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19 Dec 2018 description

Ce 13 décembre, l’Unité Genre de la MINUSMA a organisé la cinquième édition de la Journée Portes Ouvertes sur la résolution 1325 (2000) du Conseil de sécurité des Nations Unies portant sur "Femmes, paix et sécurité". Le thème de la Journée Portes ouvertes était : « Participation des femmes au processus de paix : un défi à relever ». Cette journée est un rendez-vous annuel qui permet aux femmes de renforcer la mise en œuvre de cette résolution 1325 (2000).

18 Dec 2018 description
report Human Rights Watch

Judicial Inquiries, Arrests First Steps Toward Prosecuting Those Responsible

18 Dec 2018 description

Key developments in Africa in the week of December 9th include the show of force by Boko Haram suicide attackers in Cameroon, the election-related violence in the DRC and Somalia, and continued rise in protests in Northern Africa.

18 Dec 2018 description

Introduction

En novembre, le Mécanisme de Suivi des Migrations Mixtes (4Mi) a interrogé 163 réfugiés et migrants au Burkina Faso, dont 62 à Bobo Dioulasso, 60 à Dori et 41 à Kantchari.

Profils

110 hommes et 53 femmes ont été interrogés, originaires de 17 pays en Afrique de l’Ouest et Centrale, principalement le Burkina Faso, le Mali et la Gambie. L’âge moyen des répondants était de 27 ans.

18 Dec 2018 description

Introduction

En octobre, le Mécanisme de Suivi des Migrations Mixtes (4Mi) a interrogé 156 réfugiés et migrants au Burkina Faso, dont 58 à Bobo Dioulasso, 58 à Dori et 40 à Kantchari.

Profils

105 hommes et 51 femmes ont été interrogés, originaires de 18 pays en Afrique de l’Ouest et Centrale, principalement le Burkina Faso, le Mali et la Gambie. L’âge moyen des répondants était de 28 ans.

18 Dec 2018 description
report European Union

Today, the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) published a Country of Origin Information (COI) Country Focus Report on Mali. The report provides an overview on selected topics on Mali, relevant for the international protection status determination of Malian applicants. In the last three years, nearly 29 000 Malian applications were registered in the EU+ countries.

18 Dec 2018 description

Over the last week, at least 48 civilians have reportedly been killed and three injured by members of a radical armed group in three localities around Menaka (near the border with Niger). Civilians are increasingly the victims of fighting between armed groups in Northern Mali.

In Central Mali, there has been a sharp increase in inter-community violence, leading to frequent population displacement.

18 Dec 2018 description

La Mission multidimensionnelle intégrée des Nations unies pour la stabilisation au Mali (MINUSMA) et le Haut-Commissariat des Nations unies aux droits de l’homme (HCDH), publient aujourd’hui un rapport conjoint sur les abus graves des droits de l’homme, commis dans le village de Koumaga (commune de Femayé, cercle de Djenné, région de Mopti au centre du Mali) les 23, 24 et 25 juin 2018.

18 Dec 2018 description

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 58 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

  • Lassa fever in Benin

  • Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

  • Yellow fever in Nigeria

  • Measles in Madagascar.

18 Dec 2018 description
report Insecurity Insight

Threats and violence affecting emergency care

Africa

South Africa

15 November 2018: In Randfontein city, West Rand district, Gauteng province, emergency workers staged a sit-in at the premises of the West Rand District Municipality over serious financial woes, putting a fleet of emergency vehicles, several fire engines and community safety vehicles under lockdown. Source: News 24

Asia

India

18 Dec 2018 description
report Insecurity Insight

Threats and incidents of violence against educational facilities, teachers and students

AFRICA

Burkina Faso

12 November 2018: In Toulfé village, Loroum province, four armed men on motorcycles stormed into the General Education College, where they threatened and lashed teachers before ordering them to leave the school premises. This incident created panic within the facility and beyond, forcing surrounding primary schools to shut down. Source: Aouaga

18 Dec 2018 description

Du 10 au 12 décembre, la MINUSMA, à travers sa composante police (UNPOL) et la Section des Affaires Judiciaires et Pénitentiaires de Gao, a facilité des journées d’échanges entre les acteurs de la chaîne pénale et des membres de la société civile en partenariat, avec l’organisation intergouvernementale International Development Law Organisation (IDLO).

17 Dec 2018 description

Malgré les bonnes productions, l’insécurité civile persistante maintien de nombreuses zones en insécurité alimentaire

Key Messages

17 Dec 2018 description

NEW YORK/BRUSSELS, 14 December 2018

The European Union and the United Nations approve €260 million in funding to eliminate violence against women and girls in 13 African and Latin American countries.

The Spotlight Initiative’s Operational Steering Committee has approved national programmes to eliminate violence against women and girls in Argentina, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mexico, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Uganda and Zimbabwe.

17 Dec 2018 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The IRC’s Watchlist 2019 highlights the countries we believe are at greatest risk of experiencing the worst humanitarian crises over the coming year.

17 Dec 2018 description

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

VIOLENCE AGAINST AID WORKERS PERSISTS

Twenty-one incidents against aid workers were recorded in November. They included robberies, threats, physical assault and abduction. Across the country, 363 violent incidents against humanitarian organizations were reported between January and November, and more than 25 aid groups were forced to suspend operations due to armed attacks and insecurity. Two-thirds of the incidents were robberies, breaks-in, lootings and carjacking.

CHAD

17 Dec 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

As of October 2018, the number of internally displaced persons raised to 77,046, due to both armed and inter-community conflicts, mainly in Segou, Mopti, Timbuktu and Menaka regions.

Nutrition: Some 29,652 children under 5 were newly admitted for SAM treatment 4,280 during the reporting period, including children with medical complications.

17 Dec 2018 description

Regional Flow Monitoring Network

30 FMPs and nine mobile FMPs are currently operational in seven countries.

In Burkina Faso, data was collected from five FMPs during the month of October 2018. An average of 1,117 individuals were observed crossing Flow Monitoring Points daily - a slight decrease of three per cent from the September figures.