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22 Mar 2012 description
report UN General Assembly

Soixante-sixième session
Point 54 de l’ordre du jour
Étude d’ensemble de toute la question des opérations
de maintien de la paix sous tous leurs aspects

I. Introduction

31 Jan 2012 description

Peacebuilding Commission
Fifth session
Organizational Committee

I. Introduction

  1. The present report has been prepared pursuant to General Assembly resolution 60/180 and Security Council resolution 1645 (2005), in which the Peacebuilding Commission was requested to submit an annual report to the Assembly for an annual debate and review. The report will also be submitted to the Council, pursuant to its resolution 1646 (2005), for an annual debate. The report covers the fifth session of the Commission, from 1 January to 31 December 2011.

16 Jan 2012 description
report UN Security Council

I. Introduction

  1. Dans sa lettre datée du 20 décembre 2010 (S/2010/661), le Conseil de sécurité a annoncé qu’il prorogeait au 31 décembre 2013 le mandat du Bureau des Nations Unies pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest. Il me priait aussi de lui rendre compte tous les six mois de l’exécution de ce nouveau mandat. Le présent rapport couvre la période allant du 1er juillet au 31 décembre 2011.

12 Jan 2012 description
report UN Security Council

I. Introduction

  1. In its letter dated 20 December 2010 (S/2010/661), the Security Council agreed to extend the mandate of the United Nations Office for West Africa (UNOWA) until 31 December 2013, and requested me to report on the implementation of the revised mandate of UNOWA every six months. The present report covers the period from 1 July to 31 December 2011.

30 Dec 2011 description

Executive Summary

The proliferation of intra-state conflicts in the post-Cold War era has led to a substantial increase in the number of United Nations (UN) peacekeeping operations, resulting in the creation of forty-eight peacekeeping missions since 1990. The unprecedented challenges faced in the 1990’s – and in particular, the failures in Rwanda, Srebrenica, and Somalia – obliged the UN to revisit and rethink its peacekeeping strategies.

21 Dec 2011 description
report World Bank

Press Release No:2012/224/AFR

World Bank support paves way for better results in health, education, water, solid waste management

WASHINGTON, December 20, 2011 - The Board of Executive Directors of the World Bank has today approved the second phase of the Decentralized Service Delivery Program (DSDP-2) worth US$26 million as additional support to the Government of Sierra Leone to scale up decentralized delivery of basic services.

20 Dec 2011 description
report Irish Aid

Ireland’s support to women’s empowerment in the dGender equality is both a human right and fundamental to sustainable economic growth and poverty reduction.

20 Dec 2011 description

Back from the brink

How does a country recover from a vicious civil war to deliver reforms which have seen it rise up the rankings in the World Bank’s doing business index less than a decade later?

The answer can be found in Freetown, Sierra Leone, where UK support is boosting business, increasing tax receipts and encouraging inward investment.

Cutting red tape

15 Dec 2011 description
report UN Women

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 16 December 2011.

A very good afternoon to you all. Let me say that it is indeed a very special honor to be here today with you all.

For me it is certainly an honor to be here, to have the opportunity to visit the facilities of the Center for Joint Peace Operations, and interact with people, like you — who have embraced the cause of peace, as the best way to ensure stability, trust and the development of our peoples.

15 Dec 2011 description

APERCU

Ce document vise à contribuer à l'évaluation de la campagne agricole 2011 en Afrique de l'Ouest. Il se focalise sur la zone située entre les 20eme et 9eme parallèles Nord et qui va du Sénégal au Tchad, c'est-à-dire la zone la plus exposée a la sécheresse. L'analyse est baée sur l'évolution de l'Indice de Végétation dans les principales zones agricoles et concerne spécifiquement les cultures pluviales.

15 Dec 2011 description

Depuis 2008, lorsque le Centre de Genève pour le contrôle démocratique des forces armées (DCAF) a commencé à travailler sur la place du genre dans la transformation du secteur de la sécurité en Afrique de l’Ouest, il nous a souvent été demandé, par d’autres pays de la région, des informations sur le genre et la sécurité, comme des exemples de bonnes pratiques ou des lacunes devant être comblées. Dans la plupart des cas, cependant, ces informations n’étaient pas disponibles.

12 Dec 2011 description

Note by the Secretary-General

General Assembly
Nineteenth session
27 February-23 March 2012
Agenda item 2
Annual report of the United Nations High
Commissioner for Human Rights and reports of the
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for
Human Rights and the Secretary-General