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16 Jan 2012 description
report Logistics Cluster

Each week the Global Logistics Cluster Support Cell (GLCSC) provides an operational update of the activities of Logistics Clusters/Sectors in the field, together with the details of the latest publications on the Logistics Cluster website. The GLCSC is housed in the Logistics Division of the UN World Food Programme, the Global Logistics Cluster Lead. It is comprised of a diverse, multi-skilled group of logisticians drawn from ACF, Care International, WFP, WVI, and MSB (formerly SRSA).

05 Dec 2011 description

This report provides examples of the work your generous support has made possible this year. As you read it, we are confident that the progress shown will fuel your optimism and determination. Thank you for being part of our community!

23 Sep 2010 description
report UN News Service

The "great goals" of the world are within reach, but will only be achieved when the international community pulls together through the United Nations to secure a better future for everyone, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told dozens of world leaders gathered today at the annual opening of the General Assembly's high-level meeting in New York.

Stressing the need for a principled and pragmatic stand "against forces that would divide us," Mr.

20 Jul 2010 description
report IRIN

DAKAR, 20 July 2010 (IRIN) - IRIN consulted the heads of some of the largest NGO networks on what they thought should be the top priorities of the incoming UN Emergency Relief Coordinator (ERC) and Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs, Valerie Amos, who is expected to take up her role within two or three months.

Those consulted include:

The International Council of Voluntary Agencies (ICVA), an advocacy alliance of 75 humanitarian and human rights NGOs.

Interaction, the biggest alliance of US-based international NGOs focused on humanitarian and development …

28 May 2010 description

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors and reports staple food prices in cities and towns in food insecure countries. The Price Watch presents a summary of key trends in selected markets. Prices for all commodities and markets monitored are available in the Price Watch Annex.

10 May 2010 description
report European Union

Summary: 10 May 2010, Brussels - Council of the European Union PRESS RELEASE: 3011th Council meeting, Foreign Affairs

President: Ms Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy

Main results of the Council

The Council discussed the prosecution of suspected pirates captured by ships taking part in Operation EU NAVFOR Atalanta off the coasts of Somalia, ahead of High Representative Ashton's upcoming visit to Africa, notably Kenya.

The Council approved the EU report on human rights 2009.

03 Feb 2010 description

There is no doubt that thousands of Haitians are suffering from an enormous disaster that warrants a strong international humanitarian response. Refugees International supports the relief efforts underway, as it's clear that immediate humanitarian assistance is critical. In the coming weeks and months we hope the crisis will stabilize, allowing for longer-term thinking about reconstruction and development. As Haiti moves away from this tragic event toward a brighter future, countries and aid groups must remain engaged and committed.