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26 Jan 2020 description

Joint action for decent work andlong-term solutions for refugees and other forcibly displaced persons

The ILO, the UN agency for the world of work, and UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, are collaborating closely to address the challenges related to large scale displacement by making access to decent work and productive employment an essential component of sustainable response strategies for host communities, refugees, and other forcibly displaced persons.

21 Jan 2020 description

Overview

The Early Warning Early Action (EWEA) Report on Food Security and Agriculture is produced by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). It provides a quarterly forward-looking analysis of major disaster risks to food security and agriculture, specifically highlighting:

  • potential new emergencies resulting from imminent disaster threats

  • new developments in countries already affected by protracted crises which are likely to cause a further deterioration of food insecurity

16 Jan 2020 description

R2P Monitor is a bimonthly bulletin applying the atrocity prevention lens to populations at risk of mass atrocities around the world. Issue 49 looks at developments in Afghanistan, China, Myanmar (Burma), Syria, Yemen, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mali and Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Iraq, Libya, Nigeria, South Sudan and Venezuela.

15 Jan 2020 description
report The Grand Bargain

These are a few examples of implementation of the Grand Bargain commitments by the Signatories at country level in 2018. The examples have been extracted from the Grand Bargain Annual Independent Report 2019 and are not exhaustive. They have been reported by the Signatories as their contributions to the Grand Bargain efforts.

07 Jan 2020 description

Watchlist 2020 highlights the countries where the IRC assesses there to be the greatest risk of a major deterioration in the humanitarian situation in the coming year.

The countries on Watchlist 2020 have changed little since last year, underscoring both the protracted nature of many of these crises and collective failure of the international community to resolve their root causes. In many cases, constraints on humanitarian access contribute to the already precarious conditions of Watchlist 2020 countries.

02 Jan 2020 description

ARMED CONFLICT WILL FUEL HUMANITARIAN CRISES IN 2020

*BY AMBASSADOR DANIEL V. SPECKHARD, PRESIDENT & CEO, LUTHERAN WORLD RELIEF AND *IMA WORLD HEALTH

The humanitarian outlook for 2020 and beyond forecasts a situation that is both complex and insecure, even as global development gains bring millions out of extreme poverty.

20 Dec 2019 description

Spain continues to be the third largest recipient of asylum applications in Europe this year. Since 1 January 2019, Spain received 107,542 asylum applications, a 110% increase compared to the same period. (Figures as of 31 November 2019)

05 Dec 2019 description

World food prices jump in November

Meat and vegetable oils lead FAO Food Price Index upwards, while cereal prices dip amid record output even as weather weighs in Africa

5 December 2019, Rome - World food prices rose significantly in November, reaching their highest point in more than two years, driven by jumps in the international prices of meat products and vegetable oils.

04 Dec 2019 description
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  • A record 168 million people worldwide will need humanitarian assistance and protection in 2020.

  • Protracted conflicts, extreme weather events and crumbling economies have pushed millions to the brink of survival.

  • Humanitarian organizations today present their plans for how to respond and what it will cost.

04 Dec 2019 description
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Recent trends and challenges
In 2019, many more people needed humanitarian assistance than we had forecast, largely because of conflicts and extreme climate events. Donors provided a record $16 billion for inter-agency appeals between January and November 2019.

02 Dec 2019 description

Introduction

Each year we take stock of our work and put together an annual report – you may have noticed we have published a variety of formats and layouts over the years, very much reflecting our own internal learning and evolution.

02 Dec 2019 description

Arrivals to Europe between January and June 2019

Between January and June 2019, 8,236 children arrived in Greece, Spain, Italy and Bulgaria, of whom 2,794 (34%) were unaccompanied or separated children (UASC). Overall, arrivals of children in the first half of 2019 decreased by 21% compared to the same period in 2018.

Greece

25 Nov 2019 description
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RÉSUMÉ

Dans les situations de conflit à travers le monde, l’accès des enfants à l’éducation ainsi que le potentiel correspondant de l’éducation à élargir leurs perspectives de vie sont profondément compromis par les attaques contre l’éducation ainsi que l’utilisation militaire des écoles. L’impact des attaques contre l’éducation est dévastateur pour tous les enfants, mais les garçons et les filles sont souvent confrontés à des risques différents et peuvent nécessiter des réponses différentes afin de soutenir leur rétablissement et leur retour à l’éducation.

25 Nov 2019 description
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Girls Targeted When Schools Attacked, Impacting Lives, Education

Endorse and Use Safe Schools Declaration to Eliminate Violence Against Women

(New York, November 25, 2019) – In conflicts around the world, female students and educators suffer horrific acts of violence within their schools and universities, including rape, forced marriage, and sexual slavery, said the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack (GCPEA) in a report released on the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

15 Nov 2019 description

The Responsibility to Protect (R2P) is a global norm, unanimously adopted by heads of state and government at the 2005 UN World Summit, aimed at preventing and halting Genocide, War Crimes, Ethnic Cleansing and Crimes Against Humanity. R2P stipulates that:

  • Every State has the Responsibility to Protect its populations from the four mass atrocity crimes (Pillar I).

  • The wider international community has the responsibility to encourageand assist individual States in meeting that responsibility (Pillar II).

14 Nov 2019 description
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The Global Humanitarian Overview published on 4 December 2018 announced funding requirements of $21.9 billion for 21 Humanitarian Response Plans (HRP) and the Venezuela Regional Refugee and Migrant Response Plan. By the end of October 2019, requirements had reached $26.5 billion.

As at the end of October, 148.7 million people are estimated to be in need in 58 countries. The plans aim to collectively provide aid to 109 million people.

05 Nov 2019 description

The second publication of the annual Mixed Migration Review by the Mixed Migration Centre offers updates on global mixed migration trends and policy events while examining future trends and expectations in a wide range of sectors and their impact on mixed migration. The Keeping track and Managing flows sections respectively set out the year’s key mixed migration trends across the globe and summarise selected policy and legislative developments.

31 Oct 2019 description

Key findings:

  • Eritrea, Syria, and Yemen are the countries with the most critical access constraints.

  • More than 20 countries are facing high or very high access constraints.

  • Bangladesh, Cameroon, Mali, Niger, and Sudan are the countries where access has deteriorated the most since our last access report released in May 2019.

  • Physical constraints and restriction of access to services are the most common access challenges.

Introduction

28 Oct 2019 description
report UN General Assembly

Asamblea General
Documentos Oficiales
Septuagésimo cuarto período de sesiones
Suplemento núm. 12 (A/74/12)

I. Introducción