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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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16 juillet 2015 – L'Union européenne et l'Organisation des Nations Unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture (FAO) ont lancé un nouveau partenariat visant à renforcer la sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle, l'agriculture durable et la résilience dans au moins 35 pays.

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21 janvier 2013 – La Secrétaire générale adjointe aux affaires humanitaires, Valerie Amos, a annoncé lundi le versement de près de 100 millions de dollars par le Fonds central pour les interventions d'urgence (CERF) afin de renforcer les urgences humanitaires négligées dans 12 pays.

Il s'agit de l'Afghanistan, de l'Algérie, du Burundi, de la République populaire démocratique de Corée, de Djibouti, de l'Erythrée, de l'Éthiopie, d'Haïti, du Libéria, du Soudan, de l'Ouganda et du Yémen.

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8 September 2011 – With nearly 800 million people unable to read or write, the United Nations today marked International Literacy Day with a warning that illiteracy undermines efforts to eliminate a host of social ills such as poverty and sickness and threatens the very stability of nations.

10 Jan 2008 description
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With nearly 60 countries, mostly in Africa, facing crippling health care shortages, and the global deficit of workers in the sector put at 4 million, the United Nations is pushing ahead with a so-called task shifting programme to quickly train primary care personnel.

At the first-ever international conference on task shifting this week in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, co-sponsored by the UN World Health Organization (WHO), some 350 health ministers, public health leaders and HIV/AIDS experts are seeking to scale up access to HIV/AIDS treatment and, at the same time, expand the global health …

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.

04 Jan 2006 description
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While keeping a close watch on the Haitian elections, the crisis in the Horn of Africa and other hotspots around the world, the United Nations Security Council plans to hold a ministerial-level meeting on Africa's Great Lakes region as a high point of its January agenda, the body's President for the month said today.

29 Apr 2003 description
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The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) today commended the President George W. Bush of the United States for his leadership in endorsing a $15 billion emergency bill to tackle AIDS in Africa and the Caribbean, and urged for substantial investment in prevention among young people.