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24 Dec 2013 description

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced Thursday five new awards totaling more than $6 million to help protect and empower women in countries affected by crisis, conflict, and transition. Deputy Assistant Administrator Sarah Mendelson from USAID’s Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance announced the awards at a roundtable event where participants reflected on progress and next steps for USAID’s implementation of the U.S. National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security (NAP).

25 Nov 2013 description

REGIONAL OVERVIEW

Conflict is increasingly encroaching on UNRWA camps with shelling and clashes continuing to take place in and nearby them. A reported 29 Palestine Refugees (PR) were killed in the last 2 weeks as a result. UNRWA estimates over 50% of registered PR are displaced in Syria or in neighbouring countries.

29 Oct 2013 description

REGIONAL OVERVIEW

Conflict is increasingly encroaching on UNRWA camps with shelling and clashes continuing to take place in and nearby a number of them. A reported 25 Palestine Refugees (PR) were killed in the last 2 weeks as a result. UNRWA estimates over 50% of registered PR are displaced in Syria or in neighbouring countries.

24 Oct 2013 description

Le CERF alloue 25 millions de dollars, au second trimestre, pour des programmes d’urgence en Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre

24 Oct 2013 description

For the third quarter of 2013, CERF disburses US$ 25 million for Life saving programs in West and Central Africa

14 Oct 2013 description

Highlights

  • Regional Activities: African Union – United Nations – World Bank/TDRP partnership expanded

  • Somalia: joint African Union/UNOAU/TDRP mission

  • South Sudan: Republic of South Sudan’s new national DDR Program and Pilot Reintegration Project

  • Implementation of the mid-term review of the Socio-economic Associations Study

  • Premiere of the TDRP documentary “Scoring for Peace” ( http://www.tdrp.net/scoringforpeace )

02 Oct 2013 description
report UN General Assembly

GA/11432

Sixty-eighth General Assembly
Plenary
23rd & 24th Meetings (AM & PM)

The world should not ease the pressure on Iran’s nuclear programme as that country positioned itself to “race across the red line” before the international community could prevent it from building nuclear bombs, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel said today as the General Assembly concluded its week-long general debate.

10 Sep 2013 description
report UN Security Council

I. Introduction

  1. The present report is submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2095 (2013) of 14 March 2013. It covers major political and security developments, provides an overview of the humanitarian and human rights situation and outlines the activities of UNSMIL since the issuance of my report of 21 February 2013 (S/2013/104).
06 Sep 2013 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

• Un début de réponse se met en place pour venir en aide aux sinistrés des inondations

• Près de 3.000 d’hectares d’exploitations menacés par les ennemis des cultures à Dosso et Tahoua

• Le service de transport des migrants refoulés de Libye pourrait reprendre bientôt

21 Aug 2013 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Wheat import needs estimated around average levels

  • Recovery from the civil war observed although challenges remain

  • Food and fuel subsidy reform is being considered by the Government

29 Jul 2013 description
report Islamic Relief

Islamic Relief is helping refugees – who have been living in limbo in a camp – to integrate into life in Tunisia.

The refugees, who fled conflict which began in Libya two years ago, cannot return to the country or to their countries of origin.

Islamic Relief, with agreement from UNHCR, has been managing activity in Shousha camp since March 2011 and will wind down the camp late this year. Since January, we have been delivering services to 384 people not prioritised by the UNHCR for resettlement – who include Somalians, Eritrean, and Darfurians.

19 Jul 2013 description

1.Resume

L’environnement social, économique et politique du Niger est resté stable au cours des six premiers mois de l’année 2013. Par contre, les conditions sécuritaires se sont graduellement dégradées avec deux attentats terroristes perpétrés durant le mois de mai contre une garnison militaire et des intérêts français dans le nord du pays (Agadez et Arlit), ainsi que l’évasion, en juin 2013, d’une vingtaine de détenus de la prison civile de Niamey, dont un présumé terroriste très dangereux.

05 Jul 2013 description
report UN Security Council

Summary

The present report on measuring the effectiveness of the support provided by the United Nations system for the promotion of the rule of law in conflict and postconflict situations is submitted in response to the request of the Security Council contained in S/PRST/2012/1.

04 Jul 2013 description

CHOUCHA CAMP, Tunisia, July 2 (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency has completed the transfer of its services and activities for people of concern out of the Choucha transit camp in southern Tunisia to nearby urban areas.

In late June, more than 600 refugees were living in the southern Tunisian towns of Ben Gardane and Medenine. Around 300 refugees have declined assistance in urban areas.

02 Jul 2013 description

A la fin juin, plus de 600 réfugiés vivaient dans les villes de Ben Gardane et Médenine au sud de la Tunisie. Environ 300 réfugiés n'ont pas souhaité bénéficier d'une assistance en milieu urbain.