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12 Jun 2014 description

Six years after the guns fell silent, and months into the second iteration of the Peace, Recovery and Development Programme (PRDP), the question of whether northern Uganda is truly at peace remains unanswered in many people’s minds.

31 Mar 2014 description
  1. Who are we?

The IFRC Regional Representation for Eastern Africa and Indian Ocean Islands, as part of the IFRC Africa Zone, supports National Societies (NS) to train and mobilise volunteers to respond to emergencies and to make communities more resilient to risks. It aims to make this work sustainable by bringing evidence-based cases of the benefits of Red Cross/Red Crescent volunteer action to new and existing stakeholders in the humanitarian and development sector.

11 Mar 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • TDRP participated in Global DDR Summit in December 2-3, Santa Marta, Colombia

  • South Sudan Reintegration Pilot Project entered the reintegration phase

  • DDR Facebook page reached 18,000 followers

  • Great Lakes Peace Cup tournament finalist for international Peace & Sport Award

  • African Union DDR Capacity Program Consultative Workshop

28 Feb 2014 description
report ACTED

Addressing cross border issues for drought management in drylands of the Horn of Africa is critical, since the major livelihood, pastoralism, spans national borders, which often cut across landscapes, watersheds and ethnic groups. Mobility is a crucial drought coping strategy for pastoralist communities as well as being essential for economic and environmental development.

12 Feb 2014 description

Résumé: Les cinq évolutions les plus importantes de la LRA en 2013

12 Feb 2014 description
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Security brief
Press release

Today, Invisible Children and The Resolve released the 2013 LRA Crisis Tracker Security Brief. This annual report provides analysis on all data collected as part of the LRA Crisis Tracker, providing actionable intelligence for counter-LRA actors and valuable information for the public.

The report identifies five key findings from the 2013 data:

1.THE LRA LOST AS MUCH AS ONE-FIFTH OF ITS CORE FIGHTING CAPACITY.

28 Jan 2014 description
report UN Security Council

Le présent rapport a été établi en application des résolutions 2088 (2013) et 2121 (2013) du Conseil de sécurité. Il fait d’abord le point sur la situation en République centrafricaine et sur les activités menées dans ce pays par le Bureau intégré des Nations Unies pour la consolidation de la paix en République centrafricaine (BINUCA) du 1er août au 31 décembre 2013. Il procède ensuite à une évaluation détaillée des résultats et de l’efficacité du BINUCA.

28 Jan 2014 description
report UN Security Council

The present report is submitted pursuant to the request of the Security Council contained in its resolution 2088 (2013) and amended in its resolution 2121 (2013). It provides an update on the situation in the Central African Republic and the activities of the United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in the Central African Republic (BINUCA) from 1 August to 31 December 2013. It also includes a detailed assessment of the performance and effectiveness of BINUCA.

28 Jan 2014 description

Question

Democratic governance initiatives - policy advocacy: Links between democratic governance initiatives and poverty reduction: Please identify some examples of successful democratic governance interventions with a specific focus on supporting policy advocacy, and how do these interventions impact on poverty reduction? Please do a short literature review with an emphasis on lessons learnt. Please also identify and summarise evaluations of implemented development programmes.

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17 Jan 2014 description

World Bank report recognizes FAO ICT project in Uganda - Case Study

17/01/2014

A new World Bank study on mobile applications for the agricultural and forest sector recognizes FAO’s expertise on mobile data collection technology for drought preparedness in Uganda. Published in December 2013, the study ICT for Data Collection and Monitoring & Evaluation assists development organizations to stay up to date with changing technology and to identify appropriate technology channels for data collection and M&E work.

16 Jan 2014 description

This analysis was compiled at a workshop held at Ridar Hotel - Seeta Mukono, from 25 to 28 November 2013. It was attended by 50 participants: 30 from Districts representing all regions of Uganda, and 20 members of the IPC Technical Working Group representing relevant NGOs, UN Agencies and Ministries that handle food security, water and sanitation, health and nutrition related activities.

The objectives of the analysis were: