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15 Nov 2013 description

R2P Monitor:

» Provides background on populations at risk of mass atrocity crimes, with particular emphasis on key events and actors and their connection to the threat, or commission, of genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity.

» Offers analysis of the country’s past history in relation to mass atrocity crimes; the factors that have enabled their possible commission, or that prevent their resolution; and the receptivity of the situation to positive influences that would assist in preventing further crimes.

04 Nov 2013 description
report UN General Assembly

Assemblée générale CPSD/544 Quatrième Commission
19e séance – matin

La Quatrième Commission a appelé aujourd’hui l’Assemblée générale à se déclarer « profondément alarmée »par le nombre de mines posées chaque année, et qui s’ajoute au nombre, décroissant mais encore très important, de mines et de restes explosifs de guerre provenant des conflits armés. L’Assemblée a aussi été invitée à demander aux États de contribuer à un essor ordonné des activités spatiales qui favorisent une croissance économique soutenue et un développement durable dans tous les pays.

02 Sep 2013 description

In the latest ugly turn to Syria’s conflict, an apparent chemical weapons attack in the suburbs of Damascus on 21 August reportedly killed over 1,400 people and injured many more. The attack sparked broad international condemnation and, despite the Assad regime’s denial that it was responsible, renewed discussion among Western states of armed intervention. U.S. President Barack Obama said he would seek Congressional approval for airstrikes against select regime targets (see our Syria Statement).

16 Jul 2013 description

Des populations de Criquet pèlerin sont en cours de déplacement de leurs zones de reproduction printanière vers celles d’été. Suite à une bonne reproduction printanière, on s’attend à ce que les effectifs acridiens initiaux soient plus élevés au début de cet été comparés aux années précédentes. Il est donc important que les prospections commencent dans les zones de reproduction estivale et continuent de façon régulière pour suivre la situation.

10 Jul 2013 description

Risk of mass killing rises in African countries following foreign military intervention – 2013 Peoples under Threat global survey

Eight most at risk states out of top ten subject to recent or prolonged foreign military interventions

10 July 2013

05 Jul 2013 description

ROME, Italy, July 5 (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency said on Friday that an estimated 8,400 migrants and asylum-seekers landed on the coasts of Italy and Malta in the first six months of this year. The majority arrived in Italy (7,800), while Malta received around 600 migrants and asylum-seekers.

"Those making this journey mostly departed from North Africa, principally Libya – around 6,700 people. The remaining 1,700 crossed from Greece and Turkey, landing in southern Italy's Apulia and Calabria regions," a UNHCR spokesman said.

02 Jul 2013 description
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General Situation during June 2013
Forecast until mid-August 2013

24 Jun 2013 description
report Human Rights Watch

Children Seeking Refuge Find Abuse, Neglect

Detained, Beaten in Squalid Facilities, or Left to Fend for Themselves

(Jakarta) – Indonesia detains and neglects migrant and asylum-seeking children, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Each year, hundreds are detained in sordid conditions, without access to lawyers, and sometimes beaten. Others are left to fend for themselves, without any assistance with food or shelter.

13 Jun 2013 description

Asamblea General
Sexagésimo séptimo período de sesiones
Tema 65 del programa
Promoción y protección de los derechos del niño

Consejo de Seguridad
Sexagésimo octavo año

I. Introducción

13 Jun 2013 description

Assemblée générale
Soixante-septième session
Point 65 de l’ordre du jour
Promotion et protection des droits de l’enfant

Conseil de sécurité
Soixante-huitième année

I. Introduction

  1. Le présent rapport couvre la période allant de janvier à décembre 2012; il est soumis en application de la résolution 2068 (2012) par laquelle le Conseil de sécurité m’a prié de continuer à lui présenter tous les ans des rapports sur l’application de ses résolutions et des déclarations de son président concernant les enfants et les conflits armés.

08 Jun 2013 description

I. Introduction

  1. The present report, which covers the period from January to December 2012, is submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2068 (2012), by which the Council requested me to continue to submit annual reports on the implementation of its resolutions and presidential statements on children and armed conflict.

03 Jun 2013 description
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General Situation during May 2013
Forecast until mid-July 2013

28 May 2013 description

United Nations peacekeepers must be constantly equipped with more and better tools and skills so they could fully meet their mandates in increasingly risky environments, Hervé Ladsous, Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, said at Headquarters today.

03 May 2013 description
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  • A 7.8 earthquake hit South-Eastern Iran on 16 April, close to the border with Pakistan. The impact was felt in both countries, with 14 people killed, 73 injured and two missing.

  • New and worsening humanitarian crises since 2011 have led to a considerable increase in CERF allocations to the MENA region. The largest recipients have been Pakistan, Syria and Yemen.