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29 Sep 2015 description

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  • As of 21 September, UNHCR and the Government Administration for Refugees and Returnees Affairs (ARRA) registered 1,763 refugees and asylum-seekers, out of which 932 Yemeni nationals; 822 are Somali nationals; 4 are Eritrean nationals and 5 are Iraqi nationals – the latter three nationalities were previously registered as refugees in Yemen and arrived in Ethiopia after fleeing from the conflict.

16 Jul 2009 description

Of the world's 101 million children out of school, between 50 and 70 per cent are from minorities or indigenous peoples, Minority Rights Group International (MRG) says in a new report released today.

The State of the World's Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2009 details how minority and indigenous children have been systematically excluded, discriminated against, or are too poor to afford an education.

In developing countries with the largest number of children out of school, such as …

13 Aug 2007 description

Campaign launched for a better deal for minorities

The voices of minorities at the UN are under threat.

23 May 2006 description

During the month of May 2006, Brother's Brother Foundation provided 50 tractor trailer load shipments to those in need in Albania, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ethiopia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Mexico, Nicaragua, Palestine, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Senegal and Uganda. These donated items exceed 1,200,00 pounds in weigh. Include were anti- convulsives, antidepressants, anti-hypertensives and allergy medications that totaled 300,000 bottles as well as hospital beds and medical supplies.

23 Oct 2003 description


Reflections on Iraq operations after bombing of UN compound
The bombing of the UN compound in Baghdad on 19 August 2003 has forced the UN and the NGO community to evacuate its staff. This leaves the remaining national personnel without the essential backup and guidance previously provided by international staff.