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21 Dec 2007 description
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Assemblée générale        
Soixante-deuxième année
Point 66 a) de l'ordre du jour
Promotion et protection des droits de l'enfant

Conseil de sécurité

21 Dec 2007 description
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General Assembly
Sixty-second session
Agenda item 66 (a)
Promotion and protection of the rights of children

Security Council

20 Dec 2007 description


Funding Trends and Their Impact on Operations

As at 18 December 2007, WFP’s total needs to feed the 83 million people currently targeted for food assistance in 2007 are estimated to be over US$3.4 billion. As 2007 is coming to an end, country offices are now pre-positioning for 2008 requirements.

18 Dec 2007 description

Le rapport établi par l'ONU en 1996 et intitulé « Impact des con.its armés sur les enfants », largement connu sous le nom d'Étude Machel, a été le premier à appeler l'attention de la communauté internationale sur les problèmes auxquels sont confrontés les enfants en période de con.it armé. Dix ans après, il a été décidé de procéder à un examen stratégique pour évaluer les progrès réalisés et dé.nir les principales tâches restant à accomplir, et priorités à respecter, dans le programme pour les enfants et les con.its armés.

18 Dec 2007 description

Preface

The 1996 UN report "The Impact of Armed Conflict on Children", widely known as the Machel study, for the first time brought the issues faced by children in armed conflict to international attention. Ten years later, a strategic review has now been convened to assess progress and look forward to identify key challenges and priorities for the future of the Children and Armed Conflict Agenda.

16 Dec 2007 description

Each week, the World Health Organization Health Action in Crises in Geneva produces information highlights on critical health-related activities in countries where there are humanitarian crises. Drawing on the various WHO programmes, contributions cover activities from field and country offices and the support provided by WHO regional offices and headquarters. The mandate of the WHO departments specifically concerned with Emergency and Humanitarian Action in Crises is to increase the effectiveness of the WHO contribution to crisis preparedness and response, transition and recovery.

11 Dec 2007 description

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Jennifer Pagonis - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at the press briefing, on 11 December 2007, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

In Geneva this morning, Tuesday, UNHCR's annual Pledging Conference gets underway. The agency will present to donors its 2008 annual budget of US$1.096 billion and is asking for early pledges of funds to help millions of refugees, displaced and stateless persons around the world.

06 Dec 2007 description

Communiqué de presse07/129

Genève (CICR) - Le Comité international de la Croix-Rouge (CICR) demande aux donateurs plus d'un milliard de francs suisses pour financer son action humanitaire en 2008, dans quelque 80 pays.

« Il est plus que jamais primordial que le CICR réponde aux besoins découlant de la grande diversité des conflits armés qui ont lieu dans le monde - qui vont des crises aiguës aux crises chroniques - et qu'il pare aux conséquences directes qui en résultent, tout en concentrant ses efforts sur les conflits armés existants », a déclaré Jakob Kellenberger, …

06 Dec 2007 description

Comunicado de prensa 07/129

Ginebra (CICR) - El Comité Internacional de la Cruz Roja (CICR) solicita a los donantes más de mil millones de francos suizos para sufragar, en 2008, el trabajo humanitario de la Institución en unos 80 países.

"Es más importante que nunca que el CICR atienda a las necesidades que nacen a raíz de toda la variedad de conflictos armados que se libran en el mundo, desde las crisis agudas hasta las de índole crónica, y de sus consecuencias directas, en tanto que concentra sus esfuerzos principalmente en los conflictos armados en curso", declaró el …

05 Dec 2007 description

GENEVA, December 5 (UNHCR) - The UN refugee agency will next week ask donor countries to pledge US$1.096 billion for its operations in 2008 to help millions of refugees and displaced and stateless people around the world.

05 Dec 2007 description

GENEVE, 5 décembre (UNHCR) - L'UNHCR va présenter aux pays donateurs son budget annuel pour l'année 2008 qui s'élève à 1,096 milliard de dollars pour aider des millions de réfugiés, de déplacés et d'apatrides dans le monde.

04 Dec 2007 description

Sudan loomed large in the Security Council's "intensive" but "holidays-safe" programme of work for December, according to Marcello Spatafora ( Italy), this month's Council President.

Luis Moreno-Ocampo, Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, would brief the 15-member body tomorrow, 5 December, on the situation in Sudan, Mr. Spatafora told correspondents at a Headquarters press conference this afternoon, following the Council's consultations on its monthly work schedule.

20 Nov 2007 description

Foreword

Since the Anti-Personnel Mine-Ban Treaty was adopted in September 1997, mine action has helped an ever-increasing number of civilians reclaim their lives and restore their livelihoods. The treaty has helped mobilize the international community's response to landmines and their impact on people.

20 Nov 2007 description
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SC/9174

Security Council
5781st Meeting* (AM & PM)

Delegates Stress Importance of Ending Impunity, Sexual Violence; Underscore Need to Rethink Use of Private Security Contractors, Cluster Munitions

Expressing regret that civilians continued to suffer grievous violence in conflict situations around the world, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged the Security Council this morning to create a working group to ensure their protection.

19 Nov 2007 description
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GA/10660

Sixty-second General Assembly
Plenary
53rd & 54th Meetings (AM & PM)

Chernobyl Disaster, Aid to Rwanda Genocide Survivors Also Discussed; Adopts Resolution on Overview of United Nations Climate Change Activities