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10 Sep 2019 description

Palanca – Over three million people crossing the Ukraine–Moldova border yearly will benefit from improvements to the Ukraine–Moldova border crossing point in Palanca (Moldova), which came on stream on 6 September.

Jointly operated by the border authorities of Ukraine and the Republic of Moldova, the new Contact Point ensures real time exchange of data on persons and vehicles crossing the border, alert lists, emergency situations, and other issues. The Contact Point was equipped and refurbished by IOM with EUR 60,000 funding from the European Union.

27 Aug 2019 description
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The PRIF Dataset on Humanitarian Military Interventions since 1945

16 Jul 2019 description
report United Nations

DSG/SM/1307-DEV/3404
15 JULY 2019

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohamed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the high-level partner event of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)-Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs Joint Programme on Building National Capacities for Conflict Prevention, in New York today:

It is a great pleasure to be here with His Excellency Khemaies Jhinaoui, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Tunisia, and to welcome so many distinguished guests. 

03 Jun 2019 description

Summary of major revisions made to emergency plan of action:

A recommendation to conduct post-distribution monitoring to properly evaluate the implementation of operation was suggested after RDRT mission in Moldova in March 2019. The post-distribution monitoring will be done by Moldova Red Cross during week 2-3 of June 2019. The timeframe of the DREF operation is therefore extended by one month to implement the post-distribution monitoring mission. The operation is fully implemented. No new funds allocation is required.

29 Mar 2019 description

Over 700 political violence and protest events spread across Romania, Moldova, and Belarus have been recorded in 2018 and since. Most of these events have been protests, and most have occurred without violence or intervention. While the highest number of protest events overall were recorded in Romania, the highest level of violence and intervention against protesters proportionally occurred in Belarus.

11 Mar 2019 description

OVERVIEW

  • Natural hazards, such as droughts, earthquakes, floods, wildfires, and extreme winter weather, affect a range of countries in Europe, the Middle East, and Central Asia (EMCA). Protracted conflict and limited governmental disaster management capacity in many EMCA countries compound the risks associated with natural disasters. Furthermore, environmental degradation and rapid urban growth in some countries have led to overcrowding and settlement in hazard-prone areas.

08 Mar 2019 description

VIENNA, 8 March 2019 – Greater efforts are needed to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls occurring both in private and public life, which prevents them from being full and equal participants in society, said OSCE senior officials on the occasion of International Women’s Day.

08 Mar 2019 description

Executive summary

What is this report about?

This report presents the cross-regional, comparable findings of the OSCE-led Survey on the Well-being and Safety of Women, which was implemented in 2018 in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia, Moldova and Ukraine. The research was also conducted in Kosovo.

04 Mar 2019 description
report UN Children's Fund

En Ucrania, Filipinas y Brasil se registraron los mayores aumentos de casos de sarampión entre 2017 y 2018. Solamente en Ucrania se registraron 35.120 casos de sarampión en 2018. Según el gobierno, otras 24.042 personas contrajeron la infección solamente en los dos primeros meses de 2019. En Filipinas, en lo que va de año, se han registrado 12.736 casos de sarampión y 203 muertes777, en comparación con los 15.599 casos que se produjeron durante todo el año en 2018.

02 Mar 2019 description
report UN Children's Fund

En 2018, les trois quarts de l’augmentation totale des cas de rougeole concernaient dix pays, avec notamment des épidémies importantes au Brésil, à Madagascar, aux Philippines, en Ukraine et au Yémen.

NEW YORK, le 1er mars 2019 – Le nombre de cas de rougeole dans le monde atteint des niveaux préoccupants, en particulier dans dix pays qui représentent plus de 74 % de l’augmentation totale et dans plusieurs autres où l’on considérait jusqu’ici que la maladie avait disparu, avertit l’UNICEF aujourd’hui.

01 Mar 2019 description
report UN Children's Fund

Ten countries accounted for approximately three-quarters of the total increase in measles in 2018, including significant outbreaks in Brazil, Madagascar, the Philippines, Ukraine, and Yemen

NEW YORK, 1 March 2019 – UNICEF warned today that global cases of measles are surging to alarmingly high levels, led by ten countries accounting for more than 74 per cent of the total increase, and several others that had previously been declared measles free.

Countries with ten highest increases in cases between 2017 & 2018[1]

07 Feb 2019 description

Protracted complex emergencies and natural disasters, including drought, earthquakes, floods, and wildfires, present significant challenges to vulnerable populations in Europe, the Middle East, and Central Asia (EMCA). Between FY 2009 and FY 2018, USAID’s Office of U.S.