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10 Apr 2019 description

The Pacific Humanitarian Team (PHT) consists of humanitarian organizations working in the Pacific with the expertise and resources to support disaster preparedness and response in the region. The PHT members include the UN agencies, NGOs, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and other humanitarian agencies with the capacity to respond to disasters in accordance with the PHT Code of Conduct.

10 Apr 2019 description

Introduction

The Pacific Humanitarian Team (PHT) consists of humanitarian organizations working in the Pacific with the expertise and resources to support disaster preparedness and response in the region. The PHT members include the UN agencies, NGOs, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and other humanitarian agencies with the capacity to respond to disasters in accordance with the PHT Code of Conduct. The PHT plans and coordinates its work through three main structures, which include:

01 Jun 2009 description

This tool identifies core principles that should guide United Nations personnel when confronted with draft amnesties that may be inconsistent with international law and United Nations policy.

01 Dec 2006 description

En los albores del nuevo milenio, los derechos humanos y el desarrollo se encuentran en una encrucijada. Por un lado, el grado de congruencia entre los derechos humanos y la teoría del desarrollo es más impresionante que nunca. La pobreza y las desigualdades entre países y dentro de los países son los más graves problemas de derechos humanos a que nos enfrentamos hoy en día.

01 Jan 2006 description

At the dawn of the new millennium, human rights and development are at a crossroads. On the one hand, the congruence between human rights and development theory has never been more striking. Poverty and inequities between and within countries are now the gravest human rights concerns that we face. As the Secretary-General underscored in his 2005 reform report "In larger freedom", the challenges of human rights, development and security are so closely entwined that none can be tackled effectively in isolation.