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03 Oct 2017 description

Update on global programmes

A. Introduction

03 Oct 2017 description

Executive Committee of the High Commissioner’s Programme

Update on UNHCR’s operations in Africa

A. Situational analysis including new developments

08 Nov 2016 description
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Letter dated 7 October 2016 from the Chair of the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 751 (1992) and 1907 (2009) concerning Somalia and Eritrea addressed to the President of the Security Council

On behalf of the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 751 (1992) and 1907 (2009) concerning Somalia and Eritrea, and in accordance with paragraph 32 of Security Council resolution 2244 (2015), I have the honour to transmit herewith the report on Eritrea of the Monitoring Group on Somalia and Eritrea.

28 Jul 2011 description

28 July 2011 – The Eritrean Government planned a massive attack on an African Union meeting held earlier this year, according to a new United Nations report that states that this was just one of multiple violations of Security Council arms embargoes committed by the small East African nation.

“If executed as planned, the operation would almost certainly have caused mass civilian casualties, damaged the Ethiopian economy and disrupted the African Union summit,” states the report of the Monitoring Group on Somalia and Eritrea.

22 Jul 2011 description

CEDAW/C/DJI/1-3

Rapport initial, deuxième et troisième rapports périodiques combinés des États parties

Djibouti* [octobre 2009]

Avant-propos

  1. La Convention relative à l’élimination de toutes les formes de discrimination à l’égard des femmes («la Convention») a été adoptée par l’Assemblée générale des Nations Unies en décembre 1979. Elle est entrée en vigueur le 3 septembre 1981, date à laquelle elle est devenue une loi qui impose à tous les États, qui l’ont signé, l’obligation de prendre un engagement ferme à agir.

22 Jul 2011 description

Preface

1 . The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (“the Convention”) was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in December 1979. It entered into force on 3 September 1981, whereupon it became law, requiring all signatory States to make a firm commitment to action.

24 Aug 2010 description
report UN General Assembly

Sixty-fifth session

Item 62 of the provisional agenda*

Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, questions relating to refugees, returnees and displaced persons and humanitarian questions

I. Introduction

1. Africa1 is home to some of the world's most intractable and complex conflicts, which have caused the displacement of millions of people, often for protracted periods.

22 Jun 2010 description
report UN Security Council

I. Introduction

1. In paragraph 22 of its resolution 1907 (2009), adopted on 23 December 2009, the Security Council requested me to report within 180 days on Eritrea's compliance with the provisions of the resolution.

2. A note verbale was subsequently transmitted to the Permanent Mission of Eritrea to the United Nations on 22 April 2010 outlining the provisions of Security Council resolution 1907 (2009) and requesting information from the Government, by 7 June 2010, on the fulfilment of the provisions contained therein.

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24 Aug 2009 description
report UN General Assembly

General Assembly
Sixty-fourth session
Item 72 (a) of the provisional agenda
Strengthening of the coordination of humanitarian and
disaster relief assistance of the United Nations, including
special economic assistance: strengthening of the coordination

22 Aug 2009 description
report UN General Assembly

Soixante-troisième session
Point 42 de l'ordre du jour provisoire*
Rapport du Haut-Commissaire des Nations Unies
pour les réfugiés, questions relatives aux réfugiés,

22 Aug 2008 description
report UN General Assembly

Sixty-third session
Item 42 of the provisional agenda*
Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, questions relating to refugees, returnees and displaced persons and humanitarian questions

(covering the period 1 January 2007-15 June 2008)

11 Oct 2007 description
report UN General Assembly

I. Introduction

1. A significant increase in the numbers of persons of concern to UNHCR brought new challenges in 2006. While there was a 14 per cent increase in refugee numbers from the previous year, the Office's involvement, together with other humanitarian partners, in protecting and assisting internally displaced persons (IDPs) under the inter-agency cluster approach, resulted in a doubling of IDP figures. Thanks to better data capturing, many more stateless people have been identified, also swelling numbers.

2.