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05 Nov 2018 description

Animal health emergencies continue to erupt around the world at an ever-increasing pace. Increased global travel, human migration and informal trade of animals and animal products continue to intensify the risk of disease spread. Infectious diseases and other animal health threats have the potential to move rapidly within a country or around the world leading to severe socio-economic and public health consequences. For zoonoses that develop the ability for human to human transmission, an early response to an animal health emergency could prevent the next pandemic.

01 Jun 2018 description

Global Overview MAY 2018

11 May 2018 description

NOUAKCHOTT- Le gouvernement du Japon a annoncé une contribution de 2 millions de dollars à l'Organisation internationale pour les migrations et au Programme alimentaire mondial des Nations Unies pour mettre en œuvre des activités de protection des réfugiés maliens, aider les communautés locales et soutenir les autorités frontalières du sud-est de la Mauritanie.

02 May 2018 description

Global Overview APRIL 2018

14 Mar 2018 description

YOKOHAMA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed the announcement of a US$72.3 million contribution from the Government of Japan. The generous infusion of funding will enable WFP to provide vital food and nutrition assistance in 23 countries across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.

13 Mar 2018 description

Tokyo – The Government of Japan has donated USD 30.5 million to support IOM, the UN Migration Agency, in its 2018 operations – assisting vulnerable migrants such as displaced persons, refugees, returnees and affected communities, in the midst of various conflicts and crises continuing around the world. With this donation, Japan will also support increasing the capacity of various governments in their humanitarian border management efforts.

28 Dec 2017 description

NOUAKCHOTT – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes contributions from Canada, the European Union (ECHO), Germany, Japan, Spain and the United States Food for Peace (USAID/FFP), which have sustained assistance to refugees in Mauritania in 2017. The US$11.7 million in funding has allowed the agency to provide uninterrupted support to some 52,000 Malian refugees in Mbera camp.

26 Oct 2017 description

The global burden of Improvised Explosive Devices

Iain Overton and Jennifer Dathan

There is no day that goes past without the impact of an improvised explosive device (IED) making headlines around the world. Of all explosive weapons used, the IED is the most widespread, the most harmful and the most pernicious. Based on the belief that to overcome a problem, we must first understand it, this monitor is a small step in seeking to address the terrible realities of today.
It is a monitor that is, also, a response to a call to action.

17 Oct 2017 description
report European Union

On Monday 16 October 2017 the Council adopted the EU Annual Report on Human Rights And Democracy in the World in 2016.

2016 was a challenging year for human rights and democracy, with a shrinking space for civil society and complex humanitarian and political crises emerging. In this context, the European Union showed leadership and remained strongly committed to promote and protect human rights and democracy across the world.

24 May 2017 description

Le Gouvernement Japonais a fourni 6 millions de dollars US pour soutenir les efforts humanitaires de trois agences des Nations Unies en Mauritanie : le Haut-Commissariat des Nations Unies pour les Réfugiés (UNHCR), le Programme Alimentaire Mondial (PAM) et l'Organisation Internationale pour les Migrations (OIM).

23 May 2017 description

The Government of Japan has provided US$6 million for the humanitarian efforts of three United Nations agencies in Mauritania: the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the World Food Programme (WFP) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

24 Feb 2017 description

The Government of Japan has allocated USD 34.3 million to support IOM’s operations to assist vulnerable migrants including displaced persons, refugees, returnees and affected communities around the world in 2017.

The funding will also contribute to increasing the capacity of various governments in humanitarian border management to cope with displacement resulting from conflicts and to enhance security.

13 Feb 2017 description

YOKOHAMA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed the announcement last week of a US$85.2 million cash contribution from the Government of Japan. The donation will enable WFP to provide vital food and nutrition assistance in 33 countries across Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

01 Dec 2016 description

Global Overview NOVEMBER 2016

28 Nov 2016 description

Mauritania - La Mauritanie a ouvert un nouveau poste-frontière avec le Mali à Fassala Néré, à l’extrême sud-est du pays. L’inauguration du poste, qui a été construit par l’OIM dans la région d’Hodh ech Chargui, a eu lieu en présence de hauts responsables des autorités locales et de l’Ambassadeur du Japon en Mauritanie, Hisatsugu Shimizu.

25 Nov 2016 description

L’Ambassadeur du Japon en Mauritanie, S.E.M. Hisatsugu Shimizu, a visité le camp de Mbera du 21 au 23 novembre pour établir un premier compte rendu des interventions d’assistance aux réfugiés maliens en Mauritanie, financées par le Japon et menées par le Haut-Commissariat des Nations unies pour les réfugiés (UNHCR) et le Programme alimentaire mondial (PAM).

25 Nov 2016 description

Mauritania - Mauritania has opened a new border post with Mali at Fassala Néré in the far southeast of the country. The inauguration of the post, which was built by IOM in the Hodh ech Chargui region, was attended by high ranking local authorities and Japan’s Ambassador to Mauritania Hisatsugu Shimizu.

The building is part of a Japanese-funded regional IOM project Coordinated Border Management in Niger, Mali, Mauritania and Burkina Faso, which has also constructed and equipped a border post at Doueinkara.

24 Nov 2016 description

NOUAKCHOTT - The Ambassador of Japan to Mauritania, H.E. Hisatsugu Shimizu, visited Mbera camp from 21 to 23 November to have a first-hand account of Japan-funded interventions carried out by the United Nations’ High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the World Food Programme (WFP) to assist Malian refugees in Mauritania. The Ambassador also attended the inauguration of a Mali-Mauritania border post – a Japanese-funded project, built by the International Organisation for Migration and aimed at strengthening security in the area.