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- DR Congo: Ebola Outbreak - Aug 2018
- DR Congo: Ebola Outbreak - May 2018
- DR Congo: Polio Outbreak - Feb 2018
- DR Congo: Floods - Jan 2018
- DR Congo: Landslide - Aug 2017
- DR Congo: Ebola Outbreak - May 2017
- West Africa: Armyworm Infestation - Mar 2017
- DR Congo: Floods - Nov 2016
- Angola/DR Congo: Yellow Fever Outbreak - Jan 2016
- DR Congo: Floods - Nov 2015
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1 FÉVRIER 2018
Au moins 71 membres du personnel des Nations Unies et du personnel associé -53 Casques bleus et 18 civils, dont 2 policiers et 15 contractuels- ont été tués en 2017 dans l’exercice de leurs fonctions, selon le Comité permanent sur la sécurité et l’indépendance du Syndicat du personnel des Nations Unies. Il s’agit du nombre de victimes le plus élevé jamais enregistré par le Comité sur une année. Au cours des cinq dernières années, au moins 310 membres du personnel des Nations Unies ont trouvé la mort dans des attaques délibérées.
Year’s Fatalities Highest Number Ever Recorded by United Nations Staff Union
At least 71 United Nations and associated personnel — 53 peacekeepers and 18 civilians, including 2 police personnel and 15 contractors — were killed in malicious attacks in the line of duty during 2017, according to the Standing Committee for the Security and Independence of the International Civil Service of the United Nations Staff Union. The casualties in 2017 are the highest number ever recorded by the Committee.
On 15 September 2017, the United Nations-African Union Joint Task Force on Peace and Security held its thirteenth consultative meeting at UN Headquarters, in New York, on the margins of the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly.
New partnership to raise resources from private capital markets to help close global financing gap for investments in maternal, adolescent and child health
Ce nouveau partenariat vise à mobiliser les ressources des marchés financiers privés pour combler le déficit de financement mondial en matière de santé de la mère, de l'enfant et de l'adolescent
On 1 February 2015, the United Nations (UN)–African Union (AU) Joint Task Force (JTF) on Peace and Security held its 10th consultative meeting at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on the margins of the 24th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Union. The AU Commission and the UN Secretariat were represented respectively by Commissioners Smail Chergui (Peace and Security) and Aisha Abdullahi (Political Affairs) and the Under-Secretaries-General Jeffrey Feltman (Political Affairs), Hervé Ladsous (Peacekeeping Operations), and Haile Menkerios, UN Office to the AU.
Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson’s remarks at the high-level briefing by the African Regional Economic Communities to Member States of the United Nations, in New York today:
First of all, I want to welcome all the high-level representatives of the African Regional Economic Communities present here today. I am honoured to speak to you.
We meet at a turbulent and, at the same time, [a] dynamic time at the United Nations.
Today the UN established the Ebola Response Multi-Partner Trust Fund, which will ensure a coherent UN System contribution to the overall Ebola outbreak response. The Fund will be guided by the priorities set out in the OCHA appeal document, launched on 16 September in Geneva by Valerie Amos, and amounting to nearly US$ 1 billion. The Trust Fund seeks contributions from Member States, regional legislative bodies, inter-governmental and non-governmental organizations, businesses and individuals.
Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson’s remarks at a High-Level Review on Sanctions, in New York today:
Addis Ababa, 2 February 2014: The African Union – United Nations Joint Task Force (AU – UN JTF) on Peace and Security held its eighth consultative meeting at the AU Headquarters, in Addis Ababa, immediately after the 22nd Ordinary Session of the AU Assembly of Heads of State and Government.
Following is UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson’s address to the nineteenth Summit of the African Union, in Addis Ababa on 15 July:
Thank you for inviting and welcoming me to this important Summit of the African Union.
I take up my new post as Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations in the footsteps of a very distinguished African, Her Excellency Asha-Rose Migiro, who left a sterling record of service to the world Organization. I want to build on her legacy.
Following are the remarks by UN Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro at the World Knowledge Forum, in Seoul, Republic of Korea, today, 12 October:
It is a pleasure to join you for this discussion on a crucial aspect of Africa's future.
Following are the remarks by Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro to the Sixth Committee (Legal) on the rule of law at national and international levels, today, 5 October, in New York:
Let me first congratulate you, Mr. Chairman, on your election.
I also extend my best wishes to the other members of the Bureau as they assume their new duties.
Events this year, especially in Northern Africa and the Middle East, are a reminder of the universality of the quest for “a Government of laws and not of men”.