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30 Jun 2016 description
By the resolution, the Council condemned all attacks and threats humanitarian personnel, expressing deep concern at the consequences of such attacks for the provision of aid.
06 Dec 2014 description
The virus’s severe impact also has the potential to reverse the peacebuilding gains made in the three most-affected nations — Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone.
25 Jun 2014 description
Finding effective ways to distribute finite humanitarian resources was crucial as requirements for aid were far outstripping response capacity, experts at the ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment said.
24 Jun 2014 description
Requests for funding have nearly doubled from $6 million to more than $10 million during the past year, with the number of people in need having risen from 30 million to 70 million.
19 Jul 2012 description
ECOSOC/6538 Economic and Social Council 2012 Substantive Session 35th Meeting (AM & PM) Council Opens Humanitarian Affairs Segment Also Holds Special Event on Humanitarian Needs in Sahel Region Basing humanitarian responses on reliable data and tapping the expertise of local partners were...
29 Jul 2011 description
Session de fond de 2011 Genève, 4-29 juillet 2011 Point 7 d) de l’ordre du jour: Questions de coordination, questions relatives au programme et autres questions :programme à long terme d’aide à Haïti Résumé Le présent rapport, qui a été établi à la suite de la visite que le...
18 Jul 2011 description
The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) this morning held a panel discussion on the role of the United Nations and the international community in supporting the capacity of the Government of South Sudan to manage the transition from relief to development. Gonzalo Gutiérrez Reinel, Vice-President...