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15 Oct 2018 description
report Inter Press Service

Por Daniel Gutman

BUENOS AIRES, 15 oct 2018 (IPS) - Aunque su contribución al calentamiento global es insignificante, las naciones del Caribe se están llevando la peor parte de su impacto. Los fenómenos climáticos son tan devastadores que los países comienzan a prepararse ya no tanto para adaptarse a la nueva realidad, sino para recuperar sus economías periódicamente.

15 Oct 2018 description

El Comité de Seguridad Alimentaria Mundial debe liderar la elaboración de políticas concretas, según el Director General de la FAO

**15 de octubre de 2018, Roma – Estamos todavía a tiempo para cumplir con el compromiso mundial de erradicar el hambre, pero se necesitan “medidas urgentes” para revertir el reciente incremento en el número de personas que la padecen, aseguraron hoy los participantes en la reunión del Comité de Seguridad Alimentaria Mundial (CSA).

15 Oct 2018 description

Committee on World Food Security has a leading role in delivering concrete policies, FAO’s director-general says

15 October 2018, Rome - There's still time to deliver on the global pledge to eradicate hunger but "urgent measures" are needed to reverse the recent increase in the number of hungry people, speakers at the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) said today.

15 Oct 2018 description

By José Graziano da Silva

This article is part of a series of opinion pieces to mark World Food Day October 16

José Graziano da Silva is Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

15 Oct 2018 description

Un nuevo informe analiza los vínculos entre la migración rural e internacional

15 de octubre de 2018, Roma - Un nuevo informe sobre la migración presentado hoy por la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Agricultura y la Alimentación (FAO), insta a elaborar políticas que no limiten o aceleren la migración, sino que maximicen la contribución de la migración rural al desarrollo económico y social, al tiempo que se minimizan sus desventajas.

15 Oct 2018 description

By Herve Verhoosel

This article is part of a series of opinion pieces to mark World Food Day October 16

Herve Verhoosel is Senior Spokesperson at the UN World Food Programme (WFP)

GENEVA, Oct 15 2018 (IPS) - How much would you expect to pay for the most basic plate of food? The kind of thing you might whip up at home – nothing fancy, just enough to fill you up and meet a third of today’s calorie needs. A soup, maybe, or a simple stew – some beans or lentils, a handful of rice, bread, or corn?

15 Oct 2018 description

The second annual WHO Summer School on Refugee and Migrant Health recently brought together more than 80 participants from nearly 20 countries around the globe to exchange experiences and best practices related to improving the health and well-being of migrants and refugees.

The participants came from European countries as well as North and South America, Africa, and East Asia. They were guided by a faculty of 35 leading experts in the field during the week-long event held in Palermo, Italy, on 24–28 September 2018.

Trends and health conditions

15 Oct 2018 description
report ActionAid

Women farmers, fishers, pastoralists, agriculture workers and indigenous smallholders have been feeding their communities for centuries but remain largely invisible in the world of agriculture.

To celebrate International Day of Rural Women today at the UN Committee on World Food Security (CFS) Plenary in Rome, a panel of experts on food security, representing women’s grassroots organisations have come together to share their experiences, struggles and demands.

15 Oct 2018 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

"Access to education is a fundamental human right. It is essential to the acquisition of knowledge and to the full development of the human personality, as the Universal Declaration of Human Rights states. More than that, education makes us more resilient and independent individuals."
Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees.

15 Oct 2018 description

The International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR), held on 13 October every year, promotes a global culture of risk-awareness and disaster reduction. As this day celebrates how people around the world are reducing their exposure to disasters, the Health Emergencies Department of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) invites you to reflect on the regional perspective and progress towards the strengthening of national response capacities to public health emergencies and disasters in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) and the key role of political will to achieve such progress.

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Arrivals

This week, 654 people arrived on the Aegean islands, a decrease from last week’s 926 arrivals and from last year’s 1,268 arrivals during the same period.
The average daily arrivals this week equalled 93, compared to 132 in the previous week.

Population on the Islands

15 Oct 2018 description
report The Conversation

The Conversation

Author: Richard J.T. Klein
Senior Research Fellow and Professor of Geography, Climate Policy and Development, Stockholm Environment Institute

Disclosure statement
Richard J.T. Klein leads the project PRINDCISSA, which is funded by the Swedish Energy Agency.

15 Oct 2018 description

Policies should not stem migration, but maximize its potential and minimize negatives

New report analyses links between rural and international migration

15 October 2018, Rome - A new report on migration launched today by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization urges that policies should not stem or accelerate migration but maximize the contribution of rural migration to economic and social development while minimizing the costs.

15 Oct 2018 description

Summary

The objective of the research is identification of the existing electronic registration tools for patients in an outpatient Ambulatory Therapeutic Feeding Centres (ATFC). The aim of electronic registration is to replace the register book and to eliminate the use of pen and paper in the registration process. This would result in increased efficiency, higher accuracy of registration and instant data delivery to facilitate decision-making in the project and to feed the data directly into the Health Information System (HIS).

15 Oct 2018 description

Turkey, hosting around 4 million vulnerable foreigners, has the largest refugee population than any other country in the world. Most of the refugee population living in Turkey is consisted of vulnerable children and women. CCTE Programme which is implemented in close partnership with Ministry of Family, Labour and Social Services, As of September 2018, CCTE beneficiaries who received Ministry of National Education and UNICEF aims to payment at least once, reached approximately 376 remove financial barriers of poor families who have Thousand nationwide. school-aged children.

15 Oct 2018 description
report ActionAid

ROME – Governments are gathering for the 45th Plenary of the UN Committee on World Food Security (CFS) in Rome this week against a backdrop of rising global hunger and stark warnings about the drastic impact of climate change on food production.

The CFS summit starts today (15 Oct) on the UN’s International Day of Rural Women. ActionAid International is launching three demands for global experts and decision-makers on food security, to recognise the rights of rural women – who make up nearly half of the world’s family farmers but suffer most from hunger and malnutrition.

15 Oct 2018 description

October 13 marks International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction. This day celebrates how people and communities around the world are reducing their exposure to disasters and is an initiative of the United Nations. This year the focus is on the relation of economic loss from disaster to the global gross domestic product (GDP) with a view to reducing such loss.