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11 Dec 2018 description
report Government of Japan

The signing ceremony of “Japanese Grant Aid for The Fourth Primary Education Development Programme (PEDP4)” was held at Economic Relations Division (ERD) of Ministry of Finance on December 10, 2018. Mr. Hiroyasu Izumi, Ambassador of Japan to Bangladesh, and Mr. Monowar Ahmed, Secretary of ERD signed Exchange of Notes representing respective governments. Mr. Hitoshi Hirata, Chief Representative of JICA Bangladesh Office, also attended the ceremony and signed the Grant Agreement for the Programme.

11 Dec 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

New programme aims to reach an estimated 12,000 children

Dhaka, 10 December 2018 – The European Union has contributed over US$ 690,000 to support UNICEF’s work to protect the rights of children affected by migration in Bangladesh.

10 Dec 2018 description

AVANT-PROPOS

ÉBAUCHE D’AVANT-PROPOS DE LA MINISTRE BIBEAU POUR LE RECUEIL DU SYMPOSIUM SUR L’ÉGALITÉ ENTRE LES SEXES DU CALP

Bien que les conflits entre les États aient considérablement diminué ces dernières années, les conflits au sein des États – auxquels participent fréquemment des acteurs non étatiques – sont en hausse. Par conséquent, des millions de personnes doivent se déplacer et composer avec des possibilités réduites, un accès limité aux services et un avenir incertain.

10 Dec 2018 description

European Commission - Press release

Brussels, 10 December 2018

The European Commission has released an additional €5 million to provide life-saving food assistance to the Rohingya communities stranded in Bangladesh.

This comes on top of the €40 million in humanitarian aid announced in May in response to the crisis.

10 Dec 2018 description
report Caritas

Caritas travaille à diverses innovations pour contribuer à apporter un secours respectueux de l’environnement, transparent, et recourant aux bonnes pratiques, pour les communautés du monde entier.

En vue de la Conférence de l’ONU sur le changement climatique à Katowice, Pologne (2-14 décembre), l’organisation Caritas Caritas Danemark peut présenter:

10 Dec 2018 description
report World Vision

Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh (10 December 2018)— Rohingya children living in the world’s largest refugee camp called today for an end to the routine violence and exploitation that they face—including in their own homes. Lacking official refugee status in Bangladesh, they are particularly vulnerable to abuse, trafficking and child marriage. Children are urging that their rights to safety and protection be recognized and protected.

10 Dec 2018 description

Defending human rights on the frontlines in Southeast Asia and the Pacific

10 Dec 2018 description

Refugees need meaningful change

The UN Global Compact on Refugees, initiated by the General Assembly, failed to deliver meaningful change for 25 million refugees. In July, after 18 months of consultations, the final text of the Compact, which aimed to improve the international community’s response to mass forcible displacement, was notably unambitious: a shameful blueprint for responsibility shirking.

10 Dec 2018 description

Human rights defenders defy repression amid some hopes in South Asia

09 Dec 2018 description

INTRODUCTION

The Contingency Fund for Emergencies (CFE) has been a gamechanger for WHO. It allows WHO to respond rapidly to disease outbreaks and health emergencies - often in 24 hours or less. This saves lives and helps prevent unnecessary suffering. Furthermore, a quick response dramatically reduces the costs of controlling outbreaks and emergencies, as well as the wider social and economic impacts.

09 Dec 2018 description

Overview

IOM Bangladesh Needs and Population Monitoring (NPM) is part of IOM’s global Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) programming. DTM is IOM’s information management system to track and monitor displacement and population mobility. It is designed to regularly and systematically capture, process and disseminate information to provide a better understanding of the movements and evolving needs of displaced populations, whether on site or en route.

Context

09 Dec 2018 description

The Site Management sector, with the support of SM partners (IOM, UNHCR, ADRA and Solidarités International) conducted a mapping exercise during the months of April and May 2018 in the areas of Teknaf upazila currently hosting Rohingya refugees. The purpose of the exercise was to identify and map the boundaries of local paras, namely group of houses.

The mapping exercise aimed to better define the areas of responsibility of the newly established Para Development Commitees, and to support RRRC’s CiCs in the process of defining the new camp boundaries in Teknaf.