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13 Sep 2017 description

Notre action au Mali, de janvier à juin 2017

Tour d'horizon de nos principales activités au Mali durant le premier semestre 2017.

  • Plus de 30 000 personnes déplacées, résidentes et/ou retournées, ont reçu des articles ménagers de première nécessité

  • Plus de 3 500 familles d'agriculteurs et plus près de 450 pêcheurs ont reçu des semences et/ou des matériels agricoles et halieutiques. Plus de 43 000 familles d'éleveurs ont vu leurs bétails vaccinés contre la pneumonie contagieuse

12 Sep 2017 description

Sy Traoré, A., Torres, C. A panoply of policy instruments to promote sustainable food systems in West Africa. GREAT Insights Magazine, Volume 6, Issue 4. September/October 2017.

ECDPM’s Carmen Torres interviews ECOWAS Director Alain Sy Traoré, on how his organisation is seeking to use its new agricultural policy, ECOWAP 2015-2025, and various other policy tools, to promote agricultural development, food and nutrition security and the sustainability of food systems in West Africa.

12 Sep 2017 description
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RÉSUMÉ ANALYTIQUE

Jusqu’à trois quarts des enfants et des jeunes victimes de mauvais traitements, de traite et d’exploitation sur les routes migratoires de la mer Méditerranée – UNICEF, OIM

Les enfants d’Afrique subsaharienne sont davantage touchés que les autres groupes de migrants, une différence a priori liée à la discrimination et au racisme

Le rapport appelle l’Europe à ouvrir des voies de migration sécurisées et légales

12 Sep 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch

Des troupes du Mali et du Burkina Faso se sont livrées à des meurtres, des disparitions forcées et des actes de torture

12 Sep 2017 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Young migrants and refugees set out to escape harm or secure better futures – and face staggering risks in the process. For 17-year old Mohammad, who traveled through Libya to seek asylum in Italy, violence and persecution back home meant the choice was clear: “We risked our lives to come here,” he says, “we crossed a sea. We knew it is not safe, so we sacrificed. We do it, or we die.”

12 Sep 2017 description

Total arrivals (1 Jan - 10 Sep 2017): 100,273
Total arrivals (1 Jan - 10 Sep 2016): 124,478
Total arrivals 1 Sep - 10 Sep 2017: 1,119
Total arrivals 1 Sep - 10 Sep 2016: 9,410
Average daily arrivals in September 2017 so far: 112
Average daily arrivals in August 2017: 127
Dead and missing in 2017 (as of 10 Sep): 2,428
Dead and missing in 2016 (as of 10 Sep): 3,205
Dead and missing in 2016: 5,096

11 Sep 2017 description

IOM works with national and local authorities in order to gain better understanding of population movements throughout West and Central Africa. Flow Monitoring Points (FMPs) allow IOM to quantify and qualify migration flows, trends, and routes, at entry, transit or exit points (such as border crossing posts, bus stations, rest areas, police checkpoints and reception centers).
In Nigeria, two FMPs have been established since March 2017 (three locations in Kano and Sokoto each) as significant flow of migrants of different nationalities has been observed in the two States.

11 Sep 2017 description

Human Rights Council 36th session
Opening Statement by Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

11 September 2017

Distinguished President of the Council,
Excellencies,
Colleagues, Friends,

As I enter the final year of my current mandate – a year which I will discharge with vigour and determination – I wish to begin with a few short reflections drawn from the past three years.

11 Sep 2017 description

Overview

This weekly bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 45 events in the region. This week’s edition also covers key ongoing events, including:

• Cholera in Borno State, Nigeria

• Necrotising cellulitis/fasciitis in São Tomé and Príncipe

• Humanitarian crisis in the Central Africa Republic

• Cholera in the United Republic of Tanzania

• Cholera in Chad

• Dengue fever in Côte d’Ivoire.

11 Sep 2017 description

"This week, the Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters (BRACED) programme launched the Resilience Exchange, which presents experiences and learning from the first two years of working to build resilience across Africa and Asia.

11 Sep 2017 description
report UN Radio

Devant le Conseil des droits de l'homme, le Chef des droits de l'homme de l'ONU a regretté l'hypocrisie de certains États qui défendent les droits humains sur la scène internationale tout en les bafouant ouvertement chez eux. Lors de l'ouverture de cette 36e session de cet organe onusien basé à Genève, M. Zeid a demandé au Président du Conseil et aux États membres d'envisager d'exclure du Conseil des droits de l'homme les États coupables des pires violations des droits de l'homme.

11 Sep 2017 description

Au terme de sa visite au Mali, le Secrétaire général adjoint des Nations Unies, chargé de l’appui aux Missions, M. Atul Khare, s’est rendu à la Base opérationnelle de la MINUSMA, le 8 septembre à Bamako où, dès son arrivée, il a observé une minute de silence pour saluer la mémoire des Casques bleus tombés au service de la paix, devant le mémorial érigé pour leur rendre hommage.

09 Sep 2017 description

Le 7 Septembre, la MINUSMA remettait un projet à impact rapide au profit des populations du cercle de Kati. En deux mois, ce projet de presque 29 million de FCFA a permis l’installation de 4 forages dans les villages de Somabougou, Magnabougou, Tièsébougou, Tièkorobougou.

La cérémonie de remise officielle s’est déroulée à Somabougou, à 35 Km nord de Bamako, en présence des autorités locales et du Chef d’état-major de la MINUSMA, le Général Marc Ollier, venu pour l’occasion.

08 Sep 2017 description

Despite recent decreases in rainfall, torrential rains have caused flooding across sub-Saharan Africa

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Since early August, above-average seasonal rainfall caused flooding in some areas. With well above-average moisture conditions, additional rain in September may trigger flooding in parts of Senegal,
    The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, and Sierra Leone.

08 Sep 2017 description

Libya continues to be the main transit point for departure from North Africa towards Europe. As of 31 August 2017, the Libyan Coast Guard rescued/intercepted a total of 10,592 people in different locations along the Libyan coast. Since 1 January 2017, Libyan local authorities have recovered 400 bodies of people who drowned while attempting to cross the Mediterranean towards Europe.

08 Sep 2017 description

Bern, 08.09.2017 - The ICRC, with the support of Switzerland and other donor countries, is today launching an innovative model for financing humanitarian aid. The Programme for Humanitarian Impact Investments (PHII) is inspired by the concept of social impact bonds. This is a novel approach in the humanitarian field, with private investment helping to bring physical rehabilitation services to more people in need of such care. The PHII offers the ICRC a means to diversify and grow its funding base while limiting the financial risk incurred by public donors.

08 Sep 2017 description

Around the world, humanitarian needs are growing, and those needs will not disappear once the immediate crisis is over. The effects of conflict and catastrophe continue for decades, lifetimes even.

08 Sep 2017 description

Situation Générale en août 2017 Prévision jusqu'à’mi-octobre 2017

08 Sep 2017 description

Genève (CICR)– Le CICR a créé la toute première «obligation à impact humanitaire» afin de transformer la façon dont les services essentiels destinés aux personnes handicapées sont financés dans les pays touchés par des conflits.