Agreement.

20 Jul 2017 description

AUDI-LED COALITION IN YEMEN COMMITTED 23 “GRAVE VIOLATIONS” AGAINST CHILDREN LAST YEAR

As the UN prepares to release its annual report on child rights violations in conflict, a new briefing lays out the pattern of grave violations against children committed by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen.

Thursday, 20 July 2017 - 7:52am

The briefing – by Save the Children and Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict – details a series of 23 attacks in 2016, each confirmed by independent international organisations.