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by Ameya Naik
Voluntary repatriation is the most viable durable solution among Ivorian refugees. UNHCR also pursues local integration and resettlement, the latter as a protection tool based on needs.
In 2013, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) implemented the “Educate First: Improving Access to Schools through Community Reconstruction and Savings” project in western Côte d’Ivoire to address the demand and supply barriers to primary education in areas that suffered from post-election violence in 2011. The Educate First project consists of three different programs, each separately managed:
28 septembre 2011
Il tient un débat général sur l'assistance technique dans le domaine des droits de l'homme, s'agissant en particulier du Cambodge et de la Côte d'Ivoire
The ECOWAS Commission and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have scheduled a consultative meeting at the Commission’s Secretariat in Abuja from 8th to 9th September 2011 to address the problem of volatile and soaring food prices in West Africa.
According to FAO figures, prices of all major commodity groups have risen in the world market with West African countries witnessing seasonal increases in most staple foods, including livestock products, cooking oils and sugar, amongst others.
The Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (the HD Centre) is pleased to announce the new 2010 Annual Report.
The Annual Report provides a review of some of the HD Centre’s projects and an introduction to some of the people who have contributed to the success of that work.
From the peace process in Mindanao, to humanitarian mediation in Darfur, and advising on election dispute resolution in Somaliland, the annual report presents tangible evidence of where the HD Centre’s strengths – independence, impartiality and flexibility – are having the greatest impact.
With more than 47 million people around the globe falling under the mandate of the United Nations refugee agency, the upcoming anniversaries of two landmark conventions would be an opportunity to get States to recommit to their responsibilities and to adapt the treaties to new circumstances, an agency official said at Headquarters today.
Development and cooperation − 18-05-2011 - 15:49 General
MEPs and their counterparts from Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific called for impartial justice to underpin reconciliation in the Côte d'Ivoire, and backed the right of citizens to demand political change wherever power is withheld from the people, at the 21st ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly, in Budapest on 16-18 May. They also debated democracy-building, human rights, including homosexuals’ rights, and how best to ensure the accountability of political leaders.
Experts are warning that aid agencies risk violating, rather than protecting, the rights of people in disaster zones.
Global children’s charity, Plan UK, is hosting the launch of new standards for the humanitarian sector this Thursday (14), to improve its response to catastrophes like earthquakes and armed conflict.
The latest Sphere Handbook – widely considered the blueprint for aid work – includes a fresh chapter on “protection principles”, which urges organisations to consider the wider impact of their actions.