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10 Dec 2010 description
report Maplecroft


The human rights situation is worsening worldwide and especially in the important emerging economies of Pakistan, China, Russia, Colombia, Bangladesh, Nigeria, India, Philippines and Mexico. These are the findings of the Human Rights Risk Atlas 2011 that calculates and maps the risk of complicity in human rights abuses for companies operating worldwide.

26 Oct 2010 description

Summary

From January to the end of September 2010, CERF has allocated over $372 million, more than the historical annual average of $355 million. During the third quarter of 2010, CERF allocated $90 million. Given funding levels of previous years, CERF disbursements for 2010 will likely pass the $400 million mark by the end of the year.

The second round of underfunded allocations for 2010 has been completed.

06 Oct 2010 description

6 octobre 2010, Rome - Vingt-deux pays dans le monde sont confrontés à des difficultés colossales, telles que les crises alimentaires à répétition et la prévalence extrêmement élevée de la faim, dues à l'effet combiné des catastrophes naturelles, des conflits et de la faiblesse des institutions.

06 Oct 2010 description

Rome, 6 October 2010 - Twenty-two countries are facing enormous challenges like repeated food crises and an extremely high prevalence of hunger due to a combination of natural disasters, conflict and weak institutions.

16 Jul 2010 description

(New York: 16 July 2010) - The United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator, John Holmes, today allocated some $41 million to underfunded humanitarian operations in nine countries across the globe where people are suffering the effects of hunger, malnutrition, disease, and conflict.

The funds made available today will be granted to United Nations humanitarian agencies and the International Organization for Migration (IOM), and through them to partner organizations, including non-governmental organizations (NGOs), to cover funding gaps in key humanitarian projects in the affected …

11 May 2010 description

General Assembly Hall

Thank you for attending this meeting, which is an update for member states on the latest on the Central Emergency Response Fund, as at the end of the first quarter of 2010.

13 Apr 2010 description

This report covers the period 1 January to 31 December 2009.

In brief

Programme purpose: The overarching aim for this security programme is to create an effective security culture within the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) that will enable Red Cross Red Crescent personnel to operate safely and securely.

Programme summary: The primary role of the unit has been to provide advice on security to the IFRC's senior management, and to ensure that security management is adequate and functioning at all times.

18 Jan 2010 description

(New York: 18 January 2010): The United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator, John Holmes, today allocated some US$100 million to boost humanitarian response in 14 neglected emergencies around the world, where people are suffering the effects of hunger, malnutrition, disease and conflict.

The funds were made available today from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF).