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22 Jan 2018 description
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22 de enero, 2018 — Diez crisis humanitarias en todo el mundo, entre ellas situaciones de desplazamiento forzoso que afectan a millones de hombres, mujeres y niños, no fueron denunciadas lo suficiente el año pasado, reveló un informe de la organización internacional de ayuda CARE, reportado por ACNUR este lunes.

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7 décembre 2017 – Trente-sept pays, dont 29 se trouvant en Afrique, ont besoin d'une aide alimentaire externe, a mis en garde jeudi l'Organisation des Nations Unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture (FAO) dans son dernier rapport sur les 'Perspectives de récolte et la situation alimentaire'.

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20 février 2017 – La Directrice exécutive du Programme alimentaire mondial (PAM), Ertharin Cousin, et le Haut-Commissaire des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés, Filippo Grandi, ont exprimé lundi leur préoccupation concernant les graves pénuries d'aide alimentaire qui affectent environ deux millions de réfugiés situés dans 10 pays africains notamment dans la Corne de l'Afrique

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30 April 2014 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Abdoulaye Bathily of Senegal as the head of the United Nations political office tasked with helping to consolidate peace and prevent conflict in the Central African region.

16 Dec 2011 description
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15 décembre 2011 – La Vice Secrétaire générale de l'ONU, Asha-Rose Migiro, a souligné jeudi que les efforts pour restaurer la paix et la stabilité dans la région des Grands Lacs en Afrique ne porteront leurs fruits que si le fléau de la violence sexuelle est complètement éradiqué et si les systèmes judiciaires sont renforcés pour mettre fin à l'impunité.

11 May 2011 description

UN report warns of disturbing trend of attacks against schools during armed conflicts

An increasing number of parties to armed conflicts around the world are deliberately attacking schools or forcing them to close in a disturbing and growing trend, according to a United Nations report released today. The annual report of the Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict finds that out of 22 conflicts that were monitored, attacks against schools and hospitals were reported in at least 15.

02 Mar 2011 description
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2 March 2011 - The United Nations today opened a new political office designed to support the efforts of Central African nations to consolidate peace and prevent conflict, as well as to tackle cross-border challenges such as arms trafficking and organized crime.

"The establishment of this office honours the aspirations of the leaders of this sub-region who for years have been seeking a United Nations regional political presence to help address some of the major threats to peace and security in this part of Africa," Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs B.

18 Jan 2011 description
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18 janvier 2011 - La Secrétaire générale adjointe de l'ONU aux affaires humanitaires, Valerie Amos, a alloué 84 millions de dollars pour renforcer la réponse humanitaire dans 15 situations d'urgence négligées à travers le monde, où les populations souffrent de la guerre, de la faim, de la malnutrition et de maladies, a annoncé mardi le Bureau de la coordination des affaires humanitaires des Nations Unies (OCHA).

Les acteurs humanitaires en Somalie vont bénéficier de 15 millions de dollars, les agences des Nations Unies en Ethiopie vont obtenir 11 millions de dollars, les agences …

17 Jun 2009 description
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Il est essentiel de continuer à renforcer l'arsenal de protection des civils en période de conflit armé, estime le Secrétaire général de l'ONU, Ban Ki-moon, dans un rapport publié mercredi.

L'année 2009 marque le dixième anniversaire de l'inclusion de la protection des civils en période de conflit armé parmi les questions thématiques examinées par le Conseil de sécurité.

17 Jun 2009 description
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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for more robust measures to protect civilians caught in the middle of armed conflict, noting the "appalling levels of human suffering" endured due to the failure of combatants to fully respect international law.

"Civilians still account for the vast majority of casualties and continue to be targeted and subjected to indiscriminate attacks and other violations by parties to conflict," Mr.

29 Jan 2008 description
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The recruitment and use of children in armed conflict is taking place in more than one dozen countries around the world, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon states in a new report, calling for further measures to combat the scourge.

The practice continues in Afghanistan, Burundi, Chad, the Central African Republic (CAR), Colombia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Myanmar, Nepal, the Philippines, Somalia, Sudan, Sri Lanka and Uganda, Mr.

13 Nov 2007 description
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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has stressed that the protection of civilians in armed conflict must remain an absolute priority, noting that even though the number of hostilities around the world has decreased, millions of men, women and children continue to bear the brunt of war.

"In conflicts around the world, civilians continue to be killed, maimed, raped, displaced and unable to meet their basic needs," Mr.

17 Jul 2007 description
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Six mois après le lancement de l'Appel humanitaire pour 2007, les Nations Unies, l'Organisation internationale pour les migrations et 220 organisations non gouvernementales (ONG) ont encore besoin de 2,5 milliards de dollars pour répondre aux crises les plus graves.

« Jusqu'à présent, 1,8 milliards de dollars ont été mobilisés grâce à l'Appel, ce qui représente 43% des besoins de financement », indique aujourd'hui un communiqué du Bureau de la coordination des …

16 May 2007 description
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Although global cereal production is expected to reach record levels this year, at least 33 countries are forecast to face serious difficulties, largely because of conflict, economic struggles or bad weather, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported today.

12 Jan 2006 description
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Speaking at a conference in Geneva following up on the $4.5 billion United Nations Humanitarian Appeal for 2006, the head of the world body's refugee agency today said aid must be channelled based on the real situation of the people affected and not media coverage or political factors.

06 Apr 2005 description
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The United Nations flash appeal for victims of the Indian Ocean tsunami was "an extraordinarily effective emergency relief effort," but all the world's other "neglected emergencies" are woefully under-funded even though the amount sought is only a fifth of what Europe spends on ice cream each year, a senior UN official said today.

In presenting a mid-term review of what was originally a six-month $977 million flash appeal, UN Emergency Relief Coordinator Jan Egeland extended its duration to 12 months and increased the total to $1.087 billion, noting that in …