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08 Sep 2017 description

Geneva (ICRC) - The ICRC has created the world's first "Humanitarian Impact Bond" to help transform the way vital services for people with disabilities are financed in conflict-hit countries.

08 Sep 2017 description

Le système de santé mis en place au Mali a fortement contribué à l’amélioration de la santé des populations, ceci a été soutenu par des mesures au niveau institutionnel. Au fil du temps l’environnement a changé avec beaucoup de défis et d’enjeux liés non seulement aux déterminants de la santé et aux malades mais aussi au contexte de la démocratie et de la décentralisation. Aussi les communautés, les familles et les personnes participent incontournablement à la délivrance des prestations de santé et de nombreux processus y afférent.

08 Sep 2017 description

Journey of young Africans into violent extremism marked by poverty and deprivation: UNDP

Based on hundreds of interviews with extremists, first-of-its-kind study pinpoints key factors triggering decisions to join violent extremist groups in Africa

New York, États-Unis – Deprivation and marginalization, underpinned by weak governance, are primary forces driving young Africans into violent extremism, according to a comprehensive new study by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) – the first study of its kind.

07 Sep 2017 description

The State of Peace and Security in Africa (SPSA) is a background document prepared annually for the Tana High-Level Forum on Security in Africa. First published in 2014, it provides a succinct overview and analysis of the most salient conflict trends and offers a nuanced understanding of the efforts and responses that are designed to manage complex peace and security challenges on the continent.

07 Sep 2017 description

Monsieur Atul Khare, Secrétaire général adjoint des Nations Unies Chargé de l’appui aux Missions de terrain est arrivé, le 06 septembre 2017 à Gao, à la tête d’une forte délégation, parmi laquelle le Représentant spécial adjoint du Secrétaire général au Mali, M. Davidse Koen.

07 Sep 2017 description
report UN Security Council

SC/12980-PKO/666
6 SEPTEMBRE 2017

On trouvera ci-après le texte de la déclaration à la presse faite, aujourd’hui, par le Président du Conseil de sécurité pour le mois de septembre, M. Tekeda Alemu (Éthiopie):

06 Sep 2017 description
report UN News Service

6 September 2017 – Drone technology appears to be taking off at the United Nations, with unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) being used for various purposes, including in humanitarian, development and peacekeeping operations.

Although this technology is not a magic solution, “the promise of drones is really tremendous,” said Christopher Fabian, principal advisor on innovation at the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), in an interview with UN News.

For UNICEF and other humanitarian and development agencies, he said, drone technology can make a big difference in three ways.

06 Sep 2017 description
report UN Security Council

SC/12980-PKO/666

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Tekeda Alemu (Ethiopia):

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the attack against the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) near Aguelhoc, Mali, on 5 September 2017, which caused the death of two Chadian peacekeepers and injured two others.

06 Sep 2017 description

Au Sahel, les populations rurales dépendent en grande majorité de l’agriculture, secteur régulièrement affecté par les aléas climatiques. La production agricole, principalement basée sur l’agriculture pluviale et les systèmes extensifs d’élevage, reste fortement exposée aux risques climatiques. En particulier, les sécheresses récurrentes entraînent des déficits de production agricole et des pertes de bétail. L’impact est plus sévère sur les couches les plus pauvres et vulné-rables de la population, et affecte directement leur sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle.

06 Sep 2017 description
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Communication: Fifth Report on the operationalisation of the European Border and Coast Guard
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Communication: Seventh Report on the progress made in the implementation of the EU-Turkey Statement
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Communication: Seventh Report on the progress made in the implementation of the EU-Turkey Statement

European Commission - Press release

Brussels, 6 September 2017

In four progress reports adopted today, the Commission is calling on all parties to sustain and further accelerate the good progress made in managing irregular migration flows, protecting the EU external borders and supporting the frontline Member States under pressure.

06 Sep 2017 description

SG/SM/18665-PKO/66

La déclaration suivante a été communiquée aujourd’hui par le Porte-parole de M. António Guterres, Secrétaire général de l’ONU:

Le Secrétaire général condamne l’attaque perpétrée contre un convoi de la Mission multidimensionnelle intégrée des Nations Unies pour la stabilisation au Mali (MINUSMA). Cette attaque a coûté la vie à deux Casques bleus et deux autres ont été grièvement blessés.

Le Secrétaire général transmet ses profondes sympathies aux familles et aux proches des victimes, et souhaite un prompt rétablissement aux blessés.

06 Sep 2017 description
report UN General Assembly

Résumé

Le présent rapport, soumis en application de la résolution 71/315 de l’Assemblée générale, fait le point sur les progrès réalisés depuis la présentation du rapport du Secrétaire général sur les causes des conflits et la promotion d’une paix et d’un développement durables en Afrique (A/65/152-S/2010/526).

06 Sep 2017 description
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Summary

In the present report, submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolution 71/315, progress made since the submission of the report of the Secretary-General on the causes of conflict and the promotion of durable peace and sustainable development in Africa (A/65/152-S/2010/526) is reviewed.

06 Sep 2017 description

SG/SM/18665-PKO/665

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

The Secretary-General condemns the attacks carried out today against a convoy of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA). The attack resulted in the deaths of two peacekeepers and seriously injured two others.

The Secretary-General extends his condolences to the families and loved ones of the victims and wishes the injured a speedy recovery.

05 Sep 2017 description

314.0 M required for 2017

82.2 M contributions received, representing 26% of requirements

231.8 M funding gap for West Africa

All figures are displayed in USD

05 Sep 2017 description

89.6 M required for 2017

21.8 M contributions received, representing 24% of requirements

67.8 M funding gap for the Mali Situation

All figures are displayed in USD

05 Sep 2017 description
report UN Security Council

SC/12979

Security Council
8040th Meeting (AM)

Members Authorize New Committee, Panel of Experts to Review Alleged Violations

Targeting actors derailing the peace process in Mali, the Security Council decided unanimously today to impose sanctions and create a new committee and panel of experts to examine alleged violations.

05 Sep 2017 description

Full title of the project:

Productive safety nets as a tool to reinforce the resilience in the Sahel

Target areas:

Mali and Mauritania

Recipient:Regional AfricaDonor:Finland

Contribution:USD 1 274 302

13/04/2015-28/02/2017

Project code:OSRO/RAF/502/FIN

Objective:

To increase the resilience to shocks of vulnerable households in food-insecure regions in Mali and Mauritania.

Key partners: