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01 Jun 2016 description

Abstract

Background

It is estimated that more than two-thirds of the population in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) must leave their home to collect water, putting them at risk for a variety of negative health outcomes. There is little research, however, quantifying who is most affected by long water collection times.

Objectives

30 Apr 2013 description

Executive Summary

This report summarizes, from an NGO perspective, the work done over the course of the NHRP II in four focus countries from September 2011 to April 2013: Côte d’Ivoire, Pakistan, Somalia and Zimbabwe. It focuses on efforts to strengthen local, national, and international humanitarian NGO voices in influencing the policy and practice of humanitarian reform so that humanitarian response can better meet the needs of affected populations.

12 Mar 2012 description

Japon - Le gouvernement japonais engage un total de 26,7 millions de dollars pour 2012, afin de financer les services humanitaires de l'OIM pour les migrants, les communautés d'accueil, les rapatriés, les victimes de traite et les déplacés internes.

10 Oct 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).

05 Oct 2011 description

Watch the Webcast

Saying she expected a “good ride” for the Security Council this month, U. Joy Ogwu (Nigeria), its President for October, today outlined a programme of work comprising a varied mix of both new and routine agenda items.

02 Jul 2011 description
report UN General Assembly

AG/11110

Assemblée générale Soixante-cinquième session 106e séance plénière – matin

Vers 8 heures ce matin, peu après la clôture des travaux de sa Cinquième Commission (chargée des questions administratives et budgétaires), l’Assemblée générale a approuvé* la recommandation visant à allouer plus de 7 milliards de dollars au financement des 13 opérations de maintien de la paix.

02 Jul 2011 description
report UN General Assembly

GA/11110

Sixty-fifth General Assembly
Plenary
106th Meeting (AM)

Agrees One-Time Supplemental Payment of $85 Million for Troop-Contributing Countries, Seeks Creation of Advisory Group to Consider Their Reimbursement Rates

In the early hours of the morning today, the General Assembly, acting on the recommendations of its Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary), adopted a peacekeeping budget of more than $7 billion for the period from 1 July 2011 to 30 June 2012.

01 Jul 2011 description
report African Union

Malabo, Equatorial Guinea 30 June 2011-The African Union Commission Chairperson Dr Jean Ping today said the popular uprisings in North Africa should be seen as an opportunity for AU member states to renew their commitment to the AU agenda for democracy and governance and to implement socio economic reforms that are demanded by their people.

Furthermore, the Commission underscored the importance of achieving peace, saying there could be no development otherwise.

23 Jun 2011 description

The Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (the HD Centre) is pleased to announce the new 2010 Annual Report.

The Annual Report provides a review of some of the HD Centre’s projects and an introduction to some of the people who have contributed to the success of that work.

From the peace process in Mindanao, to humanitarian mediation in Darfur, and advising on election dispute resolution in Somaliland, the annual report presents tangible evidence of where the HD Centre’s strengths – independence, impartiality and flexibility – are having the greatest impact.

27 May 2011 description
report G8
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G8 Summit of Deauville - May 26-27, 2011

1. The G8 and Algeria, Egypt, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Senegal, and South Africa, and the African Union Commission, highlight the importance of an enhanced partnership between the G8 and Africa. Africa is on the move, and is becoming a new pole for global growth, even if challenges to be addressed remain, particularly in the least developed countries. The G8 and Africa stand side-by-side during this key time of change.

26 May 2011 description
report African Union
  1. The members of the Security Council of the United Nations (UNSC) and the Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AUPSC) held their 5th consultative meeting at the Headquarters of the African Union, in Addis Ababa, on 21 May 2011.

26 May 2011 description
report African Union
  1. Les membres du Conseil de sécurité des Nations unies et du Conseil de paix et de sécurité de l'Union africaine (CPS‐UA) ont tenu leur 5ème réunion consultative au siège de l'Union africaine, à Addis Abéba, le 21 mai 2011.

25 May 2011 description
report UN News Service

25 May 2011 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged Somalia’s transitional federal institutions (TFIs) to demonstrate they are moving the country towards political stability and social-economic development, saying the Security Council and donors are losing patience with the tensions within the leadership.

12 May 2011 description
report UN News Service

12 May 2011 – The unrest across North Africa and the Middle East and the crises and challenges in other parts of the world topped the agenda during talks between General Assembly President Joseph Deiss and the Security Council’s current President.

Mr. Deiss and Ambassador Gérard Araud of France, which holds the rotating Council presidency during May, met yesterday and discussed the situations in Syria, Libya, Sudan, Somalia, Cote d’Ivoire and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), among others.

10 May 2011 description
  • Tres meses después del inicio del conflicto libio, continúa el movimiento de desplazados que cruzan la frontera libio-tunecina escapando de la violencia, mientras disminuye el número de repatriaciones

  • Acción contra el Hambre continúa con sus proyectos de agua y saneamiento, y seguridad alimentaria a largo plazo, a la espera de afrontar una eventual nueva avalancha de personas que crucen la frontera a Túnez. La organización está lista para entrar en Libia en el momento en el que las condiciones de seguridad lo permitan

06 Apr 2011 description

GENEVA, April 6 (UNHCR) – UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie expressed "deep shock" on Wednesday at the reported drownings of 213 people in rough waters some 60 kilometres off the southern coast of Italy.

05 Apr 2011 description

Articles d'actualité, 5 avril 2011

GENÈVE, 5 avril (HCR) – Avec trois opérations majeures d'intervention d'urgence en Afrique, le Haut Commissaire des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés António Guterres a indiqué mardi que le HCR n'avait jamais subi une telle pression depuis son arrivée en 2005 à la tête de cette organisation.

04 Apr 2011 description

GENEVA, April 5 (UNHCR) – With three major emergency operations across Africa, UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres said Tuesday his agency had never been under such pressure since he took the helm in 2005.

15 Mar 2011 description
report G8

Paris, March 15, 2011

G8 Foreign Ministers met in Paris on 14-15 March. They offered their sympathy and condolences to the Japanese Government and people. G8 countries are ready to provide Japan with every help to overcome the consequences of the disaster. Ministers thanked their Japanese colleague, Takeaki Matsumoto, for his extensive briefing on the latest developments of the situation. They expressed their full confidence in the ability of the Japanese Government to solve the crisis and paid tribute to the courage and dignity shown by the people of Japan.