Appeals & Response Plans
Most read reports
- Final Report: Assessing the Needs of Refugees for Financial and Non-Financial Services - Jordan (13 July 2018)
- Urgent critical action needed to save the lives of thousands of children near Jordan’s north-eastern border with Syria
- Syrian Refugees in Jordan - Infographic Overview (by end of September 2018)
- Registered Persons of Concern Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Jordan (15 October 2018)
- The less visible humanitarian crisis: Refugee mental health needs in urban Jordan [EN/AR]
The global burden of Improvised Explosive Devices
Iain Overton and Jennifer Dathan
There is no day that goes past without the impact of an improvised explosive device (IED) making headlines around the world. Of all explosive weapons used, the IED is the most widespread, the most harmful and the most pernicious. Based on the belief that to overcome a problem, we must first understand it, this monitor is a small step in seeking to address the terrible realities of today.
It is a monitor that is, also, a response to a call to action.
On Monday 16 October 2017 the Council adopted the EU Annual Report on Human Rights And Democracy in the World in 2016.
2016 was a challenging year for human rights and democracy, with a shrinking space for civil society and complex humanitarian and political crises emerging. In this context, the European Union showed leadership and remained strongly committed to promote and protect human rights and democracy across the world.
The global terrorist threat continued to evolve rapidly in 2015, becoming increasingly decentralized and diffuse. Terrorist groups continued to exploit an absence of credible and effective state institutions, where avenues for free and peaceful expression of opinion were blocked, justice systems lacked credibility, and where security force abuses and government corruption went unchecked.