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21 Sep 2017 description

New York — United Nations aid and development chiefs, government officials, and business leaders today pledged to expand cooperation in preparing for and responding to crises through new networks engaging the private sector.

“We cannot afford not to involve the private sector in humanitarian response,” UN Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Achim Steiner said. “Some 43 percent of people now live in areas especially vulnerable to natural and man-made disasters and crises or in areas of conflict, and by 2030 that number is expected to climb to a staggering 62 percent.”

21 Sep 2017 description

The EU and UN have launched a new initiative to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls - the Spotlight Initiative.

The European Union on 20 September committed 500 million Euros to a new initiative together with the United Nations focused on eliminating all forms of violence against women and girls.

21 Sep 2017 description

1. Introduction

WFP has over 50 years of experience designing and implementing safety nets programmes for food insecure and vulnerable people, in partnership with governments and communities.
Social protection systems have proven to be effective vehicles not only in reducing poverty and generating social inclusion, but also for the delivery of risk reduction, resilience, food security and nutrition outcomes at scale.

21 Sep 2017 description

1. INTRODUCCION

El Programa Mundial de Alimentos (PMA) cuenta con más de 50 años de experiencia en diseño e implementación de programas de redes de protección social para las personas vulnerables y con inseguridad alimentaria, en asociación con gobiernos y comunidades. Los sistemas de protección social han demostrado ser medios eficaces, no sólo para reducir la pobreza y generar la inclusión social, sino también para el logro de resultados a escala en la reducción de riesgos, resiliencia, seguridad alimentaria y nutrición.

21 Sep 2017 description
report UN Women

UN Women and corporate leaders join forces to advance gender equality as an enabler and accelerator to address global challenges

21 Sep 2017 description

This paper presents the first estimates for a key target of Sustainable Development Goal 4, which requires primary and secondary education that lead to relevant and effective learning outcomes. By developing a new methodology and database, the UIS has produced a global snapshot of the learning situation facing children and adolescents who are in school and out.

21 Sep 2017 description
report UN Security Council

SC/12996

SECURITY COUNCIL
8051ST MEETING (AM)
20 SEPTEMBER 2017

The “primacy of politics” — including through mediation, ceasefire monitoring and assisting in the implementation of peace accords — should be the hallmark of the United Nations approach to resolving conflict, by the terms of a resolution adopted by the Security Council today.

21 Sep 2017 description

El informe de la FAO indica un repunte de las cosechas en la mayoría de los países de bajos ingresos con déficit de alimentos

21 Sep 2017 description

AFTERNOON

GENEVA (20 September 2017) - The Human Rights Council in a midday meeting concluded its general debate on human rights situations requiring the Council’s attention.

The first part of the general debate was held on 19 September and can be seen here.

21 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

NEW YORK, 20 September 2017 – United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres; United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed; heads of state of France, Norway, Malawi and Senegal; and other global education leaders today committed to tackling the global ‘education crisis’ holding back millions of children and threatening progress, at a high-level event in New York City.

21 Sep 2017 description
report International Alert

Summary:

Building peace means ensuring better governance and should result in people being safe from harm and having better livelihoods, wellbeing and access to justice. Peacebuilding requires wide support, especially in the current climate of frayed international relations and increasing conflicts (in both number and scale), exemplified by the war in Syria, where hundreds of thousands of people have died and millions are displaced.

21 Sep 2017 description

Le rapport de la FAO souligne la hausse des récoltes dans les pays aux plus faibles revenus et plus importants déficits vivriers

21 Sep 2017 description
report ECOWAS

Abuja, September 20th 2017. Personnel of ECOWAS Standby Force (ESF) and the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) as well as officials from their respective Commissions are sharing experiences on civil-military coordination with a view to improving the level of collective response to the challenges of peace and security on the continent.

21 Sep 2017 description

Los Pactos Mundiales tienen como objetivo salvar vidas, reducir los movimientos migratorios peligrosos y combatir el tráfico ilegal y la explotación. Estos objetivos no pueden lograrse sin medidas prácticas que mejoren en acceso de los migrantes y refugiados a la información.

21 Sep 2017 description

Les objectifs des Pactes Mondiaux sont notamment de sauver des vies, de réduire les déplacements dangereux et de lutter contre le trafic et l'exploitation. Ces objectifs ne peuvent pas être atteints sans des mesures pratiques visant à améliorer l'accès à l'information pour les réfugiés et les migrants.

21 Sep 2017 description
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The Global Compacts aim to save lives, reduce unsafe movement, and combat trafficking and exploitation. They cannot do so without practical action to improve access to information for refugees and migrants.

The New York Declaration of September 2016 sets out priorities for the Global Compacts for Migration and Refugees, due for adoption in 2018. These include saving lives, reducing unsafe movement, and combating trafficking and exploitation of all migrants, regardless of status.

21 Sep 2017 description

Conflicts drag down food security amid growing global food output

FAO report notes rebounding harvests in most low-income food-deficit countries

21 September 2017, Rome-- Robust harvests in Latin America and rebounding agricultural conditions in Southern Africa are on course to improve the global food supply situation, but ongoing civil conflicts and climate-related shocks are affecting progress towards hunger reduction, according to the new edition of FAO's Crop Prospects and Food Situation report.

21 Sep 2017 description

SG/SM/18710-DEV/3287
20 SEPTEMBRE 2017

On trouvera ci-après l’allocution prononcée, aujourd’hui, par le Secrétaire général de l’ONU, M. António Guterres, à l’occasion de la réunion de haut niveau sur la Feuille de route de l’Union africaine sur le dividende démographique:

Je vous remercie, Monsieur le Président Condé, d’avoir organisé cette réunion de haut niveau, et je remercie les nombreux dirigeants qui ont répondu à l’appel et sont ici présents.