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18 Dec 2018 description
report UN Security Council

SC/13630

The Security Council today encouraged the Peacebuilding Commission to present it with concise and targeted recommendations on efforts to sustain peace in specific situations, ahead of reviews of mandates of United Nations operations.

18 Dec 2018 description

GLOBAL EDUCATION ADVOCATE SARAH BROWN EXPLORES PRIORITIES FOR EDUCATION IN CRISIS AND A NEW REPORT ON SAFE SCHOOLS AND LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS

Sarah Brown is a passionate advocate for global education and health issues. One of the true leaders in advocating for improved resource mobilization to reach the 75 million children and youth living in crisis today that need support in accessing safe and reliable education, Sarah’s work brings together the worlds of business, philanthropy, social media and charity campaigning.

18 Dec 2018 description

On International Migrants Day a Call for Dignity, Respect for Migrant Choices

​**By António Vitorino, Director General International Organization for Migration (IOM)**

Migration is the great issue of our era. Migration With Dignity (#WithDignity) is the theme of 2018’s International Migrants Day, which we observe on Tuesday (18 December).

18 Dec 2018 description

COPENHAGEN, 18 December 2018 – Migrants can benefit host countries by contributing to economic growth and promoting understanding between societies, said OSCE parliamentarian Nahima Lanjri (MP, Belgium) today, marking International Migrants Day. But in order to promote the benefits of migration and ensure that it is a source of prosperity and sustainable development, it is necessary to improve migration governance, she said.

18 Dec 2018 description

Introduction

En novembre, le Mécanisme de Suivi des Migrations Mixtes (4Mi) a interrogé 163 réfugiés et migrants au Burkina Faso, dont 62 à Bobo Dioulasso, 60 à Dori et 41 à Kantchari.

Profils

110 hommes et 53 femmes ont été interrogés, originaires de 17 pays en Afrique de l’Ouest et Centrale, principalement le Burkina Faso, le Mali et la Gambie. L’âge moyen des répondants était de 27 ans.

18 Dec 2018 description

SG/SM/19412-GA/12110-HR/5420

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the General Assembly on the seventieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, in New York today:

Seventy years ago, after the Holocaust and the horror of the Second World War, our visionary forebears drafted 30 articles that lay out what they described as the “foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world”.

18 Dec 2018 description

Martina Ulrichs and Rachel Sabates-Wheeler

Given the rise in humanitarian emergencies triggered by climate-related risks and conflict, often in contexts of chronic poverty and vulnerability, the international community is calling for the better integration of short-term humanitarian assistance and longer-term development interventions.

18 Dec 2018 description

Keetie Roelen, Daniel Longhurst and Rachel Sabates-Wheeler

Cash transfers have expanded rapidly in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) around the world in the past decade.

18 Dec 2018 description

Introduction

En octobre, le Mécanisme de Suivi des Migrations Mixtes (4Mi) a interrogé 156 réfugiés et migrants au Burkina Faso, dont 58 à Bobo Dioulasso, 58 à Dori et 40 à Kantchari.

Profils

105 hommes et 51 femmes ont été interrogés, originaires de 18 pays en Afrique de l’Ouest et Centrale, principalement le Burkina Faso, le Mali et la Gambie. L’âge moyen des répondants était de 28 ans.

18 Dec 2018 description
report UN General Assembly

The General Assembly endorsed the Global Compact on Refugees today — an historic agreement aiming to forge a stronger and fairer response to refugee movements — as it adopted 53 resolutions and 6 decisions recommended by its Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural).

18 Dec 2018 description

Por António Vitorino, Director General de la Organización Internacional para las Migraciones (OIM)

La migración es el gran tema de nuestra época. El martes 18 de diciembre celebramos el Día Internacional del Migrante 2018 bajo el lema “Migración con dignidad” (#WithDignity).

18 Dec 2018 description

The objective of this report is to make recommendations for the Government of Belize (GoB) for the formulation of a country-specific comprehensive disaster risk finance (DRF) strategy, based on the assessment of the legislative, financial management, fiscal, and insurance market environment in Belize. This report is envisioned to be used as a planning tool for the potential development of a comprehensive DRF strategy that would equip the Ministry of Finance (MoF) with information and instruments to manage contingent liabilities posed by disasters.

18 Dec 2018 description
report UN News Service

La migración es un fenómeno que supone beneficios tanto para quienes salen de su país de origen como para aquellos que los reciben. En la jornada mundial dedicada a esas personas, la ONU llama a seguir la ruta del pacto para una migración regular y ordenada.

“La migración es un poderoso motor del crecimiento económico, el dinamismo y la comprensión. Permite que millones de personas busquen nuevas oportunidades, lo que beneficia por igual a las comunidades de origen y de destino”, aseveró este martes el Secretario General de la ONU.

18 Dec 2018 description

Note d’orientation pour l’intégration de la réduction des risques de catastrophes et de l’adaptation aux changements climatiques dans la planification du développement et de la reconstruction durables

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18 Dec 2018 description

Weekly Picks

Ethiopia

Hundreds of people have fled across the border to Kenya following violence between ethnic groups in Moyale town from 13-15 December. At least 34 people were killed and 161 people injured in the fighting. Humanitarian needs are reported.

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Syria

18 Dec 2018 description

This Guidance Note was drafted to document lessons learned in the three project countries and in doing so, it provides a step-by-step practical guide for countries in post-crisis situations to undertake Integrated SEAs. The Integrated SEA approach builds upon current SEA practices, while placing greater emphasis on integrating disaster risk and climate change impacts into a participatory data collection, mapping and planning process.

18 Dec 2018 description
report Salesian Missions

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the International Organization for Migration and organizations around the globe in honoring International Migrants Day. Each year, International Migrants Day is held on Dec. 18 to recognize the efforts, contributions and rights of migrants worldwide. On Dec. 4, 2000, the UN General Assembly, taking into account the large and increasing number of migrants in the world, proclaimed Dec. 18 as International Migrants Day.

18 Dec 2018 description

El IECAH presenta la publicación “La acción humanitaria en 2017–2018: una acción múltiple pero insuficiente”. Un informe en el que a través de siete artículos se realiza un balance de acción humanitaria en este bienio.