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22 Jan 2019 description

PARTNER VOICES Q&A

‘In times of crisis, education offers stability, security, prospects for the future, and opportunities to acquire vital knowledge and skills’

As part of its efforts to tackle the root causes of poverty and instability – and improve young people’s prospects the world over – the Netherlands plans to expand its activities to support education in protracted crisis and emergencies.

22 Jan 2019 description

Executive summary

Why is this publication important?This publication provides an overview of the most up-to-date evidence on school violence and bullying, including global and regional prevalence and trends, and of evidence from successful national responses to school violence and bullying. It is both significant and innovative because it:

22 Jan 2019 description
report Oxfam

La provisión universal de servicios públicos como la sanidad y la educación es indispensable para reducir la brecha tanto entre ricos y pobres como entre mujeres y hombres. Una tributación más justa de las rentas más altas puede contribuir a financiar estos servicios.

PRINCIPALES RECOMENDACIONES

22 Jan 2019 description
report Oxfam

Quand les multinationales et les grandes fortunes ne payent pas leur juste part d’impôt, elles privent les États de ressources pour financer les services publics essentiels, comme la santé ou l’éducation. Les gouvernements doivent agir contre les inégalités avec des mesures de justice fiscale.

PRINCIPALES RECOMMANDATIONS

22 Jan 2019 description

Heavy rain and freezing temperatures add to the challenges facing refugee families on a Greek island

Recent cold and wet weather have added a new level of hardship for children and families living at the Kara Tepe refugee centre on Greece’s Lesvos island. In the following interview, George Protopapas, National Director of SOS Children’s Villages Greece, talks about the conditions at Kara Tepe, and the needs moving forward.

21 Jan 2019 description
report Oxfam

Publié: 21 janvier 2019

La fortune des milliardaires a augmenté de 12 % l'an dernier, soit de 2,5 milliards de dollars par jour, tandis que les 3,8 milliards de personnes qui composent la moitié la plus pauvre de l'humanité ont vu leur richesse diminuer de 11 %, comme le révèle un nouveau rapport d'Oxfam publié aujourd'hui. Ce rapport est publié au moment même où se réunissent les dirigeants politiques et économiques à l’occasion du Forum économique mondial de Davos, en Suisse.

21 Jan 2019 description
report Oxfam
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Universal health, education and other public services reduce the gap between rich and poor, and between women and men. Fairer taxation of the wealthiest can help pay for them.

KEY RECOMMENDATIONS

Governments should listen to ordinary citizens and take meaningful action to reduce inequality. All governments should set concrete, timebound targets and action plans to reduce inequality as part of their commitments under Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 10 on inequality. These plans should include action in the following three areas:

18 Jan 2019 description

The Global Appeal 2019 Update provides information for governments, private donors, partners and other readers interested in UNHCR’s priorities and budgeted activities for 2019 to protect and improve the lives of tens of millions of people of concern: refugees, internally displaced people, returnees, stateless persons, and others of concern. It highlights the challenges faced by UNHCR and its partners in attempting to respond to multiple life-threatening crises and ever-growing humanitarian needs.

UNHCR IN 2019

MISSION

18 Jan 2019 description

À la fin du mois de décembre 2018, 21 Plans de réponse humanitaire (HRP) et le Plan régional de réponse pour la Syrie (3RP) nécessitaient 24,93 milliards de dollars pour assister 97,9 millions de personnes ayant un besoin urgent d’assistance humanitaire. Les financements requis restaient identiques à ceux enregistrés à fin du mois de novembre 2018. Les plans sont financés à hauteur de 14,58 milliards de dollars, comblant 58,5% des besoins financiers pour 2018.

17 Jan 2019 description

Bruxelles, le 16 janvier 2019

Alors que le nombre de personnes frappées par des crises humanitaires dans le monde ne cesse de grossir, l'UE a adopté pour 2019 un budget initial annuel pour l'aide humanitaire sans précédent, d'un montant de 1,6 milliard d'euros.

