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04 Oct 2012 description

Assemblée générale Soixante-septième session Conseil de sécurité Soixante-septième année Point 64 b) de l’ordre du jour provisoire**
Nouveau Partenariat pour le développement de l’Afrique : progrès accomplis dans la mise en œuvre et appui international : les causes des conflits et la promotion d’une paix et d’un développement durables en Afrique

Résumé

03 Oct 2012 description

General Assembly
Sixty-seventh session
Item 64 (b) of the provisional agenda**
New Partnership for Africa’s Development: progress in
implementation and international support: causes of
conflict and the promotion of durable peace and
sustainable development in Africa

Security Council
Sixty-seventh year

Summary

31 Aug 2012 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Over 240,000 people affected by flooding in eastern Africa

  • 70 people killed by intercommunal clashes in Kenya

  • Ebola outbreak under control in Uganda as a new strain kills 11 people in DRC

  • Over 600,000 people have been displaced by fighting in DRC since January

  • A sixth camp in Dollo Ado, Ethiopia has been endorsed by the government

  • The flow of refugees and migrants from the Horn of Africa towards Yemen exceeds previous records

In this issue

06 Aug 2012 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Regional food prices increase

  • Improved food security in Mogadishu

  • Ebola outbreak in Uganda

  • Moyale conflict

  • Border areas between South Sudan at Emergency levels of food insecurity

11 Jun 2012 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Region to experience increased likelihood of near to above-normal rainfall from June to September

  • Holl-Holl refugee camp in Djibouti opened

  • Government of Kenya resettles more than 2,000 people displaced from Mau Forest and other areas in Uasin Gishu District

  • Food security crisis (IPC Phase 3) feared in pastoral marginal agricultural lowlands of Kenya

  • Maize harvests in Rift Valley Province affected by Maize Lethal Necrosis disease

15 Mar 2012 description

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE
HIGH COMMISSIONER’S PROGRAMME

STANDING COMMITTEE
53rd Meeting
13 – 15 March 2012

Agenda Item 3. a) i.

This statement has been drafted in consultation with, and is delivered on behalf of, a wide range of NGOs and attempts to reflect the diversity of views within the NGO community.

Mr. Chair,

20 Sep 2010 description

- New report shows Somalia and Haiti top list of global education hot spots

- Former UK Prime Minister Brown warns that a "generation could be condemned to poverty"

- Rich countries breaking their aid promises and using education funds for domestic universities

Somalia and Haiti have topped a list of the world's worst places to be a school child as a new report from the Global Campaign for Education, backed by organizations including Education International, Oxfam, Plan, Save the Children and VSO warned that poor countries are teetering on the brink of an education …