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13 Dec 2017 description

La division des droits de l’Homme et de la Protection de la MINUSMA a organisé à Gao, ce lundi 11 décembre 2017, la célébration de la 70e journée internationale des droits de l’Homme. C’était en présence des associations de victimes, des organisations des droits de l’homme, des représentants régionaux de l’administration judiciaire, et de la Commission Vérité, Justice et Réconciliation.

12 Dec 2017 description

Créée en février 2017, la Force conjointe du G5 Sahel est une force de nouvelle génération dans un espace sahélien où se bousculent des initiatives militaires et diplomatiques parfois concurrentes. Il ne suffira pas de fournir des armes et de l’argent pour résoudre les crises sahéliennes. Pour atteindre ses objectifs, la force doit gagner la confiance des populations et des puissances régionales et obtenir leur soutien.

12 Dec 2017 description

Launched in February 2017, the G5 Sahel joint force is an experiment in a region crowded by sometimes-competing military and diplomatic initiatives. Weapons and money will not be enough to resolve the Sahel’s crises, so the force must win the trust and support of both local populations and regional powers.

12 Dec 2017 description

Highlights

• Preliminary results of the National Food and Nutrition Survey (ENSAN) 2017 indicate that one in four people are food insecure in Mali. The food security situation has particularly deteriorated in the conflict-affected regions of Kidal, Timbuktu and Mopti and remains high in Gao.

• Long-term collaboration in the field of social protection between WFP and the Ministry of Solidary and Humanitarian Action is now formalized with a memorandum of understanding signed in October 2017.

12 Dec 2017 description
report UN Women

Initiative aims to transform livelihoods of a million people by doubling their income in three years

Paris/New York – A new United Nations initiative, aimed at building the resilience of a million women and youth in the Sahel to climate impacts through smart agriculture, was launched today at the One Planet Summit. The launch coincides with a gathering of world leaders in the French capital to mark the anniversary of the landmark Paris Climate Change Agreement.

12 Dec 2017 description

Highlights

• Results of the Harmonized Framework revealed a deterioration of the food security situation in the country.

• The Country Programme 200163 has experienced persisting shortfall throughout the year. Efforts and progress made so far among schoolchildren and malnourished antiretroviral (ARV) clients could be jeopardized.

WFP Burkina Faso requires about USD 3.5 million to cover their food and nutrition needs over the next six months.

12 Dec 2017 description

Highlights

• According to the new Emergency Food Security and Nutrition Assessment (EFSNA) carried out in Diffa region in October, 211,500 people are food insecure and 255,000 people are at risk of becoming food insecure in the region.

• Due to recent increase in population movements along the Malian border, discussions are underway with UNHCR on the adequate strategy to adopt for the assistance to the Malian refugees

12 Dec 2017 description

REPUBLIQUE CENTRAFRICAINE

ACCES HUMANITAIRE RESTAURÉ À MOBAYE

Des groupes armés rivaux dans la ville de Mobaye, au sud du pays, ont accepté de cesser le feu, de libérer les routes principales et de permettre des opérations d'aide. L'assistance alimentaire, la protection civile et l'éducation sont les besoins humanitaires urgents. Une organisation humanitaire a déjà envoyé des approvisionnements médicaux à la ville où une alerte de potentielle crise nutritionnelle a été lancée.

NIGER

12 Dec 2017 description

CAMEROON

ATTACKS CLAIM 10 LIVES IN CRISIS-HIT REGION

At least 10 people were killed on 7 and 10 December in the South-West region, which along with the North-West, have been gripped by protests and violence against alleged Government marginalisation. More than 5,000 people have already fled to neighbouring Nigeria. There are fears that the figure could rise with the escalating tensions.

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

AID ACCESS IMPROVES IN MOBAYE

11 Dec 2017 description

Total arrivals (1 Jan - 10 Dec 2017): 117,332 Total arrivals (1 Jan - 10 Dec 2016): 175,244 Total arrivals 1 Dec - 10 Dec 2017 290 Total arrivals 1 Dec - 10 Dec 2016 2,236 Average daily arrivals in December 2017 so far: 29 Average daily arrivals in November 2017: 188 Dead and missing in 2017 (as of 10 Dec) 3,081 Dead and missing in 2016 (as of 10 Dec) 4,788 Dead and missing in 2016 5,096

11 Dec 2017 description

Key messages

↗ International prices of wheat and maize remained relatively stable in November, reflecting good supply conditions, while export quotations of rice strengthened amid increased buying interest and currency movements.

11 Dec 2017 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 50 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

  • Declaration of end of Marburg virus disease outbreak in Uganda
  • Influenza A H1N1 in Ghana
  • Listeriosis in South Africa
  • Cholera in Zambia
  • Dengue fever in Senegal
  • Humanitarian crisis in South Sudan.

11 Dec 2017 description

L’OIM travaille avec les autorités nationales, locales et des partenaires locaux, afin de mieux comprendre, connaître et analyser les mouvements migratoires à travers l’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre. Le suivi des flux de population (FMP) est une activité qui permet de quantifier et de qualifier les flux, les profils des migrants, les tendances et les routes migratoires sur un point d’entrée, de transit ou de sortie donné. En Guinée, quatre (4) points de suivi ont été installés depuis fin mars 2017 dans les localités frontalières avec Mali.

11 Dec 2017 description

TRENDS AND KEY FIGURES OBSERVED REGARDING MIGRATION TO, FROM AND WITHIN WEST AND CENTRAL AFRICA

Kouri mine and intra-regional movements

During the months of May and June 2017, approximately 4,000 individuals transited through the Flow Monitoring Point in Kouri and headed to Kalait. The city of Kouri is located in the Tibesti region, near the border with Libya. Most of these individuals were likely mine workers coming back from the northern area of Chad.

10 Dec 2017 description
report UN News Service

8 décembre 2017 – Le Secrétaire général des Nations Unies, António Guterres, a appelé vendredi les Etats à contribuer à hauteur de 1 milliard de dollars au Fonds central d'intervention d'urgence (CERF) - un fonds de l'ONU qui soutient les opérations humanitaires de secours dans le monde.

09 Dec 2017 description

(New York, 8 December 2017): Today, the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) hosted its annual high-level pledging conference for 2018. Thirty-six donors pledged US$383 million to the Fund to ensure urgent humanitarian aid reaches people in need whenever and wherever crises hit. CERF also reached a record high income of $504 million for 2017 through additional commitments made by donors.

09 Dec 2017 description
report UN Security Council

SC/13112

SECURITY COUNCIL
8129TH MEETING (PM)

Mali’s Permanent Representative Expresses Regret over Lack of Chapter VII Mandate

The Security Council today welcomed the steady and rapid progress achieved in making the joint force of the Group of Five Sahel States (G5 Sahel) functional, including through fulfilment of its initial operational capacity on 17 October.