Entre conflits régionaux de longue durée au Moyen-Orient et en Afrique et incidence grandissante du changement climatique sur la planète, les crises humanitaires s'aggravent, tandis que les combats compromettent le bon acheminement de l'aide aux plus nécessiteux.

17 Jan 2019 description
report Save the Children

Global Hand washing day and World Toilet day raise awareness of the facts and the essential interventions to prevent death and disease from water borne disease. These days aren’t glamorous, but they are fun and effective ways to prevent diarrhoea.

THE STATS SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES

16 Jan 2019 description

Between July and September 2018, Flow Monitoring Points (FMPs) were active in seven countries across the West and Central Africa region: Burkina Faso, Guinea, Chad, Mali, Niger, Nigeria and Senegal. On average, 5,440 travellers were observed daily at Flow Monitoring Points set up in the West and Central Africa region. This represented a fifteen per cent increase when compared to the second quarter (AprilJune 2018).

16 Jan 2019 description
report European Commission

Brussels, 16 January 2019

As more and more people face humanitarian crises worldwide, the EU has adopted its highest ever initial annual humanitarian budget of €1.6 billion for 2019.

From long-lasting conflicts in the Middle East and Africa, to the growing impact of climate change worldwide, humanitarian crises are worsening and conflict threatens aid delivery to those most in need.

15 Jan 2019 description

Overview

Asia-Pacific remains the world's most disaster-prone region and, in 2018, natural disasters once again affected millions of people. During the year the region experienced a number of sudden-onset disasters that prompted international responses, including Tropical Cyclone Gita in Tonga (February), a 7.5 magnitude earthquake in Papua New Guinea (February), Tropical Storm Son Tinh in Lao PDR (August), Cyclone Mangkhut in the Philippines (September) and a 7.4 magnitude earthquake in Indonesia's Central Sulawesi province (October).

15 Jan 2019 description

Monaco, le 15 janvier 2019 - Investisseurs & Partenaires (I&P) et le Gouvernement Princier ont signé un accord de partenariat afin de créer le premier fonds d’impact consacré à l’éducation en Afrique. Lancé à l’horizon 2020, il aura pour objectif de répondre aux enjeux d’accès, d’équité, de qualité et d’adéquation de l’éducation en Afrique.

LE PREMIER FONDS D’IMPACT DÉDIÉ À L’ÉDUCATION SUR LE CONTINENT AFRICAIN

15 Jan 2019 description

Introduction

This is the first IOM Regional Data Report on Asia and the Pacific. This statistical product highlights the complex migration trends that characterize this region of the world. The report is predominantly based on IOM primary data collection activities and covers the whole 2017 and the first six months of 2018.

15 Jan 2019 description
report Insecurity Insight

This monthly digest comprises threats and incidents of violence as well as protests and other events affecting education.

It is prepared by Insecurity Insight from information available in open sources.
All decisions made, on the basis of, or with consideration to, such information remains the responsibility of their respective organisations.

14 Jan 2019 description
report Insecurity Insight

Security Incidents and Access Constraints

Africa

Central African Republic

11 Jan 2019 description
report UN Children's Fund

Stranger Things star was appointed youngest-ever UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in 2018

COPENHAGEN/NEW YORK, 11 January 2018 – UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and Emmy-nominated actress Millie Bobby Brown helped pack supplies for some of the world’s most vulnerable children during a visit to UNICEF’s global supply headquarters in Copenhagen this week.

11 Jan 2019 description
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At the end of December 2018, 21 Humanitarian Response Plans (HRP) and the Syria Regional Response Plan (3RP) required US$24.93 billion to assist 97.9 million people in urgent need of humanitarian support. The requirements remained unchanged as of the end of November 2018. The plans are funded at $14.58 billion which amounts to 58.5 per cent of financial requirements for 2018. Notably, the percentage of total funding contributed through humanitarian response plans carried out by the UN with partners in 2018 is estimated at 62.9%.