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06 Sep 2016 description
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

This report draws on some recent operational experiences of the ICRC to describe the theory and practice of the ICRC’s approach to humanitarian assistance in protracted conflict. The ICRC spends about two thirds of its budget on protracted conflicts. The average length of time the ICRC has been present in the countries hosting its ten largest operations is more than 36 years. Protracted conflicts are a major source of human suffering and a cause of protracted displacement, migration and development reversals.

01 Dec 2015 description
infographic UN Development Programme

Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC)

Type: GHG emissions reduction and climate change mitigation policies and measures (projects) and GHG emission reduction expressed as a baseline scenario target (sectoral)

Commits to reduce the CO emissions from fossil fuels combustion for 30%, that is, for 36% at a higher level of ambition, by 2030 compared to the BAU scenario

28 Oct 2015 description

Lake Prespa in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia is one of only a handful of ancient freshwater lakes in the world, and its waters and wetlands are home to many plants and animals that are found nowhere else. It is a national treasure, as well as a crucial source of livelihoods for the 40,000 people who live and work in the region.

16 Mar 2015 description
Executive Summary

UNDP recognizes governance as a key unresolved issue in both the configuration and the reduction of disaster risk. With the aim of protecting development investments and ultimately building people’s resilience, UNDP has made strengthening disaster risk governance a cornerstone of its efforts to understand, reduce and manage risk.

04 Nov 2014 description

Overview

The present guidance aims to ensure that the health sector works with partners in the environment and other related communities, and follow a systematic process to:

04 Jun 2012 description

With the support of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and Global Water Partnership-Mediterranean, the first meeting of the Drin Core Group took place on 30 May 2012 in Ohrid, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. This was the first meeting of the Core Group as the official joint body according to the memorandum of understanding signed on 25 November 2011 in Tirana by the five Drin River Riparians — Albania, Greece, Kosovo (United Nations administered region under security council resolution 1244), Montenegro and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.

26 Sep 2011 description
report UN General Assembly

GA/11153

Sixty-sixth General Assembly
Plenary
22nd, 23rd & 24th Meetings (AM, PM & Night)

Leaders Can No Longer Use Sovereignty as ‘Wall to Violate Rights of Citizens’,
Some Say; Others Say Mediation Less Costly, Saves Lives, Aligns with UN Charter