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18 Nov 2017 description

The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 12-18 November 2017 and includes updates on Legionnaires' disease, influenza, West Nile fever, chikungunya, yellow fever, plague, monkeypox, marburg virus disease, malaria and cholera.

30 Sep 2017 description
report Insecurity Insight

Security Incidents



13 September 2017: In Bujumbura, six armed men broke into the compound of the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), and assaulted a security guard.

Source: Iwacu English News


31 Jul 2017 description

The international debate packages the problem neatly, but offers few solutions for Africa.


Combating human trafficking has become one of the biggest global challenges, attracting high-level pledges of support from world leaders, especially in the West.

10 May 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund


  • From January until the end of March 2017, 276,238 children, under the age of five years, have been screened for acute malnutrition, of which 19,151 children with severe acute malnutrition were admitted to nutrition treatment programmes.

  • UNICEF, in partnership with CARE, has built 26 Tarp-a-tents as temporary learning spaces (TLS) benefiting 2,600 children affected by Tropical Cyclone Dineo which made landfall in Inhambane.

17 Mar 2017 description

​The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 12-18 March 2017 and includes updates on cholera, measles and Legionnaires disease.

10 Nov 2016 description

This update presents key internal displacement developments and policy updates from 20 October to 2 November 2016.

13 Jun 2016 description

In a wide-ranging opening speech to the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein sheds a light on "preventable calamities" and worrying trends in human rights around the world, including detailed concerns about the situation in more than 50 countries

Distinguished President of the Council,
Colleagues and friends

27 Jan 2016 description

Genetic diversity of livestock can help feed a hotter, harsher world

Despite growing interest in safeguarding biodiversity of livestock and poultry,genetic erosion continues

17 Mar 2015 description


Migration has been and always will be a fact of life; we have to ensure that it is also a safe process that does not negatively impact the health of migrants and host communities. Population mobility influences, guides and supports economic and social development, social stability, and the greater integration of global processes in countries of origin, transit, destination and return. The healthier migrants are, the more efficient and balanced the future of our integrated and globalized world will be.

02 Jan 2014 description

This volume is the third of an annual series, which aims to provide the reader with regularly-updated assessments on the changing nature and dynamics of environmental migration throughout the world. The idea for it stemmed from the course 'Environment and Migration', taught at the Paris School of International Affairs (PSIA) of Sciences Po. The course, which is thought to be the first of its kind in the world, examines the complex relationship between environmental change and migration flows. The best of these papers have been selected and edited, and are presented in this volume.

11 Feb 2013 description
report Government of Italy

The Italian government has donated €200,000 for the victims of flooding in the province of Gaza in southern Mozambique. In a communiqué issued by the Embassy of Italy in Maputo, the Italian government announced its intention to make the donation available through the World Food Program (WFP) in response to the recent flooding that has hit that Mozambican province particularly hard.

Food security

18 Jun 2012 description

Britain will help millions of the poorest farmers across Africa to use innovative technology to boost food security and nutrition through a scheme backed by other world leaders, the World Bank and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

03 Jan 2012 description
report Government of Italy

03 January 2012

To provide access to safe healthcare to mothers and newborns is the aim of a project for the city of Beira in Mozambique designed by the NGO known as Doctors with Africa CUAMM. The Italian Cooperation has decided to finance the project, entitled “Maternal and neonatal health in the district of Beira” with a contribution of €500,000.

To read more select ITALIANO at the top of the page.

06 Oct 2011 description


62nd Meeting
3 – 7 October 2011

Agenda Item 5 (a)

Mr. Chair, Ladies and Gentlemen,

This statement has been drafted in consultation with, and is delivered on behalf of, a wide range of NGOs and aims to reflect the diversity of views within the NGO community.

10 May 2011 description
report Government of Italy

10 May 2011

The new hospital in Caia (district to the north-west of Beira, capital of Sofala Province and Mozambique’s second city) will soon be opening its doors. The imminent opening is thanks to the agreement signed on 7 May 2011 at the Provincial Government headquarters in Beira, by President of the Autonomous Province of Trento, Lorenzo Dellai, Italian Ambassador, Carlo Lo Cascio, and the Governor of Sofala Province, Carvalho Muaria.