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28 Oct 2015 description
  • Mostly near-average conditions have been observed across West Africa during this past week.
  • Heavy rain continues for portions of southern Ethiopia and Somalia, raising flooding concerns in East Africa.

1) Poorly distributed rainfall has resulted in drought, which has severely impacted ground conditions and already led to livestock death across parts of north-central and eastern Ethiopia.

21 Oct 2015 description

Heavy rains have continued for far western Gulf of Guinea, while much drier conditions prevailed farther east across West Africa.

Heavy rain continues for portions of East Africa raising flooding concerns.

1) Poorly distributed rainfall has resulted in drought, which has severely impacted ground conditions and already led to livestock death across parts of northcentral and eastern Ethiopia.

14 Oct 2015 description
  • Beneficial increase in rainfall along bimodal Gulf of Guinea regions and continued heavy rainfall across the far western Gulf of Guinea.

  • Many parts of the greater horn receive early season rains.

1) Poorly distributed rainfall has resulted in drought, which has severely impacted ground conditions and already led to livestock death across parts of northcentral and eastern Ethiopia.

07 Oct 2015 description
  • Continuation of suppressed rainfall along coastal Gulf of Guinea regions and enhanced rain across the Sahel and far western Gulf of Guinea.
  • Dryness persists throughout parts of Ethiopia.

1) Poorly distributed rainfall has resulted in drought, which has severely impacted ground conditions and already led to livestock death across parts of north-central and eastern Ethiopia.

30 Sep 2015 description

- Suppressed rainfall continues in the Gulf of Guinea region.

- Dryness worsens throughout parts of Ethiopia.

1) While a recent increase in August precipitation has led to more favorable ground moisture, a delayed onset and uneven rainfall distribution observed during the June-September season may negatively impact cropping and pastoral conditions in the region.

05 Aug 2015 description

Torrential rain caused flooding and fatalities in Conakry, Guinea.
Below-average rain has continued in north-central Ethiopia.

1) A premature cessation of rains for bimodal regions of southern Ghana, Togo, and Benin has led to increased moisture deficits and negative impacts. A delayed onset of the rainy season, followed by poorly-distributed rainfall has led to abnormal dryness across western and north-central Nigeria.

22 Jul 2013 description

Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Rupert Colville
Date: 19 July 2013
Location: Geneva
Subjects:
1) Guinea
2) Cameroon
3) Somalia
4) Egypt

1) Guinea

02 Aug 2010 description

CONTENTS OF THIS ISSUE

Early Warning Issues for August

Country Analysis: Kenya's Constitutional Referendum

PSC Retrospective - PSC and UNSC

Post-Election Analysis: Somaliland

Emerging Security Threats in the Nile Basin

Country Analysis: Guinea

PSC Retrospective - PSC and CSOs

ICC Review Conference

Important Forthcoming Dates

01 Feb 2010 description
report Voice of America

Peter Heinlein

An African Union summit has given the organization more authority to act against unconstitutional changes of power. Coups and conflicts are dominating the summit agenda.

African leaders broadened the definition of "unconstitutional power change" and approved tougher measures to punish violators.

06 Oct 2009 description
report UN Children's Fund

UNICEF releases groundbreaking Report Card on Child Protection

TOKYO, 6 October 2009 - While progress is being made in reducing some violations of children's rights, not enough is yet known about the extent of abuses against children. Violence and exploitation remain a harsh reality in the lives of many children around the world.

Millions of boys and girls around the world are subject to trafficking, are without parental care, or lack documentation they need to attend school and access basic health care.

06 Oct 2009 description
report UN Children's Fund

L'UNICEF publie un bilan sans précédent sur la protection de l'enfant

TOKYO, 6 octobre 2009 - Si des progrès ont bien été réalisés pour réduire certaines des violations des droits de l'enfant, on ne dispose pas encore de suffisamment d'informations sur l'ampleur de la maltraitance des enfants.

19 Mar 2007 description

Yokohama, 19 March 2007 - WFP has welcomed an announcement by the Government of Japan that it intends to donate US$5.7 million (JPY 670 million) to assist more than 1.5 million chronically hungry people in three of Africa's least developed countries: Somalia, Guinea, and Sao Tome and Principe.

The contribution will buy rice, maize and fortified blended food to support refugees, internally displaced persons (IDPs), malnourished children, women and other vulnerable people affected by conflict, natural disasters, chronic hunger and socio-economic instability.

"WFP is very …

18 Oct 2006 description

Weekly Introduction:

Update of CPC Seasonal Outlooks at 4 Months Lead:

February-April 2007 Forecasts

Gulf of Guinea Region

There is a tilt in the odds favoring below normal rainfall over most parts in the region, including Liberia, eastern Guinea, southern and eastern Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, and the northern halves of Togo and Benin.

Locust Update:

The FAO site (http://www.fao.org/ag/locusts/en/info/info/index.html) was last updated on …

23 Mar 2005 description
report African Union

EXPERTS' MEETING ON THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE AU AND THE REGIONAL MECHANISMS FOR CONFLICT PREVENTION, MANAGEMENT AND RESOLUTION ADDIS ABABA, 22 - 23 MARCH 2005

01 May 2003 description


CCA Guidance for the Gulf of Guinea Region Rainfall in May-Jul 2003 at One Month Lead

13 Feb 2001 description

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesman Kris Janowski (to whom quoted text may be attributed) at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.