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04 Apr 2017 description

UNDP’s cookbook highlights efforts to strengthen climate resilience & enhance food security across six countries

New York, 3 April 2017: UNDP launched a new cookbook looking at how climate change is affecting food security in developing countries and how communities are adapting their traditional recipes to survive.

The new cookbook, ‘Adaptive Farms, Resilient Tables’, was launched on Monday night in Brooklyn.

14 May 2015 description
report UN General Assembly

AG/AB/4155

Première partie de la reprise de session,
38e séance – matin
ASSEMBLÉE GÉNÉRALE
COUVERTURE DES RÉUNIONS

La Cinquième Commission chargée des questions administratives et budgétaires a examiné, ce matin, les projets de budget de neuf opérations de maintien de la paix pour l’exercice allant du 1er juillet 2015 au 30 juin 2016.

21 Jan 2013 description
report UN News Service

21 janvier 2013 – La Secrétaire générale adjointe aux affaires humanitaires, Valerie Amos, a annoncé lundi le versement de près de 100 millions de dollars par le Fonds central pour les interventions d'urgence (CERF) afin de renforcer les urgences humanitaires négligées dans 12 pays.

Il s'agit de l'Afghanistan, de l'Algérie, du Burundi, de la République populaire démocratique de Corée, de Djibouti, de l'Erythrée, de l'Éthiopie, d'Haïti, du Libéria, du Soudan, de l'Ouganda et du Yémen.

26 Dec 2012 description
report UN Radio

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Gros plan sur le maintien de la paix en 2012 avec quatre exemples à l'appui : ceux du Soudan, du Soudan du Sud, de la Côte d'Ivoire et d'Haïti, sans oublier les nouvelles tendances du maintien de la paix. Celles-ci consistent à revoir les chiffres à la baisse, ceux du personnel du maintien de la paix et des ressources déployées sur le terrain.

11 May 2012 description
report UN General Assembly

GA/AB/4029

Sixty-sixth General Assembly
Fifth Committee
33rd Meeting (AM)

As the Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) scrutinized the budget proposals today for 10 peacekeeping operations for the fiscal year 2012/13, several delegates argued against across-the-board cuts and warned that reductions in Haiti, Côte d’Ivoire, South Sudan and Kosovo could jeopardize the ability of the “blue helmets” in those countries to implement their mandates.

02 Feb 2012 description
report Irish Red Cross

Ireland Donates €70 Million to Emergency Appeals

It was announced today that Ireland has donated more than €70 million to Red Cross emergency appeals over the last 10 years. Speaking at the Irish Red Cross in Dublin, Annita Underlin - Director of the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent’s Europe Zone, said that, ‘the generosity of the Irish public has literally changed thousands if not millions of lives around the world’.

13 Sep 2011 description
report Logistics Cluster

Each week the Global Logistics Cluster Support Cell (GLCSC) provides an operational update of the activities of Logistics Clusters/Sectors in the field, together with the details of the latest publications on the Logistics Cluster website. The GLCSC is housed in the Logistics Division of the UN World Food Programme, the Global Logistics Cluster Lead. It is comprised of a diverse, multi-skilled group of logisticians drawn from ACF, Care International, WFP, WVI, and MSB (formerly SRSA).

12 Aug 2011 description

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Sudan: Massive atrocities and displacement in Southern Kordofan

21 Jun 2011 description
report Welthungerhilfe

Annual report: Review of 2010 - a year of disasters: the challenge of reconstruction in Pakistan and Haiti

16 May 2011 description
report UN General Assembly

GA/AB/3990

Sixty-fifth General Assembly
Fifth Committee
37th Meeting (AM)

Secretariat officials today laid out their financing proposals for the 2011/12 period for four peacekeeping operations — the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), United Nations Mission in the Sudan (UNMIS), the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) and support for African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) — to the Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) today at its second resumed session.

11 Apr 2011 description

By Linda Unger*

Stamford, Conn., April 12, 2011—During its semiannual board of directors meeting, the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) today approved significant funding to confront emergencies in Japan, Haiti, and Pakistan, and also advanced the process of defining a new vision for the organization.

23 Feb 2011 description
report UN General Assembly

AG/PKO/207

Comité spécial des opérations

de maintien de la paix

Session de fond de 2011

219e et 220e séances - matin et après-midi

De nombreuses délégations mettent l'accent sur la nécessité de définir des mandats « clairs et réalisables »

Le Comité spécial des opérations de maintien de la paix a achevé, aujourd'hui, le débat général de sa session de fond 2011, au cours duquel de nombreuses délégations ont insisté, en raison de la complexité croissante des missions, sur la nécessité de définir des mandats « clairs et réalisables » tenant compte des particularités …

22 Feb 2011 description

General Assembly

Sixty-fifth session

Agenda item 120

Strengthening of the United Nations system

Security Council

Sixty-sixth year

Summary

As communities emerge from conflict, they often face a critical shortage of capacities needed to secure a sustainable peace - the core capacities to run a government, to re-establish institutions of justice, to reintegrate demobilizing fighters, to revitalize the economy, to restore basic health and education, and many more.

The United Nations has seen success in humanitarian operations and peacekeeping, built on a strong …

22 Feb 2011 description

Asamblea General

Sexagésimo quinto período de sesiones

Tema 120 del programa

Fortalecimiento del sistema de las Naciones Unidas

Consejo de Seguridad

Sexagésimo sexto año

Resumen

Cuando las comunidades salen de un conflicto, muchas veces enfrentan una falta crítica de las capacidades necesarias para asegurar una paz sostenible: las capacidades esenciales para mantener un gobierno, restablecer instituciones de justicia, reintegrar a los combatientes desmovilizados, revitalizar la economía, restaurar servicios básicos de atención de la salud y educación, y muchos …

30 Dec 2010 description

Human Rights Council

Sixteenth session

Agenda item 2

Annual report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and reports of the Office of the High Commissioner and the Secretary-General

Summary

The present report provides an update of the activities undertaken by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) since its reports in 2010 to the Human Rights Council (A/HRC/13/26) and to the General Assembly (A/65/36). It focuses on implementation of the six thematic priorities established by the Office for 2010/11.

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30 Nov 2010 description

Informe del Observatorio de la Acción Humanitaria

Por sexto año consecutivo presentamos el Informe del Observatorio de la Acción Humanitaria, sobre la acción humanitaria española e internacional que realiza el IECAH en colaboración con Médicos Sin Fronteras- España (MSF-E). El informe que presentamos en esta ocasión abarca el año 2009 y hace también algunas referencias a lo acontecido hasta ahora en el año 2010.

21 Oct 2010 description

SPEECH/10/591

Kristalina Georgieva

European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response

Together we can make a difference: Europe's Partnerships in Service to Humanity

Annual Conference of European Commission's humanitarian partners - European Commission-Charlemagne Building

Brussels, 21 October 2010

Good morning, Ladies and Gentlemen, Dear colleagues,

It is a great honour to welcome you today to ECHO's annual partners' conference. It is …

05 Oct 2010 description

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE HIGH COMMISSIONER'S PROGRAMME

61st Meeting

4 - 8 October 2010

NGO Statement on General Debate

Agenda Item 4.

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.

We would like to open our intervention by congratulating the High Commissioner on his second term.