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11 Nov 2017 description

La Croix-Rouge du Burundi vient de terminer les travaux de réhabilitation d'un réseau d'adduction d'eau potable en commune Muhanga de la province de Kayanza. Long de 22, 400 km, le réseau Makaba-Mugobora, a été remis en état grâce au financement du Gouvernement japonais. Basé au Rwanda, l'Ambassadeur du Japon au Burundi a dû se déplacer pour procéder, le 09 novembre 2017, à la remise officielle de cette adduction, aux côtés de l'autorité de la Croix-Rouge du Burundi.

10 Nov 2017 description

Highlights

  • As of 30th September, there were 40,474 Burundian refugees and asylum seekers who arrived since April 2015. During the month, 427 refugees were registered. 511 new arrivals were admitted in transit centres and were waiting to be registered.

10 Nov 2017 description
report UN Radio

Des associations de jeunes dans le bassin du Congo, en Afrique, aident des communautés rurales isolées à se développer tout en protégeant les forêts, explique une représentante venue à la Conférence des Nations Unies sur le changement climatique (COP 23), à Bonn, en Allemagne, pour faire entendre leur voix.

10 Nov 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch

Cette décision fait suite à deux années de répression sanglante de l’opposition politique

09 Nov 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch

2-Year Bloody Crackdown on Political Opposition

09 Nov 2017 description

As of 31 October, United Nations-coordinated appeals and refugee response plans within the Global Humanitarian Overview (GHO) require US$24.1 billion to meet the humanitarian needs of 105.1 million particularly vulnerable people of an estimated 145 million crisis-affected people in 39 countries. The appeals are funded at $11.8 billion, leaving a shortfall of $12.3 billion. This is $1.5 billion less than the gap reported at the end of September 2017.

08 Nov 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • On 19 October, 2017, the Uganda Ministry of Health officially declared Marburg Viral Disease (MVD) outbreak as a Public Health Emergency of International concern. By 31 October, three cases and three deaths were reported in Kween and Kapchorwa districts. The current outbreak remains localized. UNICEF supports the social mobilisation, WASH and logistics components of the MVD response.

08 Nov 2017 description

Over the past year the situation in Burundi, following the election-related crisis in 2015, has been shifted to the backburner by the Peace and Security Council (PSC). In October, Burundi had been included on the agenda of the PSC while it was chaired, paradoxically, by Burundi. The meeting never took place. Meanwhile, the situation in the country has become a bone of contention between African Union (AU) member states and non-African states in both Brussels and Geneva.

08 Nov 2017 description

Faits saillants

  • Reprise progressive des activités des humanitaires en Territoire de Fizi

  • Lutte contre le choléra : 60 000 personnes visées par un projet dans quatre zones de santé du Sud-Kivu

Aperçu de la situation

07 Nov 2017 description

Thank you, Mr. Vice-President.
Mr. Vice-President,
Excellencies,
Distinguished delegates,
Ladies and gentlemen,

It is an honour to present the annual report of the Human Rights Council to this General Assembly. I would like to begin by congratulating the fifteen recently elected Members of the Human Rights Council. I have full confidence that all Members will work hard to uphold the promotion and protection of human rights.

Mr. Vice-President,