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24 Apr 2018 description

Belmopán — Esta semana (18/04) en Belice la OIM, en su calidad de Organismo de las Naciones Unidas para la Migración, lanzó un Centro de Información sobre Migración y la MigrantApp, una aplicación móvil que brinda a los migrantes información gratuita y confiable sobre opciones de migración regular en Mesoamérica.

24 Apr 2018 description

NEW YORK , UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

The side event "Innovative financing for disaster risk reduction in Asia-Pacific will be held on 24 April 2018, from 13:15 – 14:30 hrs., at United Nations, New York.

24 Apr 2018 description
report United Nations

DSG/SM/1169

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the Sahel Alliance side event “Working Hand in Hand with the United Nations to Invest for the Future of Sahel”, in New York today:

As Deputy Secretary-General, and as someone with very close ties to the Sahel, I very much welcome the initiative of the European Union and the Group of Five for the Sahel countries to bring us together today.

24 Apr 2018 description
report UN General Assembly

GA/12011
GENERAL ASSEMBLY PLENARY
SEVENTY-SECOND SESSION, 83RD & 84TH MEETINGS (AM & PM)

Assembly President Calls for Coherence, Partnerships across United Nations Pillars

Member States must go beyond resolutions and statements and recommit to a new approach to peace, the General Assembly heard today during a high-level debate that explored opportunities for strengthening the United Nations work on sustaining peace.

24 Apr 2018 description

Más de 760 personas de todo el mundo conocieron sobre la forma como los agricultores costarricenses producen sus propios bio insumos, tras la participación de un funcionario del Ministerio de Agricultura y Ganadería, MAG, en el II Simposio Internacional sobre Agroecología, organizado por la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Agricultura y la Alimentación, FAO, celebrado en Roma, del 3 al 5 de abril de 2018.

24 Apr 2018 description

Bogotá, 24 de abril de 2018 (@MinAgricultura-@JuanGZuluaga). El Ministro de Agricultura y Desarrollo Rural, Juan Guillermo Zuluaga, en su gira internacional solicitó a algunos parlamentarios europeos implementar el límite máximo de residuos a partir de un análisis de riesgos.

24 Apr 2018 description

La Directora de la OPS, Carissa F. Etienne, y el Director General de la OMS,Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, destacaron en La Habana el poder de las vacunas, que salvan hasta 3 millones de vidas cada año en el mundo y contribuyen a la salud universal

24 Apr 2018 description

Cuernavaca (México) (CICR) – Especialistas en gestión e infraestructura penitenciara de 15 países de América Latina discuten desde hoy en México cómo resolver problemas comunes que enfrentan en sus cárceles a partir de las reglas mínimas para el tratamiento de las personas privadas de libertad, también conocidas como "Reglas Nelson Mandela". El encuentro lo organizan conjuntamente el Órgano Administrativo Desconcentrado Prevención y Readaptación Social mexicano (OADPRS) y el Comité Internacional de la Cruz Roja (CICR).

24 Apr 2018 description

Este plan conjunto es resultado de un gran proceso consultivo, que incluyó a empleadores, sindicatos, ONG, gobiernos y refugiados.

GINEBRA, Suiza, 24 de abril de 2018 (ACNUR).- ACNUR, la Agencia de la ONU para los Refugiados, y la OCDE, la Organización para la Cooperación y el Desarrollo Económicos, han lanzado hoy un innovador plan para ampliar las oportunidades laborales para los refugiados.

24 Apr 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Every two minutes, a child dies of malaria

Malaria is a preventable and treatable disease that remains, in many regions of the world, a major public health problem[i]. Ninety-one countries currently experience ongoing malaria transmission. Almost half the world’s population - about 3.2 billion people - are at risk of malaria. In 2016 alone, 216 million new cases of malaria were reported, and approximately 445,000 people died of the disease – most of them children.

24 Apr 2018 description
report Mercy Corps
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Key Informant Interview Guides
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Delivery Mechanism Report Outline
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Ranking Program Priorities
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Delivery Guide Overview: Scoping the Humanitarian Payments Landscape

Mercy Corps has developed a Delivery Guide (FSP Assessment Tool) that helps humanitarian workers identify appropriate delivery mechanisms for cash transfer programming, particularly multipurpose cash grants (MPGs).

24 Apr 2018 description

APRIL 24, 2018—An Italian court rejected an appeal today by the German humanitarian organization Jugend Rettet to release its search and rescue ship Iuventa, which was seized and impounded by Italian authorities in August 2017.

Karline Kleijer, emergency program manager for Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), gave the following statement:

24 Apr 2018 description
report World Bank, GFDRR

AT A GLANCE

Region East Asia and Pacific
Risks Reversal of development gains post-disaster; long term economic and fiscal impacts
Area of Engagement Deepening financial protection

Following a successful pilot program, Pacific Island Countries established a sovereign catastrophe risk insurance company for the region, increasing resilience and access to short-term funds needed to respond to disasters.

HIGH VULNERABILITY, LIMITED BUDGETS

24 Apr 2018 description

25 April 2018, Cairo - On World Malaria Day 2018, the World Health Organization (WHO) and its partners are calling on all concerned parties to be ready to end malaria - a disease which can be fatal and which affects millions of people, claiming many lives annually.

24 Apr 2018 description

Today the United Nations is convening a high-level meeting on peacebuilding and sustaining peace to assess efforts undertaken and opportunities to strengthen the UN’s work. Prevention—emphasized by Secretary-General António Guterres in his first address to the Council in January last year—is at the top of the agenda.

24 Apr 2018 description

MYANMAR

Multiple clashes between the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) and the Myanmar Army has displaced some 3,000 people in Kachin state since 7 April, driving protection, shelter, food and health needs. Around 2,000 of the newly displaced population in Tanai, and another 160 in Hpakan, have fled their homes but are unable to leave the conflict affected area due to ongoing violence. 900 IDPs have managed to reach Namti, Mogaung, since 20 April and are sheltering in churches.

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24 Apr 2018 description

Asia Science Technology Academia Advisory Group (ASTAAG)

About this Publication This publication is developed by a group of individuals from the Asia Science Technology Academia Advisory Group (ASTAAG) with support from researchers, scientists from different countries. A call for submission was made for implementation examples of science and technology for disaster risk reduction. A total of 25 examples were submitted.

24 Apr 2018 description
report Coordination SUD

En novembre 2015, l’Union européenne annonçait la création d’un fonds fiduciaire d’urgence pour l’Afrique, visant à s’attaquer aux migrations irrégulières. Ce mécanisme de financement d’un nouveau genre, mobilise les ressources de l’aide publique au développement sans que son efficacité au regard des besoins et des stratégies des pays partenaires soit assurée. Le FFU est critiqué à plusieurs titres. Coordination SUD a récemment organisé un débat sur le sujet, réunissant pouvoirs publics français et européens, organisations de la société civile et milieu de la recherche.