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25 Jun 2018 description

The Human Rights Council in its midday meeting held a clustered interactive dialogue with Philip Alston, Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, and Cecilia Jimenez-Damary, Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons. The Council also heard a statement by Paul Oquist, Private Secretary for National Policy of Nicaragua.

24 Jun 2018 description
report UN News Service

Este martes 26 de junio llegará al país centroamericano un equipo de la Oficina del Alto Comisionado de la ONU para los Derechos Humanos.

La Oficina aseguró en un comunicado que los detalles de la visita habían sido entregados el sábado a a la Cancillería del país.

22 Jun 2018 description
report Human Rights Watch

Urge Ortega to Cease Repression, Dismantle Gangs

(Washington, DC) – The Organization of American States’ (OAS) member countries should strongly call on President Daniel Ortega of Nicaragua to dismantle pro-government armed gangs and cease abuses, Human Rights Watch said today. The ambassadors to the regional body will meet on June 22, 2018, for a session of the Permanent Council dedicated to discussing serious abuses in Nicaragua documented by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR).

22 Jun 2018 description

Nicaragua remains mired in an ongoing cycle of violence, despite numerous efforts by Nicaraguan civil society for national dialogue and calls from international organizations to stop the grave violations of human rights committed by state agents and affiliated groups.

21 Jun 2018 description

Hasta el momento se informa la expulsión de gases, cenizas, arena y algunas rocas

El volcán Telica registró en la mañana de este jueves una explosión en la que expulsó abundante gases, cenizas, arena y algunas rocas, y una columna que se elevó a 500 metros sobre el borde del cráter, de acuerdo con informes del Instituto Nicaragüense de Estudios Territoriales (Ineter).

20 Jun 2018 description

More UN peacekeepers killed while protecting civilians in Central African Republic (CAR)

20 Jun 2018 description

“La demanda extraordinaria por refugio es aquí, en San José”, declaró la Vicepresidenta y Canciller, Epsy Campbell.

En mayo y junio bajó ingreso de nicaraguenses a Costa Rica en comparación con los primeros meses del año, según datos oficiales.

Gobierno coordina cooperación internacional para fortalecer servicios de la Dirección General de Migración y Extranjería.

20 Jun 2018 description

Violence continues unabated across Nicaragua as a result of social unrest. The Red Cross reports six civilian deaths and some 40 wounded. Over 200 people, mostly civilians, have been killed over the past two months and more than 1 200 people have been wounded. DG ECHO has been providing life saving assistance through the national Red Cross in light of overstretched local response capacities.

18 Jun 2018 description
report Insecurity Insight

Sexual violence and abuse are beginning to be recognised as a major problem across the international aid industry. According to the ‘Report the Abuse’ survey, 86% of aid workers know a colleague who has experienced sexual violence associated with their work. Yet sexual violence in humanitarian settings is rarely reported as a security incident. Aid agencies are not reporting sexual violence numbers.

15 Jun 2018 description

Gulf of Guinea is abnormally dry, while areas of Kenya remain at risk for flooding

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Poorly-distributed rain during the March-May rainfall season has led to large moisture deficits in southeastern Tigray and eastern Amhara regions of Ethiopia.

  2. A slow onset to seasonal rainfall and consistent limited rain over the past several weeks has maintained moisture deficits and caused abnormal dryness over the Gulf of Guinea countries.

15 Jun 2018 description

PROJECTED FOOD ASSISTANCE NEEDS FOR DECEMBER 2018

14 Jun 2018 description

Washington D.C. - La Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (CIDH) expresa su alarma y profunda preocupación por la continuidad y el agravamiento de la violencia en Nicaragua, que ya ha cobrado la vida de 143 personas y que constituye una grave crisis de derechos humanos que debe ser atendida por el Estado nicaragüense con la máxima urgencia. Asimismo, la CIDH condena enérgicamente la agudización del uso excesivo de la fuerza estatal y la continuidad de los ataques por parte de actores parapoliciales y terceros armados, los cuales el Estado tiene la obligación de desmantelar.

14 Jun 2018 description
report SICA

13 de junio 2018: La región del Sistema de la Integración Centroamericana (SICA), contará con recursos por 88,1 millones de euros para impulsar inversiones que permitan mitigar los efectos del cambio climático y asegurar el desarrollo sostenible de la región.

La Iniciativa Fondo Verde para la Región SICA se llevará a cabo en el marco de la cooperación entre la Unión Europea, la Secretaría General del SICA, el Banco Centroamericano de Integración Económica (BCIE) y el Gobierno de la República Federal de Alemania.

14 Jun 2018 description

Ciudad de México – 32 funcionarios de 10 países que hacen parte de la Conferencia Regional sobre Migración (CRM), se reunieron esta semana (6-7/6) para fortalecer sus capacidades e intercambiar experiencias sobre la protección de personas migrantes en países afectados por desastres de origen natural.

14 Jun 2018 description

Nicaragua: el gobierno debe poner fin a la violencia y restablecer el diálogo político, piden expertos de la ONU

GINEBRA (14 de junio de 2018) - Expertos en derechos humanos de la ONU * piden el cese inmediato de la violencia y la represión en Nicaragua, para terminar con una crisis nacional de disturbios sociales y políticos que dura ya dos meses, y en la que al menos 148 personas han muerto y 1.337 han resultado heridas .

14 Jun 2018 description

GENEVA (14 June 2018) – UN human rights experts* are calling for an immediate halt to violence and repression in Nicaragua, to end a two-month national crisis of social and political unrest in which at least 148 people have been killed and 1,337 wounded.

“We are deeply disturbed by the sustained violence in Nicaragua since 18 April 2018. An immediate and coherent way forward has to be found through genuine political dialogue as a first step to effectively defusing the situation and bringing an end to the crisis,” the experts said in a joint statement.

14 Jun 2018 description
report Carter Center

Contacto: En Atlanta, Soyia Ellison, soyia.ellison@cartercenter.org

ATLANTA — El Centro Carter condena enérgicamente las violentas represalias y el uso excesivo de la fuerza contra los manifestantes en Nicaragua, y hace un llamado al gobierno para que cese todos los actos de violencia y represión y desmantele los grupos parapoliciales y las brigadas antidisturbios.

14 Jun 2018 description
report Carter Center

Contact: In Atlanta, Soyia Ellison, soyia.ellison@cartercenter.org

ATLANTA — The Carter Center strongly condemns the violent retaliation and excessive use of force against demonstrators in Nicaragua, and calls on the government to cease all acts of violence and repression and to dismantle para-police groups and riot squads.

09 Jun 2018 description

West Africa remains dry, while heavy rain is forecast over Kenya

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Poorly-distributed rain since late February has resulted in abnormal dryness across central and northeastern Ethiopia.

  2. A slow onset to seasonal rainfall across the southern Gulf of Guinea countries has led to strengthening moisture deficits throughout the region.

  3. Delays in seasonal rainfall across the southern Gulf of Guinea countries has led to strengthening moisture deficits throughout the region.