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29 Mar 2016 description

RÉPUBLIQUE CENTRAFRICAINE
ENLÈVEMENT DE VILLAGEOIS PAR DES HOMMES ARMÉS PRÉSUMÉS DE LA LRA

29 Oct 2014 description
report UN Children's Fund

Côte d’Ivoire : Confirmation d’une épidémie de choléra à Abidjan

09 Jul 2014 description
  • Torrential rains impacted coastal Cote D’Ivoire during the past week.

  • An increase in rain was observed across dry areas in northwestern Ethiopia and southeastern Sudan

1) Heavy and above-average rains since May have oversaturated the grounds of southern Mali and lead to rainfall surpluses greater than 200% of normal in some locations. With heavy rain forecast during the next outlook period, the risk for new flooding across the region will be increased.

16 Jan 2012 description
report UN Security Council

I. Introduction

  1. Dans sa lettre datée du 20 décembre 2010 (S/2010/661), le Conseil de sécurité a annoncé qu’il prorogeait au 31 décembre 2013 le mandat du Bureau des Nations Unies pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest. Il me priait aussi de lui rendre compte tous les six mois de l’exécution de ce nouveau mandat. Le présent rapport couvre la période allant du 1er juillet au 31 décembre 2011.

12 Jan 2012 description
report UN Security Council

I. Introduction

  1. In its letter dated 20 December 2010 (S/2010/661), the Security Council agreed to extend the mandate of the United Nations Office for West Africa (UNOWA) until 31 December 2013, and requested me to report on the implementation of the revised mandate of UNOWA every six months. The present report covers the period from 1 July to 31 December 2011.

10 Oct 2011 description

Key points

  • Average and uneven harvests are expected in the Sahel; worst case scenario probability and response capacity should be assessed

  • Coarse grain market disruption due to erratic rainfall

  • The Emergency Humanitarian Action Plan Cote d’Ivoire +4 and Liberia –and especially livelihood recovery pro-jects- are underfunded

L' Essentiel

06 Oct 2011 description

Mobile phone cash transfer project launches in Côte d’Ivoire

30 Sep 2011 description

Ce rapport fait la revue des financements CERF alloués aux pays de l’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre. Il couvre la période de juillet à septembre 2011.

Plus de US$ 55 millions du CERF pour les urgences en Afrique de l'Ouest et du Centre

Le CERF octroie $18,4 millions au cours du troisième trimestre

30 Sep 2011 description

This report reviews funding allocated to West and Central Africa countries by the United Nations Central Emergency Fund. It covers the period from July - September 2011.

Over US$ 55 million from CERF for humanitarian emergencies in West and Central Africa

CERF has allocated $18,4 million during the third quarter

08 Jul 2011 description

Ce bulletin d’information humanitaire, produit par le bureau régional OCHA pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre, couvre la période du 04 juin au 05 juillet 2011.

Evènements clés • Toujours près de 145.000 réfugiés ivoiriens au Liberia

• Crise libyenne : 188.000 ressortissants de l’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre retournés dans leurs pays d’origine

• 48,8% des ménages au Tchad sont en insécurité alimentaire

• 4.790 personnes affectées par une épidémie de Chikungunya au Congo

• Plus de 8.000 cas de choléra au Cameroun

22 Feb 2011 description
report UN General Assembly

GA/PK/206

General Assembly President Joins Peacekeeping, Field Support Chiefs at Opening of Special Committee's 2011 Session

The United Nations would aim in the coming year to build on 2010 efforts to bolster the ability of the "blue helmets" to protect civilians, defuse conflict and foster sustainable peace in strife-torn areas through a range of policy-development, operational capacity, field support, planning and oversight-improvement measures, the head of the world body's peacekeeping operations told the Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations as it opened …

07 Jan 2011 description
report UN Security Council

SC/10147

Security Council

2010 Round-up

Total Number of Public Meetings for Year Rises As 15-Nation Organ Adopts 59 Resolutions, Issues 29 Presidential Statements

The Security Council remained actively seized of a wide range of conflicts in Africa, the Middle East and elsewhere during 2010, but the protection of civilians in armed conflict, particularly women vulnerable to sexual violence, continued to grow in importance as part of the 15-nation organ's responsibility to maintain international peace and security.

In total, the Council convened 181 public meetings, up …

28 Sep 2010 description
report UN General Assembly

AG/11005

Assemblée générale

Soixante-cinquième session

21e et 22e séances plénières - matin et après-midi

Le Vice-Premier Ministre et Ministre des affaires étrangères d'Israël, M. Avigdor Liberman, a déclaré aujourd'hui que les pourparlers de paix avec les Palestiniens « sont toujours dans l'impasse », avant de prôner l'élaboration d'un « accord intermédiaire à long terme ».

Moyen-Orient, Cachemire, corne de l'Afrique, Chypre.

15 Apr 2010 description

United Nations, New York, 15 April 2010: As part of the efforts to improve transparency on the issue of sexual exploitation and abuse involving peacekeeping personnel, as of December 2009 the Departments of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) and Field Support (DFS) have begun to issue quarterly press releases to make public updated statistics regarding sexual exploitation and abuse cases in field Missions. During the first quarter of 2010, the Departments reported a total of 24 allegations, ten of them concerning minors.

30 Mar 2010 description

Human Rights Council

Fourteenth session

Agenda item 9

Racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related forms of intolerance: follow-up to and implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action

Summary

According to the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action, racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance "are an obstacle to friendly and peaceful relations among peoples and nations, and are among the root causes of many internal and international conflicts, including armed conflicts".

18 Mar 2010 description
report IRIN

JOHANNESBURG, 18 March 2010 (IRIN) - West Africa can meet its food needs through regional trade, most agricultural experts say, if countries keep their borders open for the free flow of staple grains, especially in times of heightened stress, whether climatic, economic, or brought on by conflict.

In the fourth and final part of the series "Are we heading for another food crisis?", we take a brief look at West Africa, where prices have begun to rise and failed rains have left 10 million people across the Sahel food insecure, after barely recovering from the 2007/08 food price …

31 Dec 2009 description


- Les cultures de contre saison se généralisent et les récoltes ont commencé dans certains cas, procurant ainsi des disponibilités alimentaires diversifiées et des revenus aux populations. Les ménages connaissent de ce fait une sécurité alimentaire générale dans les zones soudaniennes et une insécurité alimentaire modérée dans les autres régions notamment à l'Est du Sahel.

26 May 2009 description
report UN General Assembly


GA/AB/3908

Sixty-third General Assembly
Fifth Committee
48th Meeting (AM)

Report Providing Updated Financial Position of Closed Missions Also Introduced

Stressing the need to provide adequate financing for United Nations peacekeeping missions in Côte d'Ivoire, Haiti and Timor-Leste, several speakers in the Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) this morning had questions about the cuts in their proposed budgets for 2009/10, which had been recommended by the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ).