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13 Apr 2018 description

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185 Surveillance to track progress towards polio eradication worldwide, 2016–2017

195 Performance of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) surveillance and incidence of poliomyelitis, 2018

199 Monthly report on dracunculiasis cases,
January-February 2018

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185 Surveillance permettant de suivre les progrès accomplis en vue de l’éradication de la poliomyélite à l’échelle mondiale, 2016-2017

11 Apr 2018 description
report Tufts University

Aisling O’Loghlen, Nondo Nobel Bwami

Introduction

11 Apr 2018 description

UNHCR Desperate Journeys report provides snapshot of changing refugee movements to Europe

Despite a drop in the number of refugees and migrants reaching Europe last year, the dangers many face along the way have in some cases increased, according to a new report by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, setting out changing patterns of movement.

06 Apr 2018 description

Recent literature has shown that the study of armed conflict can be highly informative to understand processes of state-building. One of the fundamental choices that states or other military actors face when occupying new territories and populations is whether to administer them by developing novel administrations (direct rule), or by devolving rule to pre-existing local authorities (indirect rule).

04 Apr 2018 description

Rapport Afrique N°259

Les élections en République démocratique du Congo ont été reportées depuis 2016, mais elles semblent maintenant être prévues pour la fin de l’année. Tous les acteurs doivent contribuer à des élections crédibles, le meilleur espoir d’obtenir une passation de pouvoir non violente

Principales conclusions

04 Apr 2018 description

Africa Report N°259

Elections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have been postponed since December 2016, but now seem to be slated for the end of the year. All parties should work to ensure credible polls, the best hope for a peaceful transfer of power.

What’s new? After repeated delays, President Joseph Kabila’s government in the Democratic Republic of Congo has made progress over the past few months toward organising elections for 23 December 2018. But there are still important concerns about the transparency and quality of the polls.

22 Mar 2018 description
report WaterAid

L’année 2018 pourrait bien rester dans les mémoires comme celle où l’une des grandes destinations touristiques mondiales s’est mise à manquer d’eau.

La pénurie croissante qui touche la ressource la plus précieuse de notre planète nous est brutalement rappelée par Le Cap, en Afrique du Sud, qui a fait les gros titres en déclarant se préparer au « jour zéro », ce jour où les robinets de la ville seront à sec.

22 Mar 2018 description
report WaterAid

2018 may well be remembered as the year one of the world’s great tourist destinations ran out of water.

In a startling reminder that our world’s most precious resource is becoming increasingly scarce for too much of the population, Cape Town hit the headlines for declaring a date for Day Zero: the day on which city taps run dry.

But long queues and limited water supplies are already happening in many other less headline-worthy locales, reminding us of the need for better and fairer management of Earth’s water supply.

21 Mar 2018 description

Depuis les années 1990, le concept de Réforme du secteur de la sécurité (RSS) fait partie intégrante des programmes de reconstruction post-conflit, de rétablissement de l’autorité de l’État et de développement. En République démocratique du Congo (RDC), la réforme de la police a joué un rôle essentiel dans les efforts d’édification de l’État et de renforcement de la gouvernance.

21 Mar 2018 description
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Key messages

Acute food insecurity global estimates in 2017

• Around 124 million people in 51 countries face Crisis food insecurity or worse (equivalent of IPC/CH Phase 3 or above). They require urgent humanitarian action to save lives, protect livelihoods, and reduce hunger and malnutrition.

20 Mar 2018 description

“Movement restricted”: new policy paper on Congolese refugees in Angola

Between March and July 2017, close to 35,000 Congolese refugees fled atrocities in the Kasai region and sought safety in Angola. While the Angolan government has offered many safety from militia and army attacks in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), its treatment of those who have fled is troubling.

19 Mar 2018 description

Résumé

Ce rapport, publié conjointement par le bureau du Haut-Commissariat des Nations Unies aux droits de l’homme (HCDH) et la Mission de stabilisation des Nations Unies en République démocratique du Congo (MONUSCO), décrit de graves violations des droits de l’homme commises par des éléments des services de sécurité et les forces de défense de la République démocratique du Congo lors de la répression de manifestations pacifiques, entre janvier 2017 et janvier 2018.

16 Mar 2018 description

Intercommunal violence between Lendu and Hema communities since December has internally displaced over 100,000 people and led to a severe humanitarian crisis. In a conflict where civilians are being directly targeted, protection of the affected population is a major concern. Thousands of houses have been burned down and livelihood activities, including agriculture, have been disrupted, resulting in significant needs for shelter and food assistance.

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