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20 Apr 2019 description

IOM works with national and local authorities to gain a better understanding of population movements throughout West and Central Africa. Flow Monitoring Points (FMPs) allow IOM to quantify and qualify migration flows, trends, and routes, at entry, exit, and transit points (such as border crossing posts, bus stations, rest areas, police checkpoints and reception centres).

27 Mar 2019 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Favourable weather conditions benefitted crop development

  • Inflation rates at generally low levels (less than 2 percent) in recent years

Planting season of 2019 maize crop about to start
Land preparation for the 2019 main maize crop is underway and planting activities are expected to start in April to be harvested from October.

25 Mar 2019 description

In February 2019, the average daily number of individuals observed at the Flow Monitoring Points increased by 13 per cent compared to the previous month. Nationals from Mali, Guinea, Côte d’Ivoire, Senegal and Nigeria accounted for 76 per cent of all the migrants recorded at the flow monitoring points. Algeria, Mauritania, Niger and Burkina Faso are major transit countries for migrants after their stopover in Mali.

21 Mar 2019 description

Executive Summary

This report presents the third in a series of yearly reports produced by the Institute for Economics & Peace on Sustainable Development Goal 16 (SDG16), which measures peace, justice and strong institutions. Experience from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) shows that development is hindered by low peace and weak institutions. As such, in the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development, SDG16 is considered fundamental to the achievement of many of the other SDGs.

11 Mar 2019 description

OVERVIEW

The flow monitoring surveys are part of the IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) data collection activities in West and Central Africa, East and Horn of Africa, Libya and Europe (Albania, Bulgaria, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Kosovo, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania and Spain), that are conducted within the framework of IOM’s research on populations on the move through Africa, the Mediterranean and Western Balkan. Data was collected between January and December 2018 in the above mentioned countries.

27 Feb 2019 description

Significant progress has been made in the provision of frontline reproductive health services to those in dire need, but much more still needs to be done. As part of the Ouagadougou Partnership, in which UNFPA is a core partner, the coordinated interventions of the partnership’s actors have enabled an additional 1,398,000 women to access and use modern contraceptive methods (63 per cent of target by 2020), from 2016 to 2018. Furthermore, UNFPA has contributed 70% to meeting WCARO countries’ contraceptive needs in 2018, while two other partners contributed the remaining 30%.

26 Feb 2019 description
report UN Security Council

CS/13717
26 FÉVRIER 2019

Le Conseil de sécurité a entendu, ce matin, un compte-rendu, par les délégués de la Côte d’Ivoire et de la Guinée équatoriale, de la mission « fructueuse » qu’il a effectuée en Afrique de l’Ouest du 13 au 17 février, afin d’y évaluer la situation politique et les efforts de consolidation de la paix en Côte d’Ivoire, au Libéria et en Guinée-Bissau.

20 Feb 2019 description

L’OIM travaille avec les autorités nationales, locales et des partenaires locaux, afin de mieux comprendre et connaître les mouvements migratoires à travers l’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre. Le suivi des flux de population (FMP) est une activité qui permet de quantifier et de qualifier les flux, les profils des migrants, les tendances et les routes migratoires sur un point d’entrée, de sortie ou de transit donné.

20 Feb 2019 description

IOM works with national and local authorities to gain a better understanding of population movements throughout West and Central Africa. Flow Monitoring Points (FMPs) allow IOM to quantify and qualify migration flows, trends, and routes, at entry, exit, and transit points (such as border crossing posts, bus stations, rest areas, police checkpoints and reception centres).

17 Feb 2019 description

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Regulation (EU, Euratom) 2018/1046 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 July 2018 on the financial rules applicable to the general budget of the Union, amending Regulations (EU) No 1296/2013, (EU) No 1301/2013, (EU) No 1303/2013, (EU)
No 1304/2013, (EU) No 1309/2013, (EU) No 1316/2013, (EU) No 223/2014, (EU) No 283/2014, and Decision No 541/2014/EU and repealing Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 966/20121 , and in particular Article 110 thereof,

08 Feb 2019 description

Chronic food insecurity and acute malnutrition, cyclical drought, pest infestations, seasonal floods, disease outbreaks, and recurrent complex emergencies presented major challenges to vulnerable populations in the West Africa region during the past decade. Between FY 2009 and FY 2018, USAID’s Office of U.S.

04 Feb 2019 description
report UN Security Council

SC/13688

Security Council
8456th Meeting (AM)

From illicit trafficking in the Sahel, to post-election violence in Côte d’Ivoire and innumerable abuses against civilians in the Central African Republic, mercenary activities in Africa are a serious concern and must command greater attention, senior officials told the Security Council today as they debated solutions to an often-invisible scourge.

04 Feb 2019 description
report UN Security Council

CS/13688

Conseil de sécurité
8456e séance – matin

En présence du Président de la Guinée équatoriale, qui a dirigé ce matin la première séance du Conseil de sécurité pour le mois de février, le Secrétaire général de l’ONU, M. António Guterres, a présenté trois actions permettant d’endiguer les activités des mercenaires, examinées comme une source d’insécurité et de déstabilisation en Afrique et au-delà par une vingtaine d’intervenants qui ont pris position sur la question en faisant une distinction avec les entreprises de sécurité privées.

04 Feb 2019 description

SG/SM/19452-SC/13689
4 FEBRUARY 2019

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to a high-level debate of the Security Council on mercenary activities in Africa, in New York today:

28 Dec 2018 description
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THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 1257/96 of 20 June 1996 concerning humanitarian aid1 , and in particular Article 2, Article 4 and Article 15(2) and (3) thereof,

Having regard to Council Decision 2013/755/EU of 25 November 2013 on the association of the overseas countries and territories with the European Union ('Overseas Association Decision')2 , and in particular Article 79 thereof,

27 Dec 2018 description

We, experts of the Member States (Cameroon, Central African Republic, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Republic of Congo and Chad) and Partner States (Democratic Republic of Congo and São Tomé and Príncipe) of the Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC), gathered on 11 and 12 December 2018 in N’Djamena, Chad, for the regional workshop on statelessness organised by CEMAC with the support of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), in the framework of the global campaign to end statelessness by 2024;

27 Dec 2018 description

Avant-propos

La population de l’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre (AOC) est majoritairement jeune. Plus de 64 % de la population a moins de 24 ans. Les jeunes représentent une ressource incommensurable pour la région, mais leur potentiel ne sera réalisé qu’une fois que les bons investissements auront été faits dans leur éducation, leur santé, leurs compétences et leur autonomisation.

12 Dec 2018 description

Foreword

West and Central Africa’s (WCA) population is predominantly young. More than 64% are under the age of 24. Young people are a tremendous resource for the region – but their potential will only be realized when the right investments in their education, health, skills and empowerment are made.