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• The blockchain has the potential to transform the humanitarian sector by providing cost savings and traceability of information flows, and by reducing transaction times.
Gracias al apoyo de más de 114.000 colaboradores, y casi 700 empresas e instituciones públicas, en 2016 cumplimos 35 años de compromiso de lucha contra la pobreza, la desigualdad y la exclusión.
La educación, la autonomía económica, la lucha por los derechos de las mujeres, la especial atención a la infancia, la salud o la acción humanitaria son los ámbitos más relevantes de nuestra actuación este año, que se ha extendido en 19 países de América Latina, África, Asia y también en España. 35 años de compromiso y de resultados.
Armed conflicts constitute main obstacles to sustainable development. They create enormous human suffering and make pathways out of poverty more difficult. By 2030, OECD estimates that over 60% of the world’s poor will be living in countries affected by conflict and fragility. Total disbursement to conflict prevention, peace and security was SEK 733 million in 2016. 58% of all Sida support had peace and security as principal or significant objective.
MAIN AREAS OF SUPPORT
FAO promotes the use and scale up of Cash+ as a flexible tool for promoting resilience and social protection. By providing cash transfers plus agricultural inputs, assets and/or training, FAO’s approach to Cash+ enables beneficiaries to address their immediate needs while supporting their livelihoods and productive capacity. The combined interventions can have powerful impact, including improving households’ agricultural production, income generation, asset ownership, economic empowerment, as well as dietary diversity and food security.
This is the first annual report produced by the newly established Communicable Diseases Cluster (CDS) of the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Africa.
The overwhelming majority of deaths in the WHO African Region are caused by HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis (TB). Along with neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), these infections are diminishing Africans’ quality of life as individuals and thwarting entire countries’ ability to develop vibrant and productive communities, stronger economies and safer societies.
Lexique destiné aux personnes travaillant dans des environnements contaminés par des engins explosifs improvisés
WASHINGTON, October 12, 2016 – Natural disasters – such as Hurricane Matthew – and climate change are having devastating effects on cities and the 4 billion people who live in them today. By 2030, without significant investment into making cities more resilient, natural disasters may cost cities worldwide $314 billion each year, up from around $250 billion today, and climate change may push up to 77 million more urban residents into poverty, according to a new report by the World Bank and the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR).
Desde su creación, la OIM ha operado en observancia del principio de que las migraciones, en forma ordenada y en condiciones humanas, benefician a las personas migrantes y a las sociedades.
En su calidad de principal organización internacional para las migraciones, la OIM trabaja con sus asociados de la comunidad internacional para:
Ayudar a encarar los crecientes desafíos que plantea la gestión de la migración a nivel operativo.
Fomentar la comprensión de las cuestiones migratorias.
AS THE YEAR 2016 drew to a close, we faced what UN Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O’Brien would tell the Security Council was the “largest humanitarian crisis since the creation of the United Nations”. Much though by no means all of this food security emergency was the result of conflict – in Yemen, Somalia and South Sudan, three countries he had just visited.
Girls’ education and climate change are currently two of the most topical global issues in the development arena. Due to a myriad of limiting factors, more girls around the world are falling through the cracks in terms of their educational access, retention, and learning. At the same time, many countries and regions are facing more frequent and more intense climate-related extreme weather events such as heat waves, floods and droughts.
The African region experiences around 100 public health events annually, of which 80% are caused by infectious diseases. Although only a portion of these public health events are caused by emerging and dangerous pathogens (EDP), recurring outbreaks of diseases such as Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and Dengue Fever/Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever are a feature of the regional situation.
ProCap aims to strengthen the collaborative response of protection agencies and non-protection mandated organisations. To do this, it deploys senior personnel with proven protection expertise at field, regional and global operations and trains mid-level protection staff from standby partners and humanitarian organisations. The Project objectives and activities are guided by the 2014-2016 ProCap Strategy.
Project Governance / Management
Ce guide étudie plus particulièrement les éléments du plaidoyer humanitaire réalisé par un collectif d’ONG. Il est donc adapté au travail de plaidoyer commun réalisé par les fora d’ONG. Il existe de nombreuses sources d’information disponibles sur le plaidoyer, mais beaucoup moins sur la construction pratique d’un plaidoyer collectif, les spécificités et la dynamique du plaidoyer humanitaire des fora d’ONG.
Monitoring and Evaluation at NRC: Quality Programs, Accountability, and Continuous Learning
NRC is committed to measuring and understanding program performance as an integral part of providing quality humanitarian assistance. Our approach to monitoring and evaluation addresses three central questions:
Although the importance of women’s contribution to the agricultural sector in developing countries is now widely acknowledged, there is little systematic evidence on how gender gaps in control over resources have changed over time in response to agricultural policy and technological interventions. In particular, few large-scale, national-level studies examine these effects for developing countries. This is surprising in light of the pervasive impact of agricultural technology and policy innovation on gender differences in control over productive resources for agriculture.
In Trócaire’s new Strategic Plan 2016 – 2020, Humanitarian Response is one of three priority areas of work. Trócaire has a clear mandate to act on the humanitarian imperative and respond to those in greatest need in crises.