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17 Oct 2017 description
report European Union

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.

13 Jun 2016 description

In a wide-ranging opening speech to the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein sheds a light on "preventable calamities" and worrying trends in human rights around the world, including detailed concerns about the situation in more than 50 countries

Distinguished President of the Council,
Director-General,
Excellencies
Colleagues and friends

01 Jul 2013 description

This report covers the period 01.01.2012 to 31.12.2012

Programme summary

11 Apr 2013 description
report UN General Assembly

AG/11355 Assemblée générale Soixante-septième Débat thématique - matin & après-midi

Avec l’expérience de ces 20 dernières années, la justice pénale internationale apparaît comme une contribution cruciale -mais insuffisante à elle seule- à la réconciliation

11 Apr 2013 description
report UN News Service

10 April 2013 – The United Nations General Assembly today held its first ever debate on the role of the international criminal justice system in reconciliation, with its president stressing the vital part it must play not just in looking back on past atrocities but in bringing former foes together to build a better and more inclusive tomorrow.

14 Jun 2012 description

This report covers the period 01/01/2011 to 31/12/2011.

In brief Examples of the CBF impact (more in annex):

Red Cross society of China, Hennan Province

After only two years of implementation of Intensified Capacity Building (ICB) in Hennan Province, the branch has recorded impressive achievements:

• The new structure benefitted 7,000 people through sustainable services

• Grassroots Red Cross organisations have increased from 90 to 3,100

• The number of volunteers increased from 10,000 to 30,000, and staff from 100 to 8,000

05 Dec 2009 description

Adovocacy Tool Kit

Overall situation

- In the past 100 years, the global average temperature has risen by about 0.74 degrees Celsius.

- The rate of change accelerated over the course of the 20th Century.

- Projections in temperature rise for the 21st century range from 2 to 4 degrees Celsius.

- It is very likely that this temperature rise is mainly caused by the emission of what are known as greenhouse gases, such as carbon dioxide (C02) and methane.

17 Nov 2009 description
report European Union

2974th EXTERNAL RELATIONS Council meeting

08 Feb 2005 description

Researched, written and published by the Humanitarian Policy Group at ODI

Paul Harvey

30 Jun 2002 description

Rebuilding health systems: an overview of the dilemmas
by Joanna Macrae, Humanitarian Policy Group, Overseas Development Initiative

07 Sep 2001 description

This report includes: (A) West and Central Asia Region: (1) Afghanistan, (2) Pakistan, (3) Iran (B) Asia Region: Cambodia (C) Latin America and Caribbean Region: (1) El Salvador, (2) Guatemala, (3) Nicaragua, (4) Peru, (5) Ecuador (D) East and Southern Africa Region: (1) Sudan, (2) Eritrea, (3) Burundi, (4) Tanzania, (5) Mozambique (E) Central Africa Region: (1) Angola, (2) Democratic Republic of Congo, (3) Republic of Congo (F) West Africa Region: (1) Liberia, (2) Guinea (G) Eastern Europe Region: (1) Balkans, (2) Russian Federation

29 Sep 2000 description

This report includes: (A) Asia Floods: Cambodia, Vietnam and Bangladesh (B) West and Central Asia Drought: Afghanistan, Pakistan, Georgia and Armenia (C) DPR Korea (D) Latin America: Nicaragua and Honduras (E) Horn of Africa Drought: Kenya, Ethiopia and Eritrea (F) Mozambique (G) Sierra Leone (H) Angola (I) Balkans: FR Yugoslavia: Kosovo, Serbia, Montenegro, FYRo Macedonia, Albania.