Appeals & Response Plans
- Sudan: Floods - Jul 2018
- Sudan: Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD) Outbreak - Jul 2017
- Sudan: Floods - Jun 2017
- Sudan: Floods - Jun 2016
- Sudan/South Sudan: Measles Outbreak - Mar 2015
- Sudan: Floods - Jul 2014
- Sudan: Yellow Fever Outbreak - Nov 2013
- Sudan: Flash Floods - Aug 2013
- Sudan: Yellow Fever Outbreak - Oct 2012
- Sudan: Floods - Jun 2012
Most read reports
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- 400 Ethiopian refugees arrive in Sudan following ethnic clashes: official
Information report Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights Rapporteur: Ms Marina SCHUSTER, Germany, Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe
Back in 2009, the Parliamentary Assembly agreed to examine the advisability of setting up an independent European commission of inquiry into serious allegations of grave human rights violations ("the Cassese proposal").
Soaring food prices over the past few months are taking their heaviest toll in countries like Bolivia and Kyrgyzstan, which depend on global markets for food staples and where families spend more than half their income on food.
ROME-Not all countries are affected by rising food prices in the same way. Here are six where food prices have risen sharply in recent months.
Bolivia has seen some of the sharpest rises in food costs to date.
23e et 24e séances plénières - matin et après-midi
Le Président de l'Assemblée, Joseph Deiss de la Suisse, s'est exprimé aujourd'hui à l'issue du débat général pour lancer un appel à l'adaptation de l'ONU aux réalités actuelles pour qu'elle puisse assumer pleinement son statut de « pièce maitresse du système de gouvernance mondiale ».
Reconnaissant la « réalité incontournable » du G-20, M.
Sixty-fifth General Assembly
MADRID, 3 August 2010 (IRIN) - The Convention on Cluster Munitions came into force on 1 August 2010, marking a major step towards ridding the world of the cluster bomb submunitions which can kill and maim decades after being unleashed.
According to the Cluster Munition Coalition (CMC), comprising more than 350 NGOs working in 90 countries, the treaty is "the most significant international disarmament treaty since the 1997 Mine Ban Treaty banning antipersonnel landmines".
According to CMC, the following countries have used cluster munitions: Eritrea, Ethiopia, France, …
Two actual or potential conflict situations around the world deteriorated and one improved in March 2010, according to the new issue of the International Crisis Group's monthly bulletin CrisisWatch, released today.
The situation deteriorated in Guinea-Bissau as CrisisWatch went to press, when a group of soldiers briefly detained Prime Minister Carlos Gomes Junior, arrested current army chief Zamora Induta and 40 military officers, and freed navy chief Bubo Na Tchuto, implicated in 2008's failed coup attempt against late President Vieira.
Adopts Timetable and Agenda of Fourth Session and Decides on Dates of Fifth Session
Commission Continues General Debate on Human Rights of Women
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GENEVA, 10 April (UN Information Service) -- The Commission on Human Rights this morning heard experts on migrants, internally displaced persons and the United Nations Voluntary Trust Fund on Contemporary Forms of Slavery present reports. It also continued with its general debate on the human rights of women and the gender perspective, including violence against women.
Speakers Note National Efforts to Uphold Human Rights, Address Alleged Violations in Specific Countries
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GENEVA, 2 April (UN Information Service) -- The Commission on Human Rights this morning continued its consideration of the question of the violation of human rights and fundamental freedoms in any part of the world, hearing statements from 16 countries and nine non-governmental organizations on national efforts to uphold human rights and alleged violations in certain countries.