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04 Dec 2009 description

Paper presented by the Coalition to Stop the Use of Child Soldiers at the International Interdisciplinary Conference on Rehabilitation and Reintegration of War-Affected Children

22-23 October 2009 - Brussels, Belgium

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14 Oct 2009 description

In a preview of her annual report (document A/64/254), set for presentation to the General Assembly's Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) today, the Secretary-General's Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict acknowledged the momentum that the Organization had built over the past year to protect the rights of boys and girls enduring armed conflicts around the globe.

Radhika Cooomaraswamy told reporters gathered at a Headquarters press conference that headway was …

18 Sep 2009 description


Human Rights Council
AFTERNOON

The Human Rights Council this afternoon held a general debate on a series of reports by the United Nations Secretary-General and the High Commissioner for Human Rights and her Office, among which was a report by the Joint Inspection Unit concerning geographical representation among staff in the Office. It then held a general debate on the promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development.

16 Sep 2009 description


Human Rights Council
MORNING
16 September 2009

Hears Statement by the Federal Minister for Human Rights of Pakistan

The Human Rights Council this morning concluded its general debate on the High Commissioner's update on the situation of human rights around the world and held an interactive dialogue with the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for children and armed conflict. It also heard an address by the Federal Minister for Human Rights of Pakistan.

05 Aug 2009 description
report UN Security Council


CS/9724

Conseil de sécurité
6178e séance – matin & après-midi

À peine plus d'un mois après son dernier débat public sur la question, le Conseil de sécurité a repris aujourd'hui sa réflexion de fond sur les opérations de maintien de la paix des Nations Unies. Outre les 15 membres du Conseil, plus d'une vingtaine de délégations se sont exprimées au cours de cette séance, à l'issue de laquelle le Président du Conseil pour le mois d'août, l'Ambassadeur John Sawers du Royaume-Uni, a fait lecture d'une déclaration présidentielle.

05 Aug 2009 description
report UN Security Council


SC/9724

Security Council
6178th Meeting (AM & PM)

Speakers Also Call for More Transparent Consultations With Personnel Contributors, Improved Information-Sharing, Greater Coherence

Seeking to determine the future direction of peacekeeping at a time of growing complexity in United Nations operations, coupled with growing demand and scarce resources, the Security Council today continued its discussion of practical steps to "improve the preparation, planning, monitoring and evaluation, and completion" of peacekeeping missions.

30 Jun 2009 description

Introduction

El "Barómetro" es un informe trimestral editado en castellano, catalán y en inglés por el Programa de Conflictos y Construcción de Paz de la Escola de Cultura de Pau de la Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, que analiza los acontecimientos ocurridos en el mundo a lo largo del trimestre (abril-junio de 2009) a través de cinco apartados: conflictos armados, tensiones, procesos de paz, crisis humanitarias y dimensión de género en la construcción de la paz.

11 Jun 2009 description
report UN Children's Fund

Par Vivian Siu

NEW YORK, états-Unis, 11 juin 2009 - Le dernier jour de la session annuelle du Conseil d'administration de l'UNICEF a débuté sur une note sombre hier matin. La Directrice générale, Ann M. Veneman, a fait l'éloge de Perseveranda So, Chef de l'éducation au bureau de l'UNICEF d'Islamabad au Pakistan, qui a été tuée dans l'attentat à la bombe d'un hôtel de Peshawar, le 9 juin.

12 May 2009 description
report UN Children's Fund

NEW YORK, USA, 12 May 2009 - UNICEF is one of a wide range of development partners in the UN, academic, non-governmental and private sectors that today called on the world's governments to invest more in life-saving vitamins and minerals to prevent illness, blindness and mental disorders that result from vitamin deficiencies.

Released at the start of the 2009 Micronutrient Forum in Beijing, the partners' report emphasizes the need for improved delivery of fortified food and supplements.

05 May 2009 description

On 30 April, International Development Minister Mike Foster launched DFID's 5th Meeting our Promises update, sharing our 2008 achievements in water and sanitation. The External Water Forum - Water & Sanitation in a Changing Climate - took place at the Institute of Physics in London.

02 Mar 2009 description
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Burundi + 18 others
Water and war

Neutral and independent humanitarian action

06 Jun 2007 description
report UN General Assembly


AG/AB/3805

Cinquième Commission
Deuxième partie de la reprise de session
56e séance – matin

Plusieurs délégations s’interrogent sur les problèmes de coordination et d’unité de commandement que pourrait poser la création d’un département d’appui aux missions

06 Jun 2007 description
report UN General Assembly


GA/AB/3805

Sixty-first General Assembly
Fifth Committee
56th Meeting (AM)

The Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) this morning took up the Secretary-General’s wide-ranging proposals aimed at strengthening the capacity of the United Nations to mount and sustain peacekeeping operations in the face of their growing volume and complexity.

01 Jun 2007 description

El Alto Comisario de las Naciones Unidas para los Refugiados, Ant=F2nio Guterres, y la secretaria de Estado de Cooperación Internacional, Leire Pajín, acuerdan la futura puesta en marcha de un fondo de reserva para asistencia rápida a los refugiados en crisis humanitarias.

Madrid, 1 de junio de 2007. El Alto Comisario de las Naciones Unidas para los Refugiados, Ant=F2nio Guterres, y la Secretaria de Estado de Cooperación Internacional, Leire Pajín, firmaron hoy un documento de conclusiones que recoge las líneas generales de colaboración entre la Cooperación Española y el ACNUR.

28 Feb 2007 description

CrisisWatch:

- summarises briefly developments during the previous month in some 70 situations of current or potential conflict,

- listed alphabetically by region, providing references and links to more detailed information sources (all references mentioned are hyperlinked in the electronic version of this bulletin);

- assesses whether the overall situation in each case has, during the previous month, significantly deteriorated, significantly improved, or on balance remained more or less unchanged;

- alerts readers to situations where, in the coming month, there is a …

29 Nov 2006 description

The Global Appeal 2007

Introduction

UNHCR's Global Appeal is published yearly to alert governmental and private sector donors, Executive Committee (ExCom) members and Standing Committee observers, Governments and their Permanent Missions in Geneva, the UN Secretariat, UN agencies, intergovernmental agencies, NGOs, regional organizations and other institutions and interested individuals to the plight of millions of refugees and others of concern to UNHCR.

30 Mar 2006 description
report UN Children's Fund

NEW YORK, 30 March 2006 - The Government of Japan has announced it will donate US $76 million to UNICEF in support of its work in 15 countries.

A significant portion of the total, US $49 million, will be dedicated to UNICEF's effort to prevent the spread of avian influenza through communication, awareness campaigns, social mobilization and the procurement of supplies. The Democratic Republic of Congo, Liberia and Burundi will receive US $25 million following recent conflicts, to help restore social services and sustain peace.

15 Mar 2006 description

Pays d'Afrique des Grands Lacs à peine plus grand que la Bretagne, le Burundi est en proie à une insécurité alimentaire dite chronique qui précipite les plus vulnérables dans l'urgence au moindre choc. Elise Rodriguez, du service communication, revient du Burundi.

02 Dec 2005 description

Introduction

This Global Appeal is published to alert governmental and private sector donors, Executive Committee members and Standing Committee observers, Governments and their Permanent Missions in Geneva, the UN Secretariat, UN agencies, intergovernmental agencies, NGOs, regional organizations and other institutions and interested individuals to the plight of millions of refugees and other persons of concern falling within UNHCR's mandate.