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14 Apr 2011 description

The United States is pleased to announce a contribution of $126.8 million toward the 2011 operations of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

08 Apr 2011 description

Executive summary

Evidence for multiple forms of impact

Cash transfers are one of the more thoroughly researched forms of development intervention. Latin American countries that pioneered the current generation of cash transfers built in best-practice monitoring and evaluation (M&E). The association of cash transfers with high quality M&E and impact evaluation has continued as cash transfers have spread, but remains less developed in low-income countries.

26 Jan 2011 description

Human Rights Council

Sixteenth session

Agenda item 3

Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development

I. Introduction 1. In 2010, the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances commemorated its 30th anniversary. During its thirty years of existence, the Working Group has fulfilled its humanitarian mandate to assist families to ascertain the fate and whereabouts of their disappeared family members.

28 Jul 2010 description

National Security, Interagency Collaboration, and Lessons from SOUTHCOM and AFRICOM

Before the Subcommittee on National Security and Foreign Affairs
Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
U.S. House of Representatives

30 Oct 2009 description

(extract)

Tanzania Tackling Malaria, Maternal Health

By Laura Ashbaugh

Although Tanzania boasts political stability and one of the fastest growing economies in sub-Saharan Africa, it still faces alarming maternal mortality, rapid population growth, and widespread poverty.

USAID is assisting Tanzania in responding to these issues by helping to reduce malaria and HIV/AIDS, prevent maternal deaths, expand agribusiness, and protect the environment, said Tanzania Director Rob Cunnane on a recent trip to Washington.

A major part of the USAID budget in the African nation of 40 …

15 Aug 2009 description

Barbara van Koppen, Stef Smits, Patrick Moriarty, Frits Penning de Vries, Monique Mikhail and Eline Boelee

Executive Summary

Multiple-use water services offer an effective route to improve livelihoods

Rationale, aim and methodology

Multiple-use water services (MUS) has emerged as an approach to water services better suited to meeting people's multiple needs in peri-urban and rural areas of low- and middle-income countries.

25 Feb 2009 description

By Luis Jaime Acosta

QUIBDO, Colombia, Feb 25 (Reuters) - The global financial crisis could reduce United Nations' aid for victims of armed conflicts and natural disasters, a senior U.N. official said on Wednesday.

U.N.

01 Nov 2006 description
report CHF International

In this issues:

  • Building Peace in Colombia: One Neighborhood at a Time
  • Enhancing Economic Opportunity and Stability in Haiti
  • Editorial
  • From Darfur to Santa Fe: A Journey of Empowerment
  • Assessing the Impact of Con.
22 Jun 2005 description
report Oxfam

On the eve of the London meeting of G8 Foreign Ministers (23-24 June), where Ministers will discuss the possible adoption of an Arms Trade Treaty, a new report reveals how the G8 countries are still supplying military equipment, weapons and munitions to destinations where they contribute to gross violations of human rights. G8 weapons have been exported to countries including Sudan, Myanmar (Burma), the Republic of Congo, Colombia and the Philippines.

25 Oct 2001 description

Twice monthly news bulletin from the Jesuit Refugee Service International office

27 Nov 2000 description
report UN General Assembly


GA/9832
Continuing its debate on strengthening the coordination of humanitarian and disaster relief assistance of the United Nations, the General Assembly this afternoon adopted, without a vote, a resolution on international cooperation and coordination for the human and ecological rehabilitation and economic development of the Semipalatinsk region (Kazakhstan). By the terms of that text, it stressed the need for extra efforts in solving problems with regard to the region and its population.

03 Oct 2000 description

Baltimore, Oct 3, 2000 -- Lutheran World Relief's board, meeting in regular session here September 28-29, reviewed $9 million worth of new projects and helped shape future plans. Projects before the group included efforts to relieve the food crisis in the Horn of Africa, especially a major food-for-work and seeds program in Southern Sudan.