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03 Oct 2013 description

The Prince's Government has just released EUR 130,000 to provide basic health care to the Syrian refugee population in Lebanon, help Malian families who have fled from the north of the country to return home, and support victims of the ethnic conflict in Sudan.

According to the latest figures from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (HCR), two million Syrians have found refuge in neighbouring countries, almost half of whom are in Lebanon, which already has four million inhabitants.

03 Oct 2013 description

Le Gouvernement Princier vient de débloquer 130.000 euros pour apporter des soins de santé de base aux populations syriennes réfugiées au Liban, aider les familles maliennes, ayant fui le Nord du pays, à revenir chez elles et soutenir les victimes du conflit ethnique au Soudan.

Selon les derniers chiffres du Haut Commissariat des Nations Unies pour les Réfugiés (HCR), deux millions de syriens ont trouvé refuge dans les pays voisins, dont près de la moitié au Liban qui compte lui quatre millions d’habitants.

17 Dec 2009 description

J. Nealin Parker

Center on International Cooperation


Robust peacekeeping and, in particular, protection of civilians garnered significant attention in 2009. In January, the Australian and Uruguayan governments hosted a conference on civilian protection designed to convince wary member states.

20 May 2009 description

While the activities of huge, complex peacekeeping operations in Darfur and the Democratic Republic of the Congo grabbed the headlines, there were several smaller United Nations missions carrying out their mandates "quietly and effectively" and, along the way, helping to improve the lives of local populations in their host countries, the world body's top peacekeeping official said today.

During his quarterly press conference at Headquarters, Alain Le Roy, Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, said the United Nations managed 18 missions, far more than the two …

27 Mar 2009 description
report ACTED

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ACTED in Afghanistan

Following hygiene workshops conducted in Pashtun Kot, Almar and Qaisar districts, 395 women and children from 12 villages, where ACTED implements Food Aid projects supported by the European Commission's Humanitarian Aid Department, were trained in basic hygiene practices.

24 May 2007 description

Lima, Peru 24 May 2007: An international ban on cluster munitions has moved closer to reality in Lima during the past two days. Sixty-eight states, including countries affected by unexploded cluster bombs, and those which have used, produced and currently stockpile the weapons joined with non governmental organizations, United Nations agencies and the ICRC are currently in a dialogue to fast-track an international cluster bomb ban.

20 Oct 2006 description

La Ministre française de la défense, Mme Michèle Alliot-Marie, a déclaré aujourd'hui lors d'une visite à l'ONU que les survols du Liban par l'aviation israélienne devaient cesser car «ils fragilisent la résolution 1701 (2006)», qui a permis de mettre un terme aux hostilités entre Israël et le Hezbollah en août dernier.

Mme Alliot-Marie, qui effectue depuis mercredi une visite de quatre jours aux États-Unis, a rencontré à New York le Secrétaire général des Nations Unies, M.Kofi Annan, ainsi que M.

20 Oct 2006 description

The Government of France and Secretary-General Kofi Annan held very similar analyses of peacekeeping needs around the world, French Defence Minister Michèle Alliot-Marie told correspondents at a Headquarters press conference this afternoon.

"Changes or improvements of the work that can be done by United Nations forces" were a focus of the broad review of missions she had conducted with Mr.

30 Sep 2006 description

00 Introducción

El "Barómetro" es un informe trimestral editado en castellano y en inglés por la Unidad de Alerta de la Escola de Cultura de Pau de la Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, que analiza los acontecimientos ocurridos en el mundo a lo largo del trimestre (julio-setiembre 2006) a través de ocho apartados: conflictos armados, tensiones, procesos de paz, rehabilitación posbélica, crisis humanitarias, desarme, derechos humanos y Derecho Internacional Humanitario y dimensión de género en la construcción de la paz.