18 entries found
Sort by: Latest |Relevance
10 Jun 2016 description

The 2015 International Annual Report describes how SOS Children’s Villages around the world supported children and strengthened families and communities in 2015 through community-integrated responses in care, education, health and emergency services.

The 573 SOS Children’s Villages around the world in 2015 are described as ‘care and protection hubs’ for their local communities, as they provided a range of locally-tailored services to support vulnerable children.

11 May 2012 description
report UN General Assembly

GA/AB/4029

Sixty-sixth General Assembly
Fifth Committee
33rd Meeting (AM)

As the Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) scrutinized the budget proposals today for 10 peacekeeping operations for the fiscal year 2012/13, several delegates argued against across-the-board cuts and warned that reductions in Haiti, Côte d’Ivoire, South Sudan and Kosovo could jeopardize the ability of the “blue helmets” in those countries to implement their mandates.

10 May 2012 description
report UN General Assembly

GA/AB/4028

Sixty-sixth General Assembly
Fifth Committee
32nd Meeting (AM)

Some Speakers Call for Strict Budgetary Discipline; Others Warn Arbitrary Cuts, Resource Reduction Targets ‘Grave Error’

18 Nov 2011 description

Reference: IP/11/1365

Brussels, 17 November 2011 - Kristalina Georgieva, European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, and W. Craig Fugate, Administrator of the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), U.S. Department of Homeland Security, met today in Brussels to discuss the priorities for cooperation between the European Commission and FEMA in disaster management and emergency response.

11 May 2011 description

A year of complex challenges for UN peace operations 2010 was in many ways a watershed one for UN peace operations.

19 Aug 2010 description
report European Union

Editorial

The work that will lead to the establishment of the European External Action Service (EEAS) is making steady progress in this summer 2010. On 26 July 2010, the Council of the EU adopted the decision establishing the European External Action Service based on High Representative Catherine Ashton's initial proposal. "I am delighted that in four short months since I tabled the proposal, we have come so far. We can move forward to build a modern, effective and distinctly European service for the 21st century.

27 Jul 2010 description
report IRIN

DAKAR, 27 July 2010 (IRIN) - As the humanitarian "system" becomes more complex, with new actors and overlapping mandates, different definitions of humanitarian aid, and ever-more ambitious goals, humanitarian aid watchdog Development Initiatives outlines some of the needs, responses and funding trends over the past decade in its 2010 Global Humanitarian Assistance (GHA) report. [http://www.devinit.org/;

29 Apr 2010 description

ABOUT THIS PUBLICATION

In 2003 the Criminal Law and Judicial Advisory Service was created within DPKO to promote rule of law work, addressing both judicial and penal systems, in UN peace missions.
This Update introduces the work of this Service and of Justice Components working in peace missions around the world.

For more information contact:
Robert Pulver
Chief, CLJAS
pulver@un.org
917-367-3420
www.un.org/en/peacekeeping/cljas

28 Feb 2010 description

US Rushes Haiti Aid as Quake Toll Rises

By Ben Barber

A major earthquake struck the densely populated Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince just before 5 p.m., Jan 12. As of Feb. 6, Haiti's government estimated 212,000 were killed, hundreds of thousands badly injured, and up to 3 million people in need of food, water, medical care, and shelter.

The disaster set off one of the world's largest emergency relief operations in recent memory.

23 Feb 2010 description
report UN General Assembly


GA/PK/204

Special Committee on
Peacekeeping Operations
214th & 215th Meetings (AM & PM)

Delegates Express Views on Early Peacebuilding, Civilian Protection, 'Robust peacekeeping' as General Debate Concludes

United Nations peacekeepers were performing commendably despite the complexity of mandates and the lack of key capabilities, the representative of Bangladesh told the Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations today as it concluded its general debate.

13 Jan 2010 description
report UN Security Council


SC/9840

Security Council
6257th Meeting (AM)

Presidential Statement Follows Debate, Which Includes 11 Organizations; Council Also Observes Minute of Silence on Behalf of Haiti Earthquake Victims