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- Pneumonia to kill nearly 11 million children by 2030
- Four years into its #IBelong Campaign to end statelessness, UNHCR calls for more resolute action by states
- IOM Releases Redesigned, Now Customizable Mobile App ‘MigApp’ in 4 New Languages
- Shrinking Natural Resources, Rising Insecurity Leading to Dire Situation in Sahel, Speakers Tell Meeting of Economic and Social Council, Peacebuilding Commission
- Peacebuilding Commission Urges Member States to Keep Sahel High on Agenda, Foster Stability, Ensure Sustainable Peace
Georgia - IOM Georgia has launched a regional two-year project: Enhancing Mechanisms for Prevention, Detection and Treatment of HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis (TB) among Migrant and Mobile Populations in the South Caucasus Countries. It will be implemented in close collaboration with IOM Missions in Armenia and Azerbaijan, and with national authorities and partners in the three South Caucasus countries.
The elderly are usually the last to flee from an unfolding conflict or disaster. Once displaced, many are vulnerable to poor health and face greater obstacles to restoring livelihoods and achieving durable solutions.
Guest bloggers Ana Mosneaga from the United Nations University and Michaella Vanore from Maastricht University share their insights on the internally displaced elderly in Georgia and Japan. Cheng Boon Ong puts this further into perspective by sharing IDMC’s experience with gathering sex and age disaggregated data.
Georgia becomes first recipient of free treatment through an innovative drug donation partnership between USAID and Janssen Therapeutics, a pharmaceutical company of Johnson & Johnson (Janssen).
Patients in Georgia suffering from deadly strains of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) will soon have access to potentially life-saving medication thanks to a collaboration between the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Janssen. MDR-TB is a form of TB that is resistant to at least two of the four most commonly used anti-TB medicines.
Sixty-ninth General Assembly,
92nd Meeting (AM)
Other Texts Endorse Sendai Summit Outcomes; Establish Expert Group to Gauge Progress; Declare World Statistics Day; Back Turkmenistan’s Neutrality
The General Assembly today adopted, by a recorded vote, a resolution recognizing the right of return of all internally displaced persons and refugees and their descendants, regardless of ethnicity, to their homes throughout Georgia, during a session that drew unanimous action on four other texts.
Taking a self-critical approach to peacebuilding
Date : Friday, 28 June, 2013
Does the principle of “do no harm” also mean “take no risks”?
Is it possible for external mediators (external or internal) to be truly impartial?
Can you build peace without politics?
How are “peacebuilders” perceived by “ordinary people”?
Who are “peacebuilders” and what motivates them?