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- EU increases its humanitarian assistance – record budget adopted for 2019
- Bachelet appeals for record funds to support UN human rights work in “an era of great turbulence.”
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- Flexible funding allowed WFP to reach the world's displaced and forgotten people in 2018
- Latinoamérica y el Caribe - Panorama Mensual de Situación - al 4 de enero de 2019
WASHINGTON—CARE, the global humanitarian and development organization, welcomes today’s agreement on a nonbinding UN migration pact aimed at ensuring the safe, orderly, and humane movement of people around the world. More than 160 countries signed the accord in Morocco, but the United States was notably missing, along with Australia and a handful of others.
Sheba Crocker, CARE USA's Vice President for Humanitarian Policy and Practice, said:
Efforts to save lives in times of crisis will be more effective if women are able to participate in humanitarian action, influence humanitarian decision-making and hold humanitarian efforts accountable.
Quite simply, more lives will be saved, and the dignity of people in times of crisis enhanced, if we take women’s participation, voice and agency in humanitarian action seriously.i
This global research report aims to answer a key question: How is the humanitarian protection sector ensuring the participation and leadership of women responders? The report provides a comprehensive review of collaboration between humanitarian actors and women responders, and provides recommendations and guidance for humanitarian actors and donors in order to increase the participation and leadership of women responders, and improve humanitarian response overall.
The United Nations (UN) has long highlighted the importance of addressing women’s rights concerns in relation to armed conflict and state-building and peace-building (SBPB) efforts.
However, the gendered nature of SBPB processes are often overlooked, despite the ways in which gender power relations are present in and can affect the success or failure of SBPB (Strickland and Duvvury, 2003).
Quelle est l’une des choses les plus dangereuses au monde ? Être une fille lors d’une crise humanitaire, selon l’ONG CARE. À l’occasion de la journée internationale des filles, le 11 octobre, un classement inédit dévoile les 13 pires crises pour les filles : de la Syrie, au bassin lac Tchad en passant par le Venezuela ou le Myanmar. Les filles font face à de nombreuses menaces : violences sexuelles, déscolarisation, travail et exploitation...
En situation de crise, les violences sexiste s'aggravent
This Sunday, 19th August, the global aid community marks World Humanitarian Day.
United Nations Secretary General António Guterres stated that the purpose of World Humanitarian Day is to "pay tribute to the government employees, members of civil society and representatives of international organizations and agencies who risk their lives to provide humanitarian aid and protection"’ The day will be marked by international organizations at headquarters of INGOs and by donor governments in capitals around the world.
Twenty-one humanitarian and human rights organizations respond with dismay to the Dutch Parliament’s approval of the EU’s new asylum plans to offshore asylum protection. With a joint appeal, they ask the government for a humane asylum policy, in line with international law.
Action Against Hunger, Norwegian Refugee Council, CARE, International Rescue Committee
Last week in Dakar (28 May to 1st June 2018) two workshops took place, organized respectively by the IASC Task Team on the Humanitarian Development Nexus based in Geneva, and OCHA and UNDP policy teams based in New York. 50 participants took part in the first workshop, including around 40 UN and 10 NGO participants. The second gathered around 80 participants from the UN, 20 from Governments, and 18 from NGOs.
International aid agency CARE Australia is calling on governments, employers and workers to back a new global treaty aimed at curbing violence and harassment in the workplace.
The new measure is being debated this week in Geneva by members of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), the global body tasked with protecting workers all over the world.
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On Thursday 17 May, EU Heads of State are meeting their counterparts from the Western Balkans (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Kosovo) to discuss cooperation in several areas, including migration and security. Following increased arrivals of refugees and migrants to both the Western Balkans and the EU, the issue of border control has gained prominence, resulting in more investments and cooperation agreements between the EU and Western Balkan countries.
We, UN and non-UN entities, re-affirm our determination to prevent future acts of sexual exploitation and abuse by our personnel.
We note the issuance of this Statement at the High-level Conference on Eliminating Sexual Exploitation and Abuse by UN and NGO Personnel on 4 December 2006 in New York, USA and welcome future endorsement of this Statement by others.
Since January 2015, more than 1 million people fleeing war, persecution and poverty entered or passed through Greece in search of safety and a better life, and more than 1,200 were reported dead or missing. During the latter part of 2015 and early 2016, selective and arbitrary admission policies were put in place by various European countries that eventually closed their borders to all migrants. On 20 March 2016, the EU-Turkey Deal came into effect whereby all migrants arriving irregularly on to the Greek islands would be returned to Turkey.
Discriminatory gender norms and social structures are the foundations of gender inequality, explaining why females are rendered more vulnerable than males in many aspects of life. In times of crisis, when familial and community structures and institutions are disrupted or destroyed, gender norms may be impacted and gender inequality increased.
This report looks at six areas, each of which impact gender norms and women’s ability to survive, cope, and recover from natural disasters and conflicts:
Geneva, 26 March 2018: A new global report launched by the international relief and development organization, CARE International, estimates that violence against women (VAW) costs society upwards of 2% of global GDP, and states that the problem is serious in low, middle and high income countries alike.
WASHINGTON (March 15, 2018) – The global poverty-fighting organization CARE welcomes yesterday’s introduction of the Global Fragility & Violence Reduction Act of 2018 (H.R. 5273). This legislation, introduced by Reps. Elliot Engel (D-NY), Ted Poe (R-TX) and Michael McCaul (R-TX) of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, will reform and streamline U.S. foreign assistance programs and ensure coordination among the U.S. government to address the root causes of global violence and violent conflict.
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Washington, DC - As Secretary of State Rex Tillerson prepares to testify on the administration’s budget, a leading group of humanitarian, development and global health organizations are releasing new data that shows just how devastating these proposed cuts to the United States’ foreign aid budget would be to millions of people in the poorest countries.
The analysis finds that under the proposed budget:
Le réseau CARE International s’engage pour construire un monde qui ne tolérerait aucune forme de violence ou d’abus. Notre mission repose sur des standards d'intégrité de notre personnel, à tous les niveaux de notre organisation. Pour cette raison, nous avons un devoir de redevabilité envers nos bénéficiaires, nos partenaires et nos salariés.
En 2017, le réseau CARE International comptait plus de 9 000 employés dans plus de 90 pays. Au cours des 12 derniers mois, les membres du réseau CARE International ont reçu :