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16 Feb 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

AUTHOR(S)

Ana Maria Buller; Amber Peterman; Meghna Ranganathan; Alexandra Bleile; Melissa Hidrobo; Lori Heise

ABSTRACT

16 Feb 2018 description
report Oxfam

Une commission indépendante va être mise sur pied et disposera avec effet immédiat du pouvoir de mener un examen général des pratiques et de la culture internes d’Oxfam, y compris de son traitement des cas passés de comportements sexuels répréhensibles. Oxfam annonce en parallèle un plan d’action complet pour renforcer ses dispositifs de prévention et de protection dans l’ensemble de l’organisation, et éradiquer les abus.

16 Feb 2018 description

Key Findings

  • A large majority of migrants are men (92%).

  • 7% of observed migrants at Flow Monitoring Points are minors.

  • Algeria, Mauritania, Burkina Faso and Niger are major transit points after Mali.

  • The majority of surveyed migrants indicated their intention to travel to Algeria and Libya, while 40% intended to travel to Europe, in particular Italy and Spain.

16 Feb 2018 description

IOM works with national and local authorities in order to gain better understanding of population movements throughout West and Central Africa. Flow Monitoring Points (FMPs) allow IOM to quantify and qualify migration flows, trends, and routes, at entry, transit or exit points (such as border crossing posts, bus stations, rest areas, police checkpoints and reception centres).

16 Feb 2018 description

FAO launches guide to tackle Fall Armyworm in Africa head-on

16 February 2018, Rome - Faced with the infestation of millions of hectares of maize, most in the hands of smallholder farmers, and the relentless spread of Fall Armyworm (FAW) across most of Africa, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) launched today a comprehensive guide on the integrated pest management of the FAW on maize.

16 Feb 2018 description
report Oxfam

Oxfam today announced a comprehensive plan of action to strengthen safeguarding systems across the organisation and stamp out abuse, including asking leading women's rights experts to lead an urgent independent review of its culture and practices.

The plan was agreed yesterday by Oxfam International Executive Director Winnie Byanyima in partnership with Oxfam GB Chief Executive Mark Goldring and directors across the international confederation. The wide-ranging package of measures includes:

16 Feb 2018 description

Contents

61 Implementation of hepatitis B birth dose vaccination – worldwide, 2016

Sommaire

61 Mise en œuvre de la vaccination contre l’hépatite B par une dose à la naissance à l’échelle mondiale, 2016

16 Feb 2018 description

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 8,407 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea through seven weeks of 2018. This compares with 12,430 arrivals across the region through the same period last year.

16 Feb 2018 description

Berlin – In 2015, a photo of a Syrian boy found dead on a beach in Turkey after attempting to reach Greece made headlines across the world. Since then, many more children have died during migration, but the true scale of these tragedies is unknown due to a severe lack of data.

16 Feb 2018 description

Suva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, in collaboration with the Platform on Disaster Displacement (PDD), has organized a regional capacity building workshop for Pacific Islands on Human Mobility in the Context of Disasters and Climate Change, hosted by the Government of Fiji.

The event held on 13-14 February 2018, was attended by over 20 policymakers working on migration and climate change from eight countries - the Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.

16 Feb 2018 description

“There is a special responsibility on the shoulders of the parties negotiating the UN’s migration package and the EU reform of the Dublin Regulation, because if the idea that migration is good and should be encouraged wins out, then the 15 million internal refugees and people in need of humanitarian aid living in the immediate vicinity of the European Union could easily decide to set out for Europe”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said in a telephone statement to Hungarian news agency MTI from Sofia. Mr.

16 Feb 2018 description

Alors qu’aujourd’hui plus de 50% des opérations de maintien de la paix des Nations unies se déroulent dans l’espace francophone, la France, les Nations unies et l’Organisation internationale de la Francophonie (OIF) se mobilisent pour accroître le niveau de préparation des contingents francophones y participant.

16 Feb 2018 description

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) promotes a working environment free of harassment and abuse in countries where we operate. Our leadership has unequivocally committed to fight abuse and to reinforce mechanisms and procedures to prevent and address it. This includes enhancing grievance channels at all levels of the organization and supporting victims and complainants.

The integrity of our organization is upheld by the good conduct of each individual staff member, in any location, with full respect for the communities we serve.

16 Feb 2018 description
report CARE

CARE works hard to empower women, engage men and boys to promote gender equality, and prevent gender-based violence. We have powerful programs and advocacy campaigns to advance these causes all over the world.

16 Feb 2018 description

PROJECTED FOOD ASSISTANCE NEEDS FOR AUGUST 2018

15 Feb 2018 description

Representatives from many nations, including more than 65 UN and international and regional NGOs, will attend the Feb 26-27 event organised by KSrelief

RIYADH, February 15 (CIC) – Riyadh will host Saudi Arabia’s first International Humanitarian Forum on February 26-27. The objective of the forum is to provide a “unique opportunity to look at changing global humanitarian needs and to formulate new practical and efficient responses”, according to organizers.

15 Feb 2018 description
report CARE

1. Introduction and Preamble

CARE International (CI) places human dignity at the centre of its relief and development work. At the heart of CARE’s efforts to impact poverty and social justice is its engagement with marginalised communities, and vulnerable adults and children.

15 Feb 2018 description
report United Nations

DSG/SM/1129

Following are UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina J. Mohammed's remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the End Violence Solutions Summit, in Stockholm today:

15 Feb 2018 description
report CARE

by Laurie Lee, Interim Secretary General, CARE International

CARE works hard to empower women, engage men and boys to promote gender equality, and prevent gender based violence. We have powerful programmes and advocacy campaigns to advance these causes all over the world